Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Dance

Artists rise together through Yard events

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A.R.T. on the Vine (Artists Rising Together on the Vineyard) is a celebration of an Island community of creators and performers who have found their way up-Island to the rustic stage and acoustical surround...

Patti Lupone sings the swan song for the Broadway Concert Series season

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Broadway legend Patti Lupone will close out Martha’s Vineyard’s inaugural Broadway @ concert series this Friday, September 2. The Vineyard shows are an extension of the popular nationwide Broadway @ series which founder Mark Cortale...

Dance theater gets big at the Yard

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The Yard is preparing to wrap up its summer season, with only a handful of events scheduled through the end of August and into September. Big Dance Theater, a Bessie, Obie, and Jacob’s Pillow Dance...

Rosie’s Theater Kids bring song and dance to Edgartown students

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Rosie’s Theater Kids, a nationally recognized arts education organization co-founded by Rosie O’Donnell and Lori Klinger, has come to Martha’s Vineyard for a summer residency at Vineyard Arts Project. The group is working in conjunction...

Tony Award-Winning Play ‘RED’ hits the Vineyard Playhouse

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In “RED,” the newest play at the Vineyard Playhouse, the boss man meets the young intern, and we instantly know this will be the job from hell. But not just any job from hell....

Built on Stilts dances into its 20th year

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Built on Stilts, the lively community dance festival which takes place annually at Oak Bluff’s Union Chapel, is celebrating 20 years this August. Dance events take place from August 11 through 14, and August...

Broadway series continues with Kristin Chenoweth and Audra McDonald

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Along with the grand finale excitement of August, a new series of events is adding some bang and a burst of color to the Island's climactic summer month. Two of Broadway's biggest stars will...

The sun’ll come out Saturday at the Tabernacle

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The Tabernacle Summer Theater presents a one-night-only performance of “Annie Jr.,” an approximately 60-minute version of the popular Broadway show “Annie,” on Saturday, August 13, at 7:30 pm. The script and music are adapted...

Island Theater Workshop invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ at ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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Cutlery comes alive in Island Theatre Workshop’s (ITW) rendition of “Beauty and the Beast.” “People are dressed as giant five-foot plates, forks, and knives. We have two seven- or eight-foot-tall whisks,” director Kevin Ryan...

‘Barber of Seville’ at Featherstone combines comedy and music

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We could all use a little levity these days, and thanks to Wendy Taucher Dance Theater Opera, “The Barber of Seville,” hailed as one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music, is coming...

War letters humanize history on the Performing Arts Center stage

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Updated June 30, 10:30 am.  In a world of social media, emails, and text messaging, Andrew Carroll is one of the few who still seek out good old-fashioned letters. War letters to be exact, and...

Theater and dance residents find a home at Vineyard Arts Project

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Theater and dance aficionados take note: The Vineyard Arts Project (VAP) artist residency in Edgartown is hosting some very exciting New York–based playwrights, directors, actors, musicians, dancers, and choreographers this summer. Islanders will have...

Headlong Dance Company presents an ‘Island’ of dance on Martha’s Vineyard

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Drive out to Chilmark down South Road, Middle Road, or Menemsha Crossing — State Road if you’re coming from Aquinnah — and eventually you’ll reach Beetlebung Corner, home of the Martha’s Vineyard’s dance organization...

Japanese performers dance in the Yard’s summer season

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The Yard, Chilmark’s internationally recognized dance residency and performance space, will kick off its summer season with a set of performances and installations by two award-winning Japanese-born artists. Eiko and Koma established themselves as a...

Spindrift Dancers sweep dance competition

The Spindrift Dancers from Spindrift Studios in Edgartown traveled to Fitchburg for the Step Up 2 Dance regional dance competition on April 30, and came home with two first-place and one second-place awards. According...

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 Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven. The one-acts include “Dating...

Le Patin Libre explores the art of glide at the M.V. Ice Arena

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The speed of sport and the grace of dance will combine in a unique theatrical experience this weekend when the contemporary ice skating company Le Patin Libre makes its U.S. debut on the Vineyard....

Lots of laughs at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

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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 time to catch some exciting programming. This weekend, Shakespeare for...

Dance companies unite for live performance

The modern dance company What’s Written Within will perform at The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center on Sunday, April 3, at 4 pm. The production will be directed by Sandy Broyard and co­-directed by Sally...

‘The Freedom Project’ channels voices from behind bars

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This weekend, the Yard is sponsoring the latest in its off-season performances by visiting artists. “The Freedom Project,” a multidisciplinary production, focuses on the issue of mass incarceration, a subject which has recently been...