Theater

Comedian Christopher Titus Visits His Dark Side

His new show, “Stories I Shouldn’t Tell” — which he brings to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on August 30 — is the darkest he’s ever done.

“Romeo and Juliet” Redux, Courtesy of Benatar and Giraldo

Rock superstar Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo, after 40 years together, still identify strongly with “Romeo and Juliet.” So much so, in fact, that they’re developing a musical based on the play.

Shakespeare Meets Mashashimuet

Bay Street Theater and Guild Hall, in association with Jamie Cesa and Bel Chiasso Entertainment, are presenting a free concert staged reading of “The Romeo & Juliet Project” at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor.

Updated Annie Will Steal Your Heart

Only a curmudgeon determined to stay that way could resist the feel-good appeal of director Sarna Lapine’s fresh rendering of “Annie Get Your Gun” currently spilling off the stage on Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf.

Date Night, Dancehampton Style

For all the parents out there, Anita Boyer and Joe Pallister have date night under control.

Reimagining the Wild West From a Female Point of View

Sarna Lapine imagines sharpshooter Annie Oakley was a nomad, a traveler at heart, restless in one place for too long — and loath to settle down, unless she found her home.

The Not-So-Wicked Witch of the West at Bay Street

Jean Tafler is not the type of woman, or actor, to live and die by reviews — though one has changed the course of her career.

Playing for Power in Corporate America

“Stan the Man” is now. It’s immediate. And it knows what buttons to push.

‘Safe Space’ Explores Political Rules on Campus

Set in a college campus, a controversial assignment in history class becomes the fulcrum for this stimulating one-act play. 

Women Lead ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Creative Team at Bay Street

The rendition of “Annie Get Your Gun” at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor this summer is a departure from the Irving Berlin classic....

Benatar, Giraldo Helm ‘Romeo & Juliet Project’

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have formed one of the most successful partnerships in music history.

Gilbert & Sullivan Comes to Hampton Bays

In the history of musical theater, there are few bodies of work that have been so long — or so fervently admired — as the comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan.

Schoenbart Brings Her “Exit Strategy” to Southampton Cultural Center

As a young girl, Sandra Roth Schoenbart constantly asked herself one burning question: “Could the daughter of a Jewish accountant from Queens, New York, ever become an actress?”

‘Safe Space’ Expected To Ignite Debate Onstage and Off

In the “Safe Space” rehearsal room, Alan Fox has heard the words “charged” and “incendiary” thrown around as descriptors of his first full-length play.

Eberstadt Named Director of Philanthropy at Guild Hall

Kristin Eberstadt has officially joined the Guild Hall team as Director of Philanthropy.

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