Live From the Vineyard: It’s Musical January!

Live From the Vineyard: It’s Musical January!

January 8, 2019

With Christmas and New Year’s receding from view, the first month of 2019 is a time for quiet contemplation—somewhere, probably. But on the Vineyard, musicians are filling the month of January with live entertainment. 

Molly Conole

Last weekend, audiences flocked to three cabaret-style performances of Molly Conole’s Wicked Good Musical Revue at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in Vineyard Haven (set list below), and more than 30 performers took part in the year’s first Pot Luck Jam at the Chilmark Community Center. (The next Revue is Feb. 8-10 and the next Jam is Feb. 16.)

This month, Oak Bluffs mainstay the Ritz hosts live entertainment six nights a week:


Wicked Good Musical Revue, Jan. 4, 5, 6, 2019, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

  1. Who Will Buy (Oliver!, Lionel Bart) 
  2. It Takes Two (Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim)
  3. Always Starting Over (If/Then, Brian Yorkey & Tom Kitt)
  4. This is the Moment (Jekyll & Hyde, Leslie Bricusse, Steve Cuden & Frank Wildhorn)
  5. Nothing (A Chorus Line, Edward Kleban & Marvin Hamlisch)
  6. If Ever I Would Leave You (Camelot, Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers)
  7. Hard Candy Christmas (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Carol Hall) 
  8. Look to the Rainbow (Finian’s Rainbow, E.Y. Harburg & Burton Lane) 
  9. Gooch’s Song (Mame, Jerry Herman)
  10. Fathers of Fathers (Closer than Ever, Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire)
  11. Still Hurting (The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown) – Friedman
  12. Alive (Death Takes a Holiday, Maury Yeston)
  13. Move On (Sunday in the Park with George, Sondheim)
  14. Getting Married Today (Company, Sondheim)
  15. Tap Your Troubles Away (Mack and Mabel, Jerry Herman)
  16. Seize the Day (Newsies, Jack Feldman & Alan Menken)
 Text by Louisa Hufstader; top photo: Mark Alan Lovewell; middle photo: Ray Ewing

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