Press Reviews and Articles
A Mark Twain Story Gets a Contemporary Spin

By Halina Bennet, Vineyard Gazette During a trip to the Vineyard last summer, playwright Allison Snyder stumbled upon the Tisbury Amphitheater. The outdoor space seemed perfect for a play she had written based on a Mark Twain short story that takes place outdoors. She called MJ

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Lively Lineup

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is back in full swing this year, with a lineup of productions on both the Playhouse stage in Vineyard Haven and the outdoor Amphitheater on State Road. Following two preseason events — one a reading of a new play set in

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Irish Repertory production comes to the Playhouse

With Irish wit and charm, Michael Mellamphy as Tim Finnegan, spins an enthralling yarn of crime, immigration, America’s struggling poor, corruption — and love — in the Irish Repertory Theatre’s production “The Smuggler” by the awardwinning play by Ronán Noone. The play is on stage

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Maybe it’s ‘Miss Maybelline’

This weekend, Emmy winner and Tony nominated actress S. Epatha Merkerson will be appearing in a production at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse for two performances only, May 19 and 20. Merkerson, known to many fans for her work on the shows “Law and Order” (17

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Outside The Box

With his latest venture, artist Paul Lazes is thinking outside the box, or rather using the outside of boxes as a medium. His most recent series of sculptural wall art is constructed from strips cut from cardboard boxes and reconfigured into various abstract, three-dimensional shapes.

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