Johanna Day to Star in Vineyard Playhouse's Memory House

News   Johanna Day to Star in Vineyard Playhouse's Memory House Tony-nominated actress Johanna Day will star in the Vineyard Playhouse production of Kathleen Tolan's family comedy Memory House this August on Martha's Vineyard.
Johanna Day
Johanna Day

Day, who currently plays the take-charge eldest sister in August: Osage County on Broadway, will portray the mother in Tolan's play, according to The New York Times. Memory House, according to press notes, "is a funny and moving story about a mother and her teenage daughter grappling with the past and facing an uncertain future while a pie bakes in the oven." Claudia Weill directs the production that is scheduled to run Aug. 12-Sept. 5.

The season begins with a workshop of Fly, by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan. Khan also directs the engagement, which plays June 17-July 11. Also on the season bill is Jon Lipsky's Walking the Volcano, running July 15-Aug. 8 under the direction of Vineyard Playhouse artistic director MJ Bruder Munafo.

Johanna Day received a Tony nomination for her work in Proof. She has also appeared in Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry, as well as Almost an Evening, Satellites, How I Learned to Drive and in the original Off-Broadway premiere of Proof.

For tickets and further information phone (508) 696-6300 or visit VineyardPlayhouse.org.