Celebrate our Legacy | NOW

As part of 100 years of playmaking at Carolina, PlayMakers has inherited a long legacy of entertaining and inspiring stories to reinterpret for our moment. Help us carry that legacy forward into the NOW, as we look back in order to make the present moment that much richer.

Yolanda Rabun as Nina Simon in 'No Fear and Blues Long Gone: Nina Simone.' Directed by Kathryn Hunter-Williams.

No Fear and Blues Long Gone: Nina Simone

Her story, her way.

By Howard L. Craft
Aug 21 - 25, 2019
Brandon Herman St. Clair Haynes, Brandon J. Pierce, Tia James. HuthPhoto.

Native Son

When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

By Nambi E. Kelley
Sep 11 - 29, 2019
Khalil LeSaldo, Claire Karpen. HuthPhoto.


Sometimes you really do put your foot in it

By Heidi Armbruster
Oct 19 - Nov 3, 2019
06_Fergie L. Philippe as Coalhouse with Liz Howard, Tyrone Kiaku, Tristan Parks, Faith Jones in RAGTIME_Directed by Zi Alikhan_HuthPhoto


An era exploding, a century spinning

By Terrence McNally
Nov 20 - Dec 15, 2019

The Amish Project

The triumph of forgiveness and compassion

By Jessica Dickey
Jan 8 - 12, 2019


You can’t take just anything with you

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Jan 22 - Feb 9, 2020

Julius Caesar

Winning is easy, governing is harder

By William Shakespeare
Mar 4 - 22, 2020

Native Gardens

A comedy that is anything but neighborly

By Karen Zacarías
Apr 8 - 26, 2020

Edges of Time

The life and times of the marvelous Marvel Cooke

By Jacqueline E. Lawton
Apr 29 - May 3, 2020