This Friday and the weekend is looking busy on Long Island! There’s Monster Jam happening at Nassau Coliseum and everyone is gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday! Long Island is also packed with theater performances to enjoy. Check out all the hot spots for it here!
FRIDAY – JANUARY 31, 2014
Who: Monster Jam At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Bring out the entire family to enjoy a show of Monster Jam with big trucks racing it out and performing amazing stunts. The show continues at Nassau Coliseum through Feb. 2nd.
Cost: $30 to $75
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (631) 226-8400
Who: ”Buddy’s Gift” At The Suffolk Theater
Info: It’s a story of laughs, love, and loss and the afterlife. The one man show stars Jack Simmons and tells of afterlife experiences of his late father Buddy who contacts his family from the great beyond.
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343
Who: The Fray At The Paramount
Info: This Denver-based group produces melodic pop-rock songs and offers soaring vocals to songs offering tales of hopelessness and heartache.
Cost: $39.50 to $75
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Who: “An Inspector Calls” At Town of Islip Theater
Info: Synergy Ensemble Theatre Company presents “An Inspector Calls” by J.B. Priestley. It’s a classic British drawing-room mystery… with a twist!
Cost: $15, $10 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 8PM at Town of Islip Theater, 401 Main Street, Islip – (631) 881-4560
Who: “Bye Bye Birdie” At Cultural Arts Playhouse
Info: Enjoy this rock and roll musical by Michael Stewart, Lee Adams and Charles Strouse. The musical is set in 1960 with teen idol Conrad Birdie being drafted into the army.
Time & Place: 8PM at Cultural Arts Playhouse, 625 Old Country Road, Plainview – (516) 694-3330
Who: The History of American Rock N’ Roll At Madison Theatre At Molloy College
Info: This event features the sounds of The Tokens, The Crystals and The Coasters with Jay Siegel!
Cost: $30 to $55
Time & Place: 8PM at Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre – (516) 323-4444
SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 2, 2014
Who: Super Bowl Kickoff Benefit Concert At Elmont Memorial High School
Info: Start your Super Bowl Sunday off right! The Truth Urban Theater Group will have poetry, drama and drums in their powerful performance that reflects on everyday human errors, poor judgement and the endless results of human flaws.
Time & Place: 1:30PM to 3:30PM at Elmont Memorial High School, 555 Ridge Road, Elmont – (516) 986-0746
Who: “Inherit In The Wind” At BroadHollow’s BayWay Arts Center in East Islip
Info: This story takes place in Tenessee and is based on the 1925 “Monkey Trial.” John Scopes, a science teacher, is tried and convicted for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution.
Cost: $14 to $25
Time & Place: 2:30PM at BroadHollow’s BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main Street, East Islip – (631) 581-2700
Who: “By Another Name” At Theatre Box At United Methodist Church Of Floral Park
Info: This comedy by Claudia Wilson is about a budding romance novelist with an unattractive sounding name and appearance.
Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Box at United Methodist Church of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Avenue, Floral Park – (516) 900-2031
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