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Joseph Vitale

 
Bio:
Joseph Vitale, a finalist for the 2020 Woodward-Newman drama prize and a semi-finalist for the 2012 Eugene O’Neill Theater/National Playwrights Conference, is the author of a number of plays, including Dragons in the Crease, which was performed at New York’s Hudson Guild Theater in 2019. Murrow, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Joseph Vitale, a finalist for the 2020 Woodward-Newman drama prize and a semi-finalist for the 2012 Eugene O’Neill Theater/National Playwrights Conference, is the author of a number of plays, including Dragons in the Crease, which was performed at New York’s Hudson Guild Theater in 2019. Murrow, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1945
Nick DeRosa
  [Broadway]
1937
Pete
  [Broadway]
1936
Spike Hennessy
  [Broadway]
1935
Tom Shanley
  [Broadway]
1934
Nick
  [Broadway]
1933
Performer
  [Broadway]
1932
Pedro
"Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer
  [Broadway]
1931
Performer
  [Broadway]
1931
Lyric Quartet
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1927
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1932]
General Stage Manager

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1945
Nick DeRosa

  [Broadway]
1937
Pete

  [Broadway]
1936
Spike Hennessy

  [Broadway]
1935
Tom Shanley

  [Broadway]
1934
Nick

  [Broadway]
1933
Performer

  [Broadway]
1932
Pedro

"Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer

  [Broadway]
1931
Performer

  [Broadway]
1931
Lyric Quartet

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1927
Ensemble

Productions

General Stage Manager

Joseph Vitale Biography

Joseph Vitale, a finalist for the 2020 Woodward-Newman drama prize and a semi-finalist for the 2012 Eugene O‚ÄôNeill Theater/National Playwrights Conference, is the author of a number of plays, including Dragons in the Crease, which was performed at New York‚Äôs Hudson Guild Theater in 2019. Murrow, a one-man show about the life of Edward R. Murrow (called ‚Äúa dramatic masterpiece‚ÄĚ by the Huffington Post), was performed Off-Off Broadway in May 2016 at The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. Back Channel premiered at The Theater Project in New Jersey in 2018. The Fourth State of Matter was performed in 2011 at the Theater for the New City in New York and was later nominated for the National Playwrights Conference. His one-acts have been produced at the Hudson Guild, Barrow Group and Manhattan Repertory theaters in New York and at theaters around the country. His one-act, The Monster Under the Bed, was voted ‚ÄúBest Play‚ÄĚ at both the 2018 St. Paul (IN) Theater Festival and the 2019 One-Act Jamboree at the Rhino Theater, Pompton Lakes, NJ. He is a graduate of Rutgers, Columbia and the New School for Social Research and studied playwriting at the HB Studio in New York. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Theater Project Playwrights Workshop. He received a 2021 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for playwriting. Visit: www.josephvitale.net




Joseph Vitale News

Theater Project Presents THE INTERPRETER By Joseph Vitale Photo Theater Project Presents THE INTERPRETER By Joseph Vitale
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

The Theater Project a leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, will present a live streaming production of award-winning playwright Joseph Vitale‚Äôs thought-provoking¬† play, ‚ÄėThe Interpreter‚Äô January 19 and January 26.

The Theater Project's New Play Fest Combines Work
By Published Authors And Young Pla Photo The Theater Project's New Play Fest Combines Work By Published Authors And Young Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

udiences are invited to see a variety of new work from authors whose plays have been performed in Canada, Great Britain, New York and around the US. This year’s event also includes four plays by high school playwrights, winners of The Theater Project’s 2021 Young Playwrights Competition.

The Theater Project Seeks Submissions for THINK FAST Short Play Competition Photo The Theater Project Seeks Submissions for THINK FAST Short Play Competition
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

The Theater Project, an award-winning professional theater in Union, NJ and a leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, is soliciting short plays for Think Fast, its ninth annual short-play competition.  

Theater Project Presents THE INTERPRETER By Joseph Vitale Photo Theater Project Presents THE INTERPRETER By Joseph Vitale
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

The Theater Project (TheTheaterProject.org), a leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, will present a live streaming production of award-winning playwright Joseph Vitale‚Äôs thought-provoking ‚ÄėThe Interpreter‚Äô November 4-14.

DRAGONS IN THE CREASE Returns to The Theater Project Photo DRAGONS IN THE CREASE Returns to The Theater Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Dragons in the Crease, a play which premiered in¬†New York Theater Festival‚Äôs Summerfest, is returning to The Theater Project for three live streaming presentations, April 29-May 1. Each of the streaming performances by The Theater Project‚ÄĒa leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists‚ÄĒbegins at 7:30 p.m.

The Theater Project Presents KALEIDOSCOPE KABARET Photo The Theater Project Presents KALEIDOSCOPE KABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

The Theater Project will present Kaleidoscope Kabaret, an evening of short plays from its Playwrights Workshop This annual showcase of new work will be offered this year on Zoom, Friday and Saturday November 20 and 21 at 7:30 PM.

The Theater Project First Virtual 5k A Success Photo The Theater Project First Virtual 5k A Success
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2020

The Theater Project (TTP), an award-winning professional theater based in Union, NJ, completed a successful virtual 5k Walk/Run September 18-20.

NJ Theater Alliance's Stages Online / Theater Project Presents DRAGONS IN THE CREASE  Photo NJ Theater Alliance's Stages Online / Theater Project Presents DRAGONS IN THE CREASE on Zoom
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2020

 Dragons in the Crease, a play which premiered last year at New York Theater Festival's Summerfest 2019, will be presented by The Theater Project at 7:30 PM, Tuesday, June 30, online via Zoom, as part of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Online.  Based on a real event, the play concerns a college student with a severe stutter who has been asked by his professor not to speak in class but instead write his questions down. Because of the media coverage that ensues, the incident becomes a national news story, changing both their lives forever.

KALEIDOSCOPE KABARET Returns At Union Hall This Month Photo KALEIDOSCOPE KABARET Returns At Union Hall This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2019

Comedy and drama are on the table with the turkey this Thanksgiving, when Kaleidoscope Kabaret, an annual program of short plays by the members of The Theater Project's Playwrights Workshop comes to Union Center, November 23 and 24. Two of the plays in the program are about the joys and woes of the approaching holidays.    

Photo Flash: A Look At The Artists' Exchange 2019 One Act Play Festival Photo Photo Flash: A Look At The Artists' Exchange 2019 One Act Play Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2019

The 14th annual One Act Play Festival features 10 plays and will be running at Theatre 82 in Cranston, RI through Saturday, July 27.


Joseph Vitale Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joseph Vitale been in?
Joseph Vitale has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Joseph Vitale been in?
Joseph Vitale has not appeared in the West End