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WHAT?

Filmed in the black-and-white, silent comedy style of Charlie Chaplin, but set in modern-day Los Angeles, WHAT? tells the story of a Deaf actor who is tired of the disrespect and discrimination he confronts in Hollywood. He decides -- through sign language, gestures, and whatever it takes -- to take matters into his own... hands.


ASL / English | 1 hr 40 min



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Love…Reconsidered

Based on a true story, LOVE...RECONSIDERED tells the story of Ruby: a thirty, flirty (but definitely not thriving) New Yorker whose life is suddenly transported to the Hamptons after a chance meeting with a wealthy consignment owner.


Join us afterward for a captivating panel discussion with the talented filmmakers. Engage in an enlightening conversation expertly moderated by Kate and Carinn, the voices behind the renowned podcast, Pop Fiction Women. Delve deeper into the creative process, inspirations, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes that brought LOVE...RECONSIDERED to life.

The Unknown Country

After a devastating loss, an unexpected invitation launches Tana (Lily Gladstone) on a solitary road trip throughthe Midwest, reconnecting with family, seeking closure, and making unexpected connections along the way.


English | 1 hour 25 minutes

The Unknown Country

After a devastating loss, an unexpected invitation launches Tana (Lily Gladstone) on a solitary road trip throughthe Midwest, reconnecting with family, seeking closure, and making unexpected connections along the way.


English | 1 hour 25 minutes

The Unknown Country

After a devastating loss, an unexpected invitation launches Tana (Lily Gladstone) on a solitary road trip throughthe Midwest, reconnecting with family, seeking closure, and making unexpected connections along the way.


English | 1 hour 25 minutes

Final Cut

Oscar® winner Michel Hazanavicius' remake of Shin'ichirô Ueda's cult hit One Cut of the Dead follows a director (Romain Duris, L'Auberge Espagnole) charged with making a live, single-take, low-budget zombie flick in which the cast and crew, one by one, actually turn into zombies. Featuring hysterically unhinged performances from Oscar® nominee Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Matilda Lutz (Revenge), and Finnegan Oldfield (Corsage), Final Cut is a sly love letter to the art of filmmaking and a blood-soaked, hilarious genre farce with a meta-to-the-max premise.


French | 1 hr 51 mins

Final Cut

Oscar® winner Michel Hazanavicius' remake of Shin'ichirô Ueda's cult hit One Cut of the Dead follows a director (Romain Duris, L'Auberge Espagnole) charged with making a live, single-take, low-budget zombie flick in which the cast and crew, one by one, actually turn into zombies. Featuring hysterically unhinged performances from Oscar® nominee Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Matilda Lutz (Revenge), and Finnegan Oldfield (Corsage), Final Cut is a sly love letter to the art of filmmaking and a blood-soaked, hilarious genre farce with a meta-to-the-max premise.


French | 1 hr 51 mins

Final Cut

Oscar® winner Michel Hazanavicius' remake of Shin'ichirô Ueda's cult hit One Cut of the Dead follows a director (Romain Duris, L'Auberge Espagnole) charged with making a live, single-take, low-budget zombie flick in which the cast and crew, one by one, actually turn into zombies. Featuring hysterically unhinged performances from Oscar® nominee Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Matilda Lutz (Revenge), and Finnegan Oldfield (Corsage), Final Cut is a sly love letter to the art of filmmaking and a blood-soaked, hilarious genre farce with a meta-to-the-max premise.


French | 1 hr 51 mins

Lewis Black: Off The Rails

Lewis Black is a force to be reckoned with in the world of comedy. Known as the King of Rant, his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing exposes life's absurdities and hypocrisies in a way that makes audiences laugh out loud. With sold-out shows across the globe and over 400 live streaming shows under his belt, Lewis is one of the most successful stand-up comedians of our time. His talents extend beyond the stage with bestselling books, multiple Grammy awards, and even a voiceover in Pixar's Academy Award-winning film Inside Out. He's also dedicated to giving back through his work with charitable organizations and support of US troops.

Fremont

Donya works for a Chinese fortune cookie factory in San Francisco. Formerly a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, she struggles to put her life back in order. In a moment of sudden revelation, she decides to send out a special message in a cookie.


