Monday, April 15, 2024


Honoring W.B. Yeats at the Katharine Cornell Theatre

Updated May 7 at 2 pm As is the case with Byron and Hemingway, the life and times of Irish poet William Butler Yeats were nearly as bold as his work. In brief: He was...

A potpourri of plays at the Katharine Cornell Theatre

Island Theater Workshop knocks out a fun new mix of one-acts

‘Twelve Angry Jurors’ takes the stage

The Peter H. Luce Playreaders bring courtroom drama to the Vineyard Playhouse.

“Now is the winter of our discontent …”

“... Made glorious summer” by Shakespeare for the Masses

Propelled by volunteers, ‘Peter Pan’ soared

Between August 16 and 24, Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) presented Peter Pan at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Performing Arts Center. Featuring its ever-youthful namesake, along with other well-known characters created by Scottish playwright...

The same, but different: Two theater readings at M.V. Playhouse

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse winds up its season of Monday Night Specials (play readings featuring professional actors) with two new works. On Monday, Sept. 1, the Playhouse presents a comedy/drama by Avram Ludwig, movie...

‘Fly’ playwrights score another hit with ‘Satchel Paige’

“Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.” Satchel Paige, one of the most famous players in baseball's Negro leagues, is responsible for the above quote....

Peter Pan to do a fly over at the Performing Arts Center

Wendy, Michael, and John will fly high over the stage following Peter Pan in the new production of the musical “Peter Pan,” based on the play by James M. Barrie, an Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) production. The...

‘Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing’ next at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

The third play of the 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse season opens with two preview nights, August 14 and 15, with the official New England Premiere opening night on Saturday, August 16. “Satchel Paige and...

All for one, and one for all at the Tisbury Amphitheater

See ‘The Three Musketeers,’ a Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse production, at the Tisbury Amphitheater.

Spring awakens at the PAC

Young Island actors bring the Tony Award winning musical “Spring Awakening” to the stage of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center this Thursday and Friday, July 31 and August 1, at...

The Fabulists set the outdoor stage for children

The theater group The Fabulists has returned for the season to the Tisbury Amphitheater at the Tashmoo Overlook, presented by the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. Every Saturday morning at 10 am through July and August,...

Folksinger Paul Clayton the 20th century Salieri to Bob Dylan’s ‘Amadeus’

Playwright Larry Mollin has opened a lost passageway for boomers, to a time that both liberated and frightened the stuffing out of us. If we’ll recall, those of us who entered our pre-teen years in...

‘Search: Paul Clayton’ next at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

Dubbed “A new folk musical ‘experience’” by the producer Larry Mollin, “Search: Paul Clayton” opens at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse on Saturday, July 19, with two preview performances on Thursday and Friday, July 17...

Playwright watch: A priest walks into the Playhouse…

A Catholic priest is struggling with his faith and the tenets of the church while mourning the loss of his mother to lung cancer. Not exactly the stuff of comedy. However, “Sweetened Water,” the...

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams in “I Take Your Hand in Mine”

Actors Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams will present their Martha’s Vineyard stage debut at at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center this Monday, June 30, at 7:30 pm. The actors, a...

Island Theatre Workshop’s one-acts continue this weekend

Directors include Lee Fierro, Kevin Ryan, and Leslie J. Stark.

Three comedies at One Act Play Festival

See three short plays this weekend and next at ITW

‘Coriolanus’ comes to Katharine Cornell Theatre

Shakespeare for the Masses presents a free, one-hour show.