Read Reviews for Jordan Harrison’s The Amateurs at the Vineyard

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Jordan Harrison’s The Amateurs at the Vineyard
 
See what critics think of the new boundary-defying work by the Pulitzer Prize finalist.
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Michael Cyril Creighton and Quincy Tyler Bernstine Carol Rosegg

The Vineyard Theater celebrated the opening of Jordan Harrison’s new play The Amateurs, the story of a rag-tag group of pageant players attempting to outrun the Black Death in 14th-century Europe, February 27. Through an unexpected twist, The Amateurs also examines the value of art and creativity in the face of a crisis.

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Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Jennifer Kim Carol Rosegg

The world-premiere production is directed by Oliver Butler. Performances began February 8 and are scheduled through March 18.

The cast is made up of Kyle Beltran (Gloria), Quincy Tyler Bernstine (Ruined), Michael Cyril Creighton (Stage Kiss), Greg Keller (Somewhere Fun), Jennifer Kim (Gloria), and Thomas Jay Ryan (The Crucible).

Read reviews for The Amateurs:

DC Metro Arts (Deb Miller)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they are published.

The Amateurs features scenic design by David Zinn (SpongeBob SquarePants), costume design by Jessica Pabst (Marvin's Room), lighting design by Jen Schriever (Eclipsed), and sound design by Bray Poor (Latin History for Morons).

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