Posts in Stage

Out of the Darkness, And Into the Light: Beloved Director Breaks Silence on Health Struggles

It was three days after the final performance of his March 2018 production, “Beauty and the Beast,” at Southampton Cultural Center that Michael Disher first met with a neurologist about the loss of sensation in his left arm. The director had assumed it was a pinched ulnar nerve, and would ultimately correct itself.

He never imagined it would be a malignant brain tumor the size of a baseball.

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Siobhan O’Loughlin Lathers Up for a New Twist on Theater

No one makes a bubble bath better than Siobhan O’Loughlin.

Her water-to-bubbles ratio is borderline scientific, and the temperature is always right — allowing for an hour-long soak without turning cold. And the ambiance is dreamlike, complete with candles, fairy lights and … at least 10 perfect strangers.

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Remembering Joe Pintauro, a Beloved Sag Harbor Playwright

“I hate to say it, but this cluster of people, it’s sort of the end of an era. These people that are between 85 and 95, there aren’t that many of them, when you think about it. There will be more to follow — more talented and creative people — but this was a group of really formidable artists. And extraordinarily influential. And Joe was one of them.”

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Sybil Christopher, 83, A Founder Of Bay Street Theatre, Has Died

Bay Street Theatre co-founder Sybil Christopher was born under a happy sun in the coal-mining Rhondda Valley of South Wales. Her laugh was infectious, endless and ever optimistic — despite the unpredictable hands that life regularly dealt her.

The longtime Sag Harbor resident was resilient, constantly reinventing herself with a gleam in her eye. And she never looked back. Always forward.

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