Jeffrey Solis has been named the new managing director at Off Broadway's Vineyard Theatre. He will replace Jon Nakagawa, who has recently been appointed to the "Producer of Contemporary Programming" position at Lincoln Center. Solis will begin his Vineyard tenure on Feb. 1, 1999. Solis' background includes serving for four and a half years as Producing Associate at the Producers Circle Co. (co-producers of Bway's The Life), and three seasons as managing director of OB's Atlantic Theatre. Other non-profit stints include positions at The Paper Mill Playhouse, Ford's Theatre in D.C., Theatre Off-Park, Amas Musical Theatre and the Cape Playhouse on Cape Cod. Solis has also spent six years on the board of the Alliance of Resident Theatres (ART/NY).
The OBIE-Award winning Vineyard Theatre is currently presenting Nicky Silver's The Eros Trilogy.
-- By Sean McGrath