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PlayMakers Rep will stage Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew Oct. 10-12, 14, 16-21, and 23-28 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre

Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew Shines Due to Strongly-Written Characters

PlayMakers Repertory Company has always been committed to presenting distinctive voices and world views on its stage. It’s fitting then that the company has chosen to stage Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew,” a play, under the direction of Valerie Curtis-Newton, that turns its sharp view onto a small group of people working in a dwindling auto… Read More ›

PlayMakers Rep will stage Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew Oct. 10-12, 14, 16-21, and 23-28 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre

The Great Recession of 2008 Hits Detroit Autoworkers Hard in Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew at PlayMakers Rep Oct. 10-28

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Detroit, MI-born actress, playwright, screenwriter, and poet Dominique Morisseau’s powerful 2016 Off-Broadway play Skeleton Crew, on Oct. 10-12, 14, 16-21, and 23-28 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. Seattle, WA director and head of Performance… Read More ›

The PlayMakers Repertory Company cast for Detroit '67 includes (from left) Rachel Christopher as Chelle, Charlie Hudson, III as Sly, Tangela Large as Bunny, and Myles Bullock as Lank in (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Detroit ’67 Is Sharply Relevant, But Predictable

While Tuesday night’s performance of the PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 was in progress, many in Charlotte, North Carolina were preparing for a large protest over the shooting death of Keith L. Scott by local police earlier that day. Regardless of the circumstances of this particular incident, entire communities continue to… Read More ›

Myles Bullock and Rachel Christopher star as Lank and Chelle Poindexter (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67 Is Set During a Watershed Year in Her Hometown

1967 was the year that changed everything for the City of Detroit and the fictional African-American family depicted in Detroit ’67, University of Michigan educated dramatist and actress Dominique Morisseau’s prize-winning play about a watershed year in her hometown, which is the inaugural mainstage production in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2016-17 season. The University of North… Read More ›