Photo Coverage: TOO MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!

TOO MUCH SUN - the newest play by Nicky Silver - plays through June 22 at the Vineyard Theatre(108 E. 15 St.). Mark Brokaw directs the cast starring the Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin(BROADWAY BOUND, "Alice"), joined by Ken Barnett (WONDERFUL TOWN, AND BABY MAKES SEVEN), Richard Bekins (TARTUFFE, LOVE! VALOR! COMPASSION!), Matt Dellapina (OUTSIDE PEOPLE, DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY), Matt Dickson (WAR HORSE, COAST OF UTOPIA) and Jennifer Westfeldt (THE LIBRARY, Kissing Jessica Stein). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below!

In Too Much Sun, Ms. Lavin portrays Audrey Langham, a celebrated actress who unravels completely while preparing for a new production of MEDEA. With nowhere else to go, she descends upon her married daughter for a summer by the sea. She is not, however, greeted with confetti and champagne. Her arrival sets off a chain of events alternately hilarious, harrowing and unforgettable.

Vineyard Theatre is one of the nation's leading non-profit theatre companies now in its 31st year. Dedicated to the creation and production of daring new plays and musicals, The Vineyard has consistently premiered provocative, groundbreaking works, including Nicky Silver's THE LYONS; Marx, Lopez and Whitty's Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q; Kander and Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS; Bell and Bowen's [title of show]; Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE (1998 Pulitzer Prize); Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN (1994 Pulitzer Prize); Tarell Alvin McCraney's WIG OUT!; Will Eno's MIDDLETOWN and many more. The Vineyard's productions have been honored with two Pulitzer Prizes, three Tony Awards and numerous Drama Desk, Obies, Outer Critics Circle andLucille LortelAwards.

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Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Richard Bekins

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Richard Bekins

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Ken Barnett

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Ken Barnett

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Ken Barnett

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dellapina

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Matt Dickson

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: TOO  MUCH SUN Company Celebrates Opening Night!
Jennifer Westfeldt

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.