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Guild Hall Summer 2008

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John Drew Theater at Guild Hall
158 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937
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June 6 - June 14: The John Drew Theater in association with MudasMan Productions presents the prophecy of isaiah written and directed by Isaac Klein $10.00 / $8.00 Members General Admission The prophecy of isaiah is a new sociopolitical performance piece that pulls material straight from the headlines and onto the stage. In the tradition of such artists as Moises Kauffman and the Tectonic Theatre Project, the prophecy of isaiah begins with quotes and documentation from the world around us, and weaves it into high drama with an inspiring message about the need for change. The piece is mediated by its writer and director, Isaac Klein, an East Hampton native who adapted the play from a manuscript written by his father Art Klein. the prophecy of isaiah had its world premiere in Catskill, NY in April, 2007 where Mr. Klein Sr. now lives. The piece was revived as part of the launch of Mr. Klein Jr.'s theatre company, MUDasMAN, at the Times Square Arts Center in November of 2007. MUDasMAN productions is a group of multi-disciplinary theatre artists whose mission is to create new and exciting work in the New York area. In November of 2007, MUDasMAN launched their company with a festival of four groundbreaking new works at the Times Square Arts Center in New York City. The members of MUDasMAN strive to continually reinvigorate their collaborative process, in order to create work that is inquisitive, innovative and communal. MUDasMAN is currently developing three new plays by Michael Daniel Anderson; a new installment of Appalling Revelations: The Trials of Niles Kindly; and a new musical by Bridget Regan, Ashley Robinson and Jerzy Gwiazdowski. Friday, June 6 at 8:00pm Saturday, June 7 at 8:00pm Sunday, June 8 at 3:00pm Friday, June 13 at 8:00pm Saturday, June 14 at 3:00pm Saturday, June 14 at 8:00pm July 1 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #1: Smiles of a Summer Night Directed by Ingmar Bergman (1955 - 108min. Swedish w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members July 8 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #2: Viridiana Directed by Luis Buñuel (1961 - 90min. Spanish w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members July 12 8:00pm: John Drew Theater in association with The Jewish Center of the Hamptons The Jewish Center of the Hamptons 44 Woods Lane East Hampton, NY Comedienne Judy Gold $40.00 / $35.00 members GH and JCOH July 15 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #3: Shoot The Piano Player Directed by François Truffaut (1960 - 92min. French w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members July 22 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #4: Woman In The Dunes Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara (1964 - 123min. Japanese w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members July 26 8:00pm: Playwrights' Theatre of East Hampton presents a staged reading of If It Was Easy by Stewart F. Lane and Ward Morehouse III at Bridgehampton Community House. Directed by Stewart F. Lane. Starring Bonnie Comley. An audience Q&A with cast follows the performance. $20.00 / $18.00 members / POST SHOW DESSERT RECEPTION IN STUDIOS July 27 7:30pm: American Musical Theatre Salutes #1 Bridgehampton Community House Kurt Weill: Sing Me No Love Songs Starring Melissa Errico and George Dvorsky. Michael Lavine, Musical Director. $50.00 / $45.00 members Saturday, August 2 at 8:00pm: A Staged Reading of Love, Loss and What I Wore A new play in development by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron Based on the book by Ilene Beckerman Directed by Karen Carpenter Starring Linda Lavin and an ensemble cast TBA $55.00/$53.00 members August 3 7:30pm: American Musical Theatre Salutes #2 Bridgehampton Community House Jerome Kern in Hollywood Starring KT Sullivan and Lee Roy Reams. Michael Lavine, Musical Director. $50.00 / $45.00 members August 5 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #5: A Nos Amours Directed by Maurice Pialat (1983 - 95min. French w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members August 12 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #6: Picnic at Hanging Rock Directed by Peter Weir (1975 - 107min. Australian, in English) $5.00 / $3.00 members August 16 5:00pm: Jennifer Muller / The Works - Contemporary Dance Company A Garden Dance performance at Rory Rigg's Estate 46 Further Lane East Hampton, NY Twilight in the Garden of Hope Rain Date: Sunday August 17, same times. Energetic, inspired, electrifying. For nearly 34 years, contemporary dance company Jennifer Muller/The Works has applied a multi-disciplinary technique that weaves dance, theater and visual arts to create exhilarating dances that celebrate and illuminate the human spirit. Jennifer Muller¦The Works is pleased to return to Guild Hall with a dynamic performance of dance al fresco. Taking cues from the radiance of nature, the program will delight including signature choreography SPEEDS and SPORES, set to the a cappella genius score of Bobby McFerrin. Experience one of New York City's cultural treasures on this special evening with The Works…movement "full of power, beauty and pure dance." (Les Saisons De La Danse, France) 4:30pm VIP cocktails and a toast to The Works 5:00pm performance VIP reception with the Company immediately following performance $35.00 general admission (limited to 125) / $33.00 Members GH / $125.00 VIP cocktails (limited to 150) August 19 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #7: The Rules of the Game Directed by Jean Renoir (1939 - 106min. French w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members August 23 8:00pm: John Drew Theater in association with The Jewish Center of the Hamptons and Donald Cayea Golda's Balcony by William Gibson The Jewish Center of the Hamptons 44 Woods Lane East Hampton, NY Starring Barbara Rosenblat. Directed by Robert Spiotto. An audience Q&A with performer and director follows the performance. $40.00 / $35.00 members GH and JCOH August 24 - 25 8:00pm: The John Drew Theater The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton, NY Chére Maître: The Correspondence of Gustave Flaubert and George Sand Adapted by Peter Eyre from the translations of Francis Steegmuller and Barbara Bray starring Kathleen Chalfant and Harris Yulin. Directed by Harris Yulin. $30.00 General Admission / $28.00 Members August 26 7:30pm: (Re)Discovering World Cinema: Gems from the Janus Collection Film Series #8: L'Eclisse Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni (1962 - 125min. Italian w/ English subtitles) $5.00 / $3.00 members August 30 5:00pm: American Ballet Theatre: A Garden Dance performance at Mickey Straus's Estate 38 James Lane East Hampton, NY ABT II Studio Company Rain Date: Sunday August 31, same times. 4:00pm VIP cocktails 4:00pm grounds open 5:00pm performance ABT II is a classical company of thirteen young professional dancers which serves as the renowned American Ballet Theatre's cultural ambassador to the world. Experience the passion, power, and movement of this revered and innovative company. Bring the family, a blanket and spread out on the lawn of a private waterfront estate and enjoy a magical evening. The program includes: ALLEGRO BRILLANTE, choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust, staged by JUDITH FUGATE, music by Tchaikovsky, CAKE, choreographed by Brian Reeder with music by Karen LeFrak, and RAYMONDA, staged by IRINA KOLPAKOVA after MARIUS PETIPA with additional Choreography by WES CHAPMAN, and music by ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV $35.00 general admission (limited to 150) / $33.00 members of GH / $100.00 VIP cocktails (limited to 100) / $250.00 Patron (limited to 100) / Free admission for Kids under 12

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