2008-2009 Season Announced »

PlayMakers Repertory Company unveils 2008-2009 season   CHAPEL HILL — From William Shakespeare’s epic adventure “Pericles” to Tanya Barfield’s exploration of cultural heritage in “Blue Door” and Tennessee Williams’ classic “The Glass Menagerie” in rotating repertory with Lisa Kron’s Broadway sensation “Well,” PlayMakers Repertory Company will present a variety of offerings in 2008-2009.   PlayMakers… Read more »

2008 Summer Youth Conservatory »

CARRBORO (February 13, 2008) – The ArtsCenter and PlayMakers Repertory Company will join together to offer their second collaborative Summer Youth Conservatory program for actors age 9-18.  This year’s Conservatory will present the musical THE MUSIC MAN by Meredith Willson.  Beginning June 23, a cast of 40 young actors will have the exciting opportunity to… Read more »

PlayMakers presents Pulitzer Prize-winning plays “Doubt, A Parable” and “Topdog/Underdog” in rotating repertory performances. »

Note: Director Andrew Barr will discuss “Doubt: A Parable” at noon on Jan. 16, and, director Raelle Myrick-Hodges will discuss “Topdog/Underdog” at noon on Jan. 23.  Both events will be held in the Paul Green Theatre. CHAPEL HILL – PlayMakers Repertory Company brings audiences the excitement of the “Rep” experience with two mainstage productions running… Read more »

PlayMakers presents the journey of a lifetime, “2.5 Minute Ride” »

CHAPEL HILL – Jan. 9 through 13, 2008, PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the second production in its new PRC² series, “2.5 Minute Ride.” Playwright Lisa Kron will perform her celebrated one-woman show, taking us on the ride of her life, while exploring her relationship with her father along the way with wry humor and sincere… Read more »

PlayMakers offers magical holiday treat, The Little Prince »

Photo PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theatre in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will perform the stage version of “The Little Prince” from Nov. 28 through Dec. 16. Shows will be at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 in the Paul Green…

Oscar-winner, UNC Alum Louise Fletcher to Receive PlayMakers Award »

For immediate release: Oct. 23, 2007   Photo URL:  http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/releases/fletcher_louise.JPG   Oscar Winner, UNC Alum Louise Fletcher To Receive PlayMakers Award at 20th Anniversary Gala     CHAPEL HILL — At the 20th annual PlayMakers Ball on Saturday, November 10, PlayMakers Repertory Company will honor actress and UNC alumna Louise Fletcher with the PlayMakers Distinguished… Read more »

Passion, feuds ignite PlayMakers’ fiery “Romeo and Juliet” »

UNC News ReleaseFor immediate release: Sept. 6, 2007 Photo: http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/playmakers/srj.jpg Note: Director Davis McCallum will discuss theplay at noon on Wed, Sept. 19 in the Paul Green Theatre. Passion, feuds ignite PlayMakers’ fiery “Romeo and Juliet” CHAPEL HILL – Love. Heartbreak. Revenge. After 400 years, the star-crossed lovers in William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” still… Read more »

An Exciting New Second Stage: Three Powerful Performances »

PlayMakers has created PRC2 – an exciting new second stage series that will bring you three powerful works up close and personal in the intimate setting of the Elizabeth Price Kenan Thatre. In addition to gripping performances, a night at PRC2 will include a post-show discussion with invited scholars and thinkers, and the artists involved… Read more »

PlayMakers explores Middle East conflict with drama and community dialogue »

For immediate release: August 1, 2007 PlayMakers explores Middle East conflict with drama and community dialogue CHAPEL HILL – PlayMakers Repertory Company is seeking area residents with informed opinions on conflict in the Middle East to present their views in community discussions Sept. 12-16. The professional theater company in residence at the University of North… Read more »