Daisey brings “The Last Cargo Cult” to PlayMakers »

Note: To download photos, see end of release. Interweaving the poignant tale of the islanders’ cult religion created in abandoned World War II military bases with a penetrating examination of today’s global financial crisis, he creates an unforgettable evening of storytelling. “The Last Cargo Cult” is part adventure story, part memoir, and an unforgettable exploration… Read more »


Go behind the scenes at PlayMakers through new Vision Series »

PlayMakers is the professional theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free series in the Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art offers an opportunity to share a glass of wine or coffee and other refreshments while learning about the productions in process. A “Vision Series”… Read more »


NEA Awards ‘Artistic Excellence’ Grant to PlayMakers »

For the second year in a row, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has honored the professional theater company based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This year the NEA has chosen PlayMakers to receive a $30,000 “Access to Artistic Excellence Grant” in support… Read more »


Young thespians to perform ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ »

News Release CHAPEL HILL – A cast of 40 young actors, ages 10 to 18, will perform William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 23-26 in the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.For the third year, PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at UNC, joins with… Read more »


Hip hop troupe Universes completes PlayMakers’ second-stage lineup »

CHAPEL HILL — PlayMakers Repertory Company announces the return of the innovative hip hop theater troupe Universes Jan. 13-17, 2010.PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present the troupe’s newest stage show, “The Big Bang.” The performance rounds out the next season of PlayMakers’ thought-provoking PRC2… Read more »


PlayMakers presents stories of Iraqi women in ‘9 Parts of Desire’ »

CHAPEL HILL – Portraits of nine distinctly different Iraqi women are woven into the one-woman show 9 Parts of Desire, to be presented by PlayMakers Repertory Company April 22-26. PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will conclude its 2008-2009 PRC² second-stage series with the production. The… Read more »


PlayMakers online auction goes live April 16 »

Bids can be placed via the “Auction” link on the company’s website, www.playmakersrep.org, from 8 a.m. April 16 through 8 p.m. April 25. All proceeds from the third annual auction will support the artistic and educational work of PlayMakers, the professional nonprofit theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill…. Read more »


PLAYMAKERS AUDITIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTORS »

Audition Contact: Jeff Stanley, Company Manager919-619-4734stanleyj@email.unc.eduwww.playmakersrep.org CHAPEL HILL (March 9, 2009) PlayMakers Repertory Company’s auditions for its 2009-2010 theatre season will be held April 28 and 29, 2009.  Auditions will be conducted by Joseph Haj, PRC’s Producing Artistic Director. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, April 28:Scheduled auditions begin at 1:00pm.  Unscheduled open call begins… Read more »


2009-2010 Season Announced »

CHAPEL HILL – A two-part repertory production of Charles Dickens’ epic “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby” will headline PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 34th season, announced Thursday (March 5) by producing artistic director Joseph Haj. Also during its 2009-2010 mainstage season, PlayMakers will present Arthur Miller’s wartime drama “All My Sons,” the comedy classic “The… Read more »


PlayMakers to present Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” »

News Release For immediate use: Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 Note: For a play poster, see end of story. PlayMakers, the professional theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present the show April 1-19. Performances will be in the Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Center for Dramatic Art on… Read more »