78 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • NOVEMBER 2018
THE ULTIMATE GAMER’S EXPERIENCE
T O BAND
SongS and StorieS of
frank Sinatra & tony Bennett
including comedianS from long iSland comedy
WINTER DANCE PARTY
1000 HEMPSTEAD AVE, ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY
A classic caper of dueling con artists
taking advantage of a wealthy
heiress in the French Riviera gets
a jazzy update as it hits the stage
on Long Island. Five Towns College
Performing Arts Center, 305 North
Service Rd., Dix Hills. ftc.edu/ftcpac
$15-$18. Nov. 15-Nov.18.
ELF: THE MUSICAL
Adapted from the hit 2003 film of the
same name, this musical extravaganza
follows Buddy, the only human among
Santa’s elves, as he makes a trip to New
York City to find his real father, spread
some yuletide cheer and discover himself
in the process. John W. Engeman
Theatre, 250 Main St., Northport. engemantheater.
com. $73. Nov. 15-Dec. 30
The heartwarming story of a
red-headed orphan girl and her
search for belonging in Depression
era New York City, and how at
long last she finds a home. Merrick
Theatre and Center for the Arts, 2222
Hewlett Ave., Merrick. merrick-theatre.
com $22. Nov. 17-Dec. 9
NEXT TO NORMAL
The Pulitzer Prize-winning 2008
rock musical about the harrowing
effects of bipolar disorder and
drug abuse in suburban America.
With a book and lyrics by Brian
Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Cultural
Arts Playhouse,170 Michael Dr.,
$24-$38. Nov. 17-Dec. 9.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
The stage adaptation of Charles
Dickens’ timeless tale of a Victorian
era-miser learning to appreciate the
spirit of the holidays celebrates its
35th year at Theatre Three as the
top holiday event. Theatre Three
Broadway on Main Street, 412 Main
St., Port Jefferson. theatrethree.com
$20-$35. Nov. 17-Dec. 29.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
(LIVE RADIO PLAY)
Experience Frank Capra’s 1946 cinema
classic as you never have before:
as a live radio drama directed by Chris
Black and Bryan T. Johnson, courtesy
of the Phoenix Repertory Theatre
Group. BACCA Arts Center, 149 N.
Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. phoenixrepertorytheatre.
com. Adults: $20,
seniors and students: $18. Fri.-Sun.
Dec. 7-Dec. 9, Dec. 14-Dec. 16.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
This delightful family musical enchants
and transforms hearts of all
generations. Patchogue Theatre for
the Performing Arts, 71 East Main
St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.
org $29.50-$89. Dec. 14-30.