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Hamptons Summer Songbook by the Sea

LTV Studios in East Hampton is proud to launch a dynamic new musical concert series this summer - HAMPTONS SUMMER SONGBOOK BY THE SEA. Produced by Donna Rubin and LTV's Creative Director Josh Gladstone, the HAMPTONS SUMMER SONGBOOK presents a roster of the world's best cabaret and Broadway artists in the intimate, funky and unique environs of a reconfigured, industrial television studio - complete with state-of-the art lighting and audio merging with the romantic ambiance of cafe' table seating, modular staging and a gorgeous Baby Grand; all combining for an up-front, live encounter with legendary songs and songwriters as interpreted by today's finest performers. This is the East End's new home for cabaret, with a schedule that includes such stars as Karen Akers, Mark Nadler, KT Sullivan, Christine Andreas & Marty Silvestri, Liz Larsen & Sal Viviano, Tovah Feldshuh, Steve Ross, Karen Murphy, Mark Singer & Darcy Dunn, Anna Bergman, Alex Rybeck and more still to be announced. Roll off the beach and head to LTV to listen to the greats: Berlin, Cole Porter, Sondheim, Kern, The Gershwins, Leonard Bernstein, Maury Yeston, Richard Rodgers with Hart & Hammerstein, Michel Legrand, Edith Piaf, Giacomo Puccini and countless contemporary American songwriters for a truly robust, diverse season filled with chestnuts, gems and surprising new discoveries.

In the Press

Read the buzz about Hamptons Summer Songbook by the Sea!

 

"No more lengthy drives or crowded Jitneys to see your favorites."

 

– Woman Around Town

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"...seeing so many masters of the cabaret artform one after another was a treat."

– Broadway World

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Upcoming Performances

Anna Bergman: The Song is You

Sat 06/22/24 @ 7:30PM

Anna Bergman “thrills you with the sheer aural sensation of her voice” and is hailed as “a vocal citizen of the world who has triumphed in everything from Broadway tunes to opera arias and the sultry innuendoes of a cabaret chanteuse.”

Steve Ross & Karen Murphy: Best of the Versed

Sat 06/29/24 @ 7:30PM

Join Steve Ross, “Crown Prince of Cabaret,” and Broadway's Karen Murphy to explore the vibrant venue of verse in the Great American Songbook, tunes both familiar and obscure, but all with now rarely-performed introductory verses...

Tovah Feldshuh: Aging is Optional

Sat 07/13/24 @ 7PM

Some people call them decades… I call them my collected works.Now that I’m in my “years of wisdom”, I decided to age backwards and sing about it! AGING IS OPTIONAL (‘Cause G-d I Hope It Is!) is a piece that fully embraces...

Sal Viviano: Perfectly Frank

Sat 07/20/24 @ 7:30pm

While defining the musical style of whatʼs been called ʻThe Greatest Generationʼ, Frank Sinatra individually influenced American popular music and culture with his enduring signature sound, his definitive phrasing, and his...

Jeff Harnar: It's De-Lovely

Sat 08/03/24 @ 7:30pm

The show is a celebration of the words and music of the beloved composer that includes standards such as “Night and Day,” “Under My Skin,” “Begin the Beguine,” “Let’s Do It,” “At Long Last Love,” and surprises originally...

Karen Akers: Water Under the Bridge

Sat 08/17/24 @ 7:30pm

"Akers received a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut as Luisa Contini in the original Tommy Tune-directed production of Nine and returned to Broadway in another Tune musical, Grand Hotel." – Playbill

Mark Nadler & KT Sullivan: Always

Sat 08/24/24 @ 7:30pm

A book musical in which Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan tell, sing and reenact one of the great American love stories They put Irving Berlin's music in service to the story...

Christine Andreas: Paris to Broadway

Sat 08/31/24 @ 7:30pm

Back by popular demand with her new show, PARIS TO BROADWAY. "Showcasing her vocals from the works of Charles Trenet, Oscar Hammerstein II, Irving Berlin, Burt Bacharach to Frederick Loewe and Alan Lerner...

Join us in building Cabaret's new home in the Hamptons!

 

Your support ensures the return of the series in 2025 featuring the best and brightest Broadway and Musical Theater artists in the world!

Past Performances
Watch the 2023 series on Youtube HERE.

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Benefit for Hamptons Summer Songbook by the Sea

Tues 05/07/24 @ 6pm

Join us at The Triad for this unofficial and informal spring friend-raiser / fundraiser for Hamptons Summer Songbook by the Sea. We'll gather with delight and anticipation to raise a glass and salute this new adventure.

The Standards of Love

Tues 08/29/23 @ 7:30PM

Join veteran Broadway, television, and film actor Sal Viviano in an evening of some of the greatest songs of the 20th Century, written by the prolific and celebrated songwriters and popularized by some of the most iconic singers ever recorded.

If I Loved You - Falling In and Out of Love

Tues 08/15/23 @ 7:30PM

Anna Bergman stars in an international musical journey of courtship, romance, heartbreak, and love rekindled. Anna features such songwriters as George & Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, and others. She’s accompanied by the great NYC Musical Director Alex Rybeck.

A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - 1st Lady of Song

Tues 08/01/23 @ 7:30PM

Jane Hastay and Peter Martin Weiss are joined by singer Darcey for a swinging evening of piano, bass and vocal jazz celebrating the legend, influence and style of America’s First Lady of Song, the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald.

Two for the Road

Tues 08/18/23 @ 7:30PM

Christine Andreas stars with her husband Marty Silvestri on the piano in Two for the Road  which chronicles the years they traveled from state to state, and country to country, concertizing and picking up pieces of the culture in each of their destinations.

Cole Porter After Dark

Tues 08/11/23 @ 7:30PM

Mark Nadler's one-man tour-de-force Cole Porter After Dark has been described by Bistro Awards as: "An exhilarating evening. Nadler gives Porter's light and witty creations vibrant arrangements and immensely entertaining performances..."

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