Dancing at Lughnasa
Brian Friel’s memory play about five unmarried sisters in a fictional Irish town, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m. $21, $18 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
How the Other Half Loves
Adaptation of a British comedy about the passion and panic of three married couples, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors and students, $14 youth. All tickets $25 day of show. BroadHollow Theatre, BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
The Owl and the Pussycat
The hit Broadway comedy that became the popular movie with Barbra Streisand, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 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.
Shrek the Musical
Musical featuring everyone’s favorite ogre, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m. $25, $23 seniors, $18 students, $14 youth. All tickets $28 day of show. BroadHollow Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
The contemporary swing revival band in concert, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. $60, $50, $35, $29.50 and $25. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.
The Diary of Anne Frank
The award-winning stage adaptation of the famous book, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. $18, $14 seniors, $5 under 18. Temple Emanu-El, 123 Merrick Ave., East Meadow. For information, visit www.templeemanueleastmeadow.com/Temple Drama 2014.htm.
The pioneering Brooklyn-based band blends North Indian bhangra rhythms and varied musical genres, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. $42 and $37. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington.767-6444 or www.
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, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 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
The Temptations and The Four Tops
The iconic Motown legends in concert, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. $49.50-$69.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
The Gin Game
D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning two person-two act play about a couple of elderly nursing home residents, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. $28, $20 seniors. The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.
Shenole Latimer’s “Introspective of a Dream
A reflective look into the thoughts of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with jazz saxophonist Shenole Latimer, Sunday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Gene Kelly: Gotta Dance
Gene Kelly’s enduring legacy is showcased in performances from some of his most famous films, with film historian Richard Knox, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.