Theater

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.

Mueth Brings Acting Classes to Hampton Ballet Theatre School

This fall, Bridgehampton’s Hampton Ballet Theatre School has added a new program to their roster. In addition to contemporary dance, ballet, tap, hip-hop, and pointe, the school is now offering acting for two different age groups. The eight-week course began during the first week of November. The first course of 2020 begins the week of January 20.

Pierson High School Students Prepare For Opening Night Next Week

On Thursday, Pierson High School students were going over their lines as the play’s producer, Melissa Luppi, looked over the set to make sure everything was in place, as they prepared for their opening night, next Thursday, November 21.

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ offers Insight into Race, then and now

Bay Street Theater is revisiting Chicago circa 1959 in its current production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A Raisin in the Sun,” which tells the story of the Youngers, an African-American family whose members hope to improve the quality of their lives after an unexpected financial windfall.

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...

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Stuck At Home And Looking For Culture? There’s A Virtual Solution For That!

While museums may be physically shuttered, we can be thankful for the fact that we live in the digital age. That means there are still several opportunities for the community to engage with our favorite artists and arts organizations online.

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.

Tripoli Patterson Looks Ahead in a New Gallery Space in Wainscott

The unassuming warehouse sits back from Montauk Highway in Wainscott. Accessed from a side road, it helps to know where you’re going. In short, it’s not exactly where you would expect to find an art gallery, yet for Tripoli Patterson, owner of Tripoli Gallery, that’s exactly the point.