Shakespeare for the Masses Presents King John

Back by populist demand (and popular vote) King John returns to the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Patricia Neal Film Series Honors Big Star With Small Town Humility

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is paying tribute to the late actress Patricia Neal with a series to her films. Hud, which earned Ms. Neal an Oscar, screens Jan. 23.

Warming Up Winter With Acoustic Carols

A music group that plays to sold-out mainland audiences every December is making its Island debut Saturday, Dec. 17.

Holiday Cabaret

The Vineyard Playhouse is hosting its second cabaret of the season with a holiday show and sing-along on Saturday, Dec. 10.

Long Day's Journey into the Kitchen

Meet Bridget Conroy, Cathleen Mullin and Jack Smythe: three characters who had been searching for an author — and full names — since they were first invented by playwright Eugene O’Neill in the 1940s.

Portrait of an Abstract Expressionist

Tthe two-man show Red, opens on Thursday, August 11 at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse.

Not Just for Relaxing, Martha's Vineyard Is An Arts Incubator

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.

The Nature of Shakespeare Is Best Enjoyed Outdoors

Alexandra London-Thompson returned to the Tisbury Amphitheatre this summer as the director of Much Ado About Nothing, which had its premiere last Thursday evening. Ten years ago she starred alongside her husband in the same play, the last time the MV Playhouse produced the show.

War Letters Are Window Into History

On Wednesday evening, July 6, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse welcomes Andrew Carroll’s play If All the Sky Were Paper for a one-night-only showing at the Performing Arts Center.

Vineyard Playhouse Presents Shakespeare, All of It, in One Big Gulp

The Vineyard Playhouse will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] at the Tisbury amphitheater, featuring a rapping Othello and a hyper-speed Hamlet, through August 15.