Theater Performances on Long Island this September

Theater Performances on Long Island this September

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

Northport Chorale FREE
WHEN: Sep. 6 - 20, Wednesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Northport High School - Chorus Room, Laurel Hill Road, Northport, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Come audition for the winter semester. Contact Debi at 631-223-3789 or visit the website.
WANT TO GO? 631-223-3789. northportchorale.org.

Alexandra Silber: 'After Anatevka' Cabaret & Book Signing
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 9, 8pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: After playing the role of Tzeitel in the most recent Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and previously playing Hodel in London’s West End, Alexandra Silber has written a book about what happens after Hodel leaves the stage. See this special hybrid of reading and performance—combining excerpts from the book with a curated song list.
WANT TO GO? $35. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

'Princesses United'
WHEN: Sep. 9 - 23, Saturdays, 2pm; Sundays, 11:30am
WHERE: BroadHollow Theatre, 265 E. Main St., East Islip, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Cinderella, Snow White, and Rapunzel band together for a common cause.
WANT TO GO? $13. 631-581-2700. broadhollow.org.

Let's Eat: Food on Film
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 9, 11am
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: What’s On Your Plate? is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. Filmed over the course of one year, the film follows two 11-year-old multi-racial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 12. 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

'Seth’s Big Fat Broadway Show'
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 10, 3pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: With perfect comedic timing, Seth Rudetsky, who has been a pianist and performer on dozens of Broadway shows and concerts, takes the audience on a journey to mock and deconstruct Broadway musicals, all with a little history and trivia thrown in for fun.
WANT TO GO? $35. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Vintage Antique Fun Car Show FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 10, 9am-3pm
WHERE: Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Car Show is open to any make vehicle 25 years or older, including classics, antiques custom, hot rods, and trucks.
WANT TO GO? 516-292-9000 . toh.li.

'Yankee Doodle Dandy': Sky Room Talk With Film Historian Philip Harwood
WHEN: Monday, Sep. 11, 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Film historian Philip Harwood will take you back to James Cagney’s Academy award-winning performance in Yankee Doodle Dandy, detailing its production and backstory, followed by a screening.
WANT TO GO? $16. 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

Live Beatles Music!
WHEN: Thursday, Sep. 14, 7-8:30pm
WHERE: Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: The Liverpool Shuffle, a popular Long Island Beatles tribute band, returns for its seventh performance.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 for children younger than 16. 631-854-5579. vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Barry Manilow in Concert
WHEN: Thursday, Sep. 14, 7:30pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Manilow’s show will feature his greatest hits along with songs from his new album, This Is My Town: Songs of New York. Every pair of tickets for these shows will include a physical CD of Barry’s new album.
WANT TO GO? $18.25 and up. 800-745-3000. nycblive.com .

“I Am” Dancers 3rd Annual Recital
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 16, 5pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Don't miss this recital where dancing talent is put on display.
WANT TO GO? $25. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'
WHEN: Sep. 16 - Oct. 29, Saturdays, 2pm; Sundays, 11am
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: The award-winning animated film and stage play comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairy tale.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-724-3700. smithtownpac.org.

37th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 17, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production for 10 years or more. Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, and food will provide fun for the entire family. 
WANT TO GO? $7. 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org.

Doo Wop Extravaganza
WHEN: Tuesday, Sep. 19, 6pm
WHERE: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Dick Fox’s Fall Doo Wop Extravaganza features Lou Christie, The Skyliners, The Tymes, Shirley Alston Reeves (former lead singer of The Shirelles), Eddie Holman, The Del Satins, and The Knockouts.
WANT TO GO? $49.50 and up. 516-334-0800. thetheatreatwestbury.com.

Young People's Auditions for Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Sep. 19, 7pm
WHERE: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Young people are invited to audition for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
WANT TO GO? 631-928-9100. theatrethree.com.

Professional Bull Riders: Built Ford Tough Series
WHEN: Sep. 23 - 24, Saturday, 6:45pm; Sunday, 1:45pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Each event features epic battles of man vs. beast: a barrage of 8-second rides and jaw-dropping wrecks as cowboys risk it all against fearsome bovine opponents more than 10 times their size. The world’s 35 top cowboys will be confronting the best bulls in the business in epic showdowns to claim the Buck Off The Island title.
WANT TO GO? $26 and up. 800-745-3000. nycblive.com.

'Cinderella'
WHEN: Sep. 23 - Oct. 29, Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 10:30am
WHERE: John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: In the classic fairy tale, poor Cinderella is endlessly taunted by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and not allowed to attend the Royal Ball.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-261-2900. engemantheater.com.

The Art of Triumph Encore
WHEN: Tuesday, Sep. 26, 6:30pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Dance, photography, art, written expression, and music will all be used to tell stories of strength, perseverance, resiliency, and positive change.
WANT TO GO? $10. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

ABBAFAB
WHEN: Friday, Sep. 29, 8pm
WHERE: The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main St., Riverhead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This ABBA tribute band plays hits ranging from “Dancing Queen” to “Fernando” and the Mamma Mia soundtrack.
WANT TO GO? $39-$45. 631-727-4343. suffolktheater.com.

Movements Dance Company of Jamaica
WHEN: Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 4pm
WHERE: York College, 94-45 Guy Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: With an exciting mix of established favourites and new works, this promises to be one of the most powerful statements of the work of Movements Dance Company of Jamaica. Presented by Jamstar Enterprises in celebration of Projects Jamaica "Arts Up! Jamaica" campaign.
WHY WE LOVE IT: A vibrant and distinctly Jamaican interpretation of modern contemporary dance.
WANT TO GO? $30 and up. 718-262-2840. yorkpac.com.

Swingtime Big Band:Moonglow
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 1, 3pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Madison Theatre’s 20-piece ‘house band’ returns to help launch our season into orbit with a swingin’ harvest moon celebration, featuring the music of Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and Frank Sinatra, plus 100th birthday tributes to Dean Martin & Ella Fitzgerald.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

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