Theatre Forward board member Thomas C. Quick opened his well-appointed Sutton Place home in anticipation of their 2017 Chairman's Awards Gala in April, marking 40 years of American theater support. By fostering meaningful new works at regional nonprofit theaters, as well as providing arts education programs for communities, Theatre Forward is responsible, year after year, for many of the plays that mark the Broadway season. This year, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Anastasia, Come From Away,
and Dear Evan Hansen
were all incubated at one of their network of 19 leading nonprofit regional theatres across the country.
Broadway Producers Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley. (Photo: Annie Watt)
Broadway Producers Stewart Lane
and Bonnie Comley
, Alicia and Dan Bythewood, Wendy Sarasohn, Kathleen and Gary Rothschild, Steve Goldstein, Amy Miles, Betsy and Wallace Turner, Michel Cox Witmer, Julie O'Rourke, Jeannie Lawrence, Marianne Cassini, Christine De Lisle, Lucia Hwong Gordon
and Michael Donnell were among the guests.
"The plays of August Wilson
went through many of our theaters before they came to New York," Executive Director Bruce Whitacre told Hamptons.com. "As did Into the Woods, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Once
Every year there are four to five shows. We fund them and support them when they're here through great backstage events for our patrons." There are lots of exclusive behind the scenes events and house seat offers for gala committee members.
On the local level, through its Advancing Strong Theatre initiative, they support productions advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). Their Educating through Theatre Initiative supports education programs for underserved children. Director of Development Carl Sylvestre told us they service students from the poorest districts in the country. "We're working with schools that otherwise wouldn't have access. Theatres create programs to bring them to shows and after school programs where they learn to work with teaching artists, using theatre games to talk about their lives or integrate their studies," he explained. "We did a survey that found arts education actually increases the academic performance. One of my favorite programs is in San Francisco in the American Conservatory Theater, where we work with students who are young mothers and fathers and therefore in danger of dropping out of school. We've had great success getting most of them to graduate within 12-18 months."
For more information, visit theatreforward.org.
Carl Sylvestre, Natalie Ault, Emily Miller, and Bruce Whitacre. (Photo: Annie Watt)
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons
For over 100 years Bridgehampton Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!
Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices
from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968
CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall
Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community
Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience
and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant.
Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.