Theater

Bits & Banter: ‘City Hall,’ Juried Art, ‘Female Persuasion,’ Moon in Focus, Temple Concert,...

Behind the scenes of the 1996 film “City Hall” — starring Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda and Danny Aiello — was producer Ken Lipper.

Cast and Creative Team Grounds ‘Prompter’ At Bay Street

Six-time Tony and Emmy nominee Tovah Feldshuh will lead world premiere of Wade Dooley’s new comedy, “The Prompter,” kicking off Bay Street Theater’s 2019 Mainstage Season.

Pierson High School Going Back in Time with ‘The Wedding Singer’

The curtain rises on Thursday on a musical that's a throwback to 1985 — before the cast members were even born.

In ‘Twelve Angry Men,’ Women Get Their Turn on the Jury

In 1954, Reginald Rose wrote his drama “12 Angry Men” — nearly 20 years before women were allowed to serve on juries in all 50 states. Broadway producer Lauren Class Schneider is working to correct that egregious wrong.

Eight Nights of ‘Eight Nights’ To Take Cities By Storm

“Eight Nights,” a new play from award-winning playwright Jennifer Maisel, is having a unique introduction to audiences, with a series of staged benefit readings across America.

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.

‘Man of La Mancha’ Brings Musical Theater Back to Quogue

Opening March 21 at the Quogue Community Hall, “Man of La Mancha” marks the first fully staged musical in the Hampton Theatre Company’s 34-year history.

‘Voyeur’ Marries Performance, Property and Eavesdropping at Grace Estates

“Voyeur” — a roaming theatrical immersion by Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls — banks on the desire to publicly watch the private.

‘Mamma Mia!’ Dances on Stage at Cultural Center

Even though ABBA found fame in the 1970s, their international base of loyal fans spans generations — as does “Mamma Mia!,” now staging at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Bits: ‘Forms & Figures,’ OFVS Brings Chills, ‘Girl Rising” Still Fans Women’s Rights

‘Forms & Figures’ Celebrates Female Vision It is without coincidence that the group show, “Forms & Figures,” opens on Saturday, March 16 — right in...

Calling All Kids for Casting at Bay Street

Bay Street Theater and the Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will host auditions for kids and teen roles in the 2019 MainStage Season...

Bay Street Lands Shortlist for Long Island Imagine Awards

For the second year running, Bay Street Theater is a finalist in the Arts and Culture category of the seventh annual Long Island Imagine Awards.

‘Paper Cut’ Offers A Sharper Side of Soft

Puppeteer Yael Rasooly found herself missing a certain someone, or rather, being a certain someone: a lonely secretary named Ruth Spencer.

‘The Prompter’ Kicks Off Bay Street Mainstage Season

Bay Street Theater announced late last week that the first show of the 2019 Mainstage Season will be the World Premiere of “The Prompter,” which will run May 28 through June 16.

A History of Arts in Sag Harbor and Its Connection to the Future

In a village anchored by cultural institutions on the north and south end of Main Street — and soon to be the middle — the thriving arts scene is intrinsically and undeniably linked with economics.

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‘Magic Jews’ Come to Southampton Arts Center

Allan Zola Kronzek's part-illustrated talk and part-magic performance about the lives of eight Jewish performers will take place on Monday, July 22.

The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

Abelita Mateus Takes Piano to ‘The Terrace’

Abelita Mateus is a singer, songwriter and pianist, part of the new generation of great Brazilian musicians.