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.”
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.
Sitting in the lobby of the newly renovated Vineyard Playhouse, Joe Forbrich had again arrived on the Island at the end of a long journey. His playwriting debut, The Whaleship Essex, opens on Saturday.
When the lights go up in June it will be the culmination of a massive collaborative effort to honor the history of the building while ensuring that it’s equipped for the twenty-first century and beyond.