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October 18–November 5

November 22–December 10

A Distinguished Alumnus indeed!


Explore a new season that teases the boundaries of morality, family, and history.

This season, we dive headfirst into stories that ask important questions about the human condition and our place in the world, presenting a diverse mix of boldly reimagined classics and new works from new voices. Join us as we take you to the edge of possibility.

Aug 23 – 27

The Cake
Sep 13 – Oct 1

Sense and Sensibility
Oct 18 – Nov 5

Nov 22 – Dec 10

A Christmas Carol
Dec 12 – 23

Feb 3 – Mar 11

The Christians
Feb 3 – Mar 11

Leaving Eden
Apr 4 – 22

Where Did We Sit on the Bus
Apr 25 – 29

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Our Blog

Oct 17 2017

Taibi Magar Comes Full Circle

Taibi Magar saw her first play at PlayMakers. Now she gets to see the Paul Green Theatre from the other side of the footlights.

Oct 12 2017

An Award for Playwright Mike Wiley

The UNC-Chapel Hill has awarded playwright Mike Wiley with its Distinguished Alumnus Award, which recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to humanity.

Sep 28 2017

When Love Meets Cake

Della is a heteronormative, conservative Christian. Macy is a liberal agnostic who identifies as queer. In most worlds, these two people would never meet.

Sep 26 2017

Cake and Critical Intersectionality

There’s such incredible interest in “The Cake” and the conversation surrounding it, that we’ve added a new panel to our Saturday matinee.

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