Arts

On May 3, 1960, “The Fantasticks” opened at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village, where it continued to play for the next 42 years, earning it the heavyweight belt of off-Broadway musicals. This charming play can be seen now at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Having a difficult time making sense of the dozens of films and events at the Hamptons International Film Festival? While the big films, such as the festival opener “Truth,” sell themselves, the quieter ones can be harder to parse.
It is impossible not to engage with Mica Marder’s immersive and tactile montages of junk and treasure assembled into recognizable forms of fish.
Take a peek inside the studio wall with the Artists Alliance of East Hampton’s 28th annual studio tour. An exhibition of photographs by Rowenna Chaskey, will open at Estia’s Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor.
Although the people who were prep school age at the time of the Choate Rosemary Hall cocaine scandal are now pushing 50, the story, about a scholarship kid trying to fit in with a fast-moving elite crowd by selling drugs to them, has a timeless quality.
Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for Joe Landry’s “It’s a Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play” on Sunday and Mon- day at 6 p.m. at the center’s Levitas Cen- ter for the Arts. Auditions will begin promptly, and late arrivals will be seen at the discretion of the director, Michael Disher. Readings will be from the...
Laura Benanti, a Tony Award-winning actress and vocalist, will appear live in concert at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Soyeon Kate Lee, a Korean-American pianist who won first prize at the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition, will perform tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.
Arlene Reckson could not have known, when she accepted a position at Record Plant Studios in Manhattan’s Times Square, that John Lennon would soon invite her into the control room for the first-ever listen of his just-completed “Imagine” album.