Press Releases

Please direct all press inquiries to:

Associate Marketing Director, Rosalie Preston.

We are happy to make arrangements for journalists wishing to cover our company via artist interviews and reviews, but ask that you not attempt to contact the artists directly. As a repertory company with an in-house scene shop, props shop, and costume shop, we are also happy to make arrangements for journalists wishing to cover any aspect of our company, including exclusive behind-the-scenes access to artists and technicians in the months leading up to our productions and events.

Magazine names PlayMakers’ Haj among top 25 theater artists

PlayMakers is the professional theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the magazine’s April 2009 issue, its 25th-anniversary […]

Summer Youth Conservatory

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Jeri Lynn Schulke919.929.2787 ext. 219 CARRBORO (January 9, 2009) – The ArtsCenter and PlayMakers Repertory Company will join together to offer their […]

PlayMakers presents contrasting tales of mother-daughter relationships

Tennessee Williams’ classic “The Glass Menagerie” will be paired with the regional premiere of “Well,” the recent Broadway sensation by Lisa Kron. The plays will […]

PlayMakers show explores son’s wish to understand father.

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at UNC, will present Mac in “The Young Ladies of …” as part of its thought-provoking PRC2 […]

PlayMakers to bring back holiday smash ‘The Little Prince’

Audiences and other critics expressed similar sentiments. And PlayMakers, the professional theatre company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will […]

Questions of heritage haunt professor in ‘Blue Door’

CHAPEL HILL – A couple’s breakup culminates, actually and symbolically, with the husband’s refusal to participate in the Million Man March – and his reluctance […]

Actor, UNC alum Billy Crudup to receive PlayMakers Award

Tony Award-winning theater and film star Billy Crudup will receive this year’s PlayMakers Distinguished Achievement Award on Nov. 1 at the 21st annual PlayMakers Ball […]

PlayMakers to present Shakespeare’s epic adventure ‘Pericles’

  For immediate release:   CHAPEL HILL – William Shakespeare’s “Pericles,” an epic adventure that spans oceans and generations, is filled with princesses, pirates, assassins, […]

PlayMakers opens PRC2 series with story of two black women with HIV.

For immediate release: CHAPEL HILL –  It’s back – the innovative, intimate PRC 2 second stage series, presented by PlayMakers Repertory Company, where timely plays […]