Dan Sharkovitz dissects the meat of ‘Hamlet’ at ‘Islanders Read’ event

“Hamlet” begins with a question: Who’s there? That’s just the start of the play’s enigmatic nature, which has been intriguing and confounding audiences since...

‘Crumbs From the Table of Joy’ hits the stage at the...

  The best plays are about families falling apart. One could call it dysfunction, but that sounds a tad dry. “Crumbs From the Table of...

A conversation with Paula Poundstone

On Friday, July 1, the Martha’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series will present comedian Paula Poundstone at Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church. Much has been written...

Having a ‘High Time’ at the M.V. Playhouse season opener

The latest offering from the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse finds Timothy Leary in a living room lab, with a tray of sugar cubes soaked in...

View four nights of one-acts at the Katharine Cornell

The Island Theater Workshop will revive their One Act Play Festival this Thursday through Sunday, April 14 through 17, at 7:30 pm at the...

Lots of laughs at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

As we progress into the month of April, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s winter season of events will draw to a close, but there’s still...

Newton Nomadic theater troupe brings ‘Molly Sweeney’ to the Vineyard

Updated 8:30 am, March 11: A previous version of this article incorrectly reported the showtime. The play begins at 5:30 pm. A traveling theater troupe...

The 1920s roar onto the PAC stage with ‘Chicago: The Musical’

Catch Chicago this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Performing Arts Center.

Year in Review: Performance

Award winning plays and playwrights complemented local productions for a dazzling year of performance arts

One man, three performances: ‘A Christmas Carol’ comes to Katharine Cornell

A special one-man production of “A Christmas Carol,” starring Neil McGarry of the Bay Colony Shakespeare Company, will come to the Katharine Cornell Theatre...