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The Good Parts...
On Friday, June 29th the multi-platinum selling pop artist will take to the stage for a truly intimate and inspiring performance. Grammer, whose smash hits include “Keep Your Head Up”, “Fine By Me”, “Honey, I’m Good” and “Fresh Eyes”, has taken the musical world by storm, communicating his truths through his music. Don’t miss your chance to see him up close and personal and rock along with this global pop phenomenon. Get your tickets now!Find Out More
The Legal Immigrant Tour
A Tony, Olivier and Emmy award-winning actor, singer, writer, producer and director, Cumming’s theatre work includes Cabaret on Broadway and an international tour of his cabaret show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs. He appeared as Eli Gold on the The Good Wife and was nominated for multiple Golden Globe, Emmy and SAG awards. Also, a New York Times Best-Selling author, he is now the star of the new CBS series Instinct. Many things to many people – renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur – but to Alan he is “a story-teller and provocateur for hire.” Mr. Cumming is sure to wow with his insightful storytelling and exquisite song choices!Find Out More
A True Saturday Night Live...
Absolutely hysterical! He is a repeat offender of selling out giant arenas and causing his audience to double over with laughter. His eccentric and distinct comedic style has earned Tracy a spot on eight seasons of Saturday Night Live and a role as leading man, Tracy Jordan, on all seven seasons of the NBC super series, 30 Rock and his newest show The Last O.G premiering on TBS this spring.Find Out More
PINKALICIOUS The Musical
Based on the acclaimed children’s book of the same name, this musical adaptation is a sheer delight for all ages. Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of her predicament.Find Out More
Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda - Comedic Royalty…
When you think sketch comedy, you think Monty Python. When you think Monty Python, you think “It’s merely a flesh wound” – that or John Cleese. With the legendary Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers and A Fish Called Wanda, John created a unique style that turned the comedic world on its head!
The father of sketch comedy bares all, tells all, and brings all in this rare and unprecedented evening of laughs and audience participation!
Telling stories of his life and career, he includes conversation and audience Q&A in this truly unforgettable evening. Absurd and ridiculous questions only! So come prepared to interact with to this iconic legend for thrill-of-a-lifetime evening.Find Out More
Billie & Blue Eyes…
Hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Song book and re-popularizing jazz”, Pizzarelli is one of the prime contemporary interpreters of such. With an expansive repertoire, his themed shows suggest there is no limit to his imagination or talent. Russell, a Grammy Award winning vocalist, joins him onstage to celebrate and salute the musical greats – Frank Sinatra & Billie Holiday.Find Out More
Boxed Wine and Big Foot Tour…
With sold out shows across the country, countless appearances on every late night show you can think of, multiple – hour long specials on HBO, Comedy Central & Netflix, and the recipient of several “Best Female Comedian Awards”, this comedian has cemented her place among the comedic greats. Not only will she have you falling out of your seat laughing, she’ll have you questioning everything you know. Sarcastic and fun, no topic is safe from her quips, jabs and comedic commentary during this evening of hilarity.Find Out More
The Leading Man from Long Island…
Currently starring in the hit Broadway production of Anastasia, the ever talented tenor returns home to grace the beach stage. Son of the highly regarded FDNY Commissioner, Thomas von Essen, Max is the veteran of numerous Broadway productions, including: Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Dance of the Vampires, & An American in Paris, for which he received a Tony nomination. Joining him is none other than singer-pianist & mainstay of the NYC cabaret scene, Billy Stritch. Combined, the evening promises a blissful concoction of cabaret, jazz and the very best of Broadway.Find Out More
Advisory Council Co-Chairs
Jeanne Curran & Anna Zaleski
Sponsorship provided by Aimee Martin, Saunders Realty
Save the Date: WHBPAC’s Annual House & Garden Tour will take place on Friday, July 27th!
