Theater

Fall Classes for Kids and Adults at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater will offer a full schedule of fall education workshops and classes for both children and adults beginning this month, and continuing through November, focusing on writing, acting, public speaking and more.

A Night With The Producers

Guild Hall hosted a star-studded, Broadway-themed weekend when five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (who is also a Guild Hall Academy of the Arts member) presented “Stroman Presents,” three nights of music, dance and laughter celebrating musicals she has worked on, both past and present.

A Play About Dictating Tastes Comes to Guild Hall

One table. Three chairs. Four girls. Guild Hall will be presenting the New Light Theater Project’s production of Michelle Kholos Brooks’s award-winning play “Hitler’s Tasters” from Thursday to Saturday, September 9-11. Inspired by true events, the play will take the stage of the John Drew Theater.

It’s a Tidal Wave of New Plays at Bay Street

From September 10 to 19, Bay Street Theater will present “Title Wave: The New Works Series.” Now in its seventh year, performances of four new plays will be held live and in-person at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Bay Street Theater Honors Designer and Director Tony Walton

On August 26 at 5 p.m., Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “The Devil is in the Details — A Tribute to Tony Walton” a live and in-person. The evening is a celebration through story and song of the career of award-winning designer and director Tony Walton, hosted by Tony Award-nominee actress and singer Melissa Errico.

Celebrate 90 with Guild Hall

On Thursday, August 19, Guild Hall in East Hampton will celebrate its 90th birthday all day and night with a variety of community programs and events. Guests are encouraged to drop by over the course of the day for workshops, tours, performances, dancing, and free cupcakes.

Camelot Lives On… at Least for an Extra Week

Due to popular demand, Bay Street Theater is extending the run of its production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe’s “Camelot,” and the play will now run through Sunday, September 5.

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Returns to Southampton with Free Shakespeare

Hip to Hip Theatre Company has gotten the green light from Actors' Equity to relaunch its flagship program of “Shakespeare in the Park,” and this weekend it arrives in Southampton’s Agawam Park.

Review: Bay Street’s Idyllic ‘Camelot’ Comes to the Great Outdoors

It’s been quite a while since we’ve been able to gather together for a night of live theater, which is probably why on Saturday, when the lights rose on the set of “Camelot,” Bay Street Theater’s newest production, there was a palpable feeling of anticipation in the air along with a collective sigh of relief.

‘Celebrity Autobiography’ Comes to Southampton Arts Center

Southampton Arts Center will present the acclaimed international comedy Broadway sensation “Celebrity Autobiography” for one night only with an all-star cast including Christie Brinkley, Matthew Broderick, Susan Lucci and Ralph Macchio.

Bay Street Embraces the Great Outdoors in ‘Camelot’

Since March 2020, members of virtually every profession around the globe have had to figure out how to go, well … virtual, in some form or another. That includes actors. Which is why the performers appearing in Bay Street Theater’s upcoming production of Lerner and Loewe’s musical “Camelot,” which begins this week, are extremely optimistic (as well as a touch uncertain) as they take their first steps back into the arena of live theater.

The Watermill Center Hosts first Night of its ‘CROSSROADS’ Festival

Rows of tiki torches threw off smoke and flame as sunlight filtered through the trees of The Watermill Center’s grounds. A throbbing bass tone — coming from one of the art pieces — lent a cinematic soundscape to the night. Guests filtered in, stopped to grab a glass of wine, an oyster as they moved across the grounds. It was Saturday, July 31, the first night of The Watermill Center’s “CROSSROADS” summer festival, led by artist Carrie Mae Weems in collaboration with The Watermill Center’s founder, Robert Wilson, which continues this weekend.

‘Fremont’s Farewell,’ by Shelby Raebeck, filmed at LTV

If you put the teacher-student relationship, the Western literary canon and a descent into madness into a blender and added some heavy dashes of profanity and anti-conformism, you’d have something close to “Fremont’s Farewell,” a two-act play written by East Hampton’s Shelby Raebeck and performed recently by actor Gerard Doyle at LTV Studios in Wainscott.

Southampton Arts Center August Programs

Summer is in full swing at Southampton Arts Center (SAC). From the return of ICP Talks, this year with a focus on street photography, to a hilarious reading of celebrity autobiographies by their fellow stars to thought-provoking films and panels, there is no shortage of things to do at SAC.

From the Great Beyond: Christopher Allan Brings Psychic Readings to WHBPAC

Every waking moment, Christopher Allan lives with an inescapable white noise, like a refrigerator humming, or background music at the supermarket. When he tunes in, the quiet sharpens into focus. His physical world fades away. And, in a meditative state, he hears them — the voices whispering in his ear.

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