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globelogo‘Search’ is tangled up in Bob Dylan

July 10, 2014 Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of Paul Clayton. Most people don’t know the name, even fans of Clayton’s friend and Greenwich Village contemporary, Bob Dylan.

New Bedford native Clayton was a leading light of the 1950s folk music resurgence. “When Bob arrived in New York in 1961, Paul already had 11 albums out,” says playwright Larry Mollin. more at bostonglobe.com

ART Founder Brustein feted on the Vineyard

“I owe my career, if not my whole life, to Bob. Without him,
I would have been lost at sea.”
– Tony Shalhoub

July 1, 2014 American Repertory Theater founder Robert Brustein toasted by friends at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. more at bostonglobe.com

Cape Cod TimesActors stage play for charity

“One more fundraising push to bring the project into the black…”

June 28, 2014 Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams talk to the Cape Cod Times about this special one-night event benefiting the Playhouse. more at capecodonline.com

Bringing ‘Essex’ to stage proved epic journey for playwright

June 21, 2014 The journey of The Whaleship Essex to its world premiere began more than five years ago with another journey. more at capecodonline.com

Renovation mixes historic and modern at Vineyard theater

June 21, 2014 When the ceiling of the second-floor theater space at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse was pulled down, renovators discovered the 1833 building’s original wooden beams — and decided to keep them. more at capecodonline.com

Forgotten Headliner Harkens Back to Sixties Folk Music Scene

July 31, 2014  As the lights in the Vineyard Playhouse dim, onstage there are three acoustic guitars, a stool and a microphone. The scene’s only backdrop, a sign reading Kettle of Fish, is projected on a screen. Then Jared Weiss, portraying Bob Dylan, walks on stage and picks up a guitar. more at mvgazette.com

On Stage and Off, Embracing Island Home

June 26, 2014 Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams will partner onstage at the Performing Arts Center at the regional high school in Carol Rocamora’s I Take Your Hand In Mine as a benefit for the Vineyard Playhouse. more at mvgazette.com

Whale of a Tale Opens Playhouse Season

June 19, 2014 Playwright Joe Forbrich travels to the Vineyard to premiere his play The Whaleship Essex. more at mvgazette.com

Vineyard Haven Formally Named as Cultural District

June 4, 2014 Executive director MJ Munafo was interviewed regarding the state’s newest cultural district. more at mvgazette.com

It Takes an Island to Restore a Playhouse

April 17, 2014 A summary of the Playhouse’s reconstruction. more at mvgazette.com

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