Vineyard Theatre News

INDECENT Announces Broadway Extension; Performances Now Through 8/6INDECENT Announces Broadway Extension; Performances Now Through 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

It's rare when a play touches so many people as INDECENT has. The producers of the Tony Award-winning drama have recently announced plans to continue performances through Sunday, August 6 at Broadway's Cort Theatre. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.† (more...)

Georgia Engel and Lillias White to Take the Court in Paper Mill's HALF TIME Next YearGeorgia Engel and Lillias White to Take the Court in Paper Mill's HALF TIME Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced early casting for Half Time, a new musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. Five-time Emmy nominee Georgia Engel (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Drowsy Chaperone) and Tony and Emmy Award winner Lillias White (The Life, Sesame Street) will lead the cast in this uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at halftime for a major basketball team. (more...)

REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Makes New Home at the Vineyard with Daphne Rubin-Vega as SpokespersonREBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Makes New Home at the Vineyard with Daphne Rubin-Vega as Spokesperson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Developing Artists, in a new partnership with Vineyard Theatre, brings its REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival to a new home at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.) with performances Thursday, July 27th through Saturday, August 5th. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Announced as REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival SpokespersonDaphne Rubin-Vega Announced as REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Spokesperson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Developing Artists, in a new partnership with Vineyard Theatre, brings its REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival to a new home at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.) with performances Thursday, July 27th through Saturday, August 5th. (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q presented by Mind's Eye Theatre Company s at the MeX TheatreBWW Review: AVENUE Q presented by Mind's Eye Theatre Company s at the MeX Theatre
by Taylor Clemons - Jun 16, 2017

Fur, fuzz, and four letter words make Mind's Eye's Avenue Q a delightfully raunchy romp at the theatre. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Paula Vogel's Tony-Winning INDECENT Sets Broadway Closing; Story to Live on at Stages Across the U.S.Paula Vogel's Tony-Winning INDECENT Sets Broadway Closing; Story to Live on at Stages Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, Indecent will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, June 25th at 3:00 PM at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.) At the time of closing, Indecent will have played 79 performances and 15 previews. (more...)

Everything Changes! Betsy Wolfe Joins WAITRESS Tonight!Everything Changes! Betsy Wolfe Joins WAITRESS Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Broadway star Betsy Wolfe will join the cast of Waitress tonight, June 13 in the lead role of expert pie-maker Jenna Hunterson. Wolfe will be joined by†Joe Tippett, who also steps into the role of Earl. (more...)

INDECENT's Rebecca Taichman Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a PlayINDECENT's Rebecca Taichman Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Rebecca Taichman has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for INDECENT. (more...)

INDECENT's Christopher Akerlind Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a PlayINDECENT's Christopher Akerlind Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Christopher Akerlind has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for INDECENT. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Productions Nominated for 10 Tony Awards!La Jolla Playhouse Productions Nominated for 10 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

†La Jolla Playhouse's world-premiere productions of Come From Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by David Hein and Irene Sankoff and direction by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, and Indecent, by Paula Vogel, are both up for multiple Tony Awards this season. The Tony Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday, June 11 at 8:00pm, broadcast on CBS. (more...)

Paula Vogel and Noted Historian Talk Censorship and INDECENT for DLDF TodayPaula Vogel and Noted Historian Talk Censorship and INDECENT for DLDF Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Today, June 9th, the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel and noted historian and Harvard lecturer Dr. Timothy McCarthy in a conversation about the history and cultural impact of the censored 1923 Broadway production of Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance and the new Broadway play inspired by it, this season's Tony-nominated Indecent. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon Honors Kate TarkerPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon Honors Kate Tarker
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2017

The†Vineyard†Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon was just held at the National Arts Club, featuring the presentation of the 2016-2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award by Paula Vogel to Kate Tarker (THUNDERBODIES), who began her residency last fall. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Will Tony Day Be Johanna Day's Big Day?Backstage with Richard Ridge: Will Tony Day Be Johanna Day's Big Day?
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 7, 2017

After making her Broadway debut in 2000's Proof, Johanna Day earned her first Tony nomination for her performance as Claire. Now sixteen years later, she's back in her second Tony-nominated role- Tracey in Sweat. Below, watch as tells Richard Ridge why she's ready for it this time around! (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Photo Flash: INDECENT's Paula Vogel Talks Career with Linda Winer for LPTWPhoto Flash: INDECENT's Paula Vogel Talks Career with Linda Winer for LPTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

On Monday, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, welcomed†Tony Award nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, who received this year's Lifetime Achievement Obie Award and whose critically-acclaimed Indecent is nominated for a 2017 Tony Award for Best New Play.†Vogel†discussed her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV, with Drama Critic Linda Winer. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne CoxBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne Cox
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 7, 2017

Today's subject Veanne Cox is currently living her theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) playing the role of Arsinoť in The School for Lies. The show runs through July 9th at the Lansburgh Theatre. (more...)

AUDIO: Gina Gionfriddo and Peter DuBois Chat CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? on THEATER UNCORKED PodcastAUDIO: Gina Gionfriddo and Peter DuBois Chat CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? on THEATER UNCORKED Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo and director Peter DuBois stopped by Vineyard Theatre's 'Theatre Uncorked' podcast to talk about†their long history working together and their current production Can You Forgive Her?†Off-Broadway. Listen to the episode below! (more...)

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