Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, nusic, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

Gypsy

The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 23, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. $76 and $71. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

The contemporary swing revival band in concert, Friday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. $60, $45, $35, $25. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com

Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed musical retelling of fairy tales, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 24, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

The Pixies

The alternative rock band in concert, Friday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. $85 and 65. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com

Adelphi Alumni Concert

A cast of over 20 Adelphi University alumni in concert, Saturday, Sept. 23, 4 p.m. Program includes classical repertoire, Broadway favorites and jazz standards. $25. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Bye Bye Birdie

The popular musical homage to 1960s small town America, Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 24, 2:30 p.m. $26, $24 seniors, $20 students, $15 youth 12 and under, $29 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Matthew Sweet

The power pop multi-instrumentalist in concert, Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. $38, $33, $28. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Mozart Orchestra of New York

The orchestra performs an all-Beethoven program, featuring pianist Vladimir Feltsman, Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. $80, $60, 40. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

UFO/Saxon

The British rock and metal legends in concert, Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. $55, $40, $35, $30. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Marc Berger

Singer-songwriter Marc Berger’s Ride explores the vastness and romance of the American West, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

A Thousand Memories

Tommy Sullivan, a founding member of Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, in concert, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Program includes Brooklyn Bridge hits and other classic tunes. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)

Madcap comedy with three actors performing 37 of the Bard’s plays in a 90-minute romp, Sunday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. $15. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Mansion Courtyard, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.

The Hot Club of Flatbush

The eclectic jazz ensemble in concert, Sunday, Sept. 24, 1:30 and 4 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Larson Legacy Concert

2017 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Michael R. Jackson presents a staged reading of his new musical, “White Girl in Danger,” inspired by classic movies-of-the-week, Sunday, Sept. 24, 3 p.m. $25. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Stagecoach

A live radio-style play, based on the classic film, Sunday, Sept. 24, 3 p.m. The “old time” radio-style production features sound effects, period commercials and songs between acts. $10. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Rodriguez

The singer-songwriter in concert, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. $99.50, $75, $55, The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Dan + Shay

The country music duo in concert, Thursday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. $55 and $25. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

For the Kids

Think Up! Outwit the Artifact

Investigate the wonders of nature and history’s mysteries at OId Westbury Gardens, Saturday, Sept. 23,12 p.m. Go on fact-finding hunts through Westbury House and the gardens to uncover clues and solve riddles. For ages 8 and up. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Poetry for the Soul

KIds in grades 6-12 can show off their literary skills or sit back and listen at an open mic night, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. Registration required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Andy Warhol

This original exhibition of works by pop artist Andy Warhol includes a selection of screenprints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum collections. By juxtaposing his photographs with his screenprints, the exhibit contextualizes and reveals his working methods and artistic process. Through March 11. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Converging Voices: Gender and Identity

An original exhibition that focuses on issues of gender and identity, reflecting an international scope. Featured artists include Ghada Amer, Mariam Ghani, Martine Gutierrez, Guerrilla Girls, Yee I-Lann, Zanele Muholi, Pinaree Sanpitak, Carrie Mae Weems, and Philemona Williamson. Through Dec. 15. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Ebb and Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views

An exhibition of works of artists inspired by the sea. Over four dozen paintings, prints, and photographs from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection are on view, including works by Reynolds Beal, Eugene Boudin, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Stan Brod sky, Arthur Dove, Edward and Thomas Moran, Roy Nicholson, Jules Olitski, Betty Parsons, Maurice Prendergast, and William Trost Richards, among others. Through Nov. 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

New York, New York

The exhibition, guest curated by Director Emerita Constance Schwartz, portrays the city’s grit and glamour, its excitement and bustle as interpreted through more than 140 artworks. Artists on view include John Sloan, Reginald Marsh, Childe Hassam, Red Grooms, Robert Henri, Fairfield Porter, Berenice Abbott, Milton Avery and Georgia O’Keeffe, among others. Through Nov. 5. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 orwww.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2,” the second installment of the superhero adventure based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, Friday, Sept. 22, 2:30 p.m.; also “Paris Can Wait,” the romantic comedy about a neglected Hollywood wife on a road trip through France, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Friday Flick

See “Everybody Loves Somebody,” a bilingual romantic comedy set in L.A. and Baja that centers on a successful doctor trying to heal her personal life, Friday, Sept. 22, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.