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Welcome to Bayway Arts Center

Bringing live theater, dance performances, concerts, and more to East Islip. Rent our theater and cafe for your next event and don't miss our upcoming shows!

UPCOMING  SHOWS

Join us for live performances at Bayway Arts Center. All shows  offer a unique experience for audiences of all backgrounds. Check out our upcoming events below!

SINATRA & STREISAND

Discover the unforgettable music of two of the greatest entertainers of all time - Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra with a spectacular performance by Frank Frizalone and Dorian Clara, accompanied by Long Island Sound Big Band. Frank Frizalone is a powerhouse entertainer renowned for his signature style inspired by legendary recording artists such as Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and Dean Martin. With his uncanny resemblance to the "Chairman of the Board," Frizalone will transport you to a time when Sinatra ruled the stage, and his music was the sound of the era. Dorian Clara is a true talent, enchanting audiences for over three decades with her incredible voice. Together, Frizalone and Clara pay a heartfelt tribute to these musical icons, breathing new life into their most beloved hits. Don't miss this captivating journey back in time, filled with soulful performances and old-style nightclub entertainment. 

June 23 - 3:00pm
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A TRIBUTE TO BARRY MANILOW
STARRING JAY GATES

Featuring The Muldrow Sisters

July 27 - 7:30pm
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Totally Taylor New York:
A Taylor Swift Tribute Act

Totally Taylor: A Tribute Concert to Taylor & her Eras is a full length, immersive experience featuring Elizabeth Edquist in the role of Taylor. This is not just a concert - Elizabeth transforms herself into your favorite Global Superstar from her replica costumes to her mannerisms and singing voice! Elizabeth even plays the guitar and piano!​

With tickets for Taylor's Eras Tour ranging anywhere from $1000-20,000, Elizabeth is excited to be able to make the music of Taylor accessible to audiences all over the country.

VIP Experience includes: Priority seating, a swag bag, and a meet and greet with pictures after the show.

September 21 - 3:00pm & 7:00pm
September 22 - 3:00pm
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CHRIS RUGGIERO

Chris Ruggiero has been touring the country at a dizzying pace, taking his
audiences on a musical journey through the golden age of rock and roll. His PBS - TV appearances, feature on Good Morning America and hit albums have brought an even bigger audience, selling out shows all over the country. He’s already brought his musical magic to over 90 towns and cities across the USA. In his new show, “Teenage Dreams and Magic Moments,” Chris tells his incredible story by breathing new life into the timeless music of the 50s, 60s, 70s with a live band. If you remember songs like “Unchained Melody,” "My Cherie Amour", "You Can’t Hurry Love", "This Magic Moment,” you’ll relish an evening spent with Chris. His unique interpretations of those and more are not only vocal triumphs, they feature brand new orchestrations by Four Seasons arranger and pop-rock legend Charlie Calello (who is also a fan, commenting, "It's been a long time since I heard a voice like this.” Chris has also collaborated with legendary pop stars such as Darlene Love, The Cyrkle and  Peter Noone. Chances are you’ll know every word to every song and the magical feeling will live on long after Chris leaves the stage. 


“Songs you know and love from a voice you'll never forget.” - BroadwayWorld


“Chris is what I call ‘the ultimate entertainer.’ I love his voice!” - Darlene Love


“Chris is so good at making the classics his own. I went to his show and loved
every minute.” - Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers

September 28 - 2:00pm
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THE QUEEN MEETS THE KINGS

“THE QUEEN MEETS THE KINGS”  Rock n’ Soul will rule the night as Legendary Billy Joel Drummer Liberty Devitto brings The Slim Kings to team with longtime Saturday Night Live Band vocalist Christine Ohlman, “The Beehive Queen” with Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez in an incendiary night that will rock with soulfulness as longtime running partners Devitto—who’s played on over 50 million albums with Billy Joel—and Ohlman—renowned for her recent #1 Billboard Blues chart-topping CD with Dion on the iconic Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s 2024 release “Girl Friends”—light up the beautiful Bayway Arts Center.  The Beehive Queen and The Rhythm King will fire up their respective playlists, including songs from Ohlman’s 2024 upcoming “The Grown Up Thing” and The Slim King’s newest, “Better Than This,” a tribute to The Rascals that is a featured cut from their upcoming 2024 album.  Michael Sackler-Berner leads The Kings, and Ohlman will be joined onstage by Lorne Entress (drums-Mary Chapin Carpenter, Lori McKenna, Ronnie Earl), South Carolina Guitar ace Chris Bickley (Johnny Winter) and Michael Colbath (bass).

September 28 - 8:00pm
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