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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.


Watch the 2023 series on Youtube HERE.

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Past Performances

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..."

Cabaret has a new home in East Hampton at LTV's intimate Studio Three Theater in Wainscott. Michael Clark, LTV's Executive Director, opens the doors wide to the celebrated stylings of the American Songbook as performed and interpreted by the region's finest artists. Producer Josh Gladstone has invited a roster of topnotch Talent to launch this dynamic new series, including multi-award-winner Mark Nadler who opens the Tuesday evening soirees with his tour-de-force one-man show COLE PORTER AFTER DARK; hailed by Bistro Awards as "An exhilarating evening. This is one of Nadler's best shows…ever." Joining Nadler on the schedule are shows by Broadway's Sal Viviano; Peter Martin Weiss, Jane Hastay & Darcey with an Ella Fitzgerald Tribute; Anna Bergman & Alex Rybeck FALLING IN AND OUT OF LOVE; and Broadway leading lady Christine Andreas accompanied by her husband, the composer and pianist Marty Silvestri, in their charming ramble TWO FOR THE ROAD. VIP tix are available that include front row, cafe table seating - the perfect vantage to raise a glass of wine and toast the smartest, most sophisticated lyrics and melodies performed by masters of the craft - a gorgeous celebration of a unique and treasured art form.

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