Theater

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton Team Up to do Their ‘Home Work’

When Julie Andrews set out to write her latest memoir, she knew that she wanted to collaborate with someone she trusted and with whom she could share the most personal and private details of her life ... That someone was her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton.

Ira Glass And Others Pay Tribute To One Of Their Own — David Rakoff

On November 9, Stony Brook Southampton and Ira Glass will celebrate the life and work of the late David Rakoff by dedicating its new podcast recording studio in his honor. The Rakoff Studio, which is on the second floor of Chancellors Hall, also has a black box theater space and will be used to support the wide range of creative endeavors for which Rakoff was known — including audio recording and performance.

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Opens This Week at Bay Street

Beginning Monday, November 11, Bay Street Theater will take audiences back to Chicago in the late 1950s when it opens Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A Raisin in the Sun” about an African-American family seeking a better life after an unexpected financial windfall.

Theater Review: ‘Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville’ Is Not As Funny As It Thinks It Is

By Lorraine Dusky Tina Jones is absolutely swell as a shrewd street urchin … And a down-at-the heels widow waiting to be rescued by...

A Sisterhood of Support in ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ At Southampton Arts...

On October 19, Southampton Arts Center (SAC) and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will present the play “Love, Loss and What I Wore” in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month & National Mammography Day.

Upping the Fear Factor with ‘Hysteria’ at Guild Hall

East Hampton’s Kate Mueth and her not-for-profit dance theater company, The Neo-Political Cowgirls, are bringing a twist to the typical Halloween scare event this year.

Comic Lisa Lampanelli has Gone from Mean to Lean

“Don’t we all change, after 30 years of doing the same thing? I’m always about being open to what makes you joyful, and insult comedy just was not that much fun anymore."

Take a Trip Under the Sea with ‘The Little Mermaid’ at SCC

A rebellious teenager with burbling hormones, a chance meeting with a prince and a raft of amusing friends and an evil witch — all come together in the Center Stage production of “The Little Mermaid” at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Fall Workshops For Young Actors At WHBPAC

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy announces its lineup for fall performing arts classes for young people ages 5 through 18, starting in October.

East End Special Players Bring A Fresh Take On The World

The East End Special Players is a troupe of actors from age 19 to about 60 with developmental disabilities of varying degrees. In recent weeks, they have been preparing for their upcoming benefit performance of “Whimsey World,” their newest original work.

All Stars Stand Up at Bay Street

Bay Street Theater brings an new All Star Stand-Up Comedy Show to Sag Harbor on Friday, September 27, at 8 p.m.

Lather Up for a New Twist on Theater

No one makes a bubble bath better than Siobhan O’Loughlin. What quickly becomes a nightmare for most is the stage for Siobhan O’Loughlin’s “Broken Bone Bathtub,” an immersive, one-woman performance bouncing from bathroom to bathroom.

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.

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Review: ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Aflame with Passion and Poignancy

Lorraine Hansberry’s dazzling drama about a black family coming hard up against the shameful bigotry endemic in America, “A Raisin in the Sun,” is set in the recent past — five years after the Montgomery bus strike, four years before the Birmingham bombing of a black church, a few years before the sit-ins, marches and race riots of the ’60s. But that doesn’t mean it’s a period piece from another era.

Dan Welden tells Tales of Printmaking with Giants of the Art World

World-renowned minimalist Dan Flavin was by far the most difficult artist to ever work with says Sag Harbor-based printmaker Dan Welden, while abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning was the easiest. But of all the artist's he ever collaborated with, there was one who would never quit — Eric Fischl.

When Art, Music and Dance is in the Family Way

With just one day to record a defining cello concerto, Margaret Garrett knew her husband was nervous. She didn’t blame him. The league was bigger. The sound was louder. The musical colors were bolder and brighter, their movement more deliberate than anything the composer had ever written.