Photo Coverage: Vineyard's MIDDLETOWN Opens
On Wednesday, November 3, the Vineyard opened Will Eno's Middletown. The all-star cast of MIDDLETOWN features Heather Burns, Cindy Cheung, JohAnna Day, Georgia Engel, David Garrison, Ed Jewett, McKenna Kerrigan, James McMenamin, Michael Park, Linus Roache, Olivia Scott and Pete Simpson.
MIDDLETOWN is a deeply moving and funny new play exploring the universe of a small American town. As a friendship develops between longtime resident John Dodge (Roache) and new arrival Mary Swanson (Burns), the lives of the inhabitants of Middletown intersect in strange and poignant ways in a journey that takes them from the local library to outer space and points between.
Ms. Burns' credits include THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO, HBO's "Bored to Death," and the upcoming film "What's Your Number?" opposite Anna Faris and Chris Evans, etc. Ms. Cheung's credits include: NAATCO's THE SEAGULL, "Lady in the Water," GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, etc. Ms. Day's credits include: PROOF (Tony Award nominee), the Vineyard's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, OLIVER PARKER!., etc. Ms. Engel's credits include: "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, "Everybody Loves Raymond," etc. Mr. Garrison's credits include: A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD / A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE (Tony Award nominee), "Married with Children," TITANIC. Mr. Jewett's credits include: Mac Wellman's 1965UU, THE BEST MAN, etc. Ms. Kerrigan's credits include: THE REALLY BIG ONCE, THE BEREAVED, etc. Mr. McMenamin's credits include: the current revival of OUR TOWN, BFE, etc. Mr. Park's credits include: the Vineyard Theatre production of THE BURNT PART BOYS, "As the World Turns" (2010 Emmy winner), LITTLE ME, etc. Mr. Roache's credits include: "Law & Order," CORIOLANUS, "RFK," etc. Ms. Scott's credits include: TO KILL A
MOCKINGBIRD etc. Mr. Simpson's credits include: THE Blue Man Group, Richard Maxwell's COWBOYS AND INDIANS.
Earlier this season, MIDDLETOWN was named the inaugural recipient of the newly established Horton Foote Prize for Promising New American Play.
Photo Credit: Steven Bergman