A touching, warm-hearted comedy about the adventures of two sisters who impersonate begging nuns in order to put their niece through art school. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, 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.
John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning drama, set in a Bronx Catholic school in 1964, about a popular priest’s ambiguous relationship with a troubled 12-year-old student, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, 3 p.m. $20 $17 seniors and students Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
A one-character play that focuses on the life of a middle-aged Liverpool housewife before and after a transforming holiday abroad, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors, $14 youth. All tickets $25 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
Grace and Glorie
A two-character drama about a woman dealing with the end of her life and the volunteer worker who befriends her, Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2 and 8 p.m. $25, $23 seniors, $18 students, $14 youth 12 and under, $28 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
The Black Watch
Pomp, circumstance and stirring music with The Pipes and Drums of The Black Watch 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiments of Scotland and The Band of The Scots Guards, Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. $65, $50, $35. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.
Steinway Meets Broadway
Musical theater stars are accompanied by acclaimed pianists in a revue of Broadway show tunes and classic masterworks, Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. $50. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.
The singer-pianist performs “Songs That Won the Academy Award,” Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Concert includes anecdotes about the singers, actors and composers of the famous movie songs. Tickets required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.