Let’s Go To London, Mate!

Bay Street Theater is heading across the pond to take in some theater, and you’re invited to go along for six nights, five shows and four dinners in London. The tour runs February 23 to March 1, 2020 and departs from New York on February 23, arriving in London on the morning of February 24, for a six-night stay at the Ritz Hotel overlooking Green Park.

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

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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...

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