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by Melissa Giordano - Jul 12, 2018
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there. The theme this year was a Celebration of the Golden Age of Broadway. A star-filled concert kicked off the evening, with songs from the most beloved musicals including South Pacific, West Side Story, On The Town, Carousel, and more, written by the hilarious, award-winning playwright Jonathan Tolins (playwright of Buyer and Cellar and Bay Street's hit comedy The Forgotten Woman). Entertainment included Broadway star and East Hampton resident Howard McGillin (Mystery of Edwin Drood, Gigi, Bay Street's My Fair Lady and Grey Gardens) performing 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'Something's Coming'; German and Australian star Sarah Bowden (Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Chorus Line at the Hollywood Bowl) and Cory Lingner performed 'Whatever Lolo Wants' with special thanks from Mary Callahan and Nicole Fosse from The Verdon Fosse Legacy; choreographer Joshua Bergasse who recreated his Tony nominated staging of 'New York, New York' from On the Town; and Robert Fairchild, former Principal Dancer New York City Ballet and starred in An American in Paris on Broadway performed 'Kansas City'; Phyre Hawkins performed 'Come Rain or Come Shine'; Nick Cearley and Wayne Alan Wilcox performed a medley from Guy and Dolls; Other performers include Bay Street Acting Apprentices Kara Arena, Lewis Elliott, Allison Gray, Meghan LeFlam, Anthony Sims and Phillip Young. The full company sang 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain.' Jane Lynch (two-time Emmy winning host of Hollywood Game Night and an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee) sang 'You'll Never Get Away From Me' with Richard Kind (Amazon's Red Oaks, The Producers, The Big Knife, Mad About You, Spin City, A Bug's Life, Cars, Inside Out, and Bay Street's productions including Enter Laughing, Romance, Travesties, and The Lady in Question). 'It was a wonderful evening and a great way to celebrate our last summer gala on the Long Wharf,' says Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. 'We will have a new location next year, but we had an amazing music-filled sunset party that supports Bay Street Theater.' 'The annual gala was a wonderful event and Bay Street's only fundraiser of the year,' says Executive Director Tracy Mitchell. 'Besides being a fun night in the theater and on the Wharf, the gala is the cornerstone of our fundraising efforts allowing us to support more than thirty other community organizations on the East End.' The evening's auction items included a week-long stay in St. Barth's for 4 at a luxury 2- bedroom WIMCO villa, complete with unparalleled concierge service, and roundtrip flights to the island from San Juan via private carrier Tradewind Aviation. Other items included an 8-day cruise on Viking Cruises for 2, a walk on role in EVITA with dinner for 8 guests at The American Hotel, and many, many more. This year, the Bay Street Theater honored Sag Harbor businesses as a thank you for supporting the Gala for the past 27 years, Bay Street Theater honored Bay Street Board Members Luigi Caiola and Erik Batt, who along with their spouses and families have been devoted supporters. Also attending the Gala among Broadway stars and performers were actor Steven Fales from the upcoming production of Confessions of a Mormon Boy(July 17-22), Lorna Luft,The cast of Frost/Nixon (running now through July 22) including Harris Yulin and Daniel Gerroll. This year's sponsors (list in progress) include: Peeko Oysters, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Bedell Wine, Clovis Point Winery, Tradewind Aviation, Channing Daughters Winery, Hamptons H2O Water, Simple Vodka, Sag Harbor Rum, Sag Harbor Florist, Land's End, Oban, Peconic Landing, Viking River Cruises, Searles Graphics, Sterling Affair, Bridgehampton National Bank, Corcoran Group, Hamptons Magazine, Dan's Papers, Purist, Beach Magazine, and WIMCO Villas. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee.  The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there.
by Jerri Shafer - May 11, 2018
On Wednesday May 11th, 2018 Evolution Theatre Company hosted a staged reading of Charles Busch's The Lady In Question to benefit their 2018 Season. A freewheeling satire of patriotic 1940s thrillers. A glamorous concert pianist is challenged when a handsome American professor engages her aid in rescuing his mother from a Nazi prison. The reading was be held in the Schottenstein Property Group Pavilion of the Columbus Museum of Art.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018
London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their bartender is terrible. Possibly worse - their acting president wants to admit a woman! True, the lady in question is brilliant, beautiful, and daring, but admitting her into this enclave could shake the very foundation of the British Empire - and how does one make such a decision without a decent drink? Prepare your secret handshake and enter the hilarious world of THE EXPLORER'S CLUB.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
UP THE RABBIT HOLE opened Tuesday, September 26th, at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue at 10th Street) for a run through Sunday, October 15th. Andy Halliday and GR Johnson return to Theater for the New City following their acclaimed 2014 collaboration Nothing But Trash with this deeply personal story about a young gay man who has fallen into a world of sex and obsession, and must find his way out. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016
The new comedy Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister), is currently playing Theater for the New City, which marks the third consecutive sold-out run for Busch at Theater for the New City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that the Tony award-winning comedy TRAVESTIES, by Tom Stoppard, is now on stage through July 20. The production is directed by Gregory Boyd. Tickets can be purchased online now at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, 11 am to Showtime. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to www.baystreet.org.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2014
Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of David Staller, honored philanthropist Anita Jaffe and playwright/actor Charles Busch at its Annual Golden Shamrock Gala, earlier this week at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Ave at 14th Street). The GTG Golden Shamrock Award is given annually for artistic contribution to society. Past honorees include Terrence McNally, Judith Ivey, Brian Murray, and Robert Osborne. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night abd you can check out photo coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013
Julie Halston has a lot of friends. She is certainly adored by some super-talented show biz glitterati, like Carl Andress, Mary Testa, Julia Murney, Max von Essen, Ms. Halston, Justin Squigs Robertson, David Garrison and Dan Butler, who attended 'Classical Julie' at Birdland this Monday, March 18. Scroll down for photos from the concert!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2013
Comic actress Julie Halston takes to the stage in her inimitable fashion with the new evening, CLASSICAL JULIE, which will continue on March 18 and 25 at 7 p.m. at Birdland (315 West 44th Street in Manhattan) as part of The Broadway at Birdland concert series. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below!
