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PlayMakers Repertory Company and Triad Stage will present "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall on Sept. 18-Oct. 6 in the Paul Green Theatre in Chapel Hill and Oct. 20-Nov. 10 in the Pyrle Theater in Greensboro

Katori Hall’s Stirring Drama, “The Mountaintop,” Is Set on the Day Before MLK Was Assassinated

The Mountaintop is a stirring two-character drama in which 32-year-old African-American actress and playwright Katori Hall imagines what might have happened on Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s next-to-last day on Earth — on April 3, 1968 — and asks “What if?” The play, which is set in Room 306 of the Lorraine… Read More ›

PlayMakers Rep’s Double Header of “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park” Packs a Wallop

PlayMakers Repertory Company should be commended for pulling off this feat. It’s a brilliant move on the artistic staff’s part to rep these two shows. If you’re an audience member who likes to feel involved in the show they’re watching, then this double-header is for you. The cohesiveness of the casts and the range of their abilities is draw enough to buy a ticket.

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park” on Jan. 26-March 3

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the University of North Carolina’s professional-theater-in-residence, will ring in the New Year — and help celebrate Black History Month in February — with an invigorating twin bill of “A Raisin in the Sun” (1959) by Lorraine Hansberry and “Clybourne Park” (2010) by Bruce Norris, performed in rotating repertory, on Tuesdays-Sundays, Jan. 26-March 3.