PHOTO RELEASE: PlayMakers Presents Tony Award-winning musical “Ragtime” »

Paul Green Theatre Reimagined for a 360° Immersive Experience (Chapel Hill, NC, November 20, 2019) PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Ragtime,” the Tony Award-winning epic musical with a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. “Ragtime” captures the electric, chaotic, at once hopeful and desolate world that was America… Read more »


PHOTO RELEASE: PlayMakers Presents World Premiere Comedy “Dairyland” »

Acting Company Member Ray Dooley Marks 100th Production (Chapel Hill, NC, October 1, 2019) PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Dairyland,” a world premiere comedy by Heidi Armbruster. This whimsical, heartfelt tale of one woman’s journey from farm to table and table to farm is directed by Vivienne Benesch, and runs from October 16 to November… Read more »


PHOTO RELEASE: PlayMakers Presents Nambi E. Kelley’s “Native Son” »

2019/20 season opens with a powerful new adaptation of Richard Wright’s classic novel (Chapel Hill, NC, September 11, 2019) PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2019/20 Mainstage season with Nambi E. Kelley’s powerful and heart-pounding adaptation of Richard Wright’s “Native Son”. Directed by Colette Robert, and featuring original music by G. Clausen, the production runs… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Nambi E. Kelley’s “Native Son”  »

2019/20 season opens with a powerful new adaptation of Richard Wright’s classic novel Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company  What: Nambi E. Kelley’s “Native Son.” Based on the novel by Richard Wright. Directed by Colette Robert.  When: September 11 to 29; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, September 14, 7:30 p.m. Where: PlayMakers Repertory Company, 120 Country… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces International Thomas Wolfe Playwrighting Competition »

Competition celebrates one of North Carolina’s most famous writers (Chapel Hill, NC, August 5, 2019) PlayMakers Repertory Company, in partnership with the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Advisory Committee and The Thomas Wolfe Society, proudly announces the opening of the International Thomas Wolfe Playwrighting Competition, in conjunction with the celebration of 100 years of playmaking at UNC-Chapel… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces 2019/20 Season »

Season continues to celebrate Carolina’s 100-year history of playmaking with bold new adaptations, relevant classics, and commitment to new works & new perspectives Season lock-up and PlayMakers assets (Chapel Hill, NC, March 10 , 2019) – PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly announces its 2019/20 Season: Legacy | NOW. The season brings to our Mainstage one of… Read more »


PlayMakers Presents Paula Vogel’s “How I Learned to Drive” »

Pulitzer Prize-winning play has a powerful new resonance in the #MeToo era Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: “How I Learned to Drive,” written by Paula Vogel. Directed by Lee Sunday Evans. When: April 3 to 21, 2019. Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, April 6, 2019 Where: Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120… Read more »


Playmakers’ Award-Winning Summer Youth Conservatory to Produce Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s “Bright Star” »

(Chapel Hill, NC, February 1, 2019) PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to announce the Summer Youth Conservatory (SYC) program for 2019. The Conservatory’s Theatre Intensive and Theatre Tech programs will train area high school students on- and off-stage, as they produce the award-winning musical, “Bright Star,” written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. For seven… Read more »