Gina Giofriddo’s Show Runs from May 4th – June 11th
The Vineyard Theatre rounds out its 2016-2017 season with the New York premiere of the Gina Gionfriddo’s dark comedy Can You Forgive Her? The two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist (Becky Shaw; Rapture, Blister, Burn) works with frequent collaborator Peter Dubois (Sunday in the Park with George) to return to the Vineyard for the first time since her 2005 hit, After Ashley.
Kid Victory, a new musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce, follows the return of a teenage boy named Luke who was missing for several months
After a successful run of previews, Kid Victory, a new musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce, officially opens tonight, February 22nd at the Vineyard Theatre, Union Square’s home for bold theatre. In the musical, seventeen-year old Luke returns to his small Kansas town after a wrenching one-year absence. As his friendship grows with the town misfit, Emily, his parents realize that in order to truly find their son, they must confront some unnerving truths about his disappearance. Tickets are available now.
Four time Tony Award winner John Kander, with the late Fred Ebb, wrote the legendary musicals Chicago and Caberet. He and Greg Pierce collaborated on the musical The Landing presented in 2013 at Vineyard Theatre.
Watch clips from the new musical here:
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Jen Garvey-Blackwell Departs After 20 Seasons, Most Recently Serving as Executive Producer/CEO
(L to R) Union Square Partnership (USP) Executive Director Jennifer Falk and USP Board President Lynne P. Brown with Jen Garvey-Blackwell
After 20 seasons at the helm of neighborhood partner, The Vineyard Theatre, we say thank you to Executive Producer/CEO Jen Garvey-Blackwell, who leaves on the heels of a New York Times’ critics’ pick and three knock-out shows on the horizon.
This past spring, Garvey-Blackwell brought playwright Paula Vogel’s “Indecent” to open at The Vineyard Theatre to rave reviews, including a New York Times’ Critic’s Pick.
“She has been the person at the Vineyard we call at midnight during both times of crisis and times of celebration,” said Vogel. “I have been so lucky to work with her. She will continue to be a force in our community.”
The cast of INDECENT. Photo: Carol Rosegg.
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Next month, The 39 Steps, which last ran on Broadway 2010, will open Off-Broadway at the Union Square Theatre on East 17th Street. The 39 Steps is adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 spy-adventure film by Alfred Hitchcock. This witty adoption takes on a family-friendly tone uncharacteristic of an Alfred Hitchcock thriller.
The ever-popular children’s musical “Wanda’s Monster” is at the Vineyard’s Dimson Theatre this season with the whimsical musings of renowned singer-songwriter Laurie Berkner. Follow five-year-old Wanda in her exploration of a fuzzy purple monster hiding in her closet. A preview of the show debuted at Summer in the Square in late June. Continue reading →