by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Feb 15, 2019

Within the tapestry of American Drama there a strong list of Civil Rights plays as well as other plays that tackle social injustices, sexism, and sexuality. Holders play holds true to trying times of the early 1960s but his exquisite storytelling and Yale training shined brightly in this Jireh Breon Holder's playwriting masterclass. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Celebrated A Night To 'Elevate The Arts'The Ensemble Theatre Celebrated A Night To 'Elevate The Arts'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Ensemble Theatre celebrated its 2018 Celebrity Black Tie Gala - Elevating the Arts! at the Hilton Americas-Houston, Saturday, August 18, 2018. Lead sponsors: H-E-B; Shell, BP America, Inc, United, Bracewell LLP, Frost Bank, Andrea and Jarvis Hollingsworth, Wendy and Vince Armstrong, were joined by a host of devoted corporations and individuals who continue to invest in the advancement of the theatre's mission to enlighten, entertain, and enrich diverse audiences. The Gala serves as the theatre's major fundraiser supporting its annual $2 million operating budget that includes six mainstage season productions, and its educational initiatives directed toward youth. The theatre's board of directors and staff welcomed more than 400 esteemed donors and supporters. (more...)

Photo Flash: FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN at The Ensemble Theatre, Playing Through 2/25Photo Flash: FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN at The Ensemble Theatre, Playing Through 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Ensemble Theatre closes its run of FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN this weekend. Remaining performance days and times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m; Friday at 8 p.m; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m; and Sunday at 3 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ensemble Theatre Dances into its Holiday Musical THE FIRST NOEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

The Ensemble Theatre dances a step further into its 40th anniversary season with the holiday musical, The First Noel, Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lelund Durond Thompson and Jason Michael Webb, Directed and Choreographed by Patdro Harris, and Musical Direction by Chika Kaba Ma'atunde, Opening Night and media reception, Thursday, November 17, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FIRST NOEL Lifts the Spirit at the Ensemble Theatre
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Nov 21, 2016

BWW Review: THE FIRST NOEL Heals and Steals the Heart at the Ensemble Theatre (more...)

BWW Review: Scenes From a Summer House Tell a Charming Story in The Ensemble's PLENTY OF TIME
by Natalie de la Garza - May 20, 2016

PLENTY OF TIME is a sweet romantic comedy, simultaneously looking back with nostalgia and looking forward with hope. It's not to be missed. (more...)

Photo Flash: Piper Perabo Leads VIP Reading of TWELFTH NIGHT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative and Hamptons Shakespeare Festival presented TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL by William Shakespeare last Friday and Saturday nights at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY. The cast included Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs), who starred as Viola. Both readings were free and we well attended. Scroll down for a look at the cast onstage! (more...)

Scott Schwartz to Host Bay Street Theater's 4th Annual CURTAIN UP! Benefit at Joe's Pub in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Curtain Up!, Bay Street's 4th Annual Spring Benefit honoring Patty and Jay Baker, and Barbara Slifka at Joe's Pub in New York City on May 4. The theater's fourth honors event will be hosted by Bay Street's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. (more...)

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