Stepping Out

Treasure hunting with Dora the Explorer

The young adventurer appears on stage this weekend


Family Fun

Dora The Explorer Live

Plaza Theatrical Productions brings that perky young adventurer to the stage, in the return of “Dora’s Pirate Adventure.' Dora, her best buddy Boots the Monkey, and the rest of their friends embark on an another exciting trip to Treasure Island. Along the way, everyone will use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach the treasure. Creative costumes and exciting sets, with plenty of audience participation and sing-a-longs ensure plenty of fun for the entire family. All ends happily onstage with a “yo-ho-ho!”

Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 11 a.m. $10. The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. (516) 599-6870 or

In Concert

Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers

Steve Martin — actor, playwright, comedian, songwriter and banjo player extraordinaire — continues his collaboration with the North Carolina band, showcasing some inventive musicianship. They’ll perform songs from their latest album, “Love has Come for You,” with, of course, laughter and surprises along the way. The concert features new material performed by Martin and special guest Edie Brickell, along with the unique hybrid of bluegrass and comedy that Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers delight audiences with at their critically acclaimed shows. 

Friday, April 18, 8 p.m. $89.50, $59.50 and $49.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or