Get ready to laugh until you cry this weekend! There are plenty of comedy shows, theater performances and much more to keep you entertained. On Friday, check for Lisa Lampanelli at NYCB Theatre at Westbury or Steve White at Governor’s of Levittown for comedy. Gin Blossoms is also performing at The Paramount. On Saturday, select from a variety of theater performances, including The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Raggedy Anne and Andy and Lost in Yonkers. On Sunday, Breaking Legs, a mafia comedy play takes place at Studio Theatre. The Mexican-American singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo is also performing at YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts for its 10th anniversary and the play Musical: Company is happening at Hofstra University. Check out the details below!
FRIDAY – JANUARY 18, 2013
Who: Lisa Lampanelli Live At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Looking for a fun night of standup comedy? You’ll get it here with comedian Lisa Lampanelli performing.
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 334-0800
Who: Gin Blossoms At The Paramount
Info: Gin Blossoms is a multi-platinum album seller. Its success has been fueled by mega-hits including “Hey Jealousy,” “Found Out About You” and “Til I Hear It From You.”
Cost: $25 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
Who: Steve White At Governor’s of Levittown
Info: Steve White has been on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ and the ‘Tonight Show’ with Jay Leno, so you know he’s going to make you laugh until you cry. There is a two beverage minimum per person per table.
Cost: $22 or $52 For Dinner and Show
Time & Place: Door Opens at 9:15PM; Show Starts at 10PM at Governor’s of Levittown, 90 Division Avenue, Levittown – (516) 731-3358
SATURDAY – JANUARY 19, 2013
Who: The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot At The Rose Theater
Info: The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot is a play by Stephen Adly Guirgis. It contains mature language and themes. It tells the story of a court case over the ultimate fate of Judas Iscariot.
Time & Place: 8PM at The Rose Theater, 1320 Lincoln Avenue, Unit 2, Holbrook NY – (631) 599-2263
Who: Raggedy Ann & Andy At Theatre Three
Info: Watch as the world’s favorite and most famous rag dolls come to life. It offers heart-warming adventures about friendship and loyalty.
Time & Place: 11AM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100
Who: Lost in Yonkers At Theatre Three
Info: In this classic comedy-drama there’s laughter and tears. It is a remarkable WW II coming-of-age story of two brothers left to fend for themselves in a feuding household with their formidable immigrant grandmother, sweet but simpleminded aunt and a hoodlum of an uncle.
Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100
SUNDAY – JANUARY 20, 2013
Who: Breaking Legs At Studio Theatre
Info: It’s a mafia comedy about a professor and dramatist from New England State University who solicit money from gangsters to get New York backing for his play.
Time & Place: 2:30PM At Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst – (631) 226-8400
Who: Alejandro Escovedo At YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American singer/songwriter. He’ll be performing and celebrating YMCA Boulton Center’s 10th year anniversary.
Time & Place: 7PM at YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts, 37 West Main Street, Bay Shore – (631) 969-1101
Who: Musical: Company At Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, Hofstra University
Info: Enjoy a musical play by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim about a single man in New York who is unable to commit to a steady relationship. He deals with three girlfriends and five couples who he is best friends with.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, Hofstra University, California Avenue, Hempstead – (516) 463-6644
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