Theater

Relief Campaign for WHBPAC’s Arts Academy

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center has launched a critical relief campaign to raise funds to sustain the Arts Academy through the COVID-19 crisis.

Exploring Tennessee Williams in a Virtual Staged Reading

On Saturday, May 16, four great actors — stars of Broadway, television and the cinema — reunite virtually for “Portrait of Tennessee: The Words of Tennessee Williams,” a one night only Zoom theatrical event to benefit the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall.

Stephen Hamilton Named Acting Director Of The Sag Harbor Cinema

the board of the Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) announced the appointment of Stephen Hamilton to the role of acting director.

Arts Organizations Adapt in the Time of COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, like nearly every artistic venue around the globe, East End cultural institutions have been getting creative by figuring out how to operate in the virtual world.

Celebrate Spring by Going Neo-Political in 360 Degrees

Always looking to create unique and cutting-edge performance art, fans of the Neo-Political Cowgirls (NPC) will be intrigued to know that the troupe’s next experiential theatrical offering will be one that ventures into the realm of virtual reality.

A Virtual Variety Show, Music, Theater and Film Planned For This Weekend

With another weekend of responsible social distancing upon us, several arts organizations are offering online programming in an effort to break up the monotony...

Bay Street Explores Outdoor Theater for 2020 Summer Season

Bay Street Theater Executive Director Tracy Mitchell met with members of the Sag Harbor Village Board via a Zoom teleconference to discuss whether Bay Street could bring a four-to-six-week season of theater to patrons in an outdoor setting

South Fork Arts Organizations Cancel Events and Exhibitions

There are numerous closures and cancellations of arts organizations in our area due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Here's the list.

It’s Dueling Pianos on Stage at WHBPAC

Imagine you’re at a house party and someone is playing the piano and taking requests. Now imagine there are two pianos, two players and a third guy on drums. Oh, and they’re doing a little improvisational comedy — and taking turns playing each other’s instruments. Sound fun?

A Sherlock Holmes For The Modern Age Comes To Southampton Cultural Center

Who doesn’t love a good whodunnit on stage — especially one filled with mystery, murder, intrigue and humor, all inspired by the pages of classic 19th century literature? Welcome to “Sherlock’s Secret Life,” Boots on the Ground Theater’s latest production, which comes to life on the stage of the Southampton Cultural Center (SCC) for a three-week run beginning March 6.

‘Vivian’s Music, 1969’ Raises Memories of Racial Tensions in the U.S.

Monica Bauer’s play “Vivian’s Music, 1969” is inspired by real-life events. These events took place in June 1969, in a segregated Omaha, Nebraska, a city seething with racial tension after a 14-year-old black girl named Vivian Strong was shot by a white cop, igniting one of the worst race riots in American history.

A Teacher’s Descent Explored in Monologue

Shelby “Skip” Raebeck’s two-act dramatic monologue, “Fremont's Farewell” will be performed by actor Gerard Doyle at John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor on Friday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m.

Rodeo Meets Coney Island Sideshow in Hillbilly Burlesque

Anyone who thinks the Bronx is no place for a cowboy has never met Angelo Iodice. His childhood playground was Pelham Bay Park — the largest public park in New York City — where he and his brother would ride horses through the forest and even sneak off to the beach and take them swimming. They had found a whole new world in their borough that didn’t involve hard concrete or wailing sirens, he said. And when he saw his first rodeo at Madison Square Garden, he was hooked.

Dance Troupe Revisits the Tragic Story of Four Little Girls

It’s written on his face. It moves through his chest, his arms, his legs. It speaks through the tap shoes on his feet — the power, voice and nuance of the African-American experience, informed by the generations who have come before him. For Omar Edwards, it’s the legacy of hoofers who shaped his future — the legendary Gregory Hines and his own cousin, Savion Glover, who exposed him to other strong black men leading by example.

Bay Street Announces Mainstage Season Auditions

Looking to break out? Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced auditions for its 2020 Mainstage season.

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The Northern Long-Eared Bats Have Come Home to Roost

On a recent rainy Sunday visit to Sagg Swamp, it wasn’t the newly emerged patch of skunk cabbage or the flowing spring waters beneath the boardwalk that attracted notice, but rather, a microphone and a small green box attached to a tree just off the path. A sign on the box indicated it was the property of the New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) and that it should not be disturbed.

Tom Clavin’s Wild West Triology Ends in ‘Tombstone’

Tom Clavin’s most recent book, “Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell,” was published by St. Martin’s Press on April 21. One impact of the coronavirus on all authors has been the inability to go out on tour. Fortunately, Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor has devised a way for Clavin to talk about his book virtually, via Zoom, and he will do exactly that on Saturday, May 30, at 5 p.m.

HTC Productions Moved to Next Season

Due to Governor Cuomo’s pause restrictions for Suffolk County, and out of consideration for the safety of audiences, volunteers, staff and cast and crew, the Hampton Theatre Company (HTC) has canceled its production of A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” which had been tentatively scheduled to open in Quogue on May 21.