PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Moli​è​re’s “Tartuffe” »

David Ball adaptation brings satiric edge to classic tale of religious zeal and hypocrisy Who:​ PlayMakers Repertory CompanyWhat​: Mainstage production of Molière’s “Tartuffe,” adaptation by David Ball, directed by Saheem Ali When: ​February 3 to March 11; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. Where: ​Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Joins Women’s Voices Theater Festival’s Pursuit of Gender Parity »

PlayMakers Repertory Company Joins Women’s Voices Theater Festival’s Pursuit of Gender Parity with Participation in International Women’s Voices Day Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Reading of “Jump” by Carly Evon Simpson When: January 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Where: Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC (Chapel Hill,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Sense and Sensibility” »

Eminently theatrical adaptation of Austen classic is a whirlwind of gossip, laughter, and romance Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Sense and Sensibility” by Kate Hamill, directed by Taibi Magar When: October 18 to November 5; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, October 21 Where: Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award »

(Chapel Hill, NC, September 21, 2017) Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding creativity and artistry by directors and choreographers for their accomplishments to date, and their promise for the future…. Read more »


$12 million gift to benefit PlayMakers, dramatic art at UNC-Chapel Hill »

Gift is the largest ever to benefit performing arts at Carolina; building will be renamed Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art (Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 11, 2017) – PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $12 million gift to significantly… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Regional Premiere of “The Cake” »

Art reflects real-life headlines in dramedy about a baker torn between love and faith Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “The Cake” by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Jeffrey Meanza When: September 13 to October 1; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, September 16 Where: Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Mr. Joy” »

A Harlem community dealing with tragedy and violence discovers healing in an unexpected voice Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: PRC2 production of “Mr. Joy” by Daniel Beaty, featuring Tangela Large When: April 26 to 30, 2017; Opening Night April 26 Where: Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets:… Read more »