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

Man of La Mancha

The classic musical based on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” Thursday and Friday, Nov. 1-2, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Rimers of Eldritch

Lanford Wilson’s mystery drama set in tiny pious but morally bankrupt Middle Western town, presented by Adelphi Dept. of Theatre, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Get The Led Out

The acclaimed Led Zeppelin tribute band in concert, Friday, Nov. 2 , 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

The Girl and the Rainbow

A musical tribute to Judy Garland’s life and music, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed musical retelling of fairy tales, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Livingston Taylor

The folk singer-songwriter in concert, Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. With the Johnny Mac Band. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Mamma Mia

The feel-good jukebox musical based on ABBA’s hit songs, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Midtown Men

Original cast members of “Jersey Boys” in concert, at Molloy College’s Annual Gala, Friday, Nov. 2, 9 p.m.; with dinner reception at 7 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The popular singer-songwriter and his band in a tribute to Billy Joel, Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000

or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Anderson East

The R&B vocalist-guitarist in concert, Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m. With Travis Meadows. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Commander Cody

The country rockers in concert, with special guest Bill Kirchen, Saturda y, Nov. 3, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

The Greatest Show

Musical tale of a carnival of traveling performers, presented by Long Island Cabaret Theatre, Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. With 40 musical numbers and a cast of 35, including special guest stars. Karaoke and dancing after the show provided by Mixmaster’s DJ. Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh. 946-7207.

Jerrome “City” Smith

Jerome “City” Smith and City Sounds Music Ensemble in a salute to “The Jacksons: An American Dream Come True,” Saturday, Nov. 3, 1:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Mitch Kahn

The pianist celebrates the Great American Songbook, Saturday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Oceanside Chorale

The local ensemble salutes Veterans Day with patriotic classics, Saturday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Shilegah Law

The popular contemporary Iriah band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Chinese Warriors of Peking

The acclaimed acrobatic-martial arts ensemble performs, Sunday, Nov. 4, 3 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Francine And Joel’s All The Way

The duo in concert, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Program includes the Great American Songbook, Broadway, rock ‘n roll, and more. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Erin HIll Trio

The singer-harpist and her trio in concert, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Gypsy

The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

The Precisions

The doo wop band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Sympatico

The jazz band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Program includes popular jazz tunes and blues. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

The Wonder Years

The pop punk band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. With Have Merch, Oso Oso and Shortly. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Corey Smith

The singer-songwriter in concert, with Unwind and Whiskey Road, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Jill Hennessy

The actress-singer in concert, Thursday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids

Star Wars Science

A “Star Wars”-themed science program, Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30-8 p.m. Build light sabers and make galaxy slime. For grades 6-12. Regisitration required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

A Year with Frog and Toad

Musical based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved books, presented by the Nassau Community College Department of Theatre and Dance, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4, 2 p.m. Nassau Community College, Mainstage Theatre, Garden City. 572-7676.

Jigsaw Jones and the Case of the Class Clown

Join Jigsaw in solving a class mystery in the musical adaptation of James Preller’s popular “Jigsaw Jones” detective series, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Snow White

Follow along with Snow White on her adventures that lead to a happily ever-after, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Matter of Fact

Examine solids, liquids and gasses with Mad Science, Thursday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. For grades 2-5. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Hidden in Sight: PhotographingIncarceration

An exhibition of photographs spanning more than 50 years by three artists, Danny Lyon (American, born 1942), Jessica Earnshaw (Canadian, born 1983), and Isadora Kosofsky (American, born 1993), highlighting the varied critical issues within the prison system in America. Through March 10. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Long Island Biennial

A juried exhibition of 52 works by artists representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Paintings, sculpture, photography, works on paper, and mixed media encompassing diverse styles, subject matter, and themes are included. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

The Tile Club: Camaraderie and American Plein-Air Painting

An exhibit of tiles, drawings, sculpture, and prints that document the life and times of this lively artiistic society, which emerged following the nation’s Centennial in 1876. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

True Colors

A full range of color’s magic is on display in this exuberant show of over 100 works from the 19th century to the current hot talents. From Monet and Matisse to Mark Rothko and Frank Stella, and onward to the huge Color Field canvases and pulsing neon sculptures of today, color as a means of expression is the keynote for this exhibition. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.