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Announcing Our Complete 2019-2020 Season

Friday, August 2, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce the company’s winter production, completing its upcoming 2019-2020 season. DANA H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, will make its New York premiere, featuring Deirdre O’Connell in the title role, in the winter of 2020 following its engagements at Center Theatre Group and Goodman Theatre. DANA H. is a co-production of Vineyard Theatre, Goodman Theatre, and Center Theatre Group. In DANA H., Dana was a chaplain of a psych ward where she met a charismatic patient, an ex-convict searching for redemption. A harrowing true story, Dana was held captive with her life in this man’s hands — trapped in a series of Florida motels, disoriented and terrified — for five months. Told in Dana's own words and reconstructed for the stage by her son Lucas Hnath (A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, HILLARY AND CLINTON), “one of the freshest playwriting voices to emerge in the past five years” (The New York Times), this innovative work shatters the boundaries of the art form and our understanding of good and evil with the Los Angeles Times calling it “a profound contribution to the theater.” DANA H. had its world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, in June 2019 and will open at The Goodman’s Owen Theatre, Chicago, in September 2019, prior to its New York premiere at Vineyard Theatre. DANA H. will join the previously announced productions IS THIS A ROOM, conceived and directed by Tina Satter and the world premiere of TUVALU OR, THE SADDEST SONG by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. All shows will be presented at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street). The Vineyard’s 2019-20 Developmental Lab will be announced at a later date. Fall 2019 IS THIS A ROOM Conceived and Directed By Tina Satter A true story, still unfolding. June 3, 2017. A 25-year-ol

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Press Release

IS THIS A ROOM

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(Conceived and Directed by Tina Satter) stages the word-for-word transcript of the FBI's visit to Reality Winner's house on June 3, 2017.

IS THIS A ROOM (Conceived and Directed by Tina Satter) stages the word-for-word transcript of the FBI's visit to Reality

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Announcing Our Complete 2019-2020 Season

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce the company’s winter production, completing its upcoming 2019-2020 season. DANA H

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Announcing The Vineyard's 2019-2020 Season

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce two productions of the company’s upcoming 2019-2020 Season. The season w

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Reviews

The Amateurs Quotes

"CRITICS PICK! 'THE AMATEURS' IS HILARIOUS AND MOVING! Thrilling, expansive, world-changing. The cast is a collection of Off Broadway treasures. A terrific,

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Harry Clarke Reviews

"CRITICS' PICK! DELICIOUS. WHAT A STORY! Billy Crudup is having the time of his life in a sly role terrifically suited to

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Can You Forgive Her Quotes

"A WHIMSICAL PIECE OF WORK! Amber Tamblyn is insistently alive, her outrageously out-there character draws all the light and heat in

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Interviews

An Interview with the Playwright: Paula Vogel on INDECENT

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel returns to The Vineyard with her new play, INDECENT, co-created with director Rebecca Taichman. INDECENT

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BRANDEN JACOBS-JENKINS DISCUSSES IDENTITY AND AMBITION IN 'GLORIA'

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins was the recipient of The Vineyard’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, given each year to an emerging writer of e

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Meet BROOKLYNITE composer, lyricist and co-book writer PETER LERMAN

Peter Lerman is a gifted composer, lyricist and playwright, who is making his New York theatre debut with BROOKLYNITE.  The

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