David Cale (Playwright) returns to Vineyard Theatre following his solo play Harry Clarke, starring Billy Crudup, and directed by Leigh Silverman, which transferred to the Minetta Lane Theatre in a run produced and recorded by Audible (2018 Lucille Lortel Award). Cale’s works as both writer and performer include the solo shows The History of Kisses, Palomino, A Likely Story, Lillian (Obie Award), Deep in a Dream of You (Bessie Award) and the musical, Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky, for which he also wrote the lyrics and co-composed the music (Outer Critics Circle Award nomination). He composed the songs for 600 Highwaymen’s Employee of the Year (Bessie Award nomination) and wrote the monologue The Actor, starring Marin Ireland, for Weston Playhouse’s online, One Room. His most recent stage work is his solo musical memoir We’re Only Alive for A Short Amount of Time, for which he wrote the book, lyrics, co-composed the music with his musical collaborator Matthew Dean Marsh and starred (Goodman Theatre, Public Theater). For We’re Only Alive for A Short Amount of Time, Cale and Marsh received a 2019 Jeff Award and a 2020 Lucille Lortel Award nomination, and Cale was the recipient of a 2020 Drama Desk Award nomination, a 2020 Outer Critics Circle Award and a 2020 Obie Award.

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