Shakespeare for the Masses; Where Mayhem and Madness Meet
Louisa Hufstader

One of Shakespeare’s greatest villains, Richard III, has been the man audiences love to hate.

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At Home Behind the Lens
Louisa Hufstader

Albert O. Fischer's photography show at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse features scenes from his Island home. His interest in the craft began as a way to deal with the trauma of the Vietnam War.

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Wicked Good And a Splash of Youth Too
Louisa Hufstader

The program notes were clear: Four singers and two pianists were on the bill for 2019’s first Wicked Good Musical Revue at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.

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Wicked Good Musical Review

Wicked Good The Wicked Good Musical opens up its 2019 season on Friday, Jan. 4 with shows on Saturday and Sunday too.

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Assessors Stand by Decision to Tax Playhouse

Assessors are standing by a decision to deny tax-exempt status to the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse for the first time in its 36 years, saying it does not meet the legal definition of “benevolent” use.

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A Truly Vineyard Theatrical Tribute
Louisa Hufstader

Jenny Allen hosted the first of her off-season Jenny’s Drama Salons at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Tuesday night.

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Theatrical Tribute to Garson Kanin

Jenny Allen and Diana Muldaur Dozier will host a tribute to the late playwright Garson Kanin at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.

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In Theatrical Stag's Leap, Poetry of Pain Leaps Off the Page
Louisa Hufstader

Women onstage at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse last weekend were not reading or reciting the poems from Stag’s Leap, they were inhabiting them.

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Poetic Theatre

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse returns this weekend with another theatrical performance, this time based on the poetry of Sharon Olds.

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When the World Goes Crazy, Art Is Sane Alternative
Louisa Hufstader

Set in 2025 Los Angeles under a totalitarian regime of police round-ups and mass incarceration, Delusion by Proxy by Brooke Adams played to packed houses last weekend at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse.

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