Theater

Fallen Angel: Steve Fales Bares His Soul in “Confessions of a Mormon Boy”

Steven Fales was born in Provo, Utah and as a sixth-generation member of the Church of Latter-day Saints, he did exactly what was expected of him by faith and family. He went to church, embarked on the traditional two-year missionary trip expected of young Mormon men (in his case, to Portugal), attended Brigham Young University, married a Mormon woman and started a family.

Norm Lewis to Perform at Bay Street Theater

There was a time that Norm Lewis never knew he had a voice. As a boy, he joined the church choir as a rite of passage — “My dad was very high in the church and my grandfather was a preacher, so it was basically expected,” he said — and then skirted home economics by singing in high school his junior year.

A Conversation with Scott Schwartz

Bay Street Theater’s Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz will celebrate the theater’s biggest night this Saturday at their 27th Annual Summer Gala on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Bay Street’s MainStage summer season continues with “Frost/Nixon” and will culminate with a staging of “Evita” in August. In an interview with The Express, Mr. Schwartz discusses the current summer season and his hopes for the future of the theater company.

“Frost/Nixon” is a Verbal Boxing Match That Delivers a Powerful Punch

While Richard Nixon’s subsequent full pardon by President Gerald Ford ended any possibility of an indictment or admission of guilt, the court of public opinion wasn’t quite done with Nixon … and neither was David Frost.

Cumming Presents “Legal” Tour at Westhampton PAC

Alan Cumming will present his “Legal Immigrant Tour” on Friday, July 6, at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, located at 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach.

Jackie Hoffman Kicks Off Music Mondays

Jackie Hoffman: From Broadway to Bay Street is the first concert of the Music Mondays concert series on Monday, July 2 at 8 pm.

Jane Lynch to Emcee Annual Summer Gala

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced two-time Emmy and Golden Globe actress Jane Lynch will Emcee their 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on Long Wharf on July 7.

Spalding Gray’s North Haven Home — and a New Generation of Performance Artists —...

Last Saturday, when friends, family and many of those fans gathered at Spalding Gray’s home in North Haven, they were there not to mourn, but to celebrate him with two events.

Inda a Cause for Celebration, Pulchritude, “Andromeda, Car Show Revs Up

Celebrate the launch of Inda Eaton’s newest album, “Shelter in Place” — and the beginning of a new adventure in storytelling music madness.

New Executive Director To Helm Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center has brought on Gram Slaton as its new executive director, taking the reins from Clare Bisceglia.

“Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind” Comes to Guild Hall in East Hampton

Through archival footage and present-day interviews, director Marina Zenovich is revealing it now in “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind,” which made its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival. It will kick off the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series on Friday, June 29, at Guild Hall in East Hampton, before airing on HBO on July 16.

With Frost/Nixon, Politics — and Television — Make Strange Bedfellows

The exchange was recorded during a series of 1977 interviews between Frost and Nixon and they are the subject of “Frost/Nixon,” the second production of the mainstage season at Bay Street Theater.

Quinn Comes To Bay Street as One of a Kind

The stand-up comedian — most notably known for his tenure on “Saturday Night Live” — will bring his newest show, “One in Every Crowd,” to Bay Street Theater on Saturday, June 23.

Nick Lowe To Play WHBPAC

Nick Lowe is what they once called a “musician’s musician” — having made his mark as a producer with the likes of Elvis Costello, Graham Parker and The Damned.

Green To Perform a Love Song to Fuller at Guild Hall in East Hampton

Sam Green has made a lot of films. But “The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller” is the only film he made that was someone else’s idea. And it would lead him to a documentarian’s paradise.

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Live Stand-Up Returns to Bay Street Theater

All Star Stand-Up Comedy returns to Bay Street Theater on Friday, January 18 — and longtime host Joseph Vecsey is coming with a fresh slate of talent.

‘Painters Painting’ Leads New Film Series at Parrish Art Museum

Emile de Antonio was a keen observer of the art world, an important conduit between artist friends and gallerists. They let him into their homes and studios, and sometimes, with a video camera in hand.

‘First Reformed’ Kicks Off Sag Harbor Cinema Initiative

On Sunday, January 20, Paul Schrader’s critically acclaimed film “First Reformed” — a powerhouse tour-de-force starring Ethan Hawke as the troubled Protestant minister of a dwindling congregation — will screen at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.