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 »