The lights went down after the youth cast of “Seussical” took their bows Sunday, Aug. 5, marking the end of the North Fork Community Theatre’s 60th season. A week later, to celebrate, the theater’s board president Mary Kalich grasped a sledgehammer, took a deep breath, and swung at the stage. READ
The 19th-century Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead was buzzing as Sophia Burke fielded one question after another. A bobby pin had just fallen from a girl’s hair. A boy inquired about a name tag. Ms. Burke assured him she needs only five minutes to make it. READ
Nominees for the 16th annual Teeny Awards, which showcase the best in local high school theater, were announced Wednesday evening. Winners will be announced at a formal awards ceremony June 3 at Longwood High School. READ
Linda Kirk of Port Jefferson slid her hands along the stainless steel of a Hans Van de Bovenkamp sculpture, noting its curves, smooth texture and temperature, warmed by the sun on a late August day at Peconic Landing in Greenport.
The fifth annual New York Festival of Song is coming to the North Fork this Sunday, Aug. 27.
The concert is billed as “Red, Whites & Blues: An Afternoon of French and American Song.” Performers include Steven Blier, piano; Mikaela Bennett, soprano; Sam Grosby, tenor; and Robert Mellon, baritone. A complimentary reception with the artists will follow the performance.
The North Fork TV Festival, a three-day event in September at the Greenport Theatre on Front Street, announced its lineup of television show premieres, awards and guests, who will include actor Chris Noth of “Law and Order” and “Sex and the City” and Cat Greenleaf, host of “Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf.”