2018 Fall Emerging Artists Luncheon


Luncheon tables:

  • $5,000 Table (Goods and services estimated at $700)
    Includes premium seating for 10 guests; sponsorship signage and recognition at the event; opportunity to host artists at your table; and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2018 Season.
  • $2,500 Table (Goods and services estimated at $700)
    Includes seating for 10 guests; opportunity to host artists at your table; and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2017-2018 Season.

Individual tickets:

  • $500 Ticket(s) (Goods and services estimated at $70 each)
    Includes premium seating and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2019 Season.
  • $250 Ticket(s) (Goods and services estimated at $70 each)
    Includes preferred seating and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2019 Season.

The Emerging Artists Luncheon is a celebration of Vineyard Theatre’s artistic development and education programs, which give artists support and resources to develop new plays and musicals, and offer free arts learning opportunities to local public high school students.


Click here to purchase tickets or tables.


About Jeremy O. Harris:

Jeremy O. Harris is a theatre artist currently residing in New Haven, CT by way of Los Angeles, CA. As a playwright, his full-length plays include Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1, Slave Play (upcoming at New York Theatre Workshop, Winner of the 2018 Kennedy Center Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, 2018 O’Neill Playwrights Conference) and WATER SPORTS; or insignificant white boys. His work as a writer and director has been presented or developed by Pieterspace, JACK, Ars Nova, The New Group, NYTW, Performance Space New York and Playwrights Horizons. His work as an actor has been seen at About Face Theatre, The Goodman and most recently HBO’s “High Maintenance.” He is a 2016 MacDowell Colony Fellow, an Orchard Project Greenhouse artist, resident playwright with Colt Coeur, and is under commission from Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons. Jeremy is currently in his second year at the Yale School of Drama.


The Emerging Artists Luncheon is a project of the Vineyard Council, an active group of Vineyard friends and advocates: George Alexander, Nicole Cost, Kathryn Erbe, Brian Fassett, Robert Lazo, Craig Manzino, Brigid McDermott, Kate Mulgrew, Donald Porter, David Thompson, Sophie von Haselberg.


All proceeds will benefit The Vineyard’s artistic and education programming in the 2018-2019 Season.

The Paula Vogel Playwriting Award is generously underwritten by the Tournesol Project.

2018 Fall Emerging Artists Luncheon

Friday, October 12, 2018
12-2:30PM

with the presentation of The Vineyard's 2018-2019
Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to Jeremy O. Harris

National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York City

Luncheon tables:

  • $5,000 Table (Goods and services estimated at $700) Includes premium seating for 10 guests; sponsorship signage and recognition at the event; opportunity to host artists at your table; and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2018 Season.
  • $2,500 Table (Goods and services estimated at $700) Includes seating for 10 guests; opportunity to host artists at your table; and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2017-2018 Season.

Individual tickets:

  • $500 Ticket(s) (Goods and services estimated at $70 each) Includes premium seating and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2019 Season.
  • $250 Ticket(s) (Goods and services estimated at $70 each) Includes preferred seating and recognition in Vineyard programs throughout the 2018-2019 Season.

The Emerging Artists Luncheon is a celebration of Vineyard Theatre’s artistic development and education programs, which give artists support and resources to develop new plays and musicals, and offer free arts learning opportunities to local public high school students.
Click here to purchase tickets or tables.

About Jeremy O. Harris:

Jeremy O. Harris is a theatre artist currently residing in New Haven, CT by way of Los Angeles, CA. As a playwright, his full-length plays include Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1, Slave Play (upcoming at New York Theatre Workshop, Winner of the 2018 Kennedy Center Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, 2018 O’Neill Playwrights Conference) and WATER SPORTS; or insignificant white boys. His work as a writer and director has been presented or developed by Pieterspace, JACK, Ars Nova, The New Group, NYTW, Performance Space New York and Playwrights Horizons. His work as an actor has been seen at About Face Theatre, The Goodman and most recently HBO’s “High Maintenance.” He is a 2016 MacDowell Colony Fellow, an Orchard Project Greenhouse artist, resident playwright with Colt Coeur, and is under commission from Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons. Jeremy is currently in his second year at the Yale School of Drama.


The Emerging Artists Luncheon is a project of the Vineyard Council, an active group of Vineyard friends and advocates: George Alexander, Nicole Cost, Kathryn Erbe, Brian Fassett, Robert Lazo, Craig Manzino, Brigid McDermott, Kate Mulgrew, Donald Porter, David Thompson, Sophie von Haselberg.
All proceeds will benefit The Vineyard’s artistic and education programming in the 2018-2019 Season. The Paula Vogel Playwriting Award is generously underwritten by the Tournesol Project.

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