The Long Island Ballet Theatre performs a child-friendly version of "The Nutcracker" at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street this weekend.
Gary Ferrar’s ‘Ah! Real Magic!’
High-energy show, including illusions and close-up tricks, Friday, Nov. 23, 1 p.m. $10, $12 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
See “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” the series’ third installment in which Alex the lion and gang are still fighting to get home to New York, Friday, Nov. 23, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. (516) 239-3262.
Beauty and the Beast’s Magical Christmas
Share holiday joy with Belle and her Beast in the charming tale, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 24-25, 2 p.m. $10, $8 children. Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.
Holiday for Toys
The charming musical, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. $9. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
How I Became A Pirate
Musical story of adventure and finding one’s own heart, based on the award-winning book by Melinda Long, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, noon. Audiences are encouraged to come dressed in their pirate best. $10. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.
A family-friendly version of the holiday classic, presented by Long Island Ballet Theatre, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. $28, $20 seniors and children; Kingdom of the Sweets on-stage reception, $7. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (866) 811-4111 or www.liballettheatre.com.
The tale of the spirited Indian beauty, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. $10, $12 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.