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The Beast in the Jungle Cast Announced

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Teagle F. Bougere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN), Irina Dvorovenko (“The Americans” and former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer), and Tony Award nominees Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard’s THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND…) and Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Members of Vineyard Theatre can book their tickets starting at 1:00PM today, February 15. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on March 6 at 10:00AM at www.vineyardtheatre.org or by calling 212-353-0303. THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE will have an exclusive presale for American Express Card Members from February 27 at 10:00AM through March 2 at 9:59AM. Audience Reward members can purchase beginning March 2 at 10:00AM through March 6 at 9:59am. Please visit AudienceRewards.com to sign up and purchase presale tickets. Adapted from Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents. With a waltz-inspired instrumental score, and dazzling choreography that traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance, this powerful and romantic tale of love and loss reunites the remarkable creative team behind The Vineyard’s acclaimed THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Additional cast and creative team will be announced soon. Teagle F. Bougere has appeared on Broadway in THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, and THE TEMPEST. Selected Off-Broadway credits include IS

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Press Release

The Beast in the Jungle Cast Announced

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Teagle F. Bougere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN), Irina

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The Amateurs Cast and Design Team Announced

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for Vineyard Theatre’s world premiere production of THE AMATEURS by Jordan H

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TONY AWARD-WINNER BILLY CRUDUP TO STAR IN HARRY CLARKE

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight,

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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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