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When was the last time you were able to go into
New York City and enjoy a Broadway show? When was the last time you were
able to see an award winning play and know that you were helping
support a local organization? Well now you can do both! And without the
hassle of traveling all the way into Manhattan! The Huntington Historical Society invites you to join us for a
special reception and performance of "West Side Story" at the
John W. Engeman
Theater in Northport.
Preceding the performance, the Huntington
Historical Society will be hosting an included private reception at 6:00pm,
at a private historic home, featuring light buffet and wine, with the
show beginning at 8pm.
We hope you can join us for this memorable affair!
Cost of ticket is $80.00 for members and $90 for nonmembers. The ticket
includes the pre-theater reception.
Proceeds will go to support the mission of the Society.
information please call the main office at 631 427-7045 ext 401 or
your tickets at the Huntington Historical Society, 209 Main St.
Huntington, NY or
your tickets online below.
John W. Engeman Theater,
located at 250 Main Street in Northport, is described as "the place
where Broadway meets Main Street." Each season 5 Broadway style musicals
and plays are presented to critical acclaim at the theater. Originally
opened in 1912 as a movie house at 256 Main Street, the first Northport
Theater also served as a space for vaudeville shows, recitals, meetings
and even for basketball games for the local school district. After a
devastating fire in 1932, the new Northport Theater was rebuilt at
248-250 Main Street and featured popular films. Eventually United
Artists Eastern Theaters took control of the property and continued to
show films until 1996 when the theater was shut down.
In 2006 the theater was sold to Kevin and Patti
O'Neill who had the vision of bringing quality theatrical productions to
Northport. The theater is named after Patti O'Neill's brother and local
Northport hero, Chief Warrant Officer Four John William Engeman, who
died serving his country in Iraq in 2006. The John W. Engeman Theater
has quickly become a local favorite and past productions have received