Monday, April 22, 2019

Upcoming Musical Theater on Long Island

Here are some of the musical theater events between now and the end of the year on Long Island:

For the three Actor's Equity Theaters:

The Gateway Playhouse, Bellport:

On Your Feet - May 8-May 25 (Bellport)
Forbidden Broadway - June 5-June 22 (Bellport)
The Bodyguard - July 3-July 20 (Bellport)
The Sound of Music - July 31-August 17 (Bellport)
Kinky Boots - August 28-September 15 (Patchogue)


The John Engeman Theater, Northport:

A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder - Now-April 28
Aida - May 9-June 23
Saturday Night Fever - July 11-August 25
Sunset Boulevard - September 12-October 27
Matilda - November 1-December 29

(Their first three shows of 2020 are scheduled to be Million Dollar Quartet, Sister Act and Anything Goes.)


The Argyle Theater, Babylon:

The Producers - Now-April 27
Million Dollar Quartet - May 16-June 23
Legally Blonde - July 11-August 25
The Full Monty - September 12 - October 20
Miracle on 34th St. - November 14-December 29

(Their first two shows in 2020 are scheduled to be Disney's The Little Mermaid and Caberet.)


For the Regional Theaters:

Noel S. Ruiz Playhouse at the CM Performing Arts Center, Oakdale:

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Now-May 4
Disney's Newsies, The Broadway Musical - May 18-June 8
Nice Work If You Can Get It - July 13-August 10

(2019-2020 season announced on May 10)


Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, Smithtown

South Pacific - Now-April 28
Evita - May 8-June 23
42nd Street - July 6 - August 18
Let the Right One In (non-musical) - September 7 - October 20


Cultural Arts Playhouse, Syosset

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - Now-May 5
13 The Musical - May 10-June 1
Mamma Mia! - June 22 - July 21
The Rocky Horror Show - June 29 - August 24
Bring It On! - July 27 - August 25
Jekyll and Hyde - September 7 - October 6


Broadhollow Theater Company at the Bayway Arts Center, East Islip

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Now-April 28
Ruthless the Musical - May 11- May 26
Assisted Living: The Musical - The Home for the Holidays - June 22-July 7
The Producers - August 10-August 25
Brigadoon - September 7 - September 21



Broadhollow at Elmont, Elmont

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - May 4-May 26
Pippin - July 6-July 28
Gypsy - August 4-August 18


Theater Three, Port Jefferson

The Wizard of Oz - May 18-June 22
Jeyyll & Hyde, The Musical - September 14 - October 26

(In early 2020, they'll also be doing a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.)


Merrick Theater and Center for the Arts, Merrick

Legally Blonde - Jun 22-July 21
The Fantasticks - August 2 - August 11
Mamma Mia! - September 7 - October 6
The Addams Family - October 19-November 17
A Christmas Carol The Musical - November 30-December 29


I've already got tickets to Evita at The Smithtown PAC, and I'm hoping to catch Sunset Boulevard at the John Engeman in Northport. And while I know nothing about the Merrick Theater and Center for the Arts, I'd love to see if I can get my daughter to The Fantasticks.