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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

Youth yoga, for ages 6 to 12 with Kelci McIntosh. 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. on Thursdays. American Legion/Youth Center. Children are accompanied from school to the Youth Center by a recreation aide. $5 per class. (631) 749-0309. (more…)

12/30/17 3:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO   The cast of 'Curtains.'

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The cast of ‘Curtains.’

Island fans of musical theater thoroughly enjoyed the performances by the young thespians of the Shelter Island School Drama Club who returned this year with another ambitious production to brighten the spirit. (more…)

04/03/17 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Sophia Strauss (center), with saloon girls Lyng-

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Sophia Strauss as Georgia Hendricks (center), with saloon girls and cowboys.

It was curtains for several thespian victims of the Shelter Island Drama Club last weekend when the students presented the Broadway musical “Curtains.” With book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb and music by John Kander, this clever whodunit, directed by John Kaasik, ran March 30 to April 2 and it left audiences guessing till the end.

03/28/17 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Will Garrison, Sophia Strauss, Sydney Clark and Zoey Bolton during a recent rehearsal of ‘Curtains' at Shelter Island School.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Will Garrison, Sophia Strauss, Sydney Clark and Zoey Bolton during a recent rehearsal of ‘Curtains’ at Shelter Island School.

Fans of musical theater will be happy to know that the young thespians of the Shelter Island School Drama Club are back this weekend with another ambitious production to brighten the spirit.

This time it’s “Curtains,” a musical with book by Rupert Holmes (of “Piña Colada” song fame), lyrics by Fred Ebb and music by John Kander. (more…)

03/23/17 2:00pm
Peter Waldner's poster of the cast of 'Curtains' which will be presented by the Shelter Island School Drama Club March 30 to April 2.

Peter Waldner’s poster of the cast of ‘Curtains’ which will be presented by the Shelter Island School Drama Club March 30 to April 2.

LET’S PUT ON A MUSICAL! 

It’s time, once again, for the Shelter Island School Drama Club’s annual musical. This year it’s “Curtains,” a comedic whodunit with a book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.

The storyline of “Curtains” follows members of a 1950s theater company as they try to stage a campy musical western  while a murderer is roaming loose among them. A detective, who just happens to be a secret thespian, enters to solve the murders — but he can’t help himself from directing the musical and falling hopelessly in love with one of the company’s actresses. (more…)