ADVISORY BOARD

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Tony walton

is a Director and Designer honored with 16 Tony Award nominations for his Broadway sets and costumes. Pippin; House of Blue Leaves; and Guys and Dolls won him the ‘Tony’.  Mary Poppins; The Boy Friend; The Wiz and Murder on the Orient Express earned him 5 Academy Award nominations, All That Jazz the ‘Oscar’ and Death of a Salesman the ‘Emmy’. 

 

Tony's productions as director include Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Coward’s After the Ball; Shaw’s Major Barbara; The Devil’s Disciple and Candida - all for the Irish Rep. And for the John Drew he has directed Orson Welles’ Moby Dick, Rehearsed starring Peter Boyle; Peter Shaffer’s Equus and Gift of the Gorgon both starring Alec Baldwin.

 

In 1999, Tony was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame.

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blythe danner

earned a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in Butterflies Are Free and has received nominations for her roles in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, A Streetcar Named Desire and Stephen Sondheim's Follies. Her other Broadway credits include Blithe Spirit and Nice Work if You Can Get It and she has also appeared in Shakespeare in the Park’s Much Ado About Nothing, 4 plays with the Roundabout Theatre Company, and 20 years with The Williamstown Theatre Festival in plays by Chekov, Williams, Shaw and many more including last summer's The Blue Deep by Lucy Boyle.

 

On television, she won two Emmy Awards for her role on Showtime’s Huff and was nominated twice for “Will and Grace” and for Joyce Carol Oates’ We Were the Mulvaneys. She received a Golden Globe nomination for Anne Tyler's Back When We Were Grownups. She also appeared in St. Elsewhere and Tattingers, both created by her late husband Bruce Paltrow. Her film roles include Woody Allen's Alice, The Great Santini, Meet The Parents Series, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Sylvia, The Lucky One, Hello I Must be Going, 1776, and many more.

 

Blythe serves on several environmental boards as well as the National Board of Advocates of Planned Parenthood and through her late husband's fund at the Oral Cancer Foundation serves to bring awareness to the epidemic and ever-increasing of numbers of oral cancer cases.

 

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Job potter

has been an environmentalist and local political figure for many years, a former Town Councilman and presently Chairman of the East Hampton Planning Board.

 

He is a singer/songwriter in the Americana tradition, who often sits in with bands on harmonica, and  has produced two albums of original music. He enjoys creating events to that bring people together.

 

With the painter Janet Jennings, Job raised two children in East Hampton, Cary and Ben Potter, who presently are working and thriving in Brooklyn.

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