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 28-29, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 30, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 31, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, April 3, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

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.

Matthew Marshak

The singer-songwriter in concert, 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.

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 a 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 28-30, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 31, 3 p.m. Nassau Community College, Little Theatre, Garden City. 572-7676.

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, 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.

Brandon “Tax Niederauer

The young guitarist-songwriter in concert, Fridayy, March 29, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com.

Friday Night Fever

Disco showcase, hosted by Joe Causi, Friday, March 29, 8 p.m. With That 70s Band, The Trammp and the Musique. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Hofstra Symphony Orchestra

Adam Glaser directs the orchestra in a program of varied works, Friday, March 29, 8 p.m. Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, California Ave., South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in concert, performing Billy Joel hits and more, Friday, March 29, 8 p.m. With special guest Alex Shillo. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

1964 The Tribute

The acclaimed tribute show honoring the Fab Four, Friday, March 29, 8 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Tribute to Marion Anderson: American Icon

Tanisha Miitchell in concert, in a spiritual operatic tribute, Friday, March 29, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Damn Yankees

The classic musical fable with a baseball twist to the legendary Faust myth, Saturday, March 30, 8 p.m.; Sunday,, March 31, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Life is a Cabaret!

Songstress Marianna Grace in concert, Saturday, March 30, 2:30 p.m. Program includes the best of the American Songbook, Broadway and Hollywood tunes. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

ZBTB

The Zac Brown Tribute Band in concert, Saturday, March 30, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

A Patchwork of American Folksongs

Baritone Drew Velting in concert, Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. Program highlights the depth and diversity of the American folk tradition. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Buddy Merriam and Backroads

The popular folk-bluegrass band in concert, Sunday, March 31, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway , Hewlett. 374-1967.

Chazz Palminteri

The actor performs his one-man version of “A Bronx Tale,” Surday, March 31, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Dick Fox’s Doo Wop Extravaganza

Classic doo wop groups perform, Sunday, March 31, 6 p.m. Lineup includes Jimmy Beaumont’s Skyliners, Gary US Bonds, Danny & The Junior featuring Joe Terry, The Tymes, The Elegants, Bobby Wilson’s tribute to Jackie Wilson. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Fei Fei

The pianist in concert, Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

The Karpenters

The Carpenters tribute band in concert, Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Neal Stuart and the Empire State

The Johnny Maestro tribute band in concert, Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Cradle of Filth

The extreme metal band in concert, Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m. With special guests Raven Black and Wednesday 13. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Allman Betts Band

The sons of Allman Brothers frontmen join forces, touring with their new band, Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

Callooh Callay

The progressive rock band in concert, with Ad Astra, Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids

The Little Mermaid

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

Shrek the Musical

Everyone’s favorite ogre comes to life on stage, based on the acclaimed film, Saturday, March 30, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

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 30, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 31, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Art Workshop

Join artist Michael Albert for collage making, Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. All ages welcome. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

The Cat in the Hat

A theatrical adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s beloved tale, Sunday, March 31, 3 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org

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.

At the Movies

See the Oscar winning “Green Book,” inspired by the real life account of pianist Don Shirley’s musical tour of the Deep South during the Jim Crow era, with his Italian-American driver/bodyguard Tony Vallelonga, Friday, March 29, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Time

See “Easter Parade,” the classic 1948 musical comedy, starring Fred Astaire and Judy Garland, Friday, March 29, 1 pm.East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.