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Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Creates a Shining Example of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Everyone knows the story of Robin Hood, the heroic man who once made a name for himself by stealing from the rich in order to give to the poor. However, not many (at least not locally) have had the privilege of seeing this legend’s tale told in quite the same way it is in Ken… Read More ›

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Scores a Bull’s-Eye with Ken Ludwig’s Rib-Tickling Robin Hood Comedy, Sherwood

A retelling of a favorite folk tale is always fun, and it’s especially fun when the retelling is done in an upbeat, creative way. Such is the case with PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, which debuted this week — after a week-long hurricane-related delay — in the… Read More ›

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Rep Will Stage Sherwood, Ken Ludwig’s Comic Take on Robin Hood, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in UNC’s Paul Green Theatre

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2018-19 mainstage season with the Triangle premiere of York, PA-born playwright and screenwriter Ken Ludwig’s 2017 comedy with music, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Brooklyn, NY actress and director Jessie Austrian, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of… Read More ›

Tangela Large (center) stars as Selah in Leaving Eden at PlayMakers Rep (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Rep’s Riveting Leaving Eden Is Fast-Paced, Entertaining, and Thought-Provoking

Last Saturday, opening night of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Leaving Eden — written by Mike Wiley and directed by Vivienne Benesch, with music and lyrics by Laurelyn Dossett — began with the offstage rhythm of a strong tribal drumbeat and ended with a standing ovation from the near-sellout crowd. Between the initial beating of the drum… Read More ›

Tangela Large and Tristan Parks (right) star as Selah and Moses in Leaving Eden (photo by HuthPhoto)

Leaving Eden at PlayMakers Rep Exposes a Small N.C. Town’s Racist Past — and Present

From April 4th to April 22nd, PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of Leaving Eden, a play with music written by Raleigh, NC playwright and actor Mike Wiley and directed by Vivienne Benesch, with music and lyrics by Piedmont, NC singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett. The first work fully commissioned by the University of North… Read More ›