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Patricia Neal Stage

Miss Maybelline’s Nocturnal Flights Of Fancy

July 12 - 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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Past Events (Continued)

2021

Patricia Neal Stage

Fear of Heights

October 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm
Fear of Heights examines the American experience through the lens of his Irish immigrant family. Flynn’s father and grandfather were both steelworkers and inspired the title of this work. Fear of Heights examines what it means to be a man, & how one generation measures success relative to their forebears — themes that run throughout this hilarious biographical work.

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2020

The Niceties

Who gets to tell the story of race, history and power in America? In this riveting, provocative play, a black student and her white professor – both brilliant – debate whether the legacy of slavery defines our past, and our present.

Live Online Reading - October 28, 2020 at 7 pm EST; Streaming - October 29-31, 2020

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Crumbs from the Table of Joy

August, 2020
Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse and Rosalind Productions Inc. present a live online benefit play reading of CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, to raise money for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.


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2019

Patricia Neal Stage

Our Town

October 11 - November 3, 2019
A new production of the classic story by Thornton Wilder, featuring a cast of professional and local performers. Our Town is supported in part by a grant from the Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Low Down Dirty Blues

August 10 - September 7, 2019
Welcome to Big Mama's Home of the Blues, where the party is just heating up! This sizzling revue finds a group of veteran blues musicians assembled for a late-night jam session, swapping stories and sharing their favorite tunes. Featuring nearly two-dozen smokin’ songs and non-stop riffs, these hot rhythms celebrate the bawdier side of the Blues and are guaranteed to keep the theater sultry and steamy from the first note to the last.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

July 13 - August 3, 2019
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. A wonderfully absurd comedy about three eccentric siblings. Vanya and Sonia are watching wild turkeys in the cherry orchard at their family home in Bucks County when Masha, their movie-star sister, comes to visit with her latest boy-toy. Add a psychic cleaning lady and a star-struck neighbor and anything goes. No familiarity with Chekhov is required! "Durang at his absurdist best - unhinged, hilarious, and heartwarming!" (Carol Rocamora)

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Patricia Neal Stage

Dear Elizabeth

June 22 - July 6, 2019
Poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell shared a deep, thirty-year friendship. A love story told through their brilliant, witty, revealing correspondence.

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2018

Patricia Neal Stage

Stag’s Leap

October 26 & 27, 2018
COME MEET PULITZER-PRIZE WINNING POET SHARON OLDS, who will be signing copies of Stag's Leap after both performances! An evening blending theatrical imagery and spirited language, based upon Stag's Leap. This show is presented with, and features members of, the Salt Lake Acting Company.

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Patricia Neal Stage

The Room Where I Was Held

September 15 - October 6, 2018
Captivity comes in many forms. The world premiere of a gripping drama about the power of money, privilege, and family ties.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Chilmark

August 18 - September 8, 2018
A compelling drama about a remarkable community, based on historical events.



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Patricia Neal Stage

Angela’s Mixtape

July 21 - August 11, 2018

Her mother is a lawyer and activist, her aunt is Angela Davis, but who is she? In this spirited autobiographical comedy, Eisa Davis pays affectionate tribute to her unorthodox upbringing in Berkeley, California.


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Tisbury Amphitheater

Hamlet

July 18 - August 11, 2018
Political instability, ghostly encounters, revenge, love, murder, madness. Shakespeare’s tragedy performed in our outdoor amphitheater.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Passionata

June 23 - July 14, 2018
Sometimes finding true happiness requires a bit of scheming. The world premiere of a new farce with a fresh twist.



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2017

Patricia Neal Stage

The Snow Queen

December 8 - 17, 2017
Martha's Vineyard Playhouse - Family Stage Production
A Magical Wintry Fairytale Adventure


Hans Christian Andersen's
THE SNOW QUEEN
As Told by MJ Bruder Munafo and Elizabeth Wojtusik



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Patricia Neal Stage

Driving Miss Daisy

September 8 - October 7, 2017
Set in mid-century Atlanta, Georgia, DRIVING MISS DAISY follows the 25-year relationship between a cantankerous Jewish gentlewoman and her dignified African-American driver. MV Playhouse honors the 30th anniversary of Uhry's beloved classic with a new production on the Patricia Neal Stage. More About the Play

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Tisbury Amphitheater

Julius Caesar

July 12 - August 12, 2017
A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies exploring and illuminating this timely story of honor, patriotism and friendship in a fresh and exciting outdoor production. With Amy Sabin Barrow, Chelsea McCarthy, Shelagh Hackett, Ellie Brelis, Alley Ellis, Liz Michael Hartford, Emily Hewson, Anna Yukevich.

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