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Eli Wallach Stars @ Guild Hall

Eli Wallach

Tony award winning actor Eli Wallach starred in a reading of Jeff Baron’s "Visiting Mr. Green" at Guild Hall on Sunday June 21. The stage and movie veteran turned in a skillfully nuanced performance opposite the young Peter Sabri in the moving two hander helmed by James Larocca. A talk back with the audience followed the performance produced by Guild Hall in association the Playwrights’ Theatre of East Hampton.

 

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EcoFabulous in the East Ennd

Nicole Miller
Alec Baldwin

Celebrities,
philanthropists, and environmentally- interested New Yorkers and End Enders joined forces to support the protection and restoration of eastern Long Island’s natural environment to benefit the Group for the East End at the Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Bridgehampton on this past Saturday evening June 20 which raised over $530,000. .
Photography: Barry Gordin

 

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Ross School Summer Benefit

Martha Stewart
Alexa Ray Joel, Vered

This past Saturday evening June 20 the Ross School in Sag Harbor kicked off their Hampton’s summer season with the 6th annual Club Starlight Benefit for the Ross School programs and scholarships, where Martha Stewart was honored for her support of their students. The evening featured entertainment by recording legend James Ingram, Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers and Alexa Ray Joel, the daughter of Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel.
Photography: Barry Gordin

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Hartigan/Simon Opening @ Guild Hall

Taryn Simon, Julianne Moore

Photos from Hartigan / Simon opening at Guild Hall and after party at the Georgica home of Michael & Cheryl Minikes.

Photography : Barry Gordin

Dorian Bergen, Mikaela Sardo Lamarche

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos

Bell Book And Candle

Matt McGrath, Arija Bareikis, Sam Robards


Opening Night Photos of Bell Book and Candle
at Bay Street Theatre’s Mainstage in Sag Harbor featuring Arija Bareikis, Sam Robards, Matt McGrath, Gordana Rashovich and Jairath Conroy.

 

 

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Around The Town

Chelsea in “Eddie Money”

Chelsea Marie Tennariello

Chelsea Marie Tennariello, 15, will be appearing in an Off Broadway play, an autobiography of "Eddie Money – Two Tickets To Paradise", some time this summer. Chelsea has won many awards for her dancing including the "National Title Miss Jr. Starquest 2006" and the "Regional Starquest Artistic Award". Chelsea is also one of the background dancers in the music video with singer Tina Ann. When asked her aspirations? What else, "to someday appear in a Broadway musical."

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Features

2009 Tony Award Predictions

By Gordin & Christiano

Best Play: God Of Carnage
Yasmina Reza’s shallow dissection of contemporary social hypocrisy will win in a weak year, where the best new plays were seen Off- Broadway. Note: the Pulitzer Prize winning Ruined by Lynn Nottage is still playing at MTC.

Best Musical: Billy Elliot
The musical based on the movie of the same name is perfection and recently won 10 Drama Desk Awards. Billy will dance away with multiple Tonys as well.

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Ribbon Cutting at Guild Hall

Mickey Straus
Executive Director of Guild Hall Ruth Appelhof, Mayor Paul F. RIchenbach

On Sunday May 24, 09 Mickey Straus, chair, Guild Hall Board of Trustees Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director, Mayor Paul Rickenbach, Jr., East Hampton Village, State Asemblyman Fred Thiele, and hundreds of enthusiastic guests gathered to witness Mr. Straus cut the ribbon to the newly renovated state of the art John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton after a 2 year renovation.

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John Drew Theater Preview

The John Drew is ready to go and specially invited guests were treated to a behind the scenes look at the newly restored “state of the art” theater, a project in progress for two years. Stage & screen legend Liza Minnelli, just off the heels of her stupendous show at the Palace Theater this past December and freshly restored herself, will officially launch the East Hampton Theater Season on Memorial Day weekend with the incomparable Billy Stritch at the piano. The Box Office opens on May 7. Photograpahy: Barry Gordin

 

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Alec Baldwin HIFF “The Cove”

Alec Baldwin, Richard O’Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Fisher Stevens

Alec Baldwin hosted The Hamptons Interational Film Festival screening of "The Cove", winner of the 2009 auidience award for Best Documentary at Sundance. Following the film at the newly renovated John Drew Theater there was a discussion led by Alec with director Louie Psihoyos, Richard O’Barry and Fisther Stevens.

 

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Pia Lindstrom’s Sirius Launch

Pia Lindstrom, Ingrid & Isabella Rossellini

Pia Lindstrom celebrated the launch of her new SIRIUS XM Book Radio Show at Morton"s The Steakhouse where her sisters Ingrid and Isabella Rossellini and friends came to show their support.

 

 

 

 

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Liza Minnelli Opens Guild Hall

Liza Minnelli opened Guild Hall in a spectacular performance at the newly renovated John Drew Theater in East Hampton
Coming soon:
Check back to see more photos of this exciting night

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Julie Halston At Birdland

Julie Halston, Eric Bettelheim
Jim Caruso, Frank DeCaro
Andy Humm, Ann Northrop
Julie Halston, Andy Humm

Julie Halston… One of the funniest, nicest , and talented woman on Broadway performed at Birdland in New York City to a sold out crowd.
Julie.. as always had her audience captivated with delight and in awe from the second she hit the stage. Bravo!

 

 

 

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54th Annual Obie Awards

Anne Hathaway
Stephen Sondheim

Oh, what a night! Webster Hall, packed to the rafters on Monday (May 18th) for the 54th Annual Obie Awards brought out a wild assortment of Village types and onlookers — Anne Hathaway to drag king Murray Hill, belly dancers to pierced all over S&M performers. The evening, co-hosted by Martha Plimpton and Daniel Breaker celebrated the works of Stephen Sondheim (“Road Show”) along with playwright Lynn Nottage and the actors Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Saidah Arrika Ekulona and Russell Gebert Jones for their work on “Ruined”.

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