Harris Yulin and Mercedes Ruehl will star in a reading of William Douglas Home’s comedy “The Kingfisher” on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Mr. Yulin will direct.
The play is centered on the love affair of Cecil and Evelyn, both in their 70s, she recently widowed after 50 years of marriage. They were in love once before that, and now Cecil is determined to have her once and for all. The humorous practicalities of physical love at a certain age and a fussy butler add to the humor in this romantic comedy.
The Hamptons International Film Festival will include three films with Long Island connections in its annual festival on Columbus Day weekend.
“Big Shot,” a featured documentary, is by Kevin Connolly, a Patchogue native known for his role as Eric in “Entourage,” a former HBO series. It is about the New York Islanders hockey team and how the team was conned by a Texas millionaire. It will be shown on ESPN this fall.
Following Monday's heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Health Department has advised swimmers against bathing at 64 beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. No other beaches in East Hampton Town are covered by the advisory, which has to do with bacteria levels related to stormwater runoff.