Stepping Out

Start those engines

Monster Jam roars into Nassau Coliseum


Family Fun

Monster Jam Triple Threat

Monster trucks reach astonishing heights when Monster Jam roars into Nassau Coliseum for yet another round of non-stop action. The spectacle features some of the most popular monster trucks ever assembled, including the legendary Grave Digger, driven by the youngest driver on the circuit, 19-year-old Tyler Menninga. Joining that behemoth are all the other popular mega-trucks, including El Toro Loco, Zombie, Max-D, Scooby-Doo, Monster Mutt Rottweiler, Megalodon, and Soldier Fortune Black Ops. Monster truck fans will watch as their favorite mega-trucks compete in an array of enthralling competitions on meticulously manicured dirt tracks created specifically to push these precision-engineered, larger-than-life trucks to the limit, during the action-packed two-hour show. As an added attraction, the popular Pit Party pre-show gives fans a chance to get a view of the trucks up-close and meet the drivers of the 10,000-pound custom-designed machines.

Friday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 3, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., with Pit Party, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 4, 1 p.m., with Pit Party, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Tickets start at $15. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or or

On Stage

Animaniacs Live

Get ready for some more “Animaniacs.” Yakko is back on the road in this fast-paced musical revue, starring original cast member Rob Paulsen (Yakko and Pinky from “Pinky and the Brain”), accompanied by award-winning composer Randy Rogel, who wrote and created all of those memorable songs. Running through a playlist of some 20 “Animaniacs” hits, Paulsen and Rogel even include an updated version of “Yakko’s World,” with newly christened countries as they have come to be. They also share behind-the-scenes secrets about the making of the animated series, which featured Bernadette Peters as the voice of Rita the Cat, reliving its ‘90s glory. The tunes captured the attention of a generation and are still memorable years later.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m. $115, $65, $50, $35. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or or