Vineyard Theatre Gala Series Closes With John Kander & Lin-Manuel Miranda

Vineyard Theatre’s 2021 Gala Series culminates in an intimate conversation between legendary musical theatre composers John Kander (Cabaret, Chicago, The Vineyard's The Scottsboro Boys) and  Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Hamilton). The “Pay-What-You-Can” virtual event will debut on Thursday, July 22 at 7pm ET, with on-demand access available through Sunday, July 25 at 11:59pm ET.

Mr. Kander and Mr. Miranda will share insights about their unique writing processes and reveal favorite selections from each other’s songbooks, performed by some of Broadway’s brightest stars including Mandy GonzalezBryonha Marie Parham, and George Salazar. The event is directed by Jen Bender and musical directed by Macy Schmidt. 

All proceeds from this special benefit event will directly support The Vineyard’s artistic and education programs and re-opening plans, with “Pay-What-You-Can” tickets. To learn more, purchase tickets, or make a donation, please visit You can also reach out to The Vineyard’s Box Office Monday-Friday 1PM-6PM at or by phone at 646-931-4711.  

Viewing options include the ability to chat with fellow audience members during the Live Watch Party premiere on Thursday, July 22 at 7pm ET, with on-demand access beginning following the premiere through Sunday, July 25 at 11:59pm ET.

This Community Event is the final installment in The Vineyard’s 2021 Gala Series: The Tasting Room. Between May and June 2021, Vineyard Theatre offered a series of intimate virtual conversations with prolific figures spanning multiple sectors – a wide range of thinkers and creators who spoke candidly about what it means to contribute to the cultural life of our country before, during, and beyond our current moment.