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‘The Nutcracker’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Collide in Annual Production of ‘Mixed Nuts’

With a full year to work out the Bridgehampton studio’s eighth annual rendition, rehearsals with Shumway’s cast of 37 — age 5 to 17 — are smoother than usual, she noted, and for the first time ever, the focus is entirely on the students.

Sarah Conway Taps into the Spiritual Side of the Season

For some, Sarah Conway’s annual “Revel in Your Spirit” show at Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett has become a tradition. She taps into the holiday spirit with carefully selected songs from the traditional holiday canon as well as hidden gems.

Bay Street Theater Teases 2019 Summer Mainstage Season

Bay Street Theater is past New Year’s resolutions and onto its 2019 Mainstage Season — with two of its three productions already in place.

A Youthful Antigone for Today at the Cultural Center

South Fork Performing Arts will present “Antigone Now” on Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Bits: ‘Free Solo’ Takes Audience Award, Meteor Shower, Ina at BookHampton, Sonnier at Parrish

The National Geographic Documentary Film recently won the Long and Mattone Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature during the 11th annual Hamptons Doc Fest at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Galardi-Troy Breaks New Ground in Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s ‘Nutcracker’

Pierson sophomore Hudson Galardi-Troy is the first student to ever take on the role of Snow King, dancing opposite the Snow Queen in the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s annual production of “The Nutcracker,” staging this weekend at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

A Conversation With Stephen Hamilton

Stephen Hamilton recently caught up with the newspaper to talk all things theater, writing and public speaking, the nerves that go along with them, his advice to burgeoning creatives, and the future of Sag Harbor as a cultural district.

Van Booy To Read ‘Beautiful Things’ at Canio’s

At 2 a.m. on a cold winter night, Simon Van Booy sat up with a log-burning fire and news that the world would end in four hours.

Bits: Paintings To Stony Brook, Holiday Jazz, Tulla Booth Show, PechaKucha at Parrish

There is a contribution to civilization that art gives, and the Reboli Center in Stony Brook is celebrating just that. So is Miriam “Molly” Dougenis.

Comedy All Stars are Back at Bay Street

At Bay Street Theater’s “All Star Comedy,” Kerry Coddett and fellow comedian Chuck Nice will be on the same side in Sag Harbor, hitting the stage with host Joseph Vecsey on Friday, December 7, at 8 p.m.

Grenning Gallery Finds New Main Street Home

The Grenning Gallery is coming home to Main Street, Sag Harbor, its owner Laura Grenning announced in a press release for the gallery’s newest show on Monday.

Hamptons Doc Fest Sharpens Its Focus

When Jimmy Chin and E. Chai Vasarhelyi set out to make “Free Solo,” they would make a climbing film that wasn’t about climbing. They would literally, and figuratively, defy heights and boundaries — capturing one man’s dream to conquer the vast granite wall of El Capitan unaided, a feat never accomplished before.

A Circus of Great Variety Comes to Guild Hall

"Cirque du Fabuleux” will premiering on Friday night at Guild Hall in East Hampton — the 22nd show from the company, Our Fabulous Variety Show.

Taylor Barton Finds her ‘House of Light’ on the East End

On the heels of “House of Light,” her tenth album, Taylor Barton is owning her own voice in a way she never did before.

‘Soul of a Nation’ Warrants Field Trip to Brooklyn

It’s time for a field trip, according to the Eastville Community Historical Society.

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For One Night, “A Christmas Carol” Comes to Bay Street

Paul Hecht, Harris Yulin, Amanda Kristin Nichols and John Kroft will embody every side of Scrooge, and the colorful characters who cross his path, during a free reading of “A Christmas Carol,” followed by a sing-along, on Thursday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Bits: Sharing Clothes To Build Community, Holidays at Parrish, Upgrades at Guild Hall

At her new show “The Fabric of Our Lives,” artist Setha Low is encouraging visitors to not only take home her work, but to try it on.

Authors To Mix and Mingle at Romany Kramoris Gallery

Romany Kramoris Gallery, located at 41 Main Street in Sag Harbor, will welcome two new faces — and their books — on Sunday, December 23.