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PlayMakers Repertory Company

120 Country Club Rd, Center for Dramatic Art, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3235
+1 919-962-7529
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Airplane seating

Highly recommended for the shows, not so much for the seating, which was apparently designed by the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Portland, Maine
Professional company that does interesting work that at times can soar

Playmakers, part of UNC-Chapel Hill, is a professional theater company that integrates students... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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PlayMakers Repertory Company is the professional theatre in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Considered the leading theatre of the Carolinas, the company has been honored by the Drama League of New York as one of the best regional theatres in the country.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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120 Country Club Rd, Center for Dramatic Art, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3235
+1 919-962-7529
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommended for the shows, not so much for the seating, which was apparently designed by the same person who designs the cheap seats for airlines. I am talking about Playmakers Kenan Theatre.

Thank mlcorrad
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Playmakers, part of UNC-Chapel Hill, is a professional theater company that integrates students, instructors and guest artists to offer theater that is almost always very well done and occasionally quite interesting. Some years the program has seemed gloomy and dark but the last couple of...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Live, intimate theater with professional actors as well as graduate students in the Professional Theater Program. I've seen performances here that were actually better than the performances at Durham Performing Arts Center by Broadway casts. Here you are much closer to the stage (there are...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 9 November 2016

In full disclosure, I am a volunteer usher and see shows for free currently. Having said that, we have also paid to see shows in the past. Affiliated with UNC-Chapel Hill's Drama Department but is more of a professional theatre group with a combination of...More

1  Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I buy full season tickets every season for over a decade. The seating has been renovated over the years and is usually bearable for the length of the show. All seats in the small theatre have great views. In the large theatre...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I enjoyed the Sunday matinee performance. I had never seen it, either in a play or in a movie. I go for the live action acting, but the sets and lighting never disappoint. Tickets to live performances are always more than for a streaming or...More

Thank Vaughn G
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We've had season tickets to Playmakers for years and years. Rarely, very rarely are we disappointed with their productions. So glad this is a part of our community!

Thank Sron
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This was our second visit to PlayMakers, and we were again pleased. This time we saw their production of Miller's adaptation of Ibsen's "Enemy of the People." Originally written over 130 years ago, it is still so relevant today. We really enjoyed this wonderful and...More

Thank GeneZiel
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Saw "Into the Woods" recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. Quality on the same level as the professional shows at DPAC at a smaller, more intimate setting. Seating arranged so no bad seat in the house. And free parking on a Saturday night in the deck!!

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This theater offers truly wonderful performances that are priced just right. The caliber of the productions are professional, outstanding and diverse. The theater is located scenically on UNC Campus. The theaters are of a more intimate size and several theater styles. Great / close viewing...More

Thank Cindy L
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