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Photos: Penny Fuller & Anita Gillette Return To Birdland With 'Sin Twisters: The Next Frontier!'

Two of Broadway’s most beloved performers, Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller, took to the stage at Birdland on Monday, April 17 for their latest song and story compilation: “Sin Twisters: The Next Frontier.”

Gavin Lee to Present STEPPIN' OUT WITH FRED ASTAIRE at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present two-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk winner Gavin Lee – making his Birdland debut with his solo show “Steppin’ Out with Fred Astaire” – on Monday, May 29 at 7:00 PM.

See Eliane Elias, Marquis Hill, The Kinsey Sicks & More at Birdland in April

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this April with a full slate of nightly performances! See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!

Sean McDermott to Perform at Birdland Theater in April

BIRDLAND THEATER will present an evening with Broadway veteran Sean McDermott – star of Falsettos, Starlight Express, Grease, and the original cast of Miss Saigon – on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 PM.

Karen Akers to Present ABOUT TIME at Birdland in April

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present award-winning vocalist Karen Akers, who returns to the venue with the special evening “About Time,” on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 PM.

The Kinsey Sicks to Present DRAG QUEEN STORYTIME GONE WILD! at Birdland in April

BIRDLAND THEATER will present The Kinsey Sicks – America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet – in the world premiere of “Drag Queen Storytime Gone WILD!” on Monday, April 10 at 8:30 PM.

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller to Present SIN TWISTERS: THE NEXT FRONTIER at Birdland in April

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller – two of Broadway’s most beloved Tony Award-nominated performers – in their latest show “Sin Twisters: The Next Frontier” on Monday, April 17 at 7:00 PM.

Karen Mason to Present Encore Performance of KANDER & EBB… AND ALL THAT JAZZ at Birdland in March

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Karen Mason in an encore presentation of her show “Kander & Ebb… And All That Jazz” on Monday, March 20 at 7:00 PM.

Photos: A CHRISTMAS STORY Cast Celebrates Opening Night at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport

The John W. Engeman Theater's production of CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL opened on Saturday, November 19th. Performances run through Saturday, December 31, 2022. Check out photos from the opening night here!

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport Announces Casting For A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL. Performances begin on Thursday, November 17, 2022, and run through Saturday, December 31, 2022.

Photos: Bay Street Honors Harris Yulin and Mercedes Ruehl at A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has shared photographs from its Mini Gala Dinner and Reception, A Night In The Tropics, held Saturday, July 16, at the home of Bay Street Theater Board of Trustee Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley.

Feature: Bay Street Honors Mercedes Ruehl and Harris Yulin with The Joel Grey Lifetime Achievement Award at Bay Street

Board Member Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley hosted the event! On Saturday, July 16, 2022, Bay Street Board Member Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley hosted a celebration at their East Hampton estate for Bay Street Theater, honoring Mercedes Ruehl and Harris Yulin. Ruehl and Yulin were honored with Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center For The Arts's Joel Grey Lifetime Achievement Award as actors and for their many years of support for the East End's arts community.

Photos: Icons Anita Gillette & Lee Roy Reams Dazzle The Birdland Crowd

Two legendary Broadway stars stormed the Birdland stage on Monday night, and photographer Kevin Alvey was there to catch the fun.  The famed music room was thrilled to present leading lady Anita Gillette in concert with iconic song-and-dance man Lee Roy Reams on Monday, June 13. Check out photos from the night!

Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a historic evening with two legendary Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams for the first time on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM.

The Actors' Gang to Host Conversation with Peter Brook & Tim Robbins, March 25

The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.

Disney Plus Celebrates THE SIMPSONS FOREVER

Disney+, which launched last November giving “The Simpsons” a new streaming home, is now the ultimate entertainment hub for fans of Springfield’s most famous residents.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Jon Stewart's IRRESISTIBLE?

From writer/director Jon Stewart comes Irresistible, the comedy of a Democrat political consultant (Steve Carell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town. 

34th Annual MAC Awards to Take Place in March; Anita Gillette to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has made its initial announcement of the upcoming 34th Annual MAC Awards. The awards presentation and show will take place on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm, at SONY Hall on 46th Street in New York City.

Tim Robbins Joins Cast Of 1984 At The Actors' Gang Theater

The Actors' Gang Artistic Director Tim Robbins to join the cast of The Actors' Gang Theater's new production of 1984, written by George Orwell and adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan. In addition to Robbins portraying the show's antagonist a?oeO'Brien,a?? he will be serving as director, as previously announced. This marks Robbins' first time on stage since The Guys in 2005. 1984 began previews Thursday, October 10th and runs through Saturday, December 7th, with an official press opening on Saturday, October 19th.


Back in 1986, The Actors' Gang presented VIOLENCE: THE MISADVENTURES OF SPIKE SPANGLE, FARMER, originally written and directed by the group's Artistic Director Tim Robbins, which offered a no-holds barred satire of militarism and media manipulation. An updated version written by Robbins and Adam Simon, directed by Bob Turton, has re-invaded The Actors' Gang through June 22, 2019 in Culver City. The political and social satire tells the story of Spike Spangle, a down on his luck farmer who gets sucked into a whirlwind of celebrity and patriotism, fueled by his need for more money. During his journey, Spike joins Superman on billionaire Max Enormous' Celebrity Space Shuttle, and a nefarious plot twist leads to the deification of Spike Spangle as an American hero.

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