the people themselves are being played, the world itself is being played, and they’re all playing each other. Amber Meadows, Co-Scenic Designer Our upcoming production […]
Meet the costume designer behind the gorgeous gowns of “Emma” and get a glimpse into the visual storytelling behind Lex Liang’s design.
Welcome to PlayMakers’ 2022/2023 season opener, Pearl Cleage’s seminal work, “Blues for an Alabama Sky.” Pearl’s writing stirs the soul, and her beautiful exploration of a group of young dreamers in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance resonates with a timelessness that is found only in the best of theatre.
“I’m not a lover of clothes, necessarily, but I really love telling stories,” says Melanie Burgess, the guest costume designer for Blues for an Alabama […]
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 […]
For the 2021/2022 season, PlayMakers was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant for Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” outreach. The grant includes […]
Performing arts critic Roy C. Dicks talks theatre with Ray Dooley in honor of his 100th production at PlayMakers.
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.