Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater Presents ROMANCE
Bay Street Theatre announces that last week to see David Mamet's play, ROMANCE, running now - September 5. The audiences and critics are raving about this shockingly funny courtroom comedy directed by Lisa Peterson. The cast includes Chris Bauer, Darrell Hammond, Richard Kind, Matt McGrath, Joe Pallister, Reg Rogers and Joey Slotnick. Tickets are still available by calling the box office at 631-725-9500 or online at baystreet.org.
Chris Bauer (Prosecutor) currently plays Andy Bellefleur on the hit television show "True Blood." He was also on Broadway he was in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE and in the television show "The Wire." Darrell Hammond (Bailiff) from "Saturday Night Live" has been applauded by television critics and viewers for his amazing impressions. He appeared in the F/X series, "Damages," in "Law & Order" and has also performed his stand-up routine at the Bay Street's Comedy Club. Richard Kind (Judge) was last seen on the Bay Street stage in THE LADY IN QUESTION. He is known for his roles on television including "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Spin City." On Broadway, his credits included THE PRODUCERS, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE and BOUNCE!. Film credits include A Serious Man. Matt McGrath returns to Bay Street as Bernard in ROMANCE, having last been seen in BEYOND THERAPY and THE LADY IN QUESTION. His Broadway credits include CABARET and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. Off-Broadway credits include HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. Reg Rogers (Defense Attorney), was most recently seen on Broadway in THE ROYAL FAMILY. Other credits include THE PAIN AND THE ITCH and THE DAZZLE. Joey Slotnick (Defendant) is from television's "Nip/Tuck" and Off-Broadway's ALMOST AN EVENING and OFFICES. Joe Pallister (Doctor) has had recurring roles on "One Life To Live," "Guiding Light," and "Another World." For Hampton Theatre Company, he performed in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, TRUE WEST and 12 ANGRY MEN.
Lisa Peterson directs this amazing cast. She has directed world premieres by Donald Margulies, Tony Kushner, Beth Henley and more including theatres such as the New York Theater Workshop, The Public, The Vineyard, MCC, MTC, Primary Stages, Guthrie and more. She was Associate Director at La Jolla Playhouse for three years and Resident Director of Mark Taper Forum for 10 years. Lisa has developed new work at Sundance Theater Lab, O'Neill Playwrights Festival, Playwrights Center, New Dramatists, and the Royal Court. She is a graduate of Yale College.
David Mamet wrote and recently directed RACE on Broadway. The most recognized element of Mamet's style is his sparse, clipped dialogue. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, which also later won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. His other plays include SPEED THE PLOW and OLEANNA. His screenwriting includes The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Verdict, The Untouchables, Glengarry Glen Ross and Wag The Dog, for which he earned an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for Best Screenplay.
The production team includes Alexander Dodge (Set Designer), Jeff Croiter (Lighting Designer), David C. Woolard (Costume Designer), Jill BC Du Boff (Sound Designer), Kathy Fabian (Prop Designer), Rick Sordelet (Fight Director), Chris Clark (Production Stage Manager) and Cindy Tolan (Casting Director).
Tickets are available at the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at baystreet.org. A two for 1 ticket offer is available at the Box Office two hours before show time for matinees based on availability. The theatre is located on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY on the corner of Bay and Main Streets.
Bay Street Theatre is a not-for-profit institution presenting new, classic and contemporary works with a commitment to challenging and entertaining our diverse community. This commitment extends to educational programs for all ages to foster the continued value of theatre as a vital art form for future generations.
Photos by Gary Mamay
Cast of ROMANCE