PlayMakers announces 2015-2016 season »

A Pulitzer Prize-winner straight from Broadway, the world premiere of a new adaptation of a timeless classic and a tour de force musical by Stephen Sondheim will highlight the six-play 2015-2016 Mainstage Season from PlayMakers Repertory Company. The theater will also present three topical, thought-provoking shows in its PRC2 second stage season. The PRC2 series… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Haj to become artistic director of Guthrie Theater »

    (Chapel Hill, N.C.—Feb. 17, 2015) Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the next artistic director of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn. He will begin the position in July.   Haj has been Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers… Read more »


PlayMakers’ award-winning Summer Youth Conservatory returns for 2015 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces the Summer Youth Conservatory for 2015. The Conservatory will feature Theatre Intensive, Theatre Quest and Theatre Tech programs for high school and middle school students, and culminate in a production of the classic, Tony Award-winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” Beginning June 15, a cast of high school actors will have the… Read more »


PlayMakers presents ‘An Enemy of the People’ – Feb. 25 – March 15 »

Henrik Ibsen’s celebrated drama, with themes as timely as today’s news,  will be staged in a powerful adaptation by American theater great Arthur Miller (Chapel Hill, N.C.—Feb. 2, 2015) PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic masterpiece “An Enemy of the People,” in a searing adaptation by Arthur Miller, Feb. 25 through March 15. PlayMakers… Read more »


PlayMakers presents ‘Trouble in Mind’ starting Jan. 21 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company continues its Mainstage Season Jan. 21-Feb. 8 with a scathingly funny backstage drama, “Trouble in Mind,” by Alice Childress. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Special events associated with the show begin Jan. 12. “Trouble in Mind” is set behind the scenes… Read more »


PlayMakers continues PRC² season with ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of “Wrestling Jerusalem,” written and performed by Aaron Davidman, Jan. 7-11.   PlayMakers brings Davidman’s acclaimed one-man show to the Triangle as part of its PRC2 series. PRC² features innovative, topical presentations coupled with engaging and insightful post-show discussions with the creative artists and expert panelists following each… Read more »


PlayMakers adds Nov. 29 performance of ‘Into the Woods’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces that due to popular demand the theater has added a holiday performance to the schedule of its hit production “Into the Woods.” The Thanksgiving Weekend performance will be on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the Nov. 29 performance are offered at a special “Holiday Price” of $50 each…. Read more »


PlayMakers presents Sondheim and Shakespeare in repertory starting Nov. 1 »

Tony Award-winning musical ‘Into the Woods’ is paired with theater’s first ‘fairy tale’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ PlayMakers Repertory Company takes audiences into the darker reaches of the forest with two tales of magic and transformation in the theater’s annual rotating repertory event. The professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Haj Receives Prestigious Fichandler Award »

Oct. 6, 2014 PlayMakers’ Haj Receives Prestigious Fichandler Award Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC, has been named recipient of the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award. This prestigious theater award recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through imaginative, brave work in theatre…. Read more »


PlayMakers opens season Sept. 17 with Tony Award-winning comedy »

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its new Mainstage Season Sept. 17-Oct. 5 with the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Special events associated with the show begin Sept. 10. “Vanya and Sonia… Read more »