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Bits and Pieces: 10.24.19

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 10:20

‘Bach to Broadway’

The “Bach, Before and Beyond” music series will return to the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor under the direction of Walter Klauss on Sunday at 3 p.m. “Bach to Broadway” will feature the soprano Paige Cutrona and Jonathan Fox Powers, bass. The concert will include solos and duets of Bach, Mozart, Puccini, Lerner and Lowe, Rogers and Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or at Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor.

Drama at Duck Creek

The Arts Center at Duck Creek will present a performance by the actor Gerard Doyle of “Freemont’s Farewell,” a short story by Shelby Raebeck, an East Hampton writer, on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

A high school English teacher at a Hamptons private school is placed on probation for breaking down the boundary between student and teacher. Several years later, after a stint at a psychiatric in

stitute, he is invited back to the school to deliver the commencement address.

Mr. Doyle, who lives in Sag Harbor, has appeared on Broadway and television and toured with the English Shakespeare Company. Mr. Raebeck is the author of “Louse Point: Stories From the East End,” and “Sparrow Beach,” a novel. Seating is limited with reservations by email to [email protected].

‘All About Eve’

Guild Hall will present an encore screening of National Theatre Live’s production of “All About Eve” tomorrow evening at 7. Adapted for the stage from Joseph. L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 film, which won six Oscars, and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr, it is the story of Margo Channing, a legendary Broadway star, and Eve Harrington, the young fan who insinuates herself into Margo’s life threatening her career and relationships.

The play is directed by Ivo van Hove and stars Gillian Anderson as Margo and Lily James as Eve. Tickets to the 7 p.m. screening are $18, $16 for members.

Steve Bannon on Film

The Sag Harbor Cinema will present “American Dharma,” a new documentary by the Academy Award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris, on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall. The film emerged from a 16-hour conversation between Mr. Morris and Stephen K. Bannon, founder of the right-wing site Breitbart News and a former chief strategist in the Trump administration.

Mr. Morris’s prize-winning films include “The Fog of War,” “A Brief History of Time,” and “The Thin Blue Line.”

Tickets are $15 at the door. For $95, including admission to the screening, The Star will host a three-course dinner after the film at the Maidstone Hotel at 8 p.m. Tickets for the movie and dinner can be purchased by calling Zach Zunis at 631-324-0002.

Classical Duo

The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will conclude its fall season with a concert by Eiko Kano, a violinist, and Karen Hakobyan, a pianist, tomorrow at 6 p.m.

The duo will begin the program with solo works. Mr. Hakobyan will play Debussy’s piano piece “L’Isle Joyeuse,” and Ms. Kano will perform the “Chaconne” from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor. Together they will perform compositions by Brahms, Gershwin, and Stravinsky. Ms. Kano will play on a Stradivarius violin made in 1725. Tickets are $25, $10 for members, and a reception will follow the performance.

The Parrish has also announced the election of Kenneth T. Berliner as chairman of its board of trustees. An avid collector of contemporary art, Mr. Berliner is a partner at Centerview Partners, an investment banking firm.

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