Theater Performances on Long Island this May
By NYMetroParents Calendar Editor

Theater Performances on Long Island this May

May 1, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

We've picked the best theater performances this May in both Nassau County and Suffolk County. With tons of kid-friendly productions, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug!

'Curious George and the Golden Meatball'
WHEN: Apr. 15 - May. 7, Saturdays, 2pm; Sundays, 12pm
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre in Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Everyone's favorite mischievous monkey and his friend in the yellow hat sing and dance up a storm in this adventure-filled musical.
WANT TO GO? $13; $11 in advance. 631-581-2700. broadhollow.org.

'The Adventures of Peter Rabbit'
WHEN: Apr. 15 - May. 6, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny, and the McGregors come to life in this heartfelt adaptation, based on the immortal characters created by Beatrix Potter.
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-928-9100. theatrethree.com.

Theater Performance: 'Said the Spider to the Spy'
WHEN: Apr. 28 - May. 14, Friday-Saturday, 8pm; Sundays, 3pm
WHERE: St. Joseph's College - Long Island, 155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: In this comedy, a woman borrows her friend's home and identity resulting in a hilarious case of mistaken identity and utter confusion.
WANT TO GO? $15; $12 students and seniors. 631-687-5100. sjcny.edu/long-island.

A Rock 'N Doo Wop Spectacular
WHEN: Saturday, May. 6, 7pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Lightning Lou Christie, Bill Haley Jr. & The Comets, Harold Winley’s Clovers, The Classics, The Original Tymes, and Frank Pizarro’s Tribute to The Platters are among the performers.
WANT TO GO? $39 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'Alice in Wonderland'
WHEN: May. 6 - Jun. 17, Saturdays, 1pm
WHERE: Studio Theatre LI, 141 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Alice falls down a rabbit hole and takes a fantastic journey through Wonderland.
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-226-8400. studiotheatreli.com.

'West Side Story'
WHEN: May. 6 - 28, Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2:30pm
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.
WANT TO GO? $26. 631-581-2700 . broadhollow.org.

Fourth Annual A Cappella Invitational
WHEN: Sunday, May. 7, $5
WHERE: St. Joseph's College - Long Island, 155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The SJC Sharps, an a cappella singing group at SJC Long Island, will host the fourth annual A Capella Invitational for local high school, college, and community a cappella groups.
WANT TO GO? 631-687-5100. sjcny.edu/long-island.

'Pure Led' Pays Tribute to Music of Led Zeppelin
WHEN: Sunday, May. 7, 7-8:30pm
WHERE: Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Pure Led, a Long Island Led Zeppelin tribute band, will perform in the Vanderbilt Reichert Planetarium.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 children ages 5-15; free for children younger than 5. 631-854-5579. vanderbiltmuseum.org.

'My Fair Lady'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 7, 2pm
WHERE: The Showplace at The Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Take a musical journey and enjoy this music theatre classic.
WANT TO GO? $20 and up. 516-599-6870. plazatheatrical.com.

'Cabaret Theatre'
WHEN: May. 11 - 12, Thursday-Friday, 7pm and 9pm
WHERE: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: The Department of Theatre, featuring its talented company of actors, presents an original production of satirical songs and scenes.
WANT TO GO? $10. 516-877-4040. aupac.adelphi.edu.

Crystal Gayle Concert
WHEN: Saturday, May. 13, 8pm
WHERE: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Grammy award-winning legend Crystal Gayle has been a favorite of audiences of country and popular music since her career began in the '70s.
WANT TO GO? $45 and up. 516-877-4040. aupac.adelphi.edu.

'My Fair Lady' Luncheon Theatre
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 17, 12pm lunch; 1:15pm performance
WHERE: Westbury Manor, 1100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: This musical classic, filled with wit and wisdom, is based on the book Pygmalion and score includes "Get Me to the Church on Time," and "I Could Have Danced All Night."
WANT TO GO? $46. 516-599-6870. plazatheatrical.com.

An Evening with David Crosby and Friends
WHEN: Thursday, May. 18, 8pm
WHERE: The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Crosby is in the midst of an incredibly creative and powerful period, showcasing his skills as the brilliant songwriter that he is, and he will be performing music from his recent solo album Croz.
WANT TO GO? $50 and up. 516-283-5566. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Family Night Out Movie: 'Sing' FREE
WHEN: Friday, May. 19, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring the whole family to spend an evening out at the movies with snacks and drinks provided. This event is sponsored by the Suffolk County Police Department.
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org.

'Ladies of Laughter'
WHEN: Saturday, May. 20, 8pm
WHERE: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Suite 1, Port Washington, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Ladies of Laughter is all about providing funny women the opportunity to showcase their unique styles of humor.
WANT TO GO? $25. 516-767-6444. landmarkonmainstreet.org.

'The Cat in the Hat'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 21, 11am
WHERE: YMCA Boulton Center, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat In The Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.
WANT TO GO? $12. 631-969-1101. boultoncenter.org.

'The Princess and the Pea'
WHEN: May. 27 - Jun. 10, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Westhampton Beach Elementary School, 412 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Follow Priscilla Noble, a noble orphan, as she comes face-to-face with the impossible Queen Irritatta and a hilarious series of challenges in this charming musical of the celebrated yarn.
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-928-9100. theatrethree.com.

Cinema for Kids: 'Big Trouble in Little China'
WHEN: Saturday, May. 27, 11am
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: An all-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 12. 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

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