Theater

‘Reasons to Be Pretty’ Looks Beyond the Facade

Neil LaBute’s “Reasons to Be Pretty” is the most challenging play Joan Lyons has ever directed. And that is precisely why she’s doing it.

Bay Street’s ‘Everybody Can Act!’ Hardly Excludes in Sag Harbor

There is only one requirement for the “Everybody Can Act!” class: you must be between age 19 and 99.

For One Night, “A Christmas Carol” Comes to Bay Street

Paul Hecht, Harris Yulin, Amanda Kristin Nichols and John Kroft will embody every side of Scrooge, and the colorful characters who cross his path, during a free reading of “A Christmas Carol,” followed by a sing-along, on Thursday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Bits: Sharing Clothes To Build Community, Holidays at Parrish, Upgrades at Guild Hall

At her new show “The Fabric of Our Lives,” artist Setha Low is encouraging visitors to not only take home her work, but to try it on.

‘The Nutcracker’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Collide in Annual Production of ‘Mixed Nuts’

With a full year to work out the Bridgehampton studio’s eighth annual rendition, rehearsals with Shumway’s cast of 37 — age 5 to 17 — are smoother than usual, she noted, and for the first time ever, the focus is entirely on the students.

Bay Street Theater Teases 2019 Summer Mainstage Season

Bay Street Theater is past New Year’s resolutions and onto its 2019 Mainstage Season — with two of its three productions already in place.

A Youthful Antigone for Today at the Cultural Center

South Fork Performing Arts will present “Antigone Now” on Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Galardi-Troy Breaks New Ground in Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s ‘Nutcracker’

Pierson sophomore Hudson Galardi-Troy is the first student to ever take on the role of Snow King, dancing opposite the Snow Queen in the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s annual production of “The Nutcracker,” staging this weekend at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

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.

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Parrish Dance Party Wraps Up THAW Fest and ‘Artists Choose Artists’

This THAW Fest — the annual arts weekend festival on the East End — the Parrish Art Museum is pulling out all the stops.

Bits: Artists to Watch at Guild Hall, BCMF Celebrates Five ‘Springs,’ Quack About It

Artist Mary Boochever took Top Honors during the 81st annual Artist Member Exhibition at Guild Hall in East Hampton, as judged by Jocelyn Miller, curator for MoMA's PS1.