Jul 1 2016
This year’s Summer Youth Conservatory show Violet takes us on a journey across the American South in the 1960s. As we travel from Appalachian North Carolina toward Oklahoma, the music that moves us along is as varied as the locations and characters we visit on the way. From bluegrass to gospel, folk to Memphis blues, it’s an experience that invites us to hop on the bus and join our heroine, Violet, for the ride.
Jun 24 2016
“What made me want to direct this show? Its huge HEART and amazing MUSIC.”
Jun 1 2016
We’re thrilled to announce the addition of two key staff members to the PlayMakers leadership team as Justin Haslett joins us this month as Managing Director and Jerry Ruiz begins as Associate Artistic Director in August! They join Vivienne Benesch, who became the Producing Artistic Director in January, in the great work of shaping a… Read more »
Apr 14 2016
As one of the leading performing arts organizations in the state, proudly embedded in a public research university with a legendary foundation in social justice and inclusion, PlayMakers Repertory Company will continue to unequivocally support diversity in all forms.
Apr 13 2016
After his production Tings Dey Happen, on life in oil drilling towns of Nigeria, Dan Hoyle wanted to investigate closer to home. He spent three months driving across our country, attempting to find the true meaning of America and what it means to be American.