English | 1 hr 28 mins

Andy Falco & Travis Book (Of The Infamous Stringdusters) Play Jerry Garcia

Andy Falco and Travis Book are both members of the Grammy award winning bluegrass band The Infamous Stringdusters. Inspired by their love of the music of Jerry Garcia, the duo has united to celebrate Garcia’s timeless songs, a legacy of music that spans five decades, hundreds of songs, and countless fans of all ages. Drawing from Garcia’s solo material, his Grateful Dead catalogue, as well as the traditional songs he loved to play, this evening of some of Jerry Garcia’s best-loved songs will be a testament to the iconic musical pioneer’s lasting impact on the music world.

Warriors Rock

WARRIORS ROCK  is a fabulous musical tribute to Veterans that has been performed nationally and we are thrilled to present it back here, at the WHBPAC! It is a renewal of patriotism and an enjoyable night of music, with music performed by Founder of WARRIORS ROCK and former lead singer of the Vogues:  Gary Racan […]

Mariachi Herencia de Mexico

¡Viva el mariachi! A new generation takes mariachi to whole new heights—Latin GRAMMY-nominee Mariachi Herencia de México presents Herederos (the “Heirs”). Simultaneously honoring the past, celebrating the present, and creating the future of mariachi music, Mariachi Herencia de México presents an unforgettable night of Mexican music and culture.

Tomás and the Library Lady

As the young son of migrant farm workers, Tomás spends the summer with his family following the crops north from Texas to Iowa, listening to his grandfather's tales. A chance encounter brings him to the local Library where his delight in stories is equaled by his pride in teaching Spanish to the Library Lady, trading knowledge and respect between generations and cultures. A bilingual musical, based on the beloved book about the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera.

Grades K - 5

Tomás and the Library Lady

As the young son of migrant farm workers, Tomás spends the summer with his family following the crops north from Texas to Iowa, listening to his grandfather's tales. A chance encounter brings him to the local Library where his delight in stories is equaled by his pride in teaching Spanish to the Library Lady, trading knowledge and respect between generations and cultures. A bilingual musical, based on the beloved book about the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera.

Grades K - 5

Melodies & Memories

Join us on Join us on Sunday, November 19th at 3pm for a very special FREE performance of WHBPAC’s landmark performing arts program for seniors, Melodies & Memories! at 3pm for a very special FREE performance of WHBPAC’s landmark performing arts program for seniors, Melodies & Memories!

Students have spent months developing music and theatre skills in a fun, nurturing, and social environment while learning from professional, seasoned Teaching Artists. On Sunday, they will sing beloved classic songs using memories to create an amazing performance for family and friends on the WHBPAC stage.

Blood Drive

Don't be a turkey... donate blood!


This Thanksgiving season, as we gather to express gratitude, let's come together at the WHBPAC on the day after Thanksgiving to give the gift of life. Join us in a meaningful act of compassion and generosity. Your single donation can save up to three lives, ensuring a brighter, healthier future for those in need. Let's create a symphony of hope this holiday season – sign up for the Blood Drive on our stage now and make a difference that truly matters. Together, we can make this post-Thanksgiving day unforgettable for those who rely on the precious gift of your blood.

The Stones and Brian Jones

Featuring revealing interviews with all the main players and unseen archive released for the first time, The Stones and Brian Jones explores the creative musical genius of Jones, key to the success of the band, and uncovers how the founder of what became the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world was left behind in the shadows of history.


English | 1 hr 33 mins

The Stones and Brian Jones

Featuring revealing interviews with all the main players and unseen archive released for the first time, The Stones and Brian Jones explores the creative musical genius of Jones, key to the success of the band, and uncovers how the founder of what became the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world was left behind in the shadows of history.


English | 1 hr 33 mins

The Stones and Brian Jones

Featuring revealing interviews with all the main players and unseen archive released for the first time, The Stones and Brian Jones explores the creative musical genius of Jones, key to the success of the band, and uncovers how the founder of what became the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world was left behind in the shadows of history.


English | 1 hr 33 mins

3rd Annual Holiday Stroll

Shop Local, Shop Unique: Discover one-of-a-kind gifts, decor, and treats from our cherished local businesses. From boutique fashion to artisanal goodies, you'll find something special for everyone on your list!

Every purchase supports the heart of our community and helps small businesses thrive. Every purchase gets you closer to some amazing surprises! A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Your support helps bring the arts to life in our community!


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Elementary School Theatre Troupe: Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS

In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day.

Elementary School Theatre Troupe: Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS

In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day.

Toys for Tots

Help the WHBPAC deliver holiday cheer to Long Island children - our annual partnership with Toys for Tots is underway! 

