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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)

2017

Patricia Neal Stage

Who You See Here

August 4 - September 2, 2017
WHO YOU SEE HERE, a farcical comedy by Emmy Award winner Matt Hoverman about an uptight therapist and her recovering alcoholic husband who find their lives upturned and their love tested when charismatic but disturbed movie star Tom Speck staggers into their small town’s AA meeting. Add a beautiful psychiatric patient with a stalking problem and you’ve got a smart, funny play about anonymity, celebrity, and making the perfect salad.

Director Jeanie Hackett (LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at the Geffen starring Alfred Molina and Jane Kaczmarek) helms a terrific ensemble cast of comedy pros - Angela Goethals (HOME ALONE, JERRY MAGUIRE), Mather Zickel (I LOVE YOU, MAN, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED), Russel Soder (I MARRIED A MOBSTER) and Kat Fairaway (GETTING MEISNERED) - in the world premiere of this comedy.

This play contains adult themes and is not recommended for under age 13. Includes profanity, adult content and partial nudity.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Dusty and the Big Bad World

June 30 - July 29, 2017
Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children’s television known as “Bustergate”, DUSTY AND THE BIG BAD WORLD is a darkly funny, no-holds-barred yet even-handed look at PBS, government censorship, gay marriage, and what it takes to ultimately step up and fight for what you believe in.

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2016

Patricia Neal Stage

Red

August 5 - September 3, 2016
Winner of six Tony awards in 2010, including Best Play

In this riveting drama, John Logan creates a searing portrait of master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko.

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Tisbury Amphitheater at the Tashmoo Overlook State Road, Vineyard Haven

Much Ado About Nothing

July 14 to August 13, 2016
Shakespeare’s greatest romantic comedy; a play about pride, rumors, being open with your heart, and hiding behind trees.

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Patricia Neal Stage

High Time

May 27 - June 25, 2016
This new play details a 12-hour acid trip with Leary, poet Allen Ginsberg, Englishman Alan Watts, Mary Meyer, JFK's last mistress, Rosemary Woodruff, a beautiful young dancer and Lisa Bieberman, Leary's devoted assistant.

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2015

Patricia Neal Stage

Sweetened Water

August 21 - September 12, 2015
A Vineyard house is the setting for this play about Cynthia, a recent widow dealing with her sorrow and an uncertain future; and Richard, a priest who has just lost his mother. At the suggestion of their mutual friend, Sara, Richard moves into Cynthia's house for a quiet retreat. Themes of grief, faith, intimacy and secrets abound.

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Patricia Neal Stage

77%

July 24 - August 15, 2015
Eric's wife is out of town closing a big business deal, he just blew his last job, the kids are acting up and his mother-in-law just moved in. What are the odds? A play about modern marriage.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Not Constantinople

May 29 - June 20, 2015
An elderly couple settles into the Witness Protection Program in a gated community in Boca Raton. The husband unwittingly befriends a hit man with a contract on him. But when the husband develops Alzheimer's, the hit man develops a conscience: why kill a guy who won't even know his own name soon?
Time to send another hit man - a woman with an MBA.
Yes, this is a dark comedy.

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2014

Patricia Neal Stage

King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running: Songs & Stories of the Carolina Coast

September 12 - 13, 2014
King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running: Songs & Stories of the Carolina Coast has been performed by the Coastal Cohorts (Don Dixon, Bland Simpson, and Jim Wann) all across North Carolina and the South, as well as at the Kennedy Center in Washington and in New York City, where its Off-Off-Broadway run was hailed by the New York Post, saying “Carolina fish tale is quite a catch -- a pure, salt-watered delight!”

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Patricia Neal Stage

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing

August 14 - September 6, 2014
It's 1947. Jackie Robinson has just integrated American baseball. In his shadow, Satchel Paige and his All Stars gear up to play Bob Feller's All Stars from the majors in a thrilling off-season match-up. Jazz fills the night, baseball the day. And America is about to experience something it's never faced before.

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Patricia Neal Stage

Search: Paul Clayton

July 17 - August 9, 2014
This new musical play celebrates the true story in words and song of one of Bob Dylan's first musical mentors. Paul Clayton of New Bedford was the most recorded young folk singer in America when Bobby Zimmerman arrived in 1961 Greenwich Village to begin his career as Bob Dylan. It was Paul who helped open the doors of the folk world to him. From 1961 to 1965 Paul taught Bob the tricks of the trade, while falling helplessly in love with him.

Search: Paul Clayton is for mature audiences only. It is sexually explicit, contains adult language and drug use.

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Patricia Neal Stage

The Whaleship Essex

June 19 - July 12, 2014
The Essex and its crew met with tragedy on November 20, 1820 when it was sunk by an enraged sperm whale in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Based on first-hand accounts, “The Whaleship Essex” is an epic, ensemble tale of survival. Infused with authentic sea shanties, “The Whaleship Essex” revels in the common language shared by both the theatrical and the nautical worlds.

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2013

2012

5pm at the Tisbury Amphitheater, Off State Road, Vineyard Haven

Romeo & Juliet

July 19, 21, 25, 27 & August 2, 4, 8, 10, 16, 18
5pm at the Tisbury Amphitheater, Off State Road, Vineyard Haven

Twelfth Night

July 18, 20, 26, 28 & August 1, 3, 9, 11, 15, 17 2012

2011

Outdoors at The Tisbury Amphitheater

The Comedy of Errors

July 20 - August 14, 2011
Two sets of identical twins!
Mistaken identities!
Mass confusion!
Happy ending!!

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