This stylish self-guided tour may begin at any of its spectacular locations as participants flow seamlessly from house to houseFind Out More
Celebrating 20 years with “The Greatest Beatles Cover Band…” Rolling Stone Magazine
1998 must have been a very good year! It was the inception of the WHBPAC and the launch of the Fab Faux…so we thought we would celebrate our 20th Anniversary together! The FF is far beyond a cover band, they play the music of The Beatles so impeccably that one must experience it to believe it. So don’t miss out on this blast from the past. A night with the Fab Faux is your opportunity to experience the true musical magic that made the Beatles one of the greatest bands of all time.Find Out More
The Peking Acrobats
You won’t believe your eyes after seeing the acrobatic feats of The Peking Acrobats. Since their inception, the troupe has been redefining what the human body is capable of with their daring maneuvers, seemingly impossible acrobatic acts, and amazing body contortion, flexibility & control. Pairing the physical prowess of the performers with the sensual sounds of traditional Chinese music makes for an enchanting and one of a kind experience you’ll have to see to believe.Find Out More
An Evening With…
Coupled with his gift for storytelling, this Texas legend fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel & blues. Backed by his ‘Large Band’, Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of his deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music.Find Out More
Save the Best for Last…
From Billboard to Broadway, the small screen to Hollywood, this multi-faceted performer has earned her place as one of the most respected artists in the entertainment industry today. There’s almost no genre she hasn’t sung and no stage she hasn’t performed on and now, she’s bringing it all to grace our own.Find Out More
Ireland’s Funniest Immigrant…
He’s hailed as Ireland’s top comedian, a successful television producer, actor, & best-selling author, BUT on top of that all… he’s a New Yorker. Moving to Ireland when he was 14, this Queens native has made a name for himself across internationally with his renowned showmanship, cheekiness, & laugh out loud comedy. Having spent his summers in Westhampton since 1989, and just recently moving back to the states, the prodigal New Yorker finally takes the beach stage.Find Out More
You Can Dance, You Can Jive…
Gold never gets old, case and point: the pop phenomenon that was ABBA. Their music lives on, and it’s thriving in the form of ABBA the Concert, the ultimate tribute show. Widely praised as “the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get”, the show features all your favorite hits from “Dancing Queen” to “Mama Mia!” to “S.O.S.”. So put on your dancing shoes and let the music take you back, all while having the time of your life!Find Out More
"A Sly Folk-Rock Ramble..." NPR
Prolific songwriter, best-selling author, a musician’s musician and an unbelievable performer, this man encompasses them all. Whether it’s through his soulful melodies, narrative lyrics, or unprecedented collaborations, he ceaselessly captivates the listener and even speaks to the soul, none more so evidenced than by his newest album “Gathering”. So treat your ears to this rare intimate performance with the man himself.Find Out More
Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation. Unique in every way, with this solo performance you will experience firsthand what everyone raves about! Bringing raw emotion and authenticity to each song, he will bare his soul, make you smile or break your heart. Come share the ride with this extraordinary talent…Find Out More
With Special Guest Jane Monheit…
Considered “the jazz master”, Arturo is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time. Not that anyone had any doubts about this Ten Time Grammy award winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Acknowledged guardian of the jazz trumpet, Arturo has recorded with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Josh Groban to Rod Stewart, Arianna Grande and Alicia Keyes – to name just a few. With the release of his new album, Ultimate Duets, he is coming our way with gifted vocalist, Jane Monheit.
Relaxed, accessible and wildly talented Arturo makes Jazz so much so fun!Find Out More
Cocktail Hour: The Show
Hailed as “witty and fantastic” by The New York Times, Cocktail Hour: The Show, by dance company Ballets with a Twist, reinvents the glamour and excitement of classic entertainment with an innovative mix of original choreography, costume design and music, performed live by the company’s own B-Twist Orchestra. This pop-infused production combines the magnetism of Hollywood’s Golden Age with a sleek twenty-first-century sensibility, launching the Mai Tai, Martini, Manhattan and more off the menu and onto the stage. It’s high-style fun for all ages to enjoy.Find Out More
Featuring Sonny Landreth...
