Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

The musical comedy about an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the relatives in his way, Thursday and Friday, April 18-219, 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 20, 3 and 8 p.m.; Wednesday, April 24, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Cassandra House

The singer-songwriter in concert, with the Peter Mancini Band and Quarterhorse, Thursday, April 18, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

The Dimmer Twins

Drive-By-Truckers Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley in concert, Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

The Boys Next Door

A dramatic comedy that shares the lives of four mentally disabled men who live in a communal home with their guardian, Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, 8 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Disco Unlimited

The popular band in concert, Friday, April 19, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

38 Special

The rock band in concert, Friday, April 19, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

A Chorus Line

The award-winning musical that captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway audition, Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Badfish

The band in concert, with a tribute to Sublime, Saturday, April 20, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Kris Kristofferson

The actor-singer-songwriter in concert, with Merle Haggard’s band The Strangers, Saturday, April 20 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Los Lonely Boys

The Chicano power rock trio in concert, with the Gary Douglas Band, Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Piff the Magic Dragon

The comic magician on tour, Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Classic Deep Purple Live

Deep Purple bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes and his band in concert, Tuesday, April 23, 8 p.m. With special guest Station. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Lysistrata

Ellen McLaughlin’s fast-paced comedy inspired by the Aristophanes play. presented by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, April 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 27, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa

Former Zappa bandmates in concert, Wednesday, April 24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Media Crime

The alternative rock band in concert, Wednesday, April 24, 8 p.m. With special guests The Molotov Cocktails and Gathering Time. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Patricia Shih

The acclaimed singer-songwriter in concert, featuring a folk song sing-along, Wednesday, April 24, 2 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

bluerace

The contemporary band in concert, Thursday, April 25, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Steve Aoki

The cross genre DJ-producer-musician in concert, Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

For the Kids

The Lion King Jr.

The African Savannah comes to life in a fast-paced musical production, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Thursday through Saturday, April 18-27, 11 a.m.; Sunday, April, 28, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Shrek the Musical

Everyone’s favorite ogre on the stage, based on the acclaimed film, Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, April 20, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

The Wizard of Oz

Join Dorothy and her pals on their adventure to the Emerald City, Monday, April 22, 1 p.m.; Wednesday, April 24, 1 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Mad Science

Witness amazing feats of chemistry and explore chemical reactions, Wednesday, April 24, 2-3 p.m. For ages 5 and up. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Movie Fun

See “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” the animated comic adventure, a sequel to 2012’s “Wreck It Ralph, “ Wednesday, April 24, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Heckscher Collects: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of two dozen 20th century and contemporary works that have been acquired by the museum over the past five years. With a selection of prints produced by more traditional and diverse experimental processes; experimental photography by Bill Armstrong, Ellen Carey, and Joe Constantino; New York City street scenes by N. Jay Jaffee; and images of Cuba by Bastienne Schmi; along with abstract and representational paintings. Through May 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

That 80s Show

An exhibition that revisits one of the most dynamic eras in American art history. More than 100 works by the great personalities of the ‘80s, including Eric Fischl, Julian Schnabel, David Salle, Ross Bleckner, Bryan Hunt, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Jenny Holzer, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annette Lemieux, Charlie Clough, Tseng Kwong Chi, Jonathan Lasker and others. The show also features a music and sports memorabilia, “hall of fame” of including Michael Jackson’s glove, Prince’s fashion, Madonna’s jewelry, and autographed sports items.Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

At the Movies

See “Boy Erased,” the biographical drama about the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, who must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents, Friday, April 19, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Time

See “The Bookshop,” a drama set in 1959 about a free-spirited widow who risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative British coastal town, Friday, April 19, 1 pm. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Friday Flick

See “Disney’s Christopher Robin,” a live-action continuation of the Winnie the Pooh animated features, Friday, April 19, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Movie Showing

See “Glass,” M. Night Shyamalan’s comic book thriller, the sequel to “Unbreaklable” and “Split,” Monday, April 22, 2 and 7 p.m.; also the Oscar-winning “Green Book,” inspired by the real life account of pianist Don Shirley’s musical tour of the Deep South during the Jim Crow era, with his Italian-American driver/bodyguard, Wednesday, April 24, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Film Screening

See “Music Videos that Shaped the ‘80s,” Tuesday through Sunday, April 23-28, 12 p.m. Explore the top videos that shaped the music video industry today from the view of the directors and the artists themselves. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.