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“An Inspector Calls,” J.B. Priestley’s classic British thriller, will kick off the Hampton Theatre Company’s 31st season next Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Quogue Community Hall. The show will run through Nov. 8.
Funky Guajiro will perform Cuban jazz at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in a tribute to Suzanne Koch Gosman, a co-founder of the library and a former member of its board who died in 2008.
The Parlor Jazz series will open a new season at the Bridgehampton Museum’s Archive Building with “Heart of a Troubadour,” a performance by Steve Washington, tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Guild Hall’s JDTLab will have a free staged reading of “Ashes and Ink,” a play by Martha Pichey, a writer and ed- itor, tomorrow at 8 p.m. The play focus- es on the complicated relationship be- tween Molly and her son, Quinn, who descends into addiction after the sudden death of his father. Topaz Adizes, an Emmy Award-winner, will direct.
Joseph Vecsey will return to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor as host of a new All Star Comedy Show featuring Adrienne Iapalucci, Krystyna Hutchin- son, and Sergio Chicon tomorrow at 8 p.m.
The film director Sidney Lumet, who died in 2011 at the age of 86, directed 44 feature films, beginning in 1957 with “12 Angry Men” and concluding 50 years later with “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead.”
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.