His lyrics timeless, his voice iconic, his music legendary. This all-American rocker respected by all and matched by none, is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of his critically acclaimed album, “Slow Turning”, and bringing it here to the beach. Backed by his rock’n band, and joined by a blues guitar god, Sonny Landreth, this is going to be one show you won’t want to miss.Find Out More
A Centennial Salute to Alan Jay Lerner
Hailed “Crown Prince of Cabaret” by The NY Times, Steve Ross will be joined by Tony nominee Sally Mayes, the famed Jeff Harnar, the acclaimed Shana Farr, and the praised, KT Sullivan, in a centennial salute to Alan Jay Lerner, creator of some of the world’s most enduring works of musical theatre. Such works include: My Fair Lady, Camelot, Brigadoon, and Gigi, among others. The quintet will be singing such classics as “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “On The Street Where You Live“, and of course, “Almost Like Being In Love”. It is sure to be a cabaret aficionado’s dream come true.Find Out More
Forever On Your Side Tour…
The husband-and-wife duo of Abner Ramirez & Amanda Sudano are the taking the world by storm. Sudano is the daughter of the 70’s sensation, Donna Summer (also a WHBPAC alum), you’ll see that the apple really doesn’t fall far from the tree! The pair met in Nashville in 2005, initially their relationship was strictly professional but not long after they clicked together musically and personally. One album, four Eps and one child later they are performing on shows from the Today Show to The Late Show to HGTV’s Fixer Upper! This talented couple’s stunning vocals and musical talent will you give you swaying and grooving all night.Find Out More
Leona Helmsley is back! The Queen of Mean becomes the Queen of Cabaret in this unprecedented performance by the 6 time Tony & Emmy nominated Tovah Feldshuh. Embodying the very essence of the tyrannical real-estate tycoon, Tovah as Leona delights as she sings & stings about everything from her meteoric rise from office temp to Queen of the Palace, to her Real Estate rival Donald Trump.Find Out More
Come to Papa…
He’s one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage. Head Writer and regular performer for the nationally syndicated radio show, Live From Here, a regular on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan, and with numerous hour specials and high profile films under his belt, there’s no stopping this funny man.Find Out More
Violin Vs Piano
Two of the most talented classical musicians of the new generations collide in the ultimate duel – violin vs piano. Both young and yet already highly praised world class musicians and masters of their craft, Italian pianist Niccolò Ronchi and French violinist Esther Abrami battle it out metaphorically against one another to assert the supremacy of their instrument over the other. Showcasing several of the most beautiful pieces ever written for the two instruments, the two will ultimately combine to portray the nuances of the human soul.Find Out More
Hailing from Center Moriches, this singer-songwriter is quickly cementing himself among the musical greats to come out of Long Island. LeBlanc’s signature blend of smooth, dreamy pop has captivated fans across the country, touring with the likes of Chris Stapleton, Boz Scaggs, Tori Kelly, and Chris Isaak, while selling out his own headlined shows. With numerous television placements, three top twenty albums on the iTunes charts and new music on the way, this man has epitomized success as an independent artist.Find Out More
feat. American Idol winner Caleb Johnson
Experience the iconic Bat Out Of Hell album and other hit songs performed brilliantly by The Neverland Band featuring American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson. The Neverland Band includes world-class alumni spanning the history of the Meat Loaf legacy.
In addition to a number 1 album and touring with some of the biggest names in rock, Caleb Johnson is the winner of American Idol season 13. He delivers his own unique stamp to such classics as “Bat Out of Hell”, “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”, and “I Would Do Anything For Love” while staying true to the essence of Meat Loaf’s delivery.
The show is created & produced by Meat Loaf’s musical director/ guitarist/ record producer, Paul Crook.Find Out More
An Acoustic, Melodic Ruckus…
Revered for their transcendent harmonies, serious musicianship and raucous live performances, the Brooklyn birthed trio has quickly earned a place among the indie greats of this generation. Their lyrics dripping in sincerity, their sound warm & wide-open, and conviction poured out in every note, every song is a delight to the ears. Pair that with their playful antics and you have the makings of a truly memorable evening.Find Out More
Canada’s Got Talent…
Author, Actor, host, comic… there’s countless words to describe the man who needs no introduction. A constant force in show business and a mainstay in the American comedy scene, Mandel will have you laughing from his first bit to his last line. So get up close and personal (whether he likes it or not) with this comedic genius.Find Out More
THE WEIGHT carries on where the THE BAND left off…
The parting wish of the legendary Levon Helm was for the music of The Band to continue to live on, and that wish was and continually is fulfilled by The Weight Band!
