Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

The musical comedy about an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the relatives in his way, Thursday and Friday, March 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 23, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, March 28, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Del McCoury and David Grisman

The bluegrass guitarists in concert, with “The Del & Dawg Show,” Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 76 7-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Eddie Money

The rocker in concert, with special guest John Waite, Thursday, March 21, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Moon Over Buffalo

Ken Ludwig’s madcap comedy set in 1953 in the green room of a theater in Buffalo, that revolves around the inter-relationships of the dysfunctional theater family and the assorted paramours of its members, presented by the Nassau Community College Dept. of Theatre and Dance, Thursday through Saturday, March 21-23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 24, 3 p.m. Nassau Community College, Little Theatre, Garden City. 572-7676.

The Rippingtons

The acclaimed contemporary jazz ensemble in concert, featuring Russ Freeman, Thursday, March 21, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Ain’t Misbehavin

The musical revue saluting the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and ‘30s, Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 24 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Damn Yankees

The classic musical fable with a baseball twist to the legendary Faust myth, Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, 8 p.m.; Sunday,, March 24, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Gypsy

The Stevie Nicks tribute band in concert, Friday, March 22, 8 p.m.; followed by Decadiia, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Joel McHale

The actor-comedian shares his commentary on pop culture, Friday, March 22, 8 p.m. With special guest Doug Smth. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Joe Bonamassa

The blues rock guitarist in concert, Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Lara Hope and the Arktones

The rockabilly singer-songwriter and her band in concert, Friday, March 22, 8 p.m. With special guests Roy Wilson and the Buzzards and Bobcat Arkham. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Demetri Martin

The quirky comic on tour, Saturday, March 23, 7 and 10 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in concert, performing play Billy Joel hits and more, Saturday, March 23, 9:30 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Cantor David Katz

The popular cantor in concert, Sunday, March 24, 2:30 p.m. Program includes Broadway, Italian and Yiddish favorites.Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

The Cher-iest Show on Earth

A Vegas-style tribute to Cher, with Louise Bruno, Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Dr. K’s Motown Revue

The popular tribute band in concert, Sunday, March 24, 3 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Matisyahu

The Jewish reggae-alternative rocker in concert, Sunday, March 24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Matthew Marshak

The singer-songwriter in conceret, Thursday, March 28, 8 p.m. With special guests Jon and Krista Predice. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Stan Edwards and Linda Ipenema

The husband and wife song and dance duo in concert in a tribute to “The Sensational 60s and 70s,” Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

20th Century Blues

A Script-In-Hand Theatre production of Susan Miller’s play that follows a group of women who reunite every year for a photo shoot that documents their changing and aging selves, Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Yoo Jin Jang

The violinist in concert, Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Words Like Fresh Skin

Megan Lohne’s immersive drama following the life of writer-activist-feminist Edna St. Vincent Millay from childhood to her formative years as a Vassar student and finally to her death, presented by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Tuesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, March 28-29, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 30, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Experience Hendrix

The acclaimed multi-artist tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Thursday, March 28, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Lil Mosey

The rapper in concert, Thursday, March 28, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Film Club

See “My Neighbor Totoro,” the animated Japanese fantasy tale of two girls who move to a new house in the countryside, Friday, March 22, 3 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

The Little Mermaid

The beloved mermaid comes to life in the musical adventure, Saturday, March 23, 2 p.m.; Sunday, March 24, 11:30 a.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

The Wizard of Oz

Join Dorothy and friends in an adaptation of the beloved story featuring the music from the MGM movie, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 24, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Heckscher Collects: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of two dozen 20th century and contemporary works that have been acquired by the museum over the past five years. With a selection of prints produced by more traditional and diverse experimental processes; experimental photography by Bill Armstrong, Ellen Carey, and Joe Constantino; New York City street scenes by N. Jay Jaffee; and images of Cuba by Bastienne Schmi; along with abstract and representational paintings. Through May 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

That 80s Show

An exhibition that revisits one of the most dynamic eras in American art history. More than 100 works by the great personalities of the ‘80s, including Eric Fischl, Julian Schnabel, David Salle, Ross Bleckner, Bryan Hunt, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Jenny Holzer, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annette Lemieux, Charlie Clough, Tseng Kwong Chi, Jonathan Lasker and others. The show also features a music and sports memorabilia, “hall of fame” of including Michael Jackson’s glove, Prince’s fashion, Madonna’s jewelry, and autographed sports items.Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.