Stepping Out

"A Fairy Tale Winter" shares some holiday magic in Bellmore

Fairy tale princes and princesses come to life this weekend


On Stage


The aimless world of a group of twenty-somethings is explored in Eric Bogosian’s “Suburbia,” presented by Nassau Community College’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The play’s main character, Jeff, is an aimless soul unsure of his future. His friends include his would-be artist girlfriend, a recovering alcoholic and a troubled young discharged military man. When an old friend who is now a rock star shows up one evening looking to reconnect with the group, the characters must confront the lies and excuses that have kept them trapped in a shallow and meaningless


Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 6-8, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m. $9, $7 seniors. Nassau Community College’s Mainstage Theatre, Garden City. (516) 572-7676.

Family fun

A Fairy Tale Winter

It’s that magical time of year, especially in the land of Happily Ever After, in this sparkling confection presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions. Experience a thrilling adventure as everyone’s favorite fairy tale princes and princesses prepare for the Crystal Winter Ball. All is going well until fairy tale worlds collide and they must join together to save the day in the spirit of the season.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. $10. The performance runs for one hour and is followed by a meet-and-greet with the cast. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. (516) 599-6870 or

In concert

Jeffrey Biegel

Acclaimed pianist, Lynbrook’s Jeffrey Biegel, joins forces with Island Harvest in a special concert to help his Long Island neighbors afflicted by Superstorm Sandy. The program includes classical favorites and beloved holiday selections, featured on his recently released CD, “A Steinway Christmas Album.”

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m. $15. All proceeds benefit Island Harvest. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St. (and Carpenter Ave.), Lynbrook.