About BST


"If I lived here, I'd sign up to go to everything they have".  Joel Cohen (writer, Toy Story)


BAY STREET THEATER is a not-for-profit 299-seat professional regional theatre situated on Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, NY, and founded in 1991.

Mission Statement:

Bay Street Theater 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.


Many of the productions that premiered or were developed at Bay Street have moved to Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally and abroad, including NOBODY DON'T LIKE YOGI, HEDDA GABLER, LOVE JANIS, IF LOVE WERE ALL, FULL GALLOP, SWINGTIME CANTEEN and THREE HOTELS. Bay Street is considered " ...one of the Country's pre-eminent regional theatres" ( CBS Sunday Morning ) and "...in the same league with the best major regional and Off-Broadway theatres." (Newsday)

In addition to the Mainstage productions, the variety of year-round programs at Bay Street include The Comedy Club, The Workshops, Special Events, and Educational Outreach Initiatives including Literature Live!, a Summer College Internship Program, Theater Workshops and Kids Theater Camps and Classes.


Artistic Director: Scott Schwartz   Executive Director: Tracy Mitchell    Producer: Gary Hygom   Director of Marketing and Public Relations: Tim Kofahl