by Walter McBride - Feb 26, 2013
The Pulitzer Prize and OBIE Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) held its 10th Annual LOVE 'N' COURAGE benefit gala last night, February 25, 2013 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring award-winning actor and playwright Charles Busch. Hosts for LOVE 'N' COURAGE were composer and singer Phoebe Legere and playwright/filmmaker Matt Morillo ('Maid of Honor'). The performers at this year's show included Mr. Busch, The Love Show, dancer/choreographer Kitty Lunn and Infinity Dance, juggler supreme John Grimaldi, Carol Freeman, Luba Mason, KT Sullivan, Tammy Grimes, Drew Pulver, Mark Marcante and Crystal Field. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out full photo coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012
Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc., is celebrating its 17th season with the musical That Lady from Maxim's based on a classic French farce. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012
The official opening night for Polly Draper in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, took place last Saturday night at Bay Street Theatre. Geraldine Aron, the playwright for this American Premiere attended the after party in the lobby along with other theatre veterans including Blythe Danner, TEd Hartley and Dina Merrill, John McDaniel, Terrence McNally, Joe Pintauro, Mercedes Ruehl, Sloan Shelton, and Harris Yulin. The show runs now through Sunday, June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street Theatre's Artistic Associates.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2012
Bay Street Theatre has announced the first production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. Polly Draper stars in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, by Geraldine Aron. This American Premiere begins Tuesday, May 29 and runs through Sunday, June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street's Artistic Associates. See photos of Draper on stage below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012
Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012
Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue). Busch as 'Judith' will be joined by Dave August (Naked Boys Singing!), Christopher Borg (Penny Penniworth), Larry Bullock (Charles Busch and Julie Halston: Together on Broadway), Jennifer Cody (Shrek, The Pajama Game), KendAl Sparks (Where's Charley? at Encores!), Mary Testa (Queen of the Mist, Xanadu), Jennifer Van Dyck (The Divine Sister, The Third Story), John Wojda (The Merchant of Venice, Busch's Queen Amarantha), and Billy Wheelan (Our Leading Lady, The Lady in Question is Charles Busch). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Busch in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012
Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff have this month joined the cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES as 'Evangeline Harcourt' and 'Lord Evelyn Oakleigh.' Roundabout Theatre Company presents the 2011 Tony Award winning Anything Goes, starring 2011 Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as 'Reno Sweeney' and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey as 'Moonface Martin.' Check out photos of the new duo in action below!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Oct 25, 2011
The fabulous Lypsinka, Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming (CABARET, 'The Good Wife'), and Tony nominees Alison Fraser (SECRET GARDEN, ROMANCE/ROMANCE) and Andrew Rannells (BOOK OF MORMON) all made appearances at Abingdon Theatre Company's 19th Annual Benefit Gala yesterday, October 24 at Espace, honoring Charles Busch, Julie Halston and Timothy P. Speiss. Beth Leavel, a Tony winner for THE DROWSY CHAPERONE emceed the gala. Carl Andress, who helmed Busch's THE DIVINE SISTER, THE THIRD STORY, DIE MOMMIE DIE! and SHANGHAI MOON, directed.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 18, 2011
SUPER SHAW 2011, a lively and irreverent evening of George Bernard Shaw, took place yesterday at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produced and directed SUPER SHAW 2011, which presented Charles Busch as Eliza Doolittle, Judith Ivey as Saint Joan, Alison Fraser as Cleopatra, and others in scenes from PYGMALION, CANDIDA, MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA, ARMS AND THE MAN, MAJOR BARBARA, THE APPLE CART and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2011
Jim Caruso presented Broadway and television personality Julie Halston at Birdland (315 West 44th Street, NYC) on Monday, July 11. Her show, Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, is part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, and combined her usual hysterical observations of life, show biz and the fall of Western Civilization.
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