Playhouse Set Designer Takes Turn at Center Stage
Louisa Hufstader
At the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, set designer Lisa Pegnato usually plays a key role that never requires her to step in front of the audience. But this month her art work is on display in the playhouse lobby.
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Debut Playwright Is Seasoned Storyteller
Louisa Hufstader
The Room Where I Was Held, the first play by journalist David Zax opens tonight at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse.
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Playhouse Opening
Opening night is Sept. 20 for the production of The Room Where I Was Held at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.
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Winds of Change on Stage Through Lens of Deaf Community
Steve Myrick
The new play Chilmark will be a different experience for the audience, where parts of the play are communicated only in sign language.
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New Play About Chilmark Deaf Community
The Vineyard Gazette printed copies of its Friday, August 21, 1885 edition, which will be used as a prop for the new Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse production opening on Tuesday, August 21.
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Angela Davis Looms Large in New Theatrical Memoir
Louisa Hufstader

Angela’s Mixtape, through August 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, is a time-tripping, genre-blending and often very funny autobiography of its playwright, Eisa Davis, in her childhood and youth.

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Hamlet in the Amphitheater; a Woodsy Venue for a Meaty Role
Noah Asimow
On July 18, Hamlet opens at the Tisbury Amphitheater, with jovial swordplay and playhouse veteran Scott Barrow playing the titular role. The show runs through August 11.
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Passionata at the Playhouse; A Tale of Farcical Proportions
Louisa Hufstader
Passionata, the new play by Gwyn McAllister, is a sparkling period comedy that dances nimbly on the edge of farce.
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Playhouse Revs Up Summer Season

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse schedule is a little like a virtual version of Five Corners in August. The schedule is robust.

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Embracing the Theatre of Life
Mollie Doyle
Martha's Vineyard Playhouse executive and artistic director MJ Bruder Munafo moved the Vineyard when she was 19. She discovered her love for the theatre here and never looked back.
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