Stepping Out

Mumbai comes to Long Island

'Mystic India' unfolds in a colorful spectacle


On Stage

Mystic India

Take a musical journey to India in the guise of the extravagant Indian dance and music spectacular, “Mystic India.” The internationally-acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacle is based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into the modern day. Renowned musicians, dancers, breathtaking aerialists and acrobats, highlighted by opulent costumes, combine authentic Indian and modern techniques bringing the streets of Mumbai and New York into harmony. Expect an explosion of colors and energy as you travel on a celebratory journey. Experience the culture of Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat, along with an homage to Bollywood films via a stunning visual display that fuses dance, theater, and special effects.

Sunday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. $68, $58, $48. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or or

Family Fun

Sleeping Beauty

In this musical spin on the original Charles Perrault and Brothers Grimm story, a beautiful princess, an enchantment and a handsome prince come to life. King Humphrey and Queen Bea are so delighted at the birth of their daughter, Aurora, that they throw the biggest party the kingdom has ever seen. When they forget to invite the land’s most powerful sorceress, Vestra, their happiness soon turns to grief when a spell is cast. Share in the journey to bring the kingdom back to life.

Sunday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m. $25. Recommended for ages 4-10. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (516) 767-6444 or