As you walk into the lobby of the beautiful Paul Green Theatre for August Wilson’s “How I Learned What I Learned”, you might notice something intriguing: A giant whiteboard covered with small pieces of paper with a question written in green marker – What is the most important lesson you’ve learned in life? If you… Read more »
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In a time of political unrest, director Andrew Borba shares his insight on the timelessness of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.”
Director Zi Alikhan and the creative team are working to make the most immersive set PlayMakers has ever seen, giving audience members an new, up-close-and-personal experience.
It’s 1930s Chicago with 64 scenes in over 15 different locations. Where do you go with the set design of “Native Son” when all Bigger Thomas wants to do is fly? An airplane hanger, of course.
Here’s what our Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch is up to while directing in D.C.
Like many acknowledged classics, “She Loves Me” had a long and compelling genesis, but for songwriting team Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock it was “love at first write.”
Finding the spirit of Robin Hood in a time that truly needs it can be difficult, but Jessie Austrian is up to the challenge. And she thinks you are, too.
It’s been an historic couple of weeks here at PlayMakers! Amid the bustle of our season opener, came three incredible announcements that have us bursting with excitement.
By Joseph Haj, Director After fourteen months of reading, research, planning and preparation, here we are beginning rehearsals for Cabaret and I am filled with the terrifying feeling that I have at the beginning of every project: I can’t possibly begin since I don’t know enough about anything. I have learned enough about myself as… Read more »
Todd Lawson and Katja Hill inIt’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play Returning to PlayMakers to play the role of Lana Sherwood in It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play has been both a pleasure and a challenge. It’s Monday, our day off from the run, and it’s startling how exhausted I am. With… Read more »