Theater Performances on Long Island this January

Theater Performances on Long Island this January

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

Anime Club FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Watch anime, create anime-themed projects, and enjoy Japanese snacks!
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883.

'The Lego Batman Movie' (Cinema for Kids)
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 5, 11am
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Bring the kids and see the Lego Batman Movie on the big screen!
WANT TO GO? $7 members; $12 public; free for kids younger than 12. 631-423-7611.

'Once Upon a Snowflake'
WHEN: Jan. 5 - 6, 12pm
WHERE: Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: This heartwarming new musical tells the story of a small snow girl with big dreams!
WANT TO GO? $12. 516-783-7200.

WHEN: Jan. 5 - 26, Jan. 5, 19, 26 at 2pm; Jan. 20 at 11:30am
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Tinkerbell has always been Peter Pan's loyal sidekick but how much do we really know about this beloved fairy? Not much is known about our pint-sized heroine...until now. 
WANT TO GO? $13. 516-775-4420.

WHEN: Jan. 12 - 13, Jan 12 - 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm Jan 13 - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Simple Gifts Productions , Temple Beth El 660 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY
WHAT: This fun-filled show is great for young kids, with music by Carole King and based on stories from several children's books by Maurice Sendak!
WANT TO GO? $18 adults $15 children 10 years or younger. 631-561-9522. .

Disney's 'Aladdin Jr.'
WHEN: Jan. 12 - Feb. 24, See Website for Schedule
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Based on the 1992 film and the 2014 Broadway show, meet Aladdin, the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-724-3700.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other E. Carle Favorites
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: See The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly, the fanciful account of Little Cloud’s travels through the sky, and The Mixed Up Chameleon’s discovery of his own unique nature.
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 516-299-3100.

The Great Alexo
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 21, 1pm
WHERE: BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Specializing in sleight of hand, bizarre stunts, and escape artistry, Alexo's show also showcases his animals, including doves, snakes, and a show-stealing Chinese dwarf hamster.
WANT TO GO? $13. 631-581-2700.

The Wall Live Extravaganza!
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 25, 8pm
WHERE: NYCB Theatre at Westbury , 960 Brush Hollow Road , Westbury, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: The critically acclaimed show travels through every song of The Wall universe with a precision nowhere to be seen. 
WANT TO GO? $29.50 and up. 516-334-0800.

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series
WHEN: Jan. 25 - 27, Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 1pm and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
WHAT: These world-class Monster Jam vehicles and athletes deliver what fans want to see most…more trucks, racing, freestyle, doughnuts, wheelies, and action!
WANT TO GO? $20 and up. 516-231-4848 .

Under The Big Top Extravaganza
WHEN: Jan. 26 - Feb. 2, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale, NY
WHAT: Create new circus memories and enjoy face painting, popcorn, games, and a water bottle. 
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-218-2810.

Traditions of Chinese Acrobats Show FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 27, 2-3pm
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, New York
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Accomplished Acrobat Li Lui will showcase her amazing hand balancing, plate spinning, and foot juggling skills and discuss Chinese language and culture.
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393.

Aesop's Fables by Mike Kenny
WHEN: Jan. 29 - 31, 10:15am and 12:15pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Aesop’s Fables is presented in the tradition of comedy teams such as the Marx Brothers or Abbott and Costello. Come join the cast as they entertain you and bring these tales to life.
WANT TO GO? $9 with museum admission: $14; $13 seniors, free children younger than 1. 516-224-5800.

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