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Joseph Vecsey Reflects On A Decade Of Stand-Up Comedy At Bay Street Theater

Comedian Joseph Vecsey, the founder and host of “All Star Stand-Up Comedy” at Bay Street Theater, reflects on the series that returns for its 10th season on Friday, January 17..

Edward Albee’s ‘A Delicate Balance’ Comes to Southampton Cultural Center

As a theater director, Joan M. Lyons isn’t one to choose the easy way out. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that with her upcoming directorial offering at SCC, Lyons has, once again, taken the path of most resistance. This time, it’s Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance,” which won the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a Drama Desk Award and three Tonys.

Hampton Theatre Company Invites High School Students To A Free Preview Performance Of ‘Admissions’

The many pitfalls, scandals and complications of getting into a top college have dominated headlines across the country in recent years. And it’s a timely topic that will be tackled by the Hampton Theatre Company (HTC) in “Admissions,” a play opening January 16. High school juniors and seniors are invited to the dress rehearsal free of charge on February 15 at 7 p.m.

East End director Michael Disher Breaks his Silence on recent Health Issues

December 2 marked the one-month anniversary of Michael Disher's discharge from Grimes Center at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, where he had spent the three months prior rehabilitating from a partial paralysis following cancer and subsequent brain surgery gone awry.

Baker House Seasonal Specials, WordHampton Awards, OFVS Workshops

Baker House Offers Seasonal Specials The Baker House 1650 is turning up the heat this winter with a pair of special experiences, from the moment...

Bay Street Theater Announces Its Summer 2020 Line-Up

Get ready all you play lovers! Bay Street Theater has announced its 2020 Summer Mainstage Season and among its trio of offerings will be the musical “Ragtime” which features a book by Terrence McNally, with music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and is based on the novel by the late E.L. Doctorow.

The Ghosts Of Christmas Will Descend at the Old Whalers Church

Gayden Wren has a track record to uphold, and on December 22, the Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island will put it to the test in “A Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas Carol” —a musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story mashed up with the tunes and humor of duo W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.

Julienne Penza-Boone Named Interim Executive Director of WHBPAC

A change in leadership at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center has landed longtime arts education director Julienne Penza-Boone at the helm of the Main Street venue, following Executive Director Gram Slaton’s exit on September 3 — just 14 months into his tenure.

South Fork Performing Arts Presents “Frozen” and “Freaky Friday”

South Fork Performing Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center (SCC) is presenting two productions in December. The first, on December 6 and 7, is “Disney’s...

The Holidays are Here — It’s Time to Dance

It's December, which means it's time for the holiday dance shows — this year, in addition to the Hampton Ballet Theater School and Studio 3, Our Fabulous Variety Show presents its first-ever partnership with the Arts Academy of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

Bay Street Mourns Loss of Laurel Griggs

Bay Street Theater is expressing condolences to the family and friends of Laurel Griggs, a 13-year old student and Broadway actress who recently passed away from a massive asthma attack.

HBTS Returns The Nutcracker at Guild Hall

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School (HBTS) present its 11th annual production of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker on Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 7 at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, 158 Main Street, East Hampton.

“Milo the Magnificent” Comes to Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater

Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater, located at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, will present a holiday line-up offering shows on Saturday, November 30 and Saturday, December 21 at 11 a.m.

Bay Street Theater Announces Main Stage Season

This week, Bay Street Theater announced its 2020 Summer Mainstage Season. The three productions will be: “Windfall” (May 26 to June 14), a new...

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.

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Sag Harbor Cinema Screens Keaton Classic

The next installment of Sag Harbor Cinema’s “Here Comes the Cinema!” is “The Cameraman,” a 1928 film directed by Edward Sedgwick and Buster Keaton, which will be screened on Sunday, February 2, at 2 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Writer and director Mary Harron will lead a post-screening discussion.

Meet Chef George Hirsch, If He Can Do It, You Can Do It

Maybe you’ve seen Chef George Hirsch while you’re out and about on the East End. You might have caught him at a farm stand chatting up a grower, or discussing wine production at a local vineyard, or even cooking up a recipe on a grill somewhere near the water. It’s all done for the filming of George Hirsch Lifestyle, his long-running PBS television series which is about combining good food with good living.

Student Artists Consider the Role of Water in Their Lives and Art

Every winter, for almost three decades, Guild Hall has turned over its galleries to 2,000 painters, drawers, sculptors, photographers, mixed media and digital visionaries — none over the age of 18 — for its annual Student Art Festival. This year, for the first time in its 28-year-history, the work in the show all speaks to a theme, “Made by Water,” which is a reflection of the community and the landscape.