They call the play, “The Summit,” commissioned by Guild Hall in East Hampton, where it will make its world premiere on Friday, August 31, and question when progress should end, if it is always warranted, or even welcome.
There is a legacy of greats who came before him, in the company George Balanchine co-founded, and made famous with Jerome Robbins, the focus behind Angle’s upcoming behind-the-scenes program, “New York City Ballet On and Offstage,” a fusion of dance and discussion on Friday, August 24, at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
Billed as an “immersive drive-in dance experience,” the site-specific performance installation by The Dance Cartel will merge into a physical exchange that culminates with a live set by DJ Average Jo on Saturday, August 25, at the Southampton Arts Center.
The Mai Tai, Martini and Manhattan are more than just drinks. For Ballets with a Twist, they’re choreography.
For Southampton, that means “Free Shakespeare in the Park” — the company’s flagship program, staging Friday, August 24, with “King Lear” and Saturday, August 25, with “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Agawam Park, located at 23 Main Street.
Immediately following his run as Freddie in the Sag Harbor theater’s production of “My Fair Lady,” Thornton headed straight for the New York theater district — where he made his Broadway debut as Calogero, the leading role in the Robert DeNiro- and Jerry Zaks-helmed “A Bronx Tale – The Musical” at the Longacre Theatre.
Infusing new life into a comfortable classic can be risky business. But for those who aim high and succeed in pulling off something unexpected and fresh from the established standard of tried and true, the rewards can be worth every effort.
Everyone knows the story of Cinderella — an orphaned girl, aided by her fairy godmother, outwits her evil stepmother and wins Prince Charming’s heart.
Take flight with the Southampton African American Museum and the Eastville Community Historical Society as they honor the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, and bring it to life, in “Black Angels Over Tuskegee.”
Come October, boots on the ground theater will give the new play adaption of Stephen Crane’s “The Red Badge of Courage” its New York premiere — and the Hamptons-based history theater troupe needs actors to fill the stage.
Beginning Tuesday, August 14, the Neo-Political Cowgirls will be performing “Baubo,” a live, 90-minute performance that combines aerialists, dance, music and text.
In Aurin Squire’s new play, “Obama-ology,” Warren lands in the streets of East Cleveland after graduating from college, working on the 2008 Obama campaign. Somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops and questioning his own sexual identity and racial identity as an African-American, he learns that changing society isn’t as easy as he imagined.
The play tells the story of Eva and Juan Perón, two larger than life figures who together, in the 1940s and 1950s, reshaped the Argentinian political landscape often for better and sometimes for worse.
The ballet, the music, the costumes, the voice. “Peter and the Wolf” is an audience favorite and, in collaboration with the Hampton Festival Orchestra and a surprise guest narrator, the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will bring it to life.
As Bay Street Theater celebrated its 27thannual summer gala last weekend, it was also honoring its executive director, Tracy Mitchell, who celebrated 10 years at the helm of the non-profit center for the arts.