The Vineyard Theatre is a not-for-profit theatre company, located near Union Square on East 15th Street. The venue first opened in 1981 and has a capacity of 132 seats. The company has gone on to establish itself as one of the leading producing houses off-Broadway. Indeed, the Vineyard Theatre has received special Obie, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk awards for Sustained Excellence over the years. Landmark productions have included premieres of Avenue Q, The Scottsboro Boys, The Lyons, Indecent and [title of show], which all secured successful Broadway transfers.