Box Office Information for Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

Tickets may be purchased at the Theatre, 76 Main Street, Weshampton Beach, NY 11978. They may also be purchased online or by calling the Box Office at (631) 288-1500. A surcharge of $5 is added to the cost for each phone transaction and additional fees apply for online purchases.

General Information

  • All Artists, programs and dates subject to change
  • There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets
  • Our theatre is handicapped accessible and provides assisted listening devices for those hard of hearing.
  • All patrons must have a ticket regardless of age
  • No one under the age of 6 will be admitted to our Main Stage Performances. Regardless of age everyone entering the theatre must have a ticket.
  • All tickets are subject to a $6 preservation Fund Fee
  • Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office

Box Office Hours

The Box Office is currently open Wednesday – Sunday, 12-6pm and later on evenings of events.  We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Fall/Winter hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 pm – 6 pm
Phone: 631-288-1500
Fax: 631-288-8519

Third Party Ticket Purchase Alert

Tickets to all performances at WHBPAC are available exclusively from the theater’s own Box Office and Web Site, which operates in conjunction with our online ticket vender, Ovationtix/Theatermania.

When you buy from a broker:

  • We cannot be responsible for tickets purchased through unauthorized third parties.
  • Your tickets cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
  • You may be paying much more than the ticket’s face value.
  • We cannot contact you with information regarding time change, show cancellations or other information.

For all sold out performances, a waiting list is maintained by the Box Office in case of cancellations. Please call if you would like your name added. You will be contacted if seats become available and you are under no obligation to purchase the tickets.

Seating

View Seating Chart

 

You get the very best seats available! Due to heavy demand for tickets and various technical requirements, certain seats are not always available. We are committed to providing you with the very best seats available at the time of your purchase.

Preferred seating is granted to all donors. Donors have the opportunity to purchase tickets for shows before they go on sale to the public. To learn about other perks for donors, or if you are interested in joining our Donor Circles, please contact Carol Garone at 288-2350 ext.121.

Our theater is handicapped accessible. Wheelchair seating is available for all performances on a limited basis. Seats must be purchased in advance and are only available for purchase in person at the Box Office or by calling the Box Office at 631.288.1500.

Wheelchair accessible seating cannot be purchased on our website.

Group Sales

For purchases of 20 or more tickets, a group will receive a 10% discount. With extremely large ticket purchases, a further discount may be negotiated. For group sales, please contact Director of Sales, Allison Frost at (631) 288-2350 ext. 102, or email AllisonF@whbpac.org. Please note: group discounts are not available for our School Day Performances.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are available for purchase in any denomination through the Box Office. You can also purchase online at the set amounts below. Gift Certificates are valid for one year from date of purchase and can only be redeemed for WHBPAC presented events.

Film Society

Our World Cinema program brings current release art house, independent and foreign films to our region. With our state-of-the-art film and sound technology, the Center offers the premier film venue on the East End of Long Island. As attendance at our films has grown, the Center has decided to treat our core cinema lovers to discounts through membership.

Each individual membership includes:

  • 20 discounted admissions per calendar year (discounted admission: $5 each)
  • Free admittance on your Birthday (must show valid ID)
  • An invitation to 2 annual pre-film receptions exclusive to Film Society Members
  • 2 free film tickets for each new member you refer (this offer is only valid on new members, not a renewal. The new member must give your name at the time of purchase).
    Start enjoying member perks today! Call (631) 288-1500 to sign up.

Become a Film Society Member

 

Policies and Terms

Refunds/Exchanges

All tickets are non-refundable and are not exchangeable, except for canceled events that are not rescheduled. Please check your tickets carefully when you receive them. On sold out shows only, tickets may be donated to the Box Office, prior to the event, as a tax-deductible contribution. To donate your tickets, please stop by the Box Office or call (631) 288-1500.

