Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Checkers: good & bad News

Vineyard Theatre Cancels CHECKERS Until Further Notice

Due to extensive power outages in downtown Manhattan as a result of the hurricane, Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in Union Square) is cancelling performances of its world-premiere production of CHECKERS until further notice, starting this evening, Tuesday, October 30.
Originally set to open on Wednesday, October 31, the production's new opening date will be announced along with the resumption of performances.
According to Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell, The Vineyard's Executive Producer, "Along with countless other New Yorkers, we are assessing the aftermath of the storm and working with colleagues in the neighborhood to determine when power will be restored and when performances can resume on our stage. We appreciate everyone's resilience and understanding under these exceptional circumstances."

The Vineyard Announces CHECKERS Extension Through 12/2

Vineyard Theatre announced today the extension of the world premiere of CHECKERS, a play by Academy Award nominated writer Douglas McGrath (Bullets Over Broadway), directed by Terry Kinney (Reasons To Be Pretty, After Ashley), through Sunday, December 2.
Now scheduled through December 2nd, CHECKERS performs Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m.
The week of Thanksgiving (November 19 – November 25) CHECKERS will perform Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. There are no performances on Monday, November 19 or Thursday, November 22.
Tickets are $20-$75 (Premium tickets are $100) and can be purchased by calling The Vineyard box office at 212-353-0303 or online at Rush tickets are available for $20 two hours prior to curtain on the day of the performance, based on availability, cash only, limit two per person.

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