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Vineyard Theatre 2020-2021 Season

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Artists include Ngozi Anyanwu, David Cale, Kirsten Childs, Lucas Hnath, Marin Ireland, Bill Irwin, Peter Mark Kendall, Jared Mezzocchi, Deirdre O’Connell,  Polly Pen, Tori Sampson, Madeline Sayet, Leigh Silverman, Tyler Thomas, Les Waters, Reggie D. White, Whitney White, and more 


Works will be performed digitally, in person outside in New York City, and on stage at the Vineyard Theatre in 2021.  

Lessons In Survival Conceived by Marin Ireland, Peter Mark Kendall, Tyler Thomas, Reggie D. White Performed by The Commissary A multigenerational group of more than 40 ​theatre artists Directed by Tyler Thomas 

The Busking Project Created and Performed by Bill Irwin

Commissioned Works Ngozi Anyanwu, Kirsten Childs, Jared Mezzocchi, Polly Pen, Madeline Sayet

Dana H. Returns to Vineyard Theatre By Lucas Hnath Adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson Directed by Les Waters Featuring Deirdre O’Connell 

This Land Was Made World Premiere By Tori Sampson Directed by Whitney White

Sandra World Premiere By David Cale Music by Matthew Dean Marsh Directed by Leigh Silverman

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern are pleased to announce the company’s upcoming 2020-2021 Season which includes digital and outdoor productions, as well as the reopening when safe to do so of Vineyard Theatre’s home at 108 East 15th Street with the return of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Dana H. by Lucas Hnath and two world premieres from Tori Sampson and David Cale.  Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern said: “We are thrilled to announce our 2020-2021 Season, which will take place digitally, in person outside, and eventually, back in our theatre. With daring imagination and reinvention, the artists creating in our season are bringing new work to life in and for our moment. It is a season that looks at the stories we tell about who we are -- as individuals and as a country -- and asks how we change when our stories do. We are inspired by the power and artistry of these works, and invite audiences across our city, country and world to join us for an adventure in what theatre can be and do." Current artists for the season include Ngozi A


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Vineyard Theatre 2020-2021 Season

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