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11/30/16 9:00am
11/30/2016 9:00 AM

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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

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11/03/16 7:00pm
11/03/2016 7:00 PM

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Thomas Monsell was many things, friends said: a former Lindenhurst schoolteacher who wrote a book on how to teach Shakespeare, a director of local theater who expanded Greenporters’ horizons and devoted local historian.

But foremost, like his family before him, he was a proud native son of Greenport Village. READ

04/29/15 5:00pm
04/29/2015 5:00 PM
Max Crean of Farmingdale plays Professor Harold Hill in "Music Man," a Bishop McGann-Mercy Theater Company production, directed by Bob Kelly. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Max Crean of Farmingdale plays Professor Harold Hill in “Music Man,” a Bishop McGann-Mercy Theater Company production, directed by Bob Kelly. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Meredith Willson’s classic musical “The Music Man” will be presented by the McGann-Mercy Theatre Company Thursday to Saturday, April 30 to May 2, at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  (more…)

06/08/14 7:01am
06/08/2014 7:01 AM
Southold High School nominees are interviewed for MyLITV on Verizon Fios1. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Southold High School nominees are interviewed for MyLITV on Verizon Fios1. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

On the same day Broadway’s best headed to Radio City Music Hall to celebrate a year’s worth of achievement at the Tony Awards, the top performers in East End high school theater gathered at Longwood High School for a celebration of their own.  (more…)

03/31/14 3:58pm
03/31/2014 3:58 PM

The Greenport High School Drama Club will present “Bye Bye Birdie” on April 4, 5 and 6 in the district auditorium.

In the satirical musical, set in 1958, a small-town teenager is chosen to receive “one last kiss” from rock star Conrad Birdie — based on Elvis Presley — before he goes into the Army. The show is known for its songs “Put On a Happy Face” and “Kids.” (more…)