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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 ›

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 ›