A Poster Boy for Tragedy and Hope
Katherine Gianni
In the new musical, Poster Boy, playwright Joe Tracz and composer Craig Carnelia give voice to the story of Tyler Clementi.
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Vineyard Arts Project Presents Early Look at New Musical
Louisa Hufstader
Vineyard Arts Project is back with another season of cutting-edge dance, opera and musical theatre residencies.
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For This Performer, It's Much Ado About Everything
Katherine Gianni
Island teacher, producer and mother of two, Brooke Hardman-Ditchfield has added Cambridge to the mix, where she stars in Much Ado About Nothing.
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Giving History a New Voice Keeps It Alive
Chloe Reichel

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks was on the founding fathers beat long before Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Arts Incubator Grows Decade of Creative Roots in Edgartown
Louisa Hufstader
Vineyard Arts Project celebrates its 10 anniversary this summer. The summer season begins this weekend with a pair of shows at the Upper Main street campus in Edgartown.
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From K'naan to The Phobia Clinic, Public Theater Residency Soars
Louisa Hufstader
A Somali-Canadian rapper whose best-known song has racked up more than 50 million online-video views (so far) is in Edgartown this week to develop his first musical for the stage, commissioned by New York’s Public Theater.
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Not Just for Relaxing, Martha's Vineyard Is An Arts Incubator
Louisa Hufstader
Performing artists come to the Vineyard to refresh themselves creatively and develop new work, and Island audiences see exciting performances in return: new plays, musicals and even ice-skating dancers from Canada.
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Many Mediums, Many Honors, But Still Just the Guy Next Door
Louisa Hufstader
James Lapine is working. He looks as relaxed as any other summer resident, bicycling around Edgartown in shorts and T-shirt, but this is no vacation for the Pulitzer, Tony and Peabody award-winning dramatist, theatre director and filmmaker.
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From Edgartown to Broadway, Vineyard Arts Project Paves Way
Meg Robbins
Four years ago, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews traveled to Martha’s Vineyard to participate in Vineyard Arts Project’s first annual New Writers New Plays festival.
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Vineyard Roots Help Grow New Tony Nominated Play
Elizabeth Bennett
James Lapine's new play Act One, incubated at the Vineyard Arts Project, was recently nominated for five Tony awards including Best Play. Tony Shalhoub was nominated for Best Actor.
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