1/16/2013 9:54pm

PlayMakers tackles issues of gentri?cation in new plays

Gentrification, at its heart, is a hated concept because of deep-rooted racial tensions in the U.S. This issue is one of many addressed in “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park,” both of which premiere at PlayMakers Repertory Company in rotating repertory beginning Jan. 26.

9/5/2012 12:39am

Ray Dooley rehearses his upcoming solo show called "An Iliad," PlayMaker's first show of the season.

The Iliad, reimagined

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its sixth season of the PRC2 series today with the opening of “An Iliad,” a solo show featuring Ray Dooley.

8/22/2012 9:53pm

	Joe Haj

Q&A with Playmakers’ Joseph Haj

PlayMakers Repertory Company will stage nine diverse shows in the 2012-13 season, including the world premiere of an adaptation of “Imaginary Invalid” and a spoken-word piece by hip-hop group Universes.

7/18/2012 12:36pm

A world without free restrooms

Students of PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory will take viewers into a world where a 20-year drought has rendered the population unable to urinate without paying a fee. To end the five-week conservatory, the high-school students will perform the Tony Award-winning comedy “Urinetown: The Musical” four times, beginning July 19.