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Now in our 59th Season

Join us in welcoming our new Artistic Director.

Brian Russell

Brian Russell (Executive Artistic Director) is thrilled to return to Naples, where he made his directorial debut at BVTs predecessor, Bristol Valley Playhouse, with THE FANTASTICKS in 1986. In the years since, he has served as Producing Artistic Director of American Theater Company, in Chicago, Associate Artistic Director at Northlight Theater in Evanston, IL, and worked as a freelance director with credits including: RING OF FIRE: The Music of Johnny Cash; THREE TALL WOMEN; ALL IN THE TIMING; AMERICAN BUFFALO; MEDEA; THE THREEPENNY OPERA; A LIE OF THE MIND; THE GIN GAME; MY OLD LADY; A PERFECT GANESH; and ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE, among many others. He holds a Bachelor’s from Roosevelt University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Spalding University. His published works include several essays, short stories, and the memoir, MEETING DAD, Accents Publishing, 2005.  

Come visit the theater at Vintage and Vines on Saturday, February 10th, meet Brian, play some great games, and enjoy some treats!


151 South Main Street, Naples, NY 14512


(585) 374-6318

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