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.
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