A Night in the Theater
Lawrence Casler’s comic spoof about two couples and their experience at the theater, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 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.
Comedy of Mothering
A comic tribute to mothers, with Ira Epstein, Friday, May 17, 12:30 p.m. Program includes skits by Erma Bombeck, Bill Cosby, Elaine May, and others, with songs and parodies. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
The iconic crooner in concert, Friday May 17, 8 p.m. $79.50 and $49.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
Drama about the famed football coach, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 19, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors, $16 students, $15 ages 12 and under; $25 at door. Studio Theatre, 141 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
Songs for a New World
Jason Robert Brown’s musical revue, with four performers presenting a series of songs connected by a theme, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 19, 3 p.m. $20, $17 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
The edgy award-winning musical, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 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.
Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience
Pianist Kevin Cole, with soprano Sylvia McNair and tap dancer-vocalist Ryan VanDenBoom, with the Long Island Philharmonic, present a Gerwshin tribute, Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m. $100, $75 and $45. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
The young jazz-pop singer appears in a double bill with folk trio Red Molly, Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m. $45 and $40. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.
Norm Foster’s comedy involving mishaps, mistaken identity and mayhem, Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 19, 2:30 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.
Amber Yiu-Hsuan Liao
The pianist in concert, Sunday, May 19, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Soprano Hope Hudson and composer-pianist Richard Pearson Thomas perform varied works, Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m. Program includes Duparc, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, and more. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre.
Diane Hoffman Trio
The ensemble performs a sampling from the Great American Songbook, Sunday, May 19, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence.
Jewish-American Heritage Month Celebration
Doug LeBlang shares the contributions of acclaimed Jewish-American musicians, Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m. With a klezmer concert. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave. West Hempstead. 481-6591.
3 Girls 3: A Tribute to Three Beautiful Blondes of Song
Linda Ipanema and Stan Edwards perform the best of Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney and Doris Day, Sundday, May 19, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.
Bob Bernstein and friends explore the rich heritage of American roots music, Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin.
The hard rock power trio in concert, with Wonderous Stories, Sunday, May 19, 7 p.m. $39.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.