Greenport resident Amie Sponza has acted in plays before. But when the leader of her theater workshop asked each member to write a short play, Ms. Sponza was stumped. She had never written a play before.
And certainly not one about a topic as charged as what the theater workshop was working with: racism. READ
William Roslak began learning the pipe organ when he was just 11 years old.
It was a unique hobby his friends at Southold High School supported, but as he got older,
Mr. Roslak, now 25, rarely got the chance to meet other young adults who also played the imposing instrument. READ
The carousel at Greenport Village’s Mitchell Park has come a long way.
Built around 1920 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., the carousel was purchased by Grumman in Calverton, who used it for company picnics and community events. In 1995, the plant was closed, and Greenport — with the help of then-Mayor David Kapell — won a donation contest for the carousel. (more…)
As a child, Susan Hedges loved entertaining people and making them laugh. A former Long Island High School for the Arts student, she hoped to pursue acting after graduation.
Initially, she participated in community theater events at night after working in operations during the day. But as she started a family and put in more time at the office, her time at the theater decreased.
A blue banner hangs above the door of the former Southold United Methodist Church advertising something new for the space: opera, violin and piano lessons.
Elizabeth Downs played piano when she was 14 years old. Then she dabbled a little on guitar, on and off. Music was always a part of her life growing up — until it sort of disappeared.
On the surface, Alex Koch seems like a typical 13-year-old. He loves to be outdoors, play sports and take care of his various pets.
Sofia Bartolani stood toward the middle of the line last week, viola in hand, anxiously awaiting her upcoming performance. Joining 48 other students in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 “Ode to Joy,” Sofia was about to be conducted by classical music icon Itzhak Perlman. READ
Northeast Stage is taking its annual Shakespeare production on the road this year. Hannah Gray adapted and will direct “As You Like It,” with outdoor performances planned for Riverhead, Greenport and Patchogue.