Theatre Etiquette

  • Doors open for seating 30 minutes before the performance.
  • No food is permitted in the auditorium. Bottled water and beverages purchased in lidded cups from WHBPAC’s bar are permitted in the auditorium.
  • Please turn off beepers and cell phones when entering the auditorium.
  • The use of recording or photographic equipment is strictly prohibited.
  • Late arrivals will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager.
  • No one under the age of 6 will be admitted to our Main Stage performances.
  • Regardless of age everyone entering the theatre must have a ticket.
  • We reserve the right to deny admittance to any patron appearing under the influence.

Your Privacy

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center respects the privacy and confidentiality of our customers and donors. We do not rent, sell, trade or exchange its mailing lists or databases. When purchasing tickets, your name, address and phone number are required so that you can be contacted about your order, or if an event is cancelled or postponed. Your name and address are added to the theater’s mailing list to ensure that you are notified of future performances and events, and other pertinent information about the theater.

Plan Your Visit

Directions

Directions from West via LIE (Route 495):

  • Long Island Expressway (Route 495) to Exit 70 (South).
  • Go three miles to end of road and turn left onto Sunrise Highway (Route 27, East).
  • Go to next exit (Exit 63 South, Westhampton Beach).
  • Go South 3+ miles on Route 31 (Old Riverhead Road) crossing Montauk Highway, passing through the round-about continuing south on Potunk Lane to St. Mark’s Church visible on the left.
  • After the church, make a left onto Main Street, Westhampton Beach.
  • Go East through the Village one block. The theatre is on the left. Note the marquee.

Directions from East via Route 27 (Sunrise Highway):

  • Take Sunrise (Route 27) West till Exit 63 South, Westhampton Beach.
  • Go South 3+ miles on Route 31 (Old Riverhead Road) crossing Montauk Highway, passing through the round-about continuing south on Potunk Lane to St. Mark’s Church visible on the left.
  • After the church, make a left onto Main Street.
  • Go East through the Village one block. The theatre is on the left.

Parking

We recommend that you arrive at least one-half hour prior to curtain time for the best parking, especially during July and August. Parking is available behind Main Street in the lot near the Moniebogue Canal. There is also ample on-street parking.

Accessibility

Access for persons with disabilities is available for audience members and performers. Please specify needs at time of ticket purchase. Wheelchair accessible seats must be purchased directly from the Box Office — they are not available online. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office.

Accommodations

The Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead
2038 Old Country Road (~ 9 miles to venue)
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-2733
www.hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

The Inn on Main (Bed and Breakfast)
Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 (Walking distance to venue)
Tel: 631 288-8900 – Bill Shone
http://www.theinnonmain.com

Bath and Tennis Hotel & Marina (Beach front property resort/spa)
231 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 (~1 mile to venue)
Tel: 631 288-2500 – Michelle D’Annunzio
http://www.bathandtennis.com

South Winds Bed & Breakfast
91 Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 (~.5 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 288-5505 – Rosemary & Randy Dean
www.southwindsbnb.com

Seatuck Cove House Waterfront Inn (Bed and Breakfast)
61 South Bay Avenue, Eastport, NY 11941 (~6 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 325-3300
www.seatuckcovehouse.com

Holiday Inn Express
1707 Old Country Road, Riverhead, NY 11901 (~10 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 548-1001 – Tina Ferro
www.hieeastend.com

Hotel Indigo East End
1830 Route 25, Riverhead, NY 11901 (~10 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 369-2200
www.indigoeastend.com

The Inn at East Wind (offers a full service spa)
5720 Rt. 25A, Wading River, NY 11792 (~21 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 929-3500
www.theinnateastwind.com

Crowne Plaza Hotel/ MacArthur Airport
1730 North Ocean Avenue, Holtsville, NY 11742 (~23 miles to venue)
Tel: (631) 758-2900
www.crowneplaza.com

Holiday Inn Islip Airport
3845 Veteran’s Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 (~27 miles to venue)
Tel: 631 471-0426 – Pat Garcia
pgarcia@holidayinnislip.com
www.holidayinn.com

Local Conveniences

Main Street, Mill Road, and Sunset Avenue • Locations are all within walking distance

Main Street is lined with quaint shops all within walking distance of the theatre. Clothing, Antiques, Ice Cream, Books, merchandise of all types. The theatre is also a two minute car ride to the beach.

