Creative Team Announced for ‘All Things Equal’ - 27 East

Arts & Living

Arts & Living / 2043849

Creative Team Announced for ‘All Things Equal’

icon 4 Photos
Laley Lippard directs

Laley Lippard directs "All Things Equal" for Bay Street Theater. COURTESY BAY STREET THEATER

Michelle Azar stars in

Michelle Azar stars in "All Things Equal." COURTESY BAY STREET THEATER

Michelle Azar stars in

Michelle Azar stars in "All Things Equal." COURTESY BAY STREET THEATER

Rupert Holmes, playwright of

Rupert Holmes, playwright of "All Things Equal." COURTESY BAY STREET THEATER

authorStaff Writer on Oct 11, 2022

Bay Street Theater has announced the cast and creative team of the 2022 Literature Live! production “All Things Equal: The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” written by Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes. The play opens Thursday, November 3, and runs through Sunday, November 27.

“All Things Equal” will be directed by Laley Lippard and stars Michelle Azar as the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Additional team members include producer, Scott Stander; technical supervisor, Brian Graham; and Ruth Bader Ginsburg standby Jean Kaufmann.

Michelle Azar is a seasoned actress with vast stage and screen experience, including appearances in “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “How To Get Away With Murder” and “Criminal Minds,” among many more. Onstage her one-woman show, “From Baghdad to Brooklyn,” continues to tour around the country after its sold-out premiere at the United Solo Festival in New York City.

Laley Lippard is an accomplished director who has directed and collaborated with countless nationally acclaimed theaters across the country, including the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, among many others. She is the co-founder and co-executive producer of The Chicago Home Theater Festival.

Bay Street Theater is looking forward to having this terrific team collaborating together.

“I believe ‘All Things Equal: The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’ will bring together the Bay Street audience and the glorious RBG in an enlightening and touching encounter with the remarkable person “behind the initials,” says playwright Rupert Holmes. “‘All Things Equal’ offers each theater-goer the chance better to know this woman, her yearning for equality, and her love for this nation’s precious institutions: Ruth... Justice... and the American way.”

Public performances of “All Things Equal: The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” will be offered Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $35 at or 631-725-9500.

Additional weekday performances are provided for free, to any school group who wishes to come. “Literature Live!” provides teachers with curriculum guides in advance to help with content and additional aspects of learning. Each student performance will be followed by a talkback and Q&A session with various members of the team and the audience.

Free admission will be offered to all school students, teachers, and administrators who may reserve weekday performances by calling the administrative office at 631-725-0818 or by emailing the director of education and community outreach, Allen O’Reilly at Bay Street Theater is on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor.

You May Also Like:

‘26.2 to Life’ Wins the Audience Award at Hamptons Doc Fest

Jacqui Lofaro, founder and executive director of Hamptons Doc Fest, which celebrated its 16th year, ... 8 Dec 2023 by Staff Writer

‘Mixed Nuts’ at Bay Street

“Mixed Nuts” is Studio 3’s version of “The Nutcracker.” The troupe’s multi-discipline dance performance of original ballet, tap, contemporary and hip hop dance choreography is re-staged annually at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Simply put, it’s “The Nutcracker” with a ‘twist’. Since 2011, Studio 3 dancers have retold the classic story of “The Nutcracker” along with the storyline from another familiar tale. Past “Mixed Nuts” productions have features twists of “The Wizard of Oz,” “Annie,” “Peter Pan” and “The Grinch,” to name a few. Performances of Studio 3’s “Mixed Nuts” are Friday, December 15, at 7 p.m., Saturday, December ... by Staff Writer

The Friends of the Brothers Honor the Legendary Allman Brothers Band

One of rock and roll’s most enduring legacies, the music of the Allman Brothers Band ... by Staff Writer

The White Room Gallery Has a New Home in East Hampton

The turning of the calendar page from one year to the next is always a ... by Annette Hinkle

‘Light + Air’ Event in Water Mill

The Watermill Center’s “Light + Air” on Saturday, December 16, is a new experience that ... 7 Dec 2023 by Staff Writer

A Concert for Israel at LTV Studios

LTV Studios and Jewish Center of the Hamptons will host “A Concert for Israel” to ... by Staff Writer

A Holiday Tribute to Jimmy Buffett

Bay Street Theater will host a Community Holiday Celebration & Concert with a Special Tribute ... by Staff Writer

ZIMA! Is Back — But This Time at LongHouse Reserve

The East End’s beloved cold-weather tradition — ZIMA! — a winter experience, is now occupying ... 5 Dec 2023 by Leah Chiappino

Swingin’ in the Season With Jazz Pianist Judy Carmichael

Though jazz pianist Judy Carmichael has traveled the world many times over to play countless ... by Annette Hinkle

‘Merry Good Enough’ Explores Dysfunction at the Holidays

Ahh, there’s nothing like the holidays. Lights on the trees, logs in the fire and ... 4 Dec 2023 by Annette Hinkle