Press Release

PlayMakers online auction goes live April 16

Bids can be placed via the “Auction” link on the company’s website,, from 8 a.m. April 16 through 8 p.m. April 25.

All proceeds from the third annual auction will support the artistic and educational work of PlayMakers, the professional nonprofit theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. PlayMakers serves an annual audience of nearly 50,000 and has served more than 96,000 area youth through educational programming.

Participants also will have a chance to bid on a weekend at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Fla.; selections from local businesses Peacock Alley, Vietri, William Travis Jewelry and Persian Carpet; items from Ben Owen Pottery near Seagrove; dinner from Bonne Soiree of Chapel Hill and other fine restaurants; events such as private dinners with celebrity guests; and much more.

The auction has been pronounced a success for the past two years. For more details, visit

Based in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, PlayMakers is the Carolinas’ premiere resident professional theater company. The Drama League of New York has named PlayMakers one of the “best regional theater companies in America.”

PlayMakers contact: Connie Mahan, (919) 428-1744,
College of Arts & Sciences contact: Kim Spurr (919) 962-4093,