New musical based on the books by actress Julianne Moore, Friday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20, 2 p.m. With help of her lovable classmates, Freckleface learns that everyone is different and special. $9, $6 12 and under. Nassau Community College, Mainstage Theatre, 1 Education Dr., Garden City. 572-7676.
The Wizard of Oz
Journey down the Yellow Brick Road, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. $10. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.