PlayMakers Repertory Company Member Receives Junior Faculty Award »

Jacqueline Lawton to Develop a Play Exploring Bio-Ethics (Chapel Hill, NC, February 10, 2017) PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to announce that its own dramaturg and playwright-in-residence, Jacqueline Lawton, has received a Junior Faculty Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This award was given to help fund the research, writing and… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Twelfth Night” »

Be swept away to mid-20th century Illyria Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare, directed by Jerry Ruiz When: March 1 to 19, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening Friday, March 3 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets: Regular: $15-$57;… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Intimate Apparel” »

How do you mend a life unraveling at the seams? Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage, directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges When: January 25 to February 12, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening January 28 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 250 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents a Workshop Production of “De Profundis” »

A Wild Ride Fueled by Wilde’s Incendiary Letter Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: PRC² workshop production of Brian Mertes and Jim Findlay’s “De Profundis” When: January 11 to 15, 2017; Press Opening Night January 11 Where: Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets: Regular: $15-$48; Students: $10 with… Read more »


PlayMakers Presents New Comedy “The May Queen” Directed by Vivienne Benesch »

Whatever happened to your high school queen? Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of Molly Smith Metzler’s “The May Queen” When: November 22 to December 11, special events starting November 16; Press Opening November 26 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill NC Tickets:Regular: $15-$55; Students: $10… Read more »


PlayMakers Celebrates 40 Years with Arthur Miller’s Gripping Classic ‘The Crucible’ »

(Chapel Hill, NC) PlayMakers Repertory Company continues to celebrate 40 years of professional theatre with its second Mainstage production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” which runs in the Paul Green Theatre from October 19 through November 6, 2016. Special events associated with the show begin October 12. Please visit www.playmakers.com for more information. Vivienne Benesch,… Read more »


‘Detroit ’67’ Opens PlayMakers’ Mainstage Season »

(Chapel Hill, NC) PlayMakers Repertory Company opens the 2016-17 Mainstage Season with Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ‘67,” onstage September 14 through October 2. Special events associated with the show begin September 7. It’s 1967, and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams diverge, their… Read more »


PlayMakers kicks off PRC² season with world premiere of ‘Draw the Circle’ »

Funny, moving story of a Muslim-American family dealing with their daughter’s gender transition brings a human face to today’s headlines (Chapel Hill, N.C.—August 8, 2016) PlayMakers Repertory Company opens its 2016-2017 Season with the world premiere of Mashuq Mushtaq Deen’s “Draw the Circle” directed by Chay Yew. Deen will perform his one-man show Aug. 24-28… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory to perform musical ‘Violet’ »

High school thespians train with theater professionals in award-winning program (Chapel Hill, N.C.—June 23, 2016) – A cast of student actors from 14 Triangle-area schools will perform the award-winning Broadway musical “Violet” July 20-31 for the PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory (SYC). High school actors began work on the production June 20, with their backstage counterparts… Read more »


World Premiere of ‘Draw the Circle’ to lead PlayMakers’ 2016/17 lineup »

Performer’s own funny, moving story of a Muslim-American family dealing with their daughter’s gender transition brings a human face to today’s headlines (Chapel Hill, N.C.—June 15, 2016) PlayMakers Repertory Company is pleased to announce that the world premiere of “Draw the Circle” written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, directed by Chay Yew, will lead… Read more »