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$100,000 Challenge Grant At Bay Street Theatre

Originally Posted: February 26, 2013

Nicole Barylski

The Executive Committee of the Bay Street Board of Trustees will match up to $100,000 of proceeds. (Photo: Hamptons.com)

The Executive Committee of the Bay Street Board of Trustees has announced a $100,000 Challenge Grant in support of the 2013 Main Stage season and the new vision for the future of Bay Street. Proceeds raised from patrons, subscribers, donors, volunteers and the community through March 15, 2013, will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $100,000 by the Executive Committee of the Bay Street Board of Trustees. Bay Street is a 501 3c not for profit so all donations are tax deductible.

"This is an amazing opportunity for the theatre and community," says Mitchell. "Last year we heard the community say that they wanted us to stay. Now we hope everyone will help us by purchasing a subscription by March 15th, filling seats this summer, and getting the word out that we have a very limited time to match this wonderful challenge. March 15th is around the corner!"

Bay Street has something for everyone in the family. Some of the upcoming events include a performance by "Smash" star Megan Hilty, a variety of children theater workshops, Casino Night, the Erin Go Mardi Gras Party, The Picture Show sponsored by Peconic Landing and the Comedy Club which will have performances by Ralphie May, Paul Reiser, Paula Poundstone and more.

Funds raised will support the 2013 Mainstage Season as well as the Education programs which include Literature Live!, theatre camps, and the college Internship program.

Donations can be made by visiting the Box office which is open Tuesday to Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., by calling Jessica Lemire in the Development Office 631-725-0818, x129, by donating online at www.baystreet.org, or by sending a check to Bay Street Theatre (PO Box 810, Sag Harbor, NY 11963).

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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