Lydia R. Diamond’s drama about an affluent African-American family over a summer weekend on Martha’s Vineyard, presented by Nassau Community College’s Department of Theatre and Dance, Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m. $9. Nassau Community College’s Mainstage Theatre, Garden City. 572-7676.
Dido and Aeneas/The Reformed Drunk
Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Christopher Gluck’s The Reformed Drunk, are performed as a double feature, presented by Hofstra Opera Theater, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m. $15, $12 seniors and students. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.tickets.com.
Murder in the Green Meadows
Thriller that spins a web of deception and intrigue involving two suburban couples, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m. $20 Friday and Sunday, $25 Saturday. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or
Sin, Sex and the CIA
Farce involving an inept CIA agent and an under Secretary of State sent to a safe house in the mountains for secret negotiations, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors and tudents, $15 ages 12 and under; $25 at door. Studio Theatre, 141 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. (631) 226-8400 or www.broadhollow.org.
A musical romp exploring African-American culture during the 1920s-1940s, presented by Vision Performance Arts, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-580.
The Christian recording group in concert, Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m. $8. Reservations requested. Cup of Blessings Coffee House, Ascension Lutheran Church, 145 Franklin Ave., Franklin Square. 352-1263.
Violinist Maria Bachmann and cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach perform with pianist Adam Neiman, Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m. Program includes Beethoven’s 14 Variations, Op. 44, Ravel’s Trio in A minor and Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66. $35. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
The Capriccio Ensemble
Violinist Natalie Kriegler, harpist Margery Fitts and cellist Elina Lang in concert, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Eddie and the Starlites
The classic doo-wop vocalists present “Don’t Need No Ticket, Just Get on Board,” featuring unforgettable songs of the ‘50s and ‘60s, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
The Liverpool Shuffle
The band celebrates the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion, with a look back at The Beatles songbook, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2 p.m. Tickets required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.
The pair showcases their vituosity on piano and violin, Monday, Feb. 3, 1 p.m. Program intersperses performance with unforgettable stories. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.