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.
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.
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.
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.
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: From Broadway to Bay Street is the first concert of the Music Mondays concert series on Monday, July 2 at 8 pm.
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.
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.
Celebrate the launch of Inda Eaton’s newest album, “Shelter in Place” — and the beginning of a new adventure in storytelling music madness.
The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center has brought on Gram Slaton as its new executive director, taking the reins from Clare Bisceglia.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.