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This musical tells the true story
of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to
fame, from the moment in 1957
when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the
airwaves until his tragic death less
than two years later. John W. Engeman
Theater, 250 Main St., Northport,
Jan. 17-March 3.
MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
Four women at a lingerie sale with
nothing in common but a black lace
bra AND memory loss, hot flashes,
night sweats, not enough sex,
too much sex and more! Gateway
Playhouse, 215 South Country Rd,
Bellport, thegateway.org $49-$69.
CHAZZ PALMINTERI’S A
The incomparable writer-director
and Bronx native adapts his
award-winning 1993 film for the
stage in a musical tour-de-force that
must not be missed. The Paramount,
370 New York Ave., Huntington,
8 p.m. Jan. 20.
THE SNOW QUEEN
The Hudson Vagabond Puppets
take on the classic tale by Hans
Christian Andersen with giant marionettes,
music and lots of dancing.
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing
Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue,
11 a.m., 2 p.m. Jan. 20.
Explores the grieving process of
a couple who have lost their only
child in a senseless car accident.
The Merrick Theatre and Center
For The Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave.,
Merrick, merrick-theatre.com $22.
Jan. 26-Feb. 17.
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
A horror comedy rock musical, by
composer Alan Menken and writer
Howard Ashman, about a hapless
florist shop worker who raises a plant
that feeds on human blood and flesh.
Madison Theatre at Molloy College,
1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre,
3 p.m. Feb. 3.
THE LION KING JR.
The African savannah comes to life
with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable
cast of characters as they journey
from Pride Rock to the jungle... and
back again, in this inspiring, comingof
age tale. Patchogue Theatre for the
Performing Arts, 71 East Main St.,
Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $15.
11 a.m., 3 p.m. Feb. 9.
3/9 & 3/10
A Swingtime Big Band Valentine
1000 HEMPSTEAD AVE, ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY