Lee Fierro, Island Theatre Matriarch Who Had a Role In Jaws, Dies at 91
Julia Wells

The Martha’s Vineyard theatre community and Jaws aficionados alike are mourning the loss of longtime thespian Lee Fierro, who died Sunday at the age of 91.

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Island Theatre Workshop Creates a Family of Thespians
Caroline Kaplan
For 45 years Island Theatre Workshop has performed a summer family classic theatre production. This year is no different.
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Still Soaring, Mary Poppins Lands on the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
Mary Poppins opened Wednesday evening at the Performing Arts Center. The production by the Island Theatre Workshop includes spectacular scenery, big musical numbers, appealing child actors and an adorable dog.
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ITW Presents Mary Poppins

The Island Theatre Workshop is celebrating 50 years with a production of Mary Poppins.

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Women Hold Center Stage at The Vagina Monologues
Holly Pretsky
Sunday night's performance of The Vagina Monologues at the Old Whaling Church brought in a packed house and drew thunderous applause.
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Little Orphan of Hope, Annie Speaks to All Ages and Eras
Vivian Ewing
The Island Theatre Workshop’s production of Annie opened last weekend and continues with performances Thursday through Sunday.
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Three Cheers, Bon Voyage for Lee Fierro

Lee Fierro's many Island friends and admirers will get a chance to say bon voyage at a farewell Tea for Lee on Sunday, June 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Playhouse.

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Bringing Some Bali Ha'i to the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
This weekend at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, a concert production by the Island Theatre Workshop celebrates the songs Rodgers and Hammerstein created for their Pulitzer-winning musical South Pacific.
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Sitting Pretty With Beauty and the Beast
Katherine Gianni
While it might be “a tale as old as time,” the Island Theatre Workshop’s latest production of Beauty and the Beast definitely maintains its magic. The play opened this weekend and continues through August 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center.
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From Young to Old and Everyone in Between, King and I Delivers
Laura Brown

Monday night’s rehearsal for the Island Theatre Workshop’s summer production of The King and I began with Lee Fierro and director Kevin Ryan gathering the cast to give them feedback. Amidst the technical discussions typical of this sort of assembly were kind words from both. At one point Ms. Fierro even became teary as she complimented nine-year-old Zachary Mathias on his performance in the first scene the night before.

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