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The John W. Engeman Theater presents SEUSSICAL at Cohen Children's Medical Center The John W. Engeman Theater presents SEUSSICAL at Cohen Children's Medical Center
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Long Island

???????On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, actors and staff from the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport presented a fully staged production of the Broadway musical Seussical the Musical for over 100 patients at Cohen Children's Medical Center. (more...)
BWW Review: Bay Street Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT with Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, et. al. BWW Review: Bay Street Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT with Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, et. al.
by Melissa Giordano on August 16, 2017 in Long Island

Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre closes out their spectacular 26th season with a fun production of Shakespeare's As You Like It. This incarnation, running through September 3rd, features a stellar cast of favorites including Tony, Oscar, and Emmy winner Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, Kyle Scatliffe, and more. Bay Street's boffo showing is in conjunction with New York City's Classic Stage Company and is excellently directed by CSCs Artistic Director John Doyle. In fact, once the run at Bay Street ends, this production will be opening at CSC on September 13th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Long Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
BroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and Elmont BroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and Elmont
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Long Island

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present ANNIE by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin at The Bayway Arts Center (265 East Main Street, East Islip), December 2, 2017 - December 17, 2017, followed by a run at BroadHollow at Elmont (700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont), January 6, 2018 - January 21, 2018. (more...)
VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. (more...)
Engeman Theater presents $12,500 Check to Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. Engeman Theater presents $12,500 Check to Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc.
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

On Wednesday, August 9th, John W. Engeman Theater owner Kevin J. O'Neill presented a check to Robert Cogliati (President of the Board of Trustees), Barbara Sorelle (Event Planner) and Linda Taylor (CEO) of Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. (VNSHS). (more...)
Eugene Pack's SWEET BIRDS Gets Starry Reading at Guild Hall Eugene Pack's SWEET BIRDS Gets Starry Reading at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

On Sunday, August 27 at 8 p.m., Guild Hall will host a staged reading of SWEET BIRDS by the Emmy nominated Eugene Pack, directed by Pippin Parker. (more...)
Brooke Shields, Mario Cantone and More to Return for New Edition of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Brooke Shields, Mario Cantone and More to Return for New Edition of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

Celebrity Autobiography, in its new, 2017 edition, will return Friday, August 25, at 7pm and 9:30pm at Guild Hall. (more...)
James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? at Guild Hall James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

Guild Hall will host a concert reading of ERic Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?, featuring James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Bill Camp, Richard Kind, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, on Saturday, September 9 at 8 p.m. Directed by Harris Yulin. (more...)
Ben Davis, Carmen Cusack and Betty Buckley to Headline Reading of ONLY A KINGDOM Musical Ben Davis, Carmen Cusack and Betty Buckley to Headline Reading of ONLY A KINGDOM Musical
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

On Sunday, August 20, Guild Hall presents a staged reading of 'Only A Kingdom' directed by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Michael Wilson (The Trip to Bountiful, The Best Man), with book, music and lyrics by Judith Shubow Steir, and orchestration and arrangements by Peter Mansfield. Tom Ware is Executive Producer. (more...)
Grant Lindahl Brings ART SCHOOL ACID DROPOUT to The Creek and The Cave Grant Lindahl Brings ART SCHOOL ACID DROPOUT to The Creek and The Cave
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Long Island

Grant Lindahl is a world renowned visual artist banned from MoMA PS1 for being too extreme. Every month he hosts an interactive comedy show at the Creek and the Cave in LIC Queens. (more...)
South Shore Theatre Experience & Parlor of Mystery Present MAGIC & COMEDY South Shore Theatre Experience & Parlor of Mystery Present MAGIC & COMEDY
by BWW News Desk on August 13, 2017 in Long Island

Professional standup comedian Bob Greenberg brings the funny and Jordi Magomero, Joe Silkie and Jeff Miller supply the mysteries at a comedy magic show like none other at the August Parlor of Mystery. The show will feature mind-bending close-up magic, spectacular mentalism and side-splitting comedy by award-winning performers. (more...)
Photo Coverage: NEIL BERG's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY at The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater Photo Coverage: NEIL BERG's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY at The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on August 13, 2017 in Long Island

Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway returned to The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park. (more...)
North Fork TV Festival Announces Special Events, Screenings & Panels North Fork TV Festival Announces Special Events, Screenings & Panels
by TV News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Long Island

