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Events

Feb
9
Fri
Lovers and Other Strangers @ Freehold Resