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BWW Interview: Noah Haidle Pens World Premiere OF BIRTHDAY CANDLES for DETROIT PUBLIC Photo BWW Interview: Noah Haidle Pens World Premiere OF BIRTHDAY CANDLES for DETROIT PUBLIC THEATRE
by Julie Yolles - May 10, 2018

Truth be told, you'd think that a Princeton and Juilliard grad who's had 15 plays professionally produced, wrote a film that starred Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin; has TV series lined up with HBO and one already in production for Showtime starring Jim Carrey would have had a solid career destiny since the get-go.  Not so says Noah Haidle.

PlayMakers Presents World Premiere Of LEAVING EDEN, 4/4 Photo PlayMakers Presents World Premiere Of LEAVING EDEN, 4/4
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the world premiere of 'Leaving Eden' a play with music, script by North Carolina playwright and UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Mike WIley, and music & lyrics by North Carolina singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett. The production, the first fully commissioned work by the theatre, is directed by PlayMakers' Producing Artistic Director, Vivienne Benesch, and runs from April 4 to 22, 2018.

Photo Flash: PlayMakers Rep Tackles Moliere's TARTUFFE Photo Photo Flash: PlayMakers Rep Tackles Moliere's TARTUFFE
by Julie Musbach - Feb 5, 2018

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Moliere's "Tartuffe," adapted by David Ball. The production is directed by Saheem Ali, in his PlayMakers directorial debut, and runs from February 3 to March 11, 2018 in rotating repertory with Lucas Hnath's "The Christians".

Photo Flash: First Look at PlayMakers Repertory Company's THE CHRISTIANS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at PlayMakers Repertory Company's THE CHRISTIANS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2018

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents "The Christians" by 2017 Tony-nominated playwright, Lucas Hnath. The production, which is directed by Triad Stage founder Preston Lane, runs from February 1 to March 10, 2018 in rotating repertory with the Moliere classic "Tartuffe" (adapted by David Ball).

PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10 Photo PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the regional premiere of Dot by playwright/actor Colman Domingo ( Fear the Walking Dead, Wild With Happy ). Directed by Nicole A. Watson in her PlayMakers directorial debut, the production features PlayMakers' acclaimed company member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in the title role of Dot, and welcomes new company member Samuel Ray Gates. Dot runs from November 22 to December 10, 2017.

PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10 Photo PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 8, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the regional premiere of Dot by playwright/actor Colman Domingo ( Fear the Walking Dead, Wild With Happy ). Directed by Nicole A. Watson in her PlayMakers directorial debut, the production features PlayMakers' acclaimed company member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in the title role of Dot, and welcomes new company member Samuel Ray Gates. Dot runs from November 22 to December 10, 2017.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the SDCF Awards for Directing and Choreography! Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the SDCF Awards for Directing and Choreography!
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, just presented its first annual 'SDC Foundation Awards: A Celebration of Excellence in Directing and Choreography.'

PlayMakers Repertory Company Present SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Photo PlayMakers Repertory Company Present SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill (based on the classic Jane Austen novel). The production is directed by Taibi Magar, in her PlayMakers directorial debut.

Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Pub Photo Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Elevator Repair Service previously announced that tonight, September 26, 2017, Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

SDC Foundation to Celebrate Off-Broadway Direction & Choreography with 1st Annual Awa Photo SDC Foundation to Celebrate Off-Broadway Direction & Choreography with 1st Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, announces its first annual 'SDC Foundation Awards: A Celebration of Excellence in Directing and Choreography.'

PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award Photo PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award Photo Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award.

PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter Photo PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of 'The Cake' by Carolina alumna Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from September 13 to October 1, 2017.

Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public Photo Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Elevator Repair Service announced that on September 26, 2017 Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter Photo PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of 'The Cake' by Carolina alumna Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from September 13 to October 1, 2017.

PlayMakers presents Regional Premiere of THE CAKE Photo PlayMakers presents Regional Premiere of THE CAKE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 24, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the regional premiere of "The Cake" by Carolina alumna Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from September 13 to October 1, 2017. The production is directed by Carolina alumnus Jeffrey Meanza, who returns to PlayMakers to make his Mainstage directorial debut.

PlayMakers Repertory Company Kicks Off 2017-18 Season with World Premiere of COUNT Photo PlayMakers Repertory Company Kicks Off 2017-18 Season with World Premiere of COUNT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly kicks off its 2017/18 season with the world premiere of "Count," in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series.

Noah Haidle's New Play BIRTHDAY CANDLES Gets Workshop at Chautauqua Theater Company Photo Noah Haidle's New Play BIRTHDAY CANDLES Gets Workshop at Chautauqua Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Borba and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, will continue its support of new play development with the 2017 New Play Workshop of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, directed by Vivienne Benesch.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Party Arrivals at PlayMakers Repertory Company's MR. JOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company opened the final production of its 2016-17 season last night with "Mr. Joy," a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty. As the final production of the second stage season at PRC2, Mr. Joy was directed by PlayMakers' Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and stars Tangela Large, who returns to PlayMakers after a successful turn in "Detroit '67" in Fall 2016.

PlayMakers Repertory Company Closes 2016-17 Season with MR. JOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to present "Mr. Joy," a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty, as the final production of its 2016/17 PRC² second stage season. The production is directed by Vivienne Benesch, PlayMakers' Producing Artistic Director, and stars Tangela Large, who returns to PlayMakers after a successful turn in "Detroit '67" in Fall 2016.  

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