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Isabella Rosellini To Appear At The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center In Patchogue
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2024


Join discerning movie goers from all over Long Island for a special screening of the film La Chimera.

Photos: Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Celebrate the Winners of WRITING THE WAVE
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2024


On Friday, May 17th Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts hosted the winners of WRITING THE WAVE: See photos from the event. 

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival 2024 Returns This July
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2024


The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival 2024 features 12 concerts from July 14 to August 11.

Review: ROCK OF AGES at The Gateway
by Melissa Giordano - May 15, 2024


The Gateway of Bellport certainly has another hit on their hands with their current offering of the fun musical Rock Of Ages. Running through June 2nd at the beautiful Long Island venue, this Tony nominee celebrates all things 80's with some of music's greatest songs making up the score. Created by Chris D'Arienzo, there are several story lines woven throughout this raucous musical excellently directed by Keith Andrews.

Adam Pascal Will Direct SOMETHING ROTTEN! on Long Island
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2024


Adam Pascal will return to From Stage to Screen in Long Island to direct Something Rotten! this summer. Performances are set to take place July 26-28. Pascal played the role of William Shakespeare in Something Rotten! on Broadway in 2016.

Keen Company and The Drama League Present DirectorFest 2024
by James Blinken - May 13, 2024


In partnership with the Drama League, Keen Company recently showcased DirectorFest on its renowned 42nd Street Off-Broadway stage!

Bay Street Theater Announces Winners of Annual Suffolk Teen Writing Competition
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2024


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the winners of Writing The Wave: The 2024 New Works Creative Writing Competition, an annual creative writing contest open to all teens across Suffolk County as part of the 10th Annual Title Wave: The 2024 New Works Festival at Bay Street Theater.

Photos: Tony-Winner Scott Wittman and the Slattery Family Begin Rehearsals for THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
by A.A. Cristi - May 09, 2024


THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES has begun rehearsals at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts. See photos from inside rehearsal.

Kristin Chenoweth, DEAR EVAN HANSEN And More Announced for Tilles Center 2024-25 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 09, 2024


Discover the exciting line-up for the 2024/25 season at TILLES CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS. From Steve Martin & Martin Short to Misty Copeland, Broadway tours to orchestral performances, there's something for everyone.

Photos: CM Performing Arts Presents SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by A.A. Cristi - May 06, 2024


See first look photos of CM Performing Arts' currently running production of Saturday Night Fever.

Staller Center Announces New Fall 2024 Season Featuring Wanda Sykes, Renée Elise Goldsberry and More
by A.A. Cristi - May 03, 2024


The Fall 2024 Season at the Staller Center includes an extensive assortment of astounding artists and performances, including countless musicians, comedy, jazz, dance performances, and family experiences.

The Importance of Branding
by Student Blogger: Olivia Mathis - May 01, 2024


You don’t need to be a content creator to have effective branding, but you do need performance content accessible to the public while auditioning. Casting agents need to be able to find you online and understand what you do best. When they’re the people determining whether or not you get the job, why not make it as easy as possible for them?

ROCK OF AGES Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Season at The Gateway
by Stephi Wild - April 30, 2024


The Gateway will kick off its 75th Season with the triumphant return of ROCK OF AGES which will run at The Gateway Playhouse from May 3 – June 2, 2024.

Photos: First Look at A BRONX TALE at the Argyle Theatre
by Stephi Wild - April 30, 2024


All new photos have been released from the Argyle Theatre's production of A Bronx Tale. Check out the photos here!

Student Blog: Audition Season
by Student Blogger: Olivia Mathis - April 30, 2024


Consistently look through casting breakdown sites, learn new songs that suit you, and figure out what materials you’ll need for auditions coming up soon. Be proud of the work that you put in because even if you get cut or don’t get the role, that work doesn’t go unnoticed.

10th Annual TITLE WAVES: 2024 NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Preliminary Cast Announced
by A.A. Cristi - April 29, 2024


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced some of the All-Star cast members who will participate in the upcoming 10th Annual TITLE WAVES: 2024 NEW WORKS FESTIVAL.

Photos: Argyle Theatre's A BRONX TALE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - April 28, 2024


The Argyle Theatre's production of A Bronx Tale, directed and choreographed by Todd L. Underwood, with musical direction by Jonathan Brenner, opened Saturday, April 27 and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the festivities. Check out photos below!

Photos: Go Inside the A BRONX TALE Opening Night Curtain Call at Argyle Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - April 28, 2024


The Argyle Theatre's production of A Bronx Tale, directed and choreographed by Todd L. Underwood, with musical direction by Jonathan Brenner opened Saturday, April 27 and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the curtain call. Check out photos here!

Cirque Du Soleil's OVO at UBS Arena Offers Mother's Day Promotion
by Stephi Wild - April 26, 2024


OVO - a Cirque du Soleil performance coming to UBS Arena, August 15-18 - has announced a special Mother's Day promotion.

CM Performing Arts' Announces the Cast of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by A.A. Cristi - April 25, 2024


CM Performing Arts Center will present Saturday Night Fever running May 4 - May 18 on the Main Stage in The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre.

The Ice Palace Presents DANIEL REICHARD: SONGS FROM THE BOARDWALK This June
by A.A. Cristi - April 24, 2024


Join the Ice Palace for a special performance by DANIEL REICHARD, presenting his latest show, Songs from The Boardwalk, on June 15th. Don't miss out on this musical extravaganza.

Sunrise Theatre Company To Present THE WEDDING SINGER
by A.A. Cristi - April 23, 2024


Theatre Company announces its upcoming production of THE WEDDING SINGER.

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Kicks Off Bay Street's 2024 Mainstage Season
by Stephi Wild - April 23, 2024


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced that single tickets for Frank D. Gilroy's Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, which will kick off the 2024 Mainstage Season go on sale now!

Southampton Arts Center to Presents TRU by Jay Pressor Allen in June
by Blair Ingenthron - April 20, 2024


Southampton Arts Center will present TRU by Jay Pressor Allen, directed by Will Pomerantz, and starring Patrick Christiano.

Staller Center To Present Wanda Sykes, Renée Elise Goldsberry, John Pizzarelli & More In Fall 2024
by A.A. Cristi - April 19, 2024


The Fall 2024 Season at the Staller Center includes an extensive assortment of astounding artists and performances, including countless musicians, comedy, jazz, dance performances, and family experiences.


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Peter and the Starcatcher in Long Island Peter and the Starcatcher
Lighthouse Repertory Theatre at Manes Studio Theatre (5/31 - 6/2) Tracker
A Bronx Tale in Long Island A Bronx Tale
The Argyle Theatre (4/25 - 6/16) Tracker
Rock of Ages in Long Island Rock of Ages
The Gateway (5/3 - 6/2)

CONCERT NEW COMEDY NEW MUSICAL Tracker
Music Mondays with Erich Bergen in Long Island Music Mondays with Erich Bergen
Bay Street Theater (8/12 - 8/12)
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs in Long Island Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs
Theatre Three (5/29 - 6/21)
Operation Volkswagen by Christopher Hackert in Long Island Operation Volkswagen by Christopher Hackert
South Shore Theatre (6/2 - 6/2)
Beatlemania in Long Island Beatlemania
Theatre Three (7/12 - 7/12)
Starry Nights | Fall in Long Island Starry Nights | Fall
Staller Center for the Arts (11/21 - 11/21)
The Adventures of Peter Rabbit in Long Island The Adventures of Peter Rabbit
Theatre Three (4/16 - 5/10)
Absolute Adele in Long Island Absolute Adele
Theatre Three (8/2 - 8/2)
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