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Bay Street Theater Announces Successful Opening Night For Frost/Nixon June 26 – July 22

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FROST/NIXON brings you inside the landmark series of interviews between David Frost and former President Nixon that occurred three years after he resigned.

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Cast of Frost/Nixon.

Photo by: Barry Gordin

Sag Harbor, NY - July 2, 2018 - Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a successful opening night for FROST/NIXON, a play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine. The show was met with a standing ovation. Notable in attendance were Mercedes Ruehl, Judy Carmichael and Jules Feiffer. FROST/NIXON runs through July 22. Single tickets are on sale now by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or can be purchased online at www.baystreet.org.
 
FROST/NIXON brings you inside the landmark series of interviews between David Frost and former President Nixon that occurred three years after he resigned. With the greatest political scandal in modern history far from forgotten and many of the nation’s questions left unanswered, what ensues is a battle of wits that pits an ambitious journalist against one of America’s most controversial presidents. FROST/NIXON is a riveting story of the collision of politics and the media.
 
FROST/NIXON stars Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner Harris Yulin (OZARK, SCARFACE, Bay Street's HEDDA GABLER) as Richard Nixon and Obie and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Daniel Gerroll (ENCHANTED APRIL, BBC'S WOMAN IN WHITE, Bay Street's ACCOMPLICE, DISSONANCE and many others) as David Frost. The cast also features Stephen Lee Anderson as Swifty Lazar/Mike Wallace, Cici Koueth as Evonne Goolagong, Christian Conn as Jim Reston, Michael Corvino as Manolo Sanchez, Brian Keane as Bob Zelnick, Danielle Slavick as Caroline Cushing, Price Waldman as John Birt, and Rich Topol as Jack Brennan.
 
FROST/NIXON is a play written by Peter Morgan (THE QUEEN, Netflix’s THE CROWN) and directed by Sarna Lapine (SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE). Other members of the creative team include Wilson Chin (Set Designer), Ken Billington (Lighting Designer), Emilio Sosa (Costume Designer), Josh Schmidt (Sound Designer), Tal Yarden (Projections Designer), Jared Janas (Hair Designer), Andrew Diaz (Prop Designer), Stephen Gabis (Dialect Coach), Lori Lundquist (Production Stage Manager), and Stewart/Whitley (Casting).
 
July 15 Bay Street invites members of our LGBTQ audience to the 2 pm performance, with special after party to follow.
 
The 2018 Mainstage Season is made accessible for all through special ticket offers such as "$30 under 30", which offers $30 tickets to individuals under 30 years old (sponsored by Corcoran), and "$20 under 20", which offers $20 tickets to individuals under 20 years old. Bay Street Theater also offers Free Student tickets for all Sunday matinee performances (Student ID required).
 
Bay Street Theater will also offer “Talkback Tuesdays” with members of the FROST/NIXON cast on Tuesdays July 3, July 10, and July 17 immediately following the performance.
 
The 2018 Mainstage Season is sponsored in part by New York State through the generosity of Assemblyman Fred Thiele and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle; the New York State Council on The Arts, a State Agency; Town of Southampton; The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust; The Shubert Foundation; and fully or partially funded by the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development & Planning. Support for new work comes from The New Directions Fund and the Joseph Stein New Musical Fund. Previews sponsored by Peconic Landing.
 
For more information or to purchase tickets, log on to www.baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500, which is currently daily from 11 am – show time.
 
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.