The Boys Next Door
Tom Griffin’s two act comedy-drama about four intellectually disabled men who live together in a small apartment, presented by Adelphi’s Department of Theatre, Thursday and Friday, April 3-4,7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m. $20, $10 seniors, $5 students. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave.,Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
The Music Man
The classic musical, an affectionate tribute to a bygone era, Thursday and Friday, April 3-4, 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, 2 and 7 p.m. $65. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or
Adelphi Symphony Orchestra
The orchestra in concert, with guest soloist soprano Carole Bertho, Friday, April 4, 8 p.m. Program includes Olivier Messiaen’s song cycle “Poèmes pour Mi” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the “Pastoral”. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave.,Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
All Shook Up
The Elvis Presley-inspired jukebox musical, Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m. $20, $17 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
Don Juan Comes Back From the War
Hungarian playwright Odon von Horvath’s 1936 play recasts the legendary figure of Don Juan as a shell-shocked veteran returning home in the aftermath of The Great War, Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m.; Thursday, April 10, 8 p.m. $10, $8 seniors and students. Hofstra University’s Black Box Theater, New Academic Building, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644.
Norm Foster’s thought-provoking comedy about two buddies who concoct a list of attributes of the ideal woman, Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, 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 www.arenaplayers.org.
Ecstatic Songs & Rhythms of the Tof Miriam
A dynamic fusion of frame drums and percussion, mixed with flutes, Oud and Hebrew chanting, featuring Marla Leigh Goldstein, Saturday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. $18, $10 children. Central Synagogue of Nassau County, 430 DeMott Ave., Rockville Centre.
Waldorf Choral Society
The vocal ensemble in concert, with soloists and four hand piano, Saturday, April 5, 8 p.m. Program includes Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Waltzes,” “Five Hebrew Love Songs” by Eric Whitacre and other short choral works. $20, $18 seniors and students, $5 children under 12. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. For information, contact www.waldorfchoral.org.
Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
Buddy Merriam and his band perform lively bluegrass tunes, Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
The young singer-guitarist in concert, Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m. Program includes renditions of classic songs from Billie Holiday and Ella Fitgerald to The Beatles, and more. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.
The band performs an eclectic mix of jazz, bossa nova and R&B, Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.