August 2, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
June 30, 2014 at 7:30PM
A play suggested by the love letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper
ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY
For the benefit of the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse Capital Campaign
$200 Center Premium Seating
$100 Regular Seating
Tickets available online now.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:30 - 6 PM
The Greatest Game Ever Pitched
The legendary pitching duel between
Juan Marichal and Warren Spahn
Jim Kaplan, who will discuss baseball's connection with American history and culture as well as The Greatest Game Ever Pitched, is the author of 19 books, including 13 on baseball. Called the "poet laureate" of fielding by George Will, Kaplan has written two books on the subject, in addition to histories of the Red Sox, Yankees and Giants, an appreciation of Casey Stengel (with Ira Berkow) and a biography of Hall of Fame pitcher Lefty Grove. Kaplan graduated from Yale with a B.A. in history and earned a Master's at Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. After three years of covering sports and writing book reviews for the Minneapolis Star, he spent 16 years at Sports Illustrated, then turned to freelance writing. Also a bridge columnist for the Vineyard Gazette, he divides his time between Northampton and Oak Bluffs with his wife, poet and journalist Brooks Robards. View Details
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8 PM
A reading of Wallace Bullock's new play
A TASTE OF JFK, MALCOLM AND ADAM
Script written, adapted and performed by Wallace Bullock
Thursday, August 29 at 8:30 AM
TV/Film Actress and Artist
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 8:30 AM
August 15, 2013 8:30AM
F. Andrew LeslieFormer president of Dramatists Play Service in New York
August 8, 2013 at 8:30AM
Paula Lyons & Arnie Reisman
August 14, 2013 at 7:30PM
A reading of the new play HEARTBEAT by Georgia Morris
Heartbeat is a play about the thin lines between delusion and reality for three characters locked in a love triangle. Set in a rooming house on the Atlantic City fringe and a hideaway in the Pine Barrens, Ruby, her husband Will and a stranger named Caesar must make their fragile peace with a universe of their own creation.
Suggested donation $10 at the door
Thursday, August 1, 2012 at 8:30am
"Top Ten Trends in Theater Today"
Coffee, home-baked goods, and theater conversation with notable guests.
Dr. Carol Rocamora is an educator, playwright, biographer, translator, and critic. She serves on the faculty of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and also teaches in the MFA Theatre Program at Columbia. Her complete collected translations of Anton Chekhov's plays have been published by Smith & Kraus, and her new biography Anton Chekhov: A Life In Four Acts, came out this year. She is a member of the Outer Critics Circle.
$10 at the door. View Details
July 30, 2013 - 8PM
with Tony Schemmer(a propos the Richard Wagner Bicentennial)
Rather than a chronological recitation of Wagner's "life and work," Tony Schemmer focuses on Wagner's innovations and technical advances which are alive and kicking today. All enhanced with fascinating illustrations and generous dollops of irreverence.
"...the audience was just delighted, as was I and the Boston Wagner Society's board member who came with me. Thank you very kindly for inviting us to this most enjoyable event. The humor in it was also much appreciated."
Dalia Geffen, President / Founder
The Boston Wagner Society
$15 Adults / $10 Juniors (25 and under)
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Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Coffee, pastries and theater conversation with notable guests.
Larry has been a Producer and Writer for Television and Film for the last thirty years. He's best known for his work on BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 for which he wrote, produced and executive produced one-hundred twenty-eight hours from 1993-1998, the zenith of the show's popularity. From New York originally, he immigrated to Canada with family in 1969 and quickly became a dynamic contributor to the Canadian theatre world as an actor, playwright and artistic director of the Homemade Theatre Company of Toronto, a seminal performance group of the 1970's. Besides writing for stage, screen and television, Larry is a published poet and lyricist.
$10 donation at the door
Saturday, July 27, 2013
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Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Joann Green Breuer
Friday July 27th, 2012
Proceeds will benefit the Vineyard Playhouse
"Through the Night" embodies the stories of six men who experience an unexpected epiphany on the same evening that changes their lives forever. Daniel Beaty seamlessly weaves humour, poetry and music into a thrilling evening of theatre!View Details
May 27, 2012
Opening Reception for The Art of Costume Design - Celebrating 30 Years at The Vineyard Playhouse with Guest Curators: MJ Bruder Munafo and Kate Hancock 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Virginia Weston Besse Gallery, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Continues through June 6. Open Daily 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. In celebration of the Vineyard Playhouse's 30th Anniversary with over 250 productions and for being the only year round professional theater on Martha's Vineyard, Featherstone Center for the Arts will host The Art of Costume Design– Celebrating 30 Years at the Vineyard Playhouse with Guest Curators: MJ Bruder Munafo and Kate Hancock. A wide array of costumes will be displayed in the gallery, featuring original designs by Abigail Bailey, Chrysal Parrot, Chelsea McCarthy, Cynthia Bermudes, and others. Shows represented include THE SNOW QUEEN, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, FLY and several more. Also included are watercolors by Reggie Ray, who is currently on Broadway as Costume Designer for “Stickfly". Among the costumes will be props designed by Sally Cohn and Kate Hancock. Photographs, playbills, and posters will hang throughout the gallery as well as other memorabilia from the productions.View Details
May 26, 2012 - April 20, 2013
Theater has been a vibrant part of Martha's Vineyard's cultural landscape for more than a hundred years. Playhouses, open fields, schools, and churches across the Island provided the stage for seasoned and novice actors, directors, and playwrights. Summer theater, in particular, has entertained generations of island visitors; the Island has also been a place of refuge and recharging for stars of stage and screen. Showtime: 100 Years of Theater on Martha's Vineyard a collaborative exhibition, explores the deep connections between the Island and the performing arts and artists it has hosted over the years.View Details