Comedy, Reading, and Music at Guild Hall

Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater is booked every night

    You know it’s high season when Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater is booked every night, not to mention the galleries that are filled with exhibitions. Looking at the calendar, “Big Bad Wolfe,” a staged reading about the author Tom Wolfe by Rene Auberjonois, will take place tomorrow night. It is covered separately on page C5.  Then, on Saturday at 8 p.m., the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will take over.
    The UCBTourCo focuses on long-form improv, and the cast is hand-picked from improv comedians in New York City and Los Angeles, who are said to represent the next wave of comedy superstars. Tickets are $20; $18 for members.
    Roger Rosenblatt, the author of 16 books and 6 Off Broadway plays, will be at Guild Hall on Sunday, at 11 a.m., to read and sign books. Mr. Rosenblatt’s most recent work is a memoir called “Kayak Morning.” Other works, which have been national best sellers, are “Unless It Moves the Human Heart,” “Making Toast,” “Rules for Aging,” and “Children of War,” which won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Award. His first novel, “Lapham Rising,” was also a best seller.
    Mr. Rosenblatt, who teaches English and writing at Stony Brook Southampton, is well known on the South Fork. He lives in Quogue.
    Then, on Sunday evening, the doors will open for a screening of  “The Doors Live at the Bowl ’68,” which is usually seen as the band’s best performance on film. The concert, “Live at the Hollywood Bowl,” was recorded in 1968 but not released until 1987. A new version was released in October 2012. The digitally re-mastered film includes the previously lost performances of “Hello I Love You,” “Texas Radio and the Big Beat,” and “Spanish Caravan.” The screening is not only for Doors fans, but for those who would like to become more familiar with classic American rock. General admission  is $12, and $10 for members.
    A performance by a master of the slide quitar will take over on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in a program organized as a Crossroads Music Showcase. Kerry Kearney’s unique style, which is referred to as Psychedelta, contains an upbeat mix of American blues and roots with a personal mix created with his vintage, stock, and custom-made guitars. Mr. Kearney was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame in this year.
    Earlier in the week, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Neal Feinberg, a comedian and actor, will star in  his own a one-man show, in which he portrays 40 different characters. Written by Becky Mode and directed by Rob McCaskill, “Fully Committed” follows the story of a reservationist at the hottest restaurant in New York City. Mr. Feinberg is known for “Colt 40 Feinberg” from “The Howard Stern Show.”
    Looking ahead, Guild Hall will sponsor two programs on Friday, July 5. “Jurassic Park” will be screened outside at the Mulford Farm at 8:30 p.m. The tab is $5 and picnics and seating have been suggested.
    At the same time in the John Drew Theater, the second part of a documentary film on fracking, “Gasland, Part Two,” will be shown. Alec Baldwin will introduce the film as host of SummerDocs, a program sponsored by the Hamptons International Film Festival. The film’s director, James Fox, will answer questions following the screening.