Perfect Weather for Poetry

It’s snowy, cold and still getting dark early. Not great for a trip to the beach, but perfect weather for poetry.

Bravo, Fourth Grade Thespians

On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and Feb. 7, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School and the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse theatre project staged four short plays, starring the fourth grade classes.

What Good Is Sitting Alone in Your Room? Come to the Cabaret

Shelagh Hackett, Paul Munafo, Kenny Romero and Molly Conole are working on a 24-song cabaret at the Vineyard Playhouse, a reunion for the four singers. Wicked Good Cabaret takes place Saturday, Jan. 24.

Movies and Poetry at the Playhouse

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse will hold a poetry cafe on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Arnie Reisman, the Vineyard poet laureate.

Songs and Stories from the Carolina Coast

Some say you can smell the Carolina salt air when you see King Mackerel & The Blues Running: Songs and Celebrations of the Carolina Coast.

Race at the Plate Is Story of Cultural Shift

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing begins on the baseball diamond.

Satchel Paige On Stage

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing opens this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. If you like jazz with your baseball, this show is for you.

Playhouse Stage Dedicated to Patricia Neal

On Friday evening at the Vineyard Playhouse, board member Arnie Reisman asked everyone to raise their glass of champagne. “We have reached a milestone,” he said. “We are going to dedicate this stage to Patricia Neal.”

Playhouse Presents Search: Paul Clayton

Next weekend Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse opens its second play of the summer season: Search: Paul Clayton. The world premiere opens with previews on July 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.

On Stage and Off, Embracing Island Home

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub take the stage at the Performing Arts Center this week for I Take Your Hand in Mine by Carol Rocamora, in a benefit for the Vineyard Playhouse. The Gazette caught up with them at their home in Chilmark.