Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced two productions of the company’s 2019-2020 Season. The season will kick off this fall with Is This a Room, conceived and directed by Tina Satter. The final production of the season in spring 2020 will be the world premiere of Tuvalu Or, The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu, and directed by Danya Taymor. Both shows will be presented at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) with the winter 2020 production to be announced at a later date.
The Winter 2020 production and a Developmental Lab will be announced at a later date.
Vineyard Theatre is an Off-Broadway theatre company dedicated to nurturing the voices of daring artists, and to developing and producing work that challenges all of us to see ourselves and our world from new perspectives. One of the country’s preeminent centers for the creation and production of new plays and musicals, the company’s work seeks to push the boundaries of what theatre can be and do.
The Vineyard’s 2018-19 season included Ngozi Anyanwu’s Good Grief, directed by Awoye Timpo, Jeremy O. Harris’ Daddy, directed by Danya Taymor, and Mara Nelson-Greenberg’s Do You Feel Anger?, directed by Margot Bordelon. Other notable premieres include David Cale’s Harry Clarke(2018 Drama Desk, Obie, Lucille Lortel awards); Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman’s Indecent (two 2017 Tony Awards); two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive and Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women; Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Gloria; Nicky Silver’s The Lyons; Marx, Lopez and Whitty’s Avenue Q (Tony Award, Best Musical); Kander, Ebb, and Thompson’s The Scottsboro Boys; Bell and Bowen’s [title of show]; Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill; Polly Pen’s Goblin Market; Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Wig Out!; Jenny Schwartz’ God’s Ear; Will Eno’s Middletown; Becky Mode’s Fully Committed; Colman Domingo’s Dot; and many more.