Author: JP

This Season at the Playhouse

May 1, 2024
From an African American neighborhood in 20th century Oak Bluffs to 1800s Colorado Rockies, and with a Black New York City schoolteacher and the British author of “Peter Pan,” the plays and characters in the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse 2024 calendar will carry audiences near and far this spring and summer.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Miss Maybelline’s Nocturnal Flights Of Fancy

July 13 - August 10, 2024
A spirited centenarian and lifelong Oak Bluffs resident forges a friendship with an autistic teenaged neighbor. A stirring poignant story about one woman’s remarkable life, and the enduring power of place in the African American community.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Courage: A Play Based on the Life of “Peter Pan” Author J. M. Barrie

June 14 & 15, 2024
“To be born is to be wrecked on an island.”
So said J.M. Barrie, the most successful English-language playwright of his time. In Courage, John Pielmeier tells the story of Barrie’s remarkable life in Barrie’s own words - from his relationship with his too-possessive mother through his friendship with the five boys who inspired his most famous play. Alternately humorous and heart-breaking, the author of Peter Pan reveals his own secret self by telling the stories of all the heroes he knew in his own life—the men and women he loved, the men and women he tragically lost.

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Patricia Neal Stage

The Lesson

June 7 & 8, 2024
While responding to a student’s question about their body, a school teacher at an elite New York City school accidentally propels the school into controversy and into the press. This original solo play details a community’s charged response to a well-intentioned lesson.

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Patricia Neal Stage

To Fall In Love

May 15 - 25, 2024
MV Playhouse presents Theatre Lab’s (The professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University)

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Patricia Neal Stage

Wicked Good Musical Revue

March 22 - 24, 2024

Musical director: David Behnke

Musicians: Peter Boak, Molly Sturges

Singers: David Behnke, Molly Conole, Rachel Cook, Jenny Friedman, Shelagh Hackett, Paul Munafo, Katherine Reid, Ken Romero, .


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Patricia Neal Stage

Monday Night at the Movies – Meet John Doe

March 18, 2024
Featuring a special in-person introduction by Victoria Riskin
(1941) (122 min) Directed by Frank Capra, with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck

Movies start at 6:00 pm
$5 at the door, cash only

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Denys Wortman’s view from above at M.V. Playhouse

January 24, 2024
Denys Wortman gives us a rare perspective of this place we call home — specifically, from up high. His current exhibit, “View from Above,” at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, is an alluring array of photographs he has taken with drones since 2016.

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Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby

Holiday Melodies

December 19, 2023 at 7 pm
A casual cabaret performance by Paul Munafo, Shelagh Hackett and accompanist Jeremy Berlin.

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Live On Zoom / Pre-registration is required - view details

Show Biz Trivia – December 2023

Wednesday, December 13 at 6 pm
Writer and performer Jenny Allen hosts another virtual season of trivia, with participants from all over the country. It’s fun, it’s free, and there are prizes for both high and low scorers. Please join us!

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