Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits, and more

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Performances/On Stage

Crimes of the Heart

Beth Henley’s irreverant award-winnning play that examines the plight of three MIssissippi sisters betrayed by their passions, presented by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Thursday and Friday, April 12-13, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 14, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

The House of Bernarda Alba

Federico Garcia Lorca’s powerful modern Spanish tragedy of a stern matriarch obsessed with family honor, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Thursday, April 12, 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Hofstra University’s Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

In The Heights

The acclaimed musical about a community on the brink of change, Thursday and Friday, April 12-13, 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 14, 3 p.m.; Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, April 18, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Erotic City

The Prince tribute band in concert, Friday, April 13, 8 p.m., followed by 90s Night, Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Hollywood’s Great Games Starring Bob Eubanks

Touring show with longtime game show host Bob Eubanks, featuring several games based on classic TV game shows, Friday, April 13, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Jessie’s Girl

The popular tribute band performs its “Back to the Eighties” show, Friday April 13, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Neil Simon’s black comedy about a neurotic middle aged New Yorker, presented by the Lantern Theatre Company, Friday, April 13, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Red Baraat

The jazz-hip hop-rock fusion band in concert, Friday, April 13, 8 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Axiom Brass

The acclaimed quartet in concert, Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Big Eyed Phish

The Dave Matthews tribute band in concert, Saturday, April 14, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Jim Breuer

The Valley Stream-raised comedian continues his residency, in “Comedy, Stories & More,” with special guest Rich Aronovitch, Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mary Bridget Davies

The singer-actress in concert, singing Janis Joplin hits, Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m. The musical journey celebrates Joplin and her musical influences. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

Naomi Zeitlin

The popular vocalist in concert, with “A Soulful Springtime,” Saturday, April 14, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

The Clusters

The doo wop group in concert, Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Program includes ‘50s through ‘70s hits. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Get Over It: An Evening with Iyania Van Vanzant

The spiritual life coach demonstrates how to navigate life’s challenges and overcome negative though patterns, Sunday, April 15, 7 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Hart & Soul

The high energy five-piece band in concert, Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Magic of Michael Grandinetti

The illusionist, star of the hit CW series “Masters of Illusion,” on tour, Sunday, April 15, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com. Tom Politi and Friends

The group in concert, Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Program includes 50 years of popular song standards from the Great American Songbook, along with music of the Drifters, Patsy Cline, and Motown. Tickets required. Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore.785-2990.

Triple Tribute

The duo performs hits by John Denver, Elton John and the Moody Blues, Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Mike and the Hubble

A radio-style dramatic reading, with music and special effects, from Mike Massimino’s “Spaceman” and NASA sources, Tuesday, April 17, 1 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Rick Astley

The ‘80s dance-pop singer-songrwiter in concert, Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Love Letters

A.R. Gurney’s two-character play that follows the relationship between a stuffy WASP and a free-spirited woman, throughout their lives, as chronicled in the letters they write to each other, Thursday, April 19, 1 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Spring Dance Concert

Hofstra University Dance students perform, including original works, Thursday and Friday, April 19-20, 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 21, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 22, 2 p.m. Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

For the Kids

Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play

A musical adventure, from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved books, Friday, April 13, 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m; also Tuesday through Friday, April 17-20, 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.; Saturday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Elephant and Piggie take to the stage in a musical romp. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Movie Night

See “The Book Thief,” the historical drama based on the best-selling novel about a spirited young girl in World War II Germany, Friday, April 13, 6-9 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Musical Morning

An interactive concert of musical storytelling, with Roger Sams, Saturday, April 14, 11 a.m. For ages 3-12. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.ed.

Go Fly a Kite

Learn how to build a simple kite out of easy to find materials, Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m. Then test it the air. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Prestino’s Magic and Illusions

An interactive comedy-magic show, Sunday, April 15, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Abstracting Art: Way of Seeing

A solo exhibition of the works of Adel Gorgy. On view are 16 of the artist’s recent large scale photographic pieces. Through April 29. Kellenberg Gallery, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196.

Long island’s Best: Young Artists 2018

This juried exhibition, now in its 21st year, features 80 works of art by students in grades 9 through 12 attending public and private schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Through April 15. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.