PlayMakers Explores Capital Punishment »

For immediate release: March 25, 2008 PlayMakers explores capital punishment with world premiere of “Witness to an Execution” CHAPEL HILL – PlayMakers Repertory Company presents playwright/performer Mike Wiley in the world premiere of “Witness to an Execution.” Commissioned by PlayMakers, Wiley’s new one-man play explores capital punishment, recounting tales inspired by surprisingly candid and chilling… Read more »

David Rambo to return to UNC Chapel Hill. »

For immediate release: Deep Dish Theater, PlayMakers Repertory Company and the Johnston/Carolina Scholars present David Rambo’s “The Ice Breaker” March 26-30, plus a reception with the playwright and a Screenwriting Forum March 31. Deep Dish Theater and PlayMakers Repertory Company will co-produce “The Ice Breaker,” a new play by award-winning screenwriter and playwright, David Rambo,… Read more »

PlayMakers Presents Amadeus »

For immediate release: March 17, 2008 Note: Producing Artistic Director Joseph Haj will discuss theplay at noon on Wednesday, March 26 in the Paul Green Theatre. PlayMakers presents an immortal musical rivalry in “Amadeus” PlayMakers Repertory Company concludes its 2007-08 mainstage season with “Amadeus,” which will be presented April 2 – April 20. Producing Artistic…

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:   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 »