7-11
(General convenience store including beer)
61 Sunset Avenue

Sunset Wine & Spirits
(wine and liquor)
62 Sunset Avenue

Six Corners Liquors
(wine and liquor)
166 Mill Road

Walbaum’s Supermarket
(Groceries)
Sunset Avenue

Sunset Court Deli
(Hot and Cold Deli Food)
60 Sunset Avenue

Eckharts Lunchenette
(Breakfast and lunch menu)
162 Mill Road

The Patio
(Fine dining)
54 Main Street

Star Boggs
(Seasonal /Fine dinning)
6 Parlato Drive

Margarita Grille
(Seasonal /Mexican)
83 Main Street

Tony’s Asian Fusion
(Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Thai)
23 Sunset Avenue

Rite Aid Drug Store
161 Main Street (2 blocks East of theater opposite side of street)

Radio Shack
(Electronics)
1081 Old Country Road, Riverhead (15 minute car ride)

Box Office FAQs

Q: How many seats are in the theatre?

A: Our intimate venue has 425 seats. All seats offer a full view of the stage. We have 294 seats downstairs in the orchestra and 131 seats upstairs in the balcony.

Q: How do I get to the theatre?

A: You can find directions here. We are a short distance from the Westhampton LIRR train station. Please visit LIRR website for schedules.

Q: Can I come in to see the inside of the theatre and seat locations?

A: We would be happy to show you our theatre during Box Office hours as long as there is not a scheduled event.

Q: What do I do if I have lost my tickets?

A: If you have misplaced your tickets please call the Box Office at 631.288.1500. We will issue you a replacement ticket voucher. The ticket purchaser must show a photo id in person at the box office to pick up the voucher.

Q: What if I have purchased tickets but can no longer attend?

A: All sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges. If it is a sold out performance and you would like to donate your tickets back to the theatre, we will issue you a tax credit letter stating you made a donation for the face value of the tickets if we are able to resell them.

Q: We will still be admitted if we arrive after the show has begun?

A: Yes. However, late seating is at the discretion of our House Manager. For your enjoyment and that of your fellow patrons please plan on arriving on time.

Q: Can we take photographs or make audio recordings?

A: No video or recording equipment is allowed. Any person found in possession of such equipment will be excluded from the venue and all film and tape will be confiscated.

Q: Can you pass a note or gift on to a performer?

A: No, we can not accept anything on behalf of a performer.

Q: Does the theatre serve food and beverages?

A: Our Bar and Lounge opens 1 hour prior to show time. We serve water, soft drinks, beer and wine. Bottled water and beverages purchased only in lidded cups from WHBPAC’s bar are permitted in the auditorium.

Q: What time do the doors open?

A: The auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to show time for seating. The Bar and Lounge area are open 1 hour prior to Mainstage performances.

Q: Is there a dress code?

A: The theatre does not enforce a dress code.

Q: How can I volunteer?

A: Contact Allison Frost at AllisonF@whbpac.org or 631.288.2350, ext. 102 for information on volunteering. You can also complete our Volunteer Application here.

Q: When is the Gallery Lounge open?

A: We would be pleased to show into our Gallery Lounge during Box Office hours.

Q: How do you determine ticket prices?

A: Ticket sales cover only 50% of WHBPAC operating costs and vary according to artist fees. We must raise approximately 1.5 million dollars each year to keep the theatre running. We count on patrons such as yourself to support WHBPAC. Please click here for additional information on donating.

Q: Who can I talk to about booking a group at the theatre?

A: The theatre is available to rent for public performances as well as private events. Contact Frank Russell at FrankR@whbpac.org or 631.288.2350, ext. 109.

Q: What are the stones out front?

A: The stones in front of the theatre are part of our “Walk of Fame”. Each personalized “Walk of Fame” Stone cost $1,000 and is tax deductible! Click here for more information.