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.

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.

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.

Bay Street Theater Announces College Internship Program for Summer 2019

Starting in May, internships will be available in acting apprentice, scenic stagecraft, lighting & sound, wardrobe, box office, arts administration, marketing, development and more — offering a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a professional theater.

Imagine a Simple Time in St. Louis

Every holiday season, at least 100 theater companies will produce Joe Landry’s adaptation of “It’s a Wonderful Life.” For the first time in five years, Center Stage is not one of them —instead choosing “Meet Me in St. Louis – A Live Radio Play,” opening Friday, November 23, at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Thanksgiving Weekend Marks ‘Gatsby’ Closing Night at Bay Street Theater

Catch the final weekend of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” adapted for the stage by Simon Levy and directed by Joe Minutillo at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Bits: Bay Street Staff Grows, HTC To Cast Winter and Spring Shows, Fall at...

Bay Street has two new faces gracing its Sag Harbor theater — along with a pair of new positions — who will help support continued growth at the center for the arts, according to a press release.

Roaring Back to the 20s with ‘The Great Gatsby’ at Bay Street

As part of the Literature Live! program, Bay Street Theater will stage public productions of  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” — adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, directed by Joe Minutillo and choreographed by Stephanie Vertichio.

Students Pour Their Hearts into ‘Don’t Drink the Water’

The Pierson High School theater department has taken on dramatic stories, quirky family tales and traditional high school literary works, but this year is trying its hand at pure comedy with the Woody Allen play “Don’t Drink the Water.”

Howie Mandel Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before

There is a side to Howie Mandel that “America’s Got Talent” and “Deal or No Deal” has never seen — but definitely alluded to.

Looking in on Life in Lanford Wilson’s “HOT L Baltimore”

Opening in February 1973, “Hot L Baltimore” was the first major success for Lanford Wilson and his theater company, the Circle Repertory Company. It would set an Off-Broadway record of 1,166 performances and critics and audiences alike related to with the play’s colorful cast of characters and their impending fate.

Literature Live! Celebrates a Decade with ‘Gatsby’

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic Jazz Age novel, “The Great Gatsby,” will come to life on Bay Street Theater’s intimate stage, adapted by Simon Levy and directed by Joe Minutillo.

‘Animal Family’ To Reside at Watermill Center

The choreographer calls it “Animal Family,” which will make its world premiere on December 13 in Colombia after the East End gets a taste of the production over the next three weeks through a residency at The Watermill Center.

Stages to Present 24th Annual ‘Frankenstein Follies’ at Bay Street

The musical revue about Frankenstein’s search for his bride is full of witches, monsters, goblins and ghouls who sing and dance to fun show tunes and rock and roll.

The Drama Behind ‘A Comedy of Tenors’

Hampton Theatre Company will open its 2018-19 season with “A Comedy of Tenors” on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. at Quogue Community Hall.

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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

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