No need to shimmy down chimneys to play Santa this year. Just point your team of reindeer at the WHBPAC and drop off new, unwrapped toys in the Box Office lobby now through Sunday, December 3. All of the toys will be delivered to the 106th Rescue Wing here in Westhampton Beach.

Nutcracker

Join Clara as her beloved Nutcracker Doll turns into a prince and takes her on a journey to an enchanted wonderland forest and into the Land of The Sweets, where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy, and many more beloved characters. Capture the holiday spirit and watch this year’s Peconic Ballet Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker.”


Saturday, December 9th at 12PM (Cast A)
Saturday, December 9th at 7PM (Cast B)
Sunday, December 10th at 12PM (Cast C)
Sunday, December 10th at 5PM (Cast D)

Friends of the Brothers

The Friends of the Brothers is a celebration of the music of the Allman Brothers Band, with members closely associated with the original band and continuing the brotherhood with passion, committed to the ideals of every night being special and unique.


Guitarist/singer Junior Mack has fronted Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band for 12 years and starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway show Lackawanna Blues. Guitarist Andy Aledort played with Dickey Betts for 12 years, has recorded with Double Trouble and Band of Gypsys and toured with Experience Hendrix. Singer/guitarist Alan Paul is the author of One Way Out, the definitive, best-selling Allman Brothers Band biography based on 25 years of reporting on and interviewing the band.

Teen Theatre Troupe: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Douglas Carter Beane’s adaptation of this well-loved classic invites us to build a better, kinder world together. When she meets a dragon-slaying young prince who is just assuming control of his government, Ella helps spark transformation and empower the disenfranchised in their kingdom. With the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin and a little magic and humor, Ella, Prince Topher and their generous friends will inspire and delight the whole family. Starring the WHBPAC's Teen Theatre Troupe.

The University of Wonder

Journey to the most unusual of universities, where the mysterious Professor Bamberg will guide you through this interactive theater experience, and the choices you, the audience, make shape your unique course. Choose your subjects of study and enter themed rooms (such as Math, Space, and Art!) You will interact with the liveliest of lecturers and encounter all kinds of problems and puzzles, unlocking your magical powers as you go. Cahoots combines magic and illusion with multi-media technology to create an innovative, engaging theatrical performance that's bound to boggle the mind and spark the imagination!

Grades 2 - 6

The University of Wonder

Journey to the most unusual of universities, where the mysterious Professor Bamberg will guide you through this interactive theater experience, and the choices you, the audience, make shape your unique course. Choose your subjects of study and enter themed rooms (such as Math, Space, and Art!) You will interact with the liveliest of lecturers and encounter all kinds of problems and puzzles, unlocking your magical powers as you go. Cahoots combines magic and illusion with multi-media technology to create an innovative, engaging theatrical performance that's bound to boggle the mind and spark the imagination!

Grades 2 - 6

The University of Wonder

Journey to the most unusual of universities, where the mysterious Professor Bamberg will guide you through this interactive theater experience, and the choices you, the audience, make shape your unique course. Choose your subjects of study and enter themed rooms (such as Math, Space, and Art!) You will interact with the liveliest of lecturers and encounter all kinds of problems and puzzles, unlocking your magical powers as you go. Cahoots combines magic and illusion with multi-media technology to create an innovative, engaging theatrical performance that's bound to boggle the mind and spark the imagination!

Grades 2 - 6

The University of Wonder

Journey to the most unusual of universities, where the mysterious Professor Bamberg will guide you through this interactive theater experience, and the choices you, the audience, make shape your unique course. Choose your subjects of study and enter themed rooms (such as Math, Space, and Art!) You will interact with the liveliest of lecturers and encounter all kinds of problems and puzzles, unlocking your magical powers as you go. Cahoots combines magic and illusion with multi-media technology to create an innovative, engaging theatrical performance that's bound to boggle the mind and spark the imagination!

Grades 2 - 6

Middle School Musical Theatre Troupe: Disney’s Newsies Jr.

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what's right!

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Silas is from a family of shepherds and has to do right by his mum and granddad as he reluctantly takes on the responsibility of watching their sheep up on the mountain over the winter.  

But he’s bored, lonely, and missing out on the fun of the annual knitting competition in town, so he cries - “Wolf!”

Written by playwright Mike Kenny and inspired by Aesop’s famous fable, this is a wintery tale about a boy who learns that "nobody believes a liar, even when they’re telling the truth."  A gifted ensemble of actor-musicians play instruments and sing as they embody all the delightful characters, including hilarious sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two… All set in a village of knitters with fingers flicking, needles clicking and where every new jumper tells a tale! Ultimately, Silas finds a place for himself (and his imagination) in his warm woolly community.

