Othello in Chilmark: Actors, Singers, Dancers Tour the Moor

Verdi on Middle Road? You wouldn’t think anything almost subversively original in the arts could possibly be percolating up this country road. You think you might come upon a corn patch or a pen of prized goats, but not a synthesis of dance, theatre and opera combining Broadway actors, celebrated choreographers and, well, Verdi.

Aye! Pirate Island Promises Treasure

The hit television series Lost tracks the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious island, winks Heather Capece in a sly marketing maneuver. The family play she is directing, Pirate Island, premiering this weekend at the Vineyard Playhouse, toys with the same theme, only with shipwreck survivors washed up on a deserted island.

Scenes From the Small: Fourth Grade Theatre Project Sets Stage for Triumph

To the untrained eye the scene was this: two adults on stage, one speaking in an English accent, the other in a cross between a buccaneer’s snarl and a schoolyard bully. Five kids looked expectantly at their director, an adult on hands and knees, who crawled dramatically across the Vineyard Playhouse stage. The cast watched seriously for a good half-minute before all, director included, erupted into uncontrollable, side-clutching giggles.

High School Students Will Showcase Singular Sensation of A Chorus Line

The tap shoes are on, the ballet slippers tied and the members of the chorus line are ready to kick their heels high.

And on Thursday night, they will do so as the curtain rises at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center for the opening performance of A Chorus Line, the longest-running American musical on Broadway.

For 40 Years, a Standing Ovation

Twenty years ago, a quiet nonprofit organization celebrated its 20th anniversary in signature humble style.

Stage and Che’s

Stage and Che’s

Transformational Show

Transformational Show

In their last camp show of the summer, staff and campers of IMP All Things Theatre Camp have spent two weeks creating an entirely new and original show based of the theme of Transformation. This show will feature Shakespeare, story theatre, fables, music and dance as well as a unique improvised plot. Fun for all ages, the show is enjoyable even if you have never heard of IMP Camp before.

Dancers from Island and Beyond Ready for Built on Stilts Tonight

The Built on Stilts Community Dance Festival celebrates its 12th year with seven nights of free performances August 15 to 19, 23 and 24 at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

Susan Klein, Bobby Norfolk Trade Stories at Arts Center

Storyteller Susan Klein comes to Featherstone Thursday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m. to share tales from her travels, her past and her take on the world around her.

Renowned for her memoir workshops. Ms. Klein’s storytelling material is at once historical and hysterical, engaging and amusing. Her tales encompass experiences from mundane adventures growing up in downtown Oak Bluffs to wider visions from Alaska to New Jersey.

Act Spontaneously

Act Spontaneously

IMP All Things Theatre Camp proudly presents Spontaneity at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, August 8, at the Edgartown School Café. Come see the future stars of Vineyard and beyond as actors 11 years and older create short-form games and skits based on audience suggestions. This improv show is for all ages and is enjoyable even if you have never heard of IMP Camp before. Tickets available at the door ($8 adults, $6 kids, $25 family). For more information, call 508-939-9368.