The North Fork TV Festival announced today the lineup of special events, screenings and panels for this year's festival which will take place September 7-9th at the Greenport Theatre in Greenport, NY. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Long Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Melissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This Summer Melissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater's Bay Street Under the Stars series presents FREE concert readings of plays and musicals in Mashashimuet Park every summer. This year, Bay Street will present Kiss Me, Kate with a book by Bella and Sam Spewack and music and lyrics by Cole Porter, on August 25 & 26 at 7pm. (more...)
BWW Review: The Bare Bone Theatre Company presents Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S) BWW Review: The Bare Bone Theatre Company presents Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S)
by Melissa Giordano on August 09, 2017 in Long Island

The latest offering from The Bare Bones Theatre Company is a splendid incarnation of Neil LaBute's off-Broadway play Some Girl(s). Excellently directed by Bare Bones vet Eric Clavell, the production runs through August 20th at the charming Posey School dance studio on Main Street in the beautiful town of Northport on Long Island. The story follows a gentleman, simply known as 'Guy', as he travels across the United States in an attempt to make amends with several ex-girlfriends before he embarks on his marriage. (more...)
BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Merrick Theatre & Center For The Arts BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Merrick Theatre & Center For The Arts
by Jaime Zahl on August 10, 2017 in Long Island

Long Island theatre patrons have the opportunity to attend the tale of a 'killer' production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's horror musical 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' at the Merrick Theatre & Center For the Arts until August 20. (more...)
Stephen Schwartz, Liz Callaway, and More to Perform at Bay Street Theater Stephen Schwartz, Liz Callaway, and More to Perform at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Broadway cabaret series Music Mondaysconcludes for the year on Monday, August 28 at 8 pm with Stephen Schwartz and Friends, featuring Emmy Award Winner Liz Callaway, Scott Coulter and Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte. Tickets range from $69 to $125 and are available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open seven days a week 11 am to showtime. Music Mondays is sponsored in part by Grenning Gallery. (more...)
Engeman Theater Donates $25,000 to St. Paul's UMC Capital Campaign Engeman Theater Donates $25,000 to St. Paul's UMC Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Long Island

On Monday, July 31st, co-owners of the John W. Engeman Theater Richard T. Dolce and Kevin J. O'Neill presented a check to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, kicking off a capital campaign to rebuild the church bell tower, restore several stained glass windows and repair some of the building's restrooms. (more...)
Bay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE IT Bay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater has announced a 'Pay What You Can' performance for AS YOU LIKE IT, a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, today, August 8 at 7 pm. (more...)
Johansen-Markard Piano Duo Brings A Christmas Sing-Along and Musical Present to JDT Lab Johansen-Markard Piano Duo Brings A Christmas Sing-Along and Musical Present to JDT Lab
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Long Island

Join the Johansen-Markard Piano Duo as they play a festive holiday program of old and new Christmas classics. Included in the program will be four hand arrangements of classics. (more...)
JDTLab Presents Amy Oestreicher's GUTLESS & GRATEFUL JDTLab Presents Amy Oestreicher's GUTLESS & GRATEFUL
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Long Island

Gutless & Grateful is the one-woman musical autobiography of Amy Oestreicher, taking her audience on a journey of hope, resilience and gratitude. (more...)
JDT Lab Presents ANCIENT HISTORY by David Ives JDT Lab Presents ANCIENT HISTORY by David Ives
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Long Island

Jack and Ruth, a seemingly perfect match, are suddenly faced with the question of marriage. (more...)
JDT Lab Presents NAISULA: A PRAYER FOR A WHITE WOMAN, HER AFRICAN SERVANT, A SHAMAN AND A SPIRIT CHILD by Kenny Mann JDT Lab Presents NAISULA: A PRAYER FOR A WHITE WOMAN, HER AFRICAN SERVANT, A SHAMAN AND A SPIRIT CHILD by Kenny Mann
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Long Island

In this mythical poem set in Colonial Kenya of the late 1950s, a shaman finds ways to heal the wounded souls of a white woman and her African servant. Chameleon, Praying Mantis, Humming Bird, Leopard and Yellow Dog play roles in bringing a spirit child to life. She is NAISULA - Woman of Power. (more...)