Stepping Out

In search of 'A Most Spectacular Place' with Blues Clues Live

Popular television series comes to life on stage


Family Fun

Blue’s Clues Live!

Join Blue and Steve on an interactive musical adventure based on the popular Nickelodeon® television series, presented by Lynbrook-based Plaza Theatrical Productions. Blue and Steve lead the audience on a clue-based journey, in search of the most spectacular place of all. This quest takes them through Storybook Forest, where Blue and Steve meet The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks, The Big Bad Wolf and other characters from classic fairy tales. When they discover the final clue, Blue and Steve learn that aside from the surprise-filled world of theater, home is the most spectacular place of all.

Saturday, Jan. 5, 11 a.m. The Show Place, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. (516) 599-6870 or

The Ugly Duckling

The classic stories of “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Tortoise and the Hare” are given a modern twist in this unique theatrical experience involving cutting edge technology, moving sculpture and dance. Fresh on the heels of their breakout success on “America’s Got Talent,” the creators of Darwin the Dinosaur are at it again. In an age when computers and video games reign supreme, the folks at Lightwire Theater (in conjunction with Corbian Visual Arts and Dance) bring dazzling visuals, puppetry and creative use of music to refresh these age-old stories.

Sunday, Jan. 6, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. $18. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (516) 767-6444 or

In Concert

Women of Song

Singer-actress Naomi Zeitlin pays tribute to the many who have sung and written songs that have touched our hearts in her one-woman show, “Women of Song: Singers and Songwriters.” Zeitlin celebrates the music of Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Carly Simon, Melissa Manchester, and many more in her revue of their special songs. She also includes many beloved songwriters, among them Dorothy Fields, Ann Ronnell, Marilyn Bergman, Consuelo Velazquez, and Carol Bayer Sager. This show contain some familiar music, along with some surprises that will deiight those in the audience.

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (516) 354-5280.