Saturday Night Live alumnus Colin Quinn in returning to Bay Street Theater for three performances of his new work-in-progress, Colin Quinn: The New York Story.
Quinn will take the stage of the Sag Harbor venue on June 30, July 2 and July 3 and East Hampton’s Jerry Seinfeld directs.
As this is a workshop performance, staging and production elements will be minimal. However, Quinn will present the whole show, unabridged.
Colin Quinn: The New York Story concerns the history of New York from its origins as a Dutch colony to a present-day haven for hipsters, with a focus on the prejudices, paranoia and peculiarities of the crossroads of the world. The show is based on his new book, The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America.
Quinn performed a show on growing up in New York in the ’70s at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center in February. In 2013, he put on his one-man show Unconstitutional at Bay Street and in 2011 he presented Long Story Short, also directed by Seinfeld, at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
Showtime for Colin Quinn: The New York Story is 4 p.m. Showdates are Tuesday, June 30, Thursday, July 2, and Friday, July 3. Visit baystreet.org, stop by the box office or call 631-725-9500 for tickets, $20, $30 or $40.
The New York Story will arrive at the Cherry Lane Theatre off-Broadway on July 9 for a six-week run.