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September 13–October 1

October 18–November 5

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director, PlayMakers Repertory Company

Three exciting announcements!


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 – 17

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

Sep 25 2017

The Musical DNA of “The Cake”

Composer Bruno Louchouarn sheds some light on the “musical DNA” of his North-meets-South compositions for “The Cake.”

Sep 21 2017

History is Happening at PlayMakers

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.

Sep 20 2017

A Negotiation of Love

What if the contending peoples of the world would just sit down over some cake and talk through their troubles? Such is sweet-natured Della’s benign vision.

Sep 16 2017

From “This is Us” to “The Cake”

The opening of “The Cake” will mark Bekah Brunstetter’s home state professional debut. Unfortunately, she won’t be in North Carolina to see it.

Sep 7 2017

6 Reasons This Tar Heel Loves Theatre

UNC student Elizabeth Holmes fell in love with theatre last season at PlayMakers. Turns out, there are six reasons this Tar Heel loves theatre.

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