Every Brilliant Thing

An intimate performance that brings us together in celebration of the little things that make life worthwhile.

At CURRENT Studio in downtown Chapel Hill.

A Christmas Carol

Back by popular demand for one weekend only!

Bring the whole family for an intimate evening of storytelling with PlayMakers legend Ray Dooley. Ray embodies Scrooge, Marley, Tiny Tim and a lifetime of Christmas memories in Dickens’ classic tale of redemption, charity, and love.

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Summer Youth Conservatory proudly presents The Drowsy Chaperone. When a die-hard musical-theatre fan plays their favorite cast album, a musical magically bursts to life! Get ready to be instantly immersed in this hilarious tale of a glamorous bride and her uproarious wedding day, complete with thrills and surprises that take both the cast (literally) and the audience (metaphorically) soaring into the heavens.


What happens when successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by his number one fan Annie Wilkes? He finds himself captive in her secluded home with a life-threatening request to rewrite his new novel. This nail biting cat-and-mouse-game will have you at the edge of your seat.

Much Ado About Nothing

Beatrice and Benedick bicker all the time… but their friends see a budding romance and decide to play Cupid. Hijinks, heartbreak and hilarity ensue. PlayMakers takes a fresh look at Shakespeare’s classic tale of wit and whispers.

The setting is shifted to 1940’s North Carolina for a thoroughly musical and joyously inclusive production sparkling with merriment for the holiday season.

Fat Ham

Your typical Southern family cookout just got anything but. Juicy gets a visit from his father’s ghost seeking revenge for his death by his brother—now married to his mother! Sound familiar? This Pulitzer Prize-winner is as profound as it is funny. Pass the napkins because things are about to get messy…

The Game

Alyssa and Homer are in a marriage that’s hit a glitch. And it’s all due to the massively engrossing online game that’s wreaking havoc on the lives of couples everywhere. When she puts together a support group for other women in a similar situation, the game enters a new level where all’s fair in love and war. Bekah Brunstetter’s (NBC’s This is Us”, Broadway’s upcoming “The Notebook”) hilarious and heartfelt world premiere brings technology and community together in the most unexpected ways.


When tough-as-nails sandwich shop owner Clyde offers her formerly incarcerated kitchen staff a shot at redemption, they find purpose and inspiration in their shared quest to create the perfect sandwich. This sweet and savory comedy serves up the story of ordinary people with extraordinary dreams.

Murder on the Orient Express

A luxurious train ride comes to a halt when a passenger is found dead. With a murderer on the loose, the passengers of the Orient Express must band together before the body count goes up. All aboard for this fast-paced ride inspired by Agatha Christie’s classic novel.