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Theater Performances on Long Island this October

Theater Performances on Long Island this October

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

Dreamworks MADAGASCAR A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, JR.
WHEN: Sep. 14 - Oct. 27, see website for showtimes
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main Strett, Smithtown, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult
WHAT: Follow all of your favorite friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
WANT TO GO? $18. 631-724-3700. smithtownpac.org.

The Wizard of OZ
WHEN: Sep. 21 - Oct. 20, Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30am
WHERE: The Argyle Theatre, 34 W. Main St., Babylon Village, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: People of all ages will enjoy this colorful, classic fairy tale from somewhere over the rainbow.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-230-3500. argyletheatre.com.

Car Show & Swap Meet
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 6, 9am-3pm
WHERE: Fireman's Field Baldwin, Atlantic Avenue & Yale Place , Baldwin, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See cars from all eras, plus music, swap meet, Pinup models, 50/50 raffle, and food and beverages for sale! 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; $20 car entry fee for cars to be judged . 516-597-0402. https://facebook.com/events/776951269426467/.

The Big Band and Rock & Roll Car Show
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 6, 9am-4pm
WHERE: The Village Green, 27320 Route 25, Cutchogue, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Popular Car Show returns with a new theme! Free tours of historic houses with paid admission.
WANT TO GO? $20 car entree; $15 pre-registration; $6 admission; free for children younger than 12 with a paid adult. 631-734-7122. https://cutchoguenewsuffolkhistory.org.

Give Our Regards to Broadway: A Salute to the 1960s
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 13, 3pm
WHERE: The Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Featuring Broadway hits from classics like Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Oliver!, Bye Bye Birdie, and Camelot, this evening will guide you through the magic of the 1960s with narration and fun tidbits from selected songs.
WANT TO GO? $40-$50. 5163234444. madisontheatreny.org.

Cirque Mei
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 20, 6pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post/720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A company of 40 Chinese artists and acrobats perform routines including hoop diving, contortion, and a ladder balancing act!
WANT TO GO? $36 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

MET OPERA - LIVE IN HD - TURANDOT
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 20, 12:55pm
WHERE: Staller Center Main Stage, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Two of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke and Nina Stemme, reprise their fierce portrayals of the title princess.
WANT TO GO? $22; $20 seniors; $15 children and students. 631-632-2787. https://stallercenter.com/.

STAGES PRESENTS FRANKENSTEIN FOLLIES
WHEN: Oct. 25 - 27, Friday 7:30pm; Saturday 2:30pm and 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm
WHERE: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay St., Sag Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A Halloween-themed musical revue featuring all of your favorite monsters and ghouls with a cast of local young performers.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-725-9500. baystreet.org.

Xieng Mieng: A Trickster from Southeast Asia - A Live Musical and Shadow Puppet Performance
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 25, 6pm
WHERE: Charles B. Wang Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See the adventures of notorious trickster, Xieng Mieng, with shadow puppetry and live music.
WANT TO GO? $20; $15 student; free for children younger than 5. 631-632-4400. https://TheWangCenter.org/.

MET OPERA - LIVE IN HD - MANON
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 27, 12:55pm
WHERE: Staller Center Main Stage, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A take on the quintessentially French tale of the beautiful young woman who is incapable of forsaking both love and luxury.
WANT TO GO? $48. 631-632-2787. https://stallercenter.com/.

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