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Events at PlayMakers Repertory Company

De Profundis, adapted by Brian Mertes (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PRC2). A Wild Ride Fueled by Wilde’s Incendiary Letter Inspired by Oscar Wilde’s visceral “Letter from Reading Gaol,” explosive theatre makers Brian Mertes and Jim Findlay invite audiences into the artistic transformation of… Read More ›

At the start of the Great Recession, one of the last auto stamping plants in Detroit is on shaky ground. The long hours and demanding shifts have turned the line workers into a family, but the stress and strain of an uncertain future threatens to do more than just gum up the works. In the… Read More ›

In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, two perfume clerks who can’t seem to find common ground—until they realize they are each other’s anonymous pen pals. This euphoric comedy with a soaring musical score puts the working class front and center, allowing their lives to… Read More ›