Musical theater, an architecture talk, film screenings and play readings made our list of the best things to do this weekend in The Hamptons. Read on to discover the event possibilities through April 7, 2019 in The Hamptons and East End of Long Island.
MUSICAL - "Man of La Mancha"
Hampton Theatre Company presents the final performances of the musical “Man of La Mancha" through April 7, 2019. Performances will be held on Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Inspired by the 17th century novel “Don Quixote,” the classic Broadway show—with book by Dale Wasserman, music by Joe Darion and lyrics by Mitch Leigh—is widely considered one of the most enduring pieces of musical theater, having enjoyed four revivals in New York and providing one of the best known songs in the Great American Songbook, “The Impossible Dream.” The Hampton Theatre Company production is co-directed by Edward A. Brennan and Diana Marbury. Musical direction is by Amy Federico McGrath.
Tickets are $40 for adults; $35 for seniors; $30 for those under 30 years old and $30 for veterans and theater industry members. An additional matinee performance will be offered during the final weekend of the production, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 2:30 p.m., prior to the regular 8 p.m. performance.
To reserve, visit www.hamptontheatre.org, or call OvationTix at 1-866-811-4111. The Quogue Community Hall is located at 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue, NY 11959.
To read a preview, Click "Man of La Mancha,” HTC’s First Musical, Opens March 21 in Quogue."
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
Parrish Art Museum screens "Home," a satirical short film by Sandy Perlbinder on the architect-client relationship followed by a panel discussion on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 6 p.m.
The film was a featured short at The Sundance Film Festival is followed by a panel discussion with Perlbinder, architecture critic Paul Goldberger, architect James Merrell, and psychoanalyst Robby Stein. It will be moderated by Museum Director Terrie Sultan.
Home (1989, NR, 7:40 minutes), directed by Perlbinder, tells the story of a tyrannical starchitect who imposes his absurd vision on an unsuspecting couple building their first home. John Glover stars as Erich Hochmann, a brilliant and trendy deconstructivist architect modeled after Peter Eisenman, whose arrogance extends beyond his students and associates to his well-heeled, social-climbing clients. The protagonist also references personalities such as Howard Roark from Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Admission is $12 or free for museum members and students. Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976.
FILM SCREENING & TALK
Bay Street Theater co-presents a screening of "Terms of Endearment" with a Talkback by Alec Baldwin and David Nugent on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. Co-presented with the Hamptons International Film Festival.
In "Terms of Endearment," Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy.
Admission is $25 or $20 for members. Bay Street Theater is located on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY 11963.
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Bay Street Theater presents "12 Angry Men Performed by 12 Impassioned Women" on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2 p.m.
In support of The National Voter Registration Initiative, Bay Street Theater presents a staged reading of "12 Angry Men," the 1954 classic by Reginald Rose featuring an all-female cast. Following the staged reading, ways to increase voter registration and voter turn out will be discussed and the opportunity to update voter registrations will be offered.
Reading are Suzanne Walsh, Tina Jones, Susan Stout. Kathleen Carthy, Theresa DeBerry, Minerva Perez, Susan Galardi Rachel Feldman, Lydia Franco Hodge, Cheri Wicks, Carol Ann DiPirro, Morgan Vaughan and Tara Reuter.
Admission is free. Bay Street Theater is located on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY 11963.
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