Grades PreK - 5

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Silas is from a family of shepherds and has to do right by his mum and granddad as he reluctantly takes on the responsibility of watching their sheep up on the mountain over the winter.  

But he’s bored, lonely, and missing out on the fun of the annual knitting competition in town, so he cries - “Wolf!”

Written by playwright Mike Kenny and inspired by Aesop’s famous fable, this is a wintery tale about a boy who learns that "nobody believes a liar, even when they’re telling the truth."  A gifted ensemble of actor-musicians play instruments and sing as they embody all the delightful characters, including hilarious sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two… All set in a village of knitters with fingers flicking, needles clicking and where every new jumper tells a tale! Ultimately, Silas finds a place for himself (and his imagination) in his warm woolly community.

Grades PreK - 5

The Promised Land

In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer the harsh, uninhabitable Danish heath with a seemingly impossible goal; to build a colony in the name of the King. In exchange, he'll receive a desperately desired Royal name for himself. But the sole ruler of the area, the merciless Frederik de Schinkel, arrogantly believes this land belongs to him. When de Schinkel learns that the maid Ann Barbara and her serve husband have escaped for refuge with Kahlen, the privileged and spiteful ruler swears revenge, doing everything in his power to drive the captain away. Kahlen will not be intimated and takes up the unequal battle - not only risking his life, but also the family of outsiders that has formed around him.

Danish | 2 hrs 7 mins | NR

Finding North

Drawn from historical research, Parker’s tale is woven together with verbatim interview material and oral histories from contemporary community members who tell their stories of searching for haven. A timely and provocative contribution to the national conversation about prejudice, privilege, and human rights, the play is both an exploration and celebration of the continuing quest for justice and freedom in America.

Originally written by David Gonzalez and commissioned by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park to celebrate the opening of Cincinnati's Underground Railroad Freedom Center, FINDING NORTH has been updated through the collaboration of David Gonzalez with performer/director Daniel Carlton. Carlton captivates the audience with his one-man performance of John Parker and all the other characters, while accompanied by Gonzalez playing blues guitar. The piece concludes with a dynamic audience talk-back.

Grades 5 - 9

Finding North

Drawn from historical research, Parker’s tale is woven together with verbatim interview material and oral histories from contemporary community members who tell their stories of searching for haven. A timely and provocative contribution to the national conversation about prejudice, privilege, and human rights, the play is both an exploration and celebration of the continuing quest for justice and freedom in America.

Originally written by David Gonzalez and commissioned by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park to celebrate the opening of Cincinnati's Underground Railroad Freedom Center, FINDING NORTH has been updated through the collaboration of David Gonzalez with performer/director Daniel Carlton. Carlton captivates the audience with his one-man performance of John Parker and all the other characters, while accompanied by Gonzalez playing blues guitar. The piece concludes with a dynamic audience talk-back.

Grades 5 - 9

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been described by scholars as carnivalesque: pushing the plot forward through humor and chaos. Athenians mix it up with the forest fairies in this raucous romp that features magical meddling, romantic tangles, and a play within a play for good measure.

In the Whale

In the shark-filled waters off Cape Cod, Michael Packard has long tempted fate. 

For several months a year, Packard and his longtime mate, Josiah Mayo, cast off nearly every morning around dawn and navigate through the half-light to their diving grounds off Provincetown, the idiosyncratic, isolated community where they grew up at the tip of the Cape. Packard buckles on his scuba tank and plunges into the cold waters to hunt on the seafloor. 

As the region’s last-remaining commercial lobster diver, the aging father has had his share of harrowing experiences, which include close encounters with great whites, nearly drowning, and having to pull up the body of a fellow diver. He even survived a plane crash in the jungles of Costa Rica, where he ran a charter fishing business. But what happened to him on a routine dive during a clear June morning was something he never imagined possible, and many around the world refused to believe. 

In an experience of biblical proportions, Packard was engulfed by a humpback whale, caught in the watery cavity of its massive mouth. After some 30 seconds of a pitch-black captivity, in which he expected to die, he was spit out, fins first, to the surface, where Mayo and another fisherman rescued him. 

The publicity was similarly dizzying for the reclusive fisherman, whose survival story spread around the world in news dispatches. But what came after the limelight dimmed was even more significant for Packard. 

English | 1 hour 21 mins | NR

Tickets available beginning January 22.