Theater

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.

Lessons from War: Actors Immerse Themselves in ‘Red Badge of Courage’

Thomas Schiavoni Jr. has taken an unusual approach in preparing for his first lead role in boots on the ground theater’s upcoming production of “The Red Badge of Courage.”

Bits & Banter: EagleMania, Auditions for ‘Reasons,’ Beatles Get Latin Twist

There is the unmistakable sound of vocal harmonies as only the Eagles do — but EagleMania comes pretty close.

NexGen Youth Theatre to Hold Auditions for “Zombie Prom”

Calling all East End theater kids: NexGen Youth Theatre is holding auditions for its first mainstage production, “Zombie Prom: Atomic Edition,” on Sunday, October 7, in New York City. Car pools for East End students are being formed.

A Conversation with Kasia Klimiuk and Anita Boyer

Kasia Klimiuk and Anita Boyer, the co-founders of Our Fabulous Variety Show talk about their new two-woman comedy show, being inspired by Cirque du Soleil and the importance of arts education. 

Operatic History, Live, in “Don Giovanni in New York”

The upcoming performance of “Don Giovanni in New York” at Bay Street Theater will re-enact the events leading up to New York’s first Italian opera, while mirroring Da Ponte’s passion to spread opera in the New World.

Synder Steps Down at East End Arts, Hirst Steps Up

East End Arts’ Executive Director, Patricia Snyder has stepped down after 23 years working for the nonprofit arts organization. Shawn Hirst began as East End Arts new executive director on August 31.

Tovah To Channel Leona Helmsley at Westhampton Beach PAC

Tax evasion and fraud may have taken Leona Helmsley down, but Tovah Feldshuh is bringing her back up in “Tovah is LEONA!,” an all-new show featuring highlights from the Broadway-bound musical, “Queen of Mean.”

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

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All Star Stand-Up Comedy: No Shame in Corinne Fisher’s Game

Fans of “Guys We F*****d” will not want to miss the next edition of All Star Stand-Up Comedy at Bay Street Theater.