With hits such as “The Weight”, “Ophelia”, “Tears of Rage”, and “Up on Cripple Creek”, The Band’s music continues to entertain and move the lives of millions, both young and old. All of the members of The Weight were either actual members in The Band, or are directly and deeply connected to the group’s legacy. Jim Weider (who replaced Robbie Robertson as lead guitarist in The Band) joins with The Band’s dual drummer, Randy Ciarlante, as well as Brian Mitchell, Marty Grebb and Albert Rogers. This is the most authentic presentation of The Band that the world is ever going to get.Find Out More
Peconic Ballet Theatre
Join Clara as she twirls at a Christmas party, battles the Queen Rat, and embarks on a magical journey to the Land of Sweets in this yuletide classic! Featuring local student dancers alongside professionals, this holiday treat is sure to delight little ones and grown-ups alike!Find Out More
They’re the most exacting interpretation of the music of the Eagles in America, bar none! Each member mirrors his counterpart in the Eagles instrumentally and vocally. However, this is no simple copy band or impersonator act but rather a group of world-class musicians who expertly and authentically capture and re-create the songs, the music, the vocals and the magical aura of one of America’s greatest rock bands.Find Out More
On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the beginning of the Summer of Love, the first Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey featured career-making performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few among a wildly diverse cast that included Simon and Garfunkel, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, The Byrds, Hugh Masekela, and the extraordinary Ravi Shankar. With his characteristic verite style, D. A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalizing the festival on film and all its glorious moments that have become legend.Find Out More
He was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and it resulted in him appearing on the show three times in the last year. He was voted a standout performer at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. A regular to television appearing on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, was a cast member on the CBS soap opera: As The World Turns, and writer/cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever. Currently, Pete is a cast member of TruTV’s Greatest Ever and he hosts his own segment on Nickelodeon’s Nick Toons, in co-ordination with the NFL, called NFL Rush. He’s also a regular on TruTV’s Comedy Knockout and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle.Find Out More
What could be more romantic for Valentine’s Day than the most romantic film of all time in our jewel box of a theatre? Winner of the 1942 Oscar for Best Picture, and permanent fixture on every list of greatest films of all time, Casablanca follows Humphrey Bogart’s Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in the title city. Rick discovers his old flame Ilsa (the incomparable Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her famed rebel husband. With the Germans on their tail, Ilsa must rely on Rick to help get them out of the country, and suspense, romance, and political intrigue ensue.Find Out More
Jackie Kashian is a comic whose current album, I Am Not The Hero Of This Story, was #1 comedy album on iTunes and Amazon and is critically acclaimed. She is in the thirteenth year of her podcast The Dork Forest, where she talks with people about what they love to do, think about and collect. She also has a podcast with Laurie Kilmartin where they complain and celebrate standup comedy. It is called The Jackie and Laurie Show. A regular on TBS’s Conan and one of the funniest comics you may have never heard of, Jackie is sure to delight, excite and have you on the ground laughing.Find Out More
On November 29, 2002, one year after the passing of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. Held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George’s songs, and music he loved, performed by artists including Clapton, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi & Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr and more.Find Out More
A potent, heartfelt fusion of soul, rhythm & blues, gospel, early rock & roll, and a dash of country, Anderson East has quickly carved a name for himself in today’s music scene. With catchy yet sincere lyrics, gripping hooks and an edgy sound all his own, it’s no wonder he’s garnered such a rabid fan base. Add all this together with the release of his new album Encore, and you’ve got the makings of a truly great night.Find Out More
Nearly 50 years after its initial release, join us for an evening viewing of one of the greatest concert films of all times, Following Cocker’s 1970 U.S. tour which began in Detroit and ended in San Bernardino California, the legendary concert film blends intimate concert footage with studies of backstage life, life on the road, and a brief interview with a hard-core groupie. See it as it was meant to be seen and hear it as if you were actually there, in our beautiful theater.Find Out More