Take flight with the Southampton African American Museum and the Eastville Community Historical Society as they honor the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, and bring it to life, in “Black Angels Over Tuskegee.”
Come October, boots on the ground theater will give the new play adaption of Stephen Crane’s “The Red Badge of Courage” its New York premiere — and the Hamptons-based history theater troupe needs actors to fill the stage.
Beginning Tuesday, August 14, the Neo-Political Cowgirls will be performing “Baubo,” a live, 90-minute performance that combines aerialists, dance, music and text.
In Aurin Squire’s new play, “Obama-ology,” Warren lands in the streets of East Cleveland after graduating from college, working on the 2008 Obama campaign. Somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops and questioning his own sexual identity and racial identity as an African-American, he learns that changing society isn’t as easy as he imagined.
The play tells the story of Eva and Juan Perón, two larger than life figures who together, in the 1940s and 1950s, reshaped the Argentinian political landscape often for better and sometimes for worse.
The ballet, the music, the costumes, the voice. “Peter and the Wolf” is an audience favorite and, in collaboration with the Hampton Festival Orchestra and a surprise guest narrator, the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will bring it to life.
As Bay Street Theater celebrated its 27thannual summer gala last weekend, it was also honoring its executive director, Tracy Mitchell, who celebrated 10 years at the helm of the non-profit center for the arts.
Steven Fales was born in Provo, Utah and as a sixth-generation member of the Church of Latter-day Saints, he did exactly what was expected of him by faith and family. He went to church, embarked on the traditional two-year missionary trip expected of young Mormon men (in his case, to Portugal), attended Brigham Young University, married a Mormon woman and started a family.
There was a time that Norm Lewis never knew he had a voice. As a boy, he joined the church choir as a rite of passage — “My dad was very high in the church and my grandfather was a preacher, so it was basically expected,” he said — and then skirted home economics by singing in high school his junior year.
Bay Street Theater’s Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz will celebrate the theater’s biggest night this Saturday at their 27th Annual Summer Gala on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Bay Street’s MainStage summer season continues with “Frost/Nixon” and will culminate with a staging of “Evita” in August. In an interview with The Express, Mr. Schwartz discusses the current summer season and his hopes for the future of the theater company.
While Richard Nixon’s subsequent full pardon by President Gerald Ford ended any possibility of an indictment or admission of guilt, the court of public opinion wasn’t quite done with Nixon … and neither was David Frost.
Alan Cumming will present his “Legal Immigrant Tour” on Friday, July 6, at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, located at 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach.
Jackie Hoffman: From Broadway to Bay Street is the first concert of the Music Mondays concert series on Monday, July 2 at 8 pm.
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced two-time Emmy and Golden Globe actress Jane Lynch will Emcee their 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on Long Wharf on July 7.
Last Saturday, when friends, family and many of those fans gathered at Spalding Gray’s home in North Haven, they were there not to mourn, but to celebrate him with two events.