Playcrafters prides itself on being "Long Island's friendliest community theatre." Founded in 1960 with a mission to promote theatrical arts and the productions of plays by non-professionals in the community, today we are one of the oldest not-for-profit community theatre groups on Long Island. We provide an outlet for local talent and reasonably priced productions to our community. We look forward to seeing you!

What's New at Playcrafters


The 39 Steps
, directed by Cathy Clyne

Performances: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, May 31-June 9
8:00 p.m. showtime; 3:00 p.m. Sunday matinee

at our NEW theatre space at Brookhaven Elementary School, 101 Fireplace Neck Road, Brookhaven

Tickets: $25 General Admission; $20 Students/Seniors
Reserve your ticket HERE.



A mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on our hero’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! This is a frantic comedic farce based on the original Hitchcock film.  

Andrew Accardi
Eric Clavell
Kevin Clyne
Emily Vaeth



Playcrafters awards two scholarships of at least $500 to graduating seniors of Bellport High School who have participated in the performing arts – the Margaret W. Smith Scholarship and the Desmond W. Burke Scholarship, which this year will be awarded in memory of Matt Palace.

Eligible students include those involved in on stage performance and backstage in any phase of a production in school and/or community theatre groups. Also eligible: participation in a dance school, chorus, band, orchestra, wind/jazz ensemble, etc.

Our scholarship deadline is APRIL 12, 2024. Applications available HERE.