Theater Performances on Long Island this April

Theater Performances on Long Island this April

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

'The Adventures of Peter Rabbit'
WHEN: Mar. 10 - Apr. 14, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny, the McGregors, and all of their friends come to life in this delightful adaption suggested by the characters created by Beatrix Potter.
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-928-9100. theatrethree.com.

Kids Performing for Kids: 'Seussical Jr.'
WHEN: Mar. 17 - Apr. 29, Saturdays, 2pm; Sundays, 11am;
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Based on the story Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! where Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-724-3700. smithtownpac.org.

'Peter Rabbit'
WHEN: Mar. 17 - Apr. 7, Saturdays, 2pm
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Peter Rabbit disregards his mother's advice and he and his cousin Benjamin venture into a world filled with excitement, adventure, and scrumptious vegetables: Farmer McGregor's garden.
WANT TO GO? $11. 516-775-4420. broadhollow.org.

'The Wedding Singer'
WHEN: Mar. 24 - Apr. 14, Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2:30pm
WHERE: BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: It's 1985 and rock star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar.
WANT TO GO? $25. 631-581-2700. broadhollow.org.

'Aladdin'
WHEN: Mar. 24 - Apr. 14, Saturdays, 2pm
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre, 265 E. Main St., East Islip, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: All of your favorite characters from Agrabah are here in a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides.
WANT TO GO? $13 . 631-581-2700. broadhollow.org.

Family Movie: Coco FREE
WHEN: Monday, Apr. 2, 1 – 2:50pm
WHERE: East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Click the sign-up link to register (or call or stop by the children’s desk). 
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0222. easthamptonlibrary.org.

'Beauty and the Beast'
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 5, Monday-Thursday, 11am
WHERE: The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The brainy and beautiful Belle yearns to escape her provincial life...and her brute of a suitor, Gaston. However, Belle gets more adventurous than she wanted when she becomes a captive in the Beast's enchanted castle.
WANT TO GO? $12. 516-599-6870. plazatheatrical.com.

Plaza Theatrical Presents 'Sleeping Beauty'
WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 4, 11am
WHERE: Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pkwy., Hicksville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A sleeping princess, a spellbound prince, and more fairies than you can shake a stick at are all part of this quirky adaptation of the popular tale.
WANT TO GO? $6; free for children 2 and younger. 516-933-6400. levittownchamber.com.

'Peter Pan'
WHEN: Apr. 6 - 28, Saturday-Sunday, see website for times
WHERE: The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John as they travel to Neverland with Tinkerbell. Sing and dance with the Lost Boys, pirates, and Indians.
WANT TO GO? $12. 516-599-6870. plazatheatrical.com.

'Mary and the Witch's Flower'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 7, 11am
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 classic children’s book The Little Broomstick, a young girl named Mary discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 12. 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

'In the Mood: A 1940's Musical Revue'
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 8, 3pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, and other idols of the era.
WANT TO GO? $38 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'
WHEN: Apr. 13 - 14, Friday-Saturday, 7pm
WHERE: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy in this musical celebration of all things Peanuts.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-288-1500. whbpac.org.

'The Wizard of Oz'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 2-4pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto, and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and Scarecrow in this production.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare'
WHEN: Apr. 19 - 29, Thursday-Saturday, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm
WHERE: Suffolk County Community College Ammerman Campus, 533 College Road, Selden, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Valentine and Proteus, the two gentlemen of Verona, fall for the same girl, Silvia, which leads to a spectacular quarrel.
WANT TO GO? $12; $10 for children younger than 17. 631-451-4163. sunysuffolk.edu.

37th Asbury Shory Film Concert
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 20, 7:30pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Sample the elite of the short films without competition and plenty of live surprises in animation, comedy, drama, documentary, and experimental genres.
WANT TO GO? $15. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents: 'Coppelia'
WHEN: Apr. 20 - 22, Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 1pm and 7pm; Sunday, 2pm
WHERE: Guild Hall - John Drew Theater, 158 Main St., East Hampton, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT:  The courtship of Swanhilda and Franz, and the doll, Coppelia, who Franz mistakenly courts, along with Dr. Coppelius’ bumbling antics will entertain all. 
WANT TO GO? $20-$50. 631-324-4050. guildhall.org.

'Aladdin'
WHEN: Apr. 21 - May. 12, Saturdays, 2pm; Sunday, 11am
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more of your favorite characters are here in a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides.
WANT TO GO? $11. 516-775-4420. broadhollow.org.

The Wedding Singer
WHEN: Apr. 21 - May. 13, See website for exact dates and times
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.
WANT TO GO? $26; $24 seniors; $20 students, $15 children younger than 12. 516-775-4420. broadhollow.org.

'How I Became a Pirate'
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 22, 2pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure.
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'Swan Lake'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 28, 2pm and 7pm
WHERE: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: A cast of local ballerinas take on Tchaikovsky’s popular ballet.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-288-1500. whbpac.org.

Martha Graham Dance Company
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 29, 7pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A night of Graham classics and contemporary works, from one of the most celebrated modern dance companies in America.
WANT TO GO? $44 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

The Who, What and Where Project FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 1, 5-6pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: This is an exciting hour of story starters and journal making. Let your imagination and literacy insight lead you on whatever journey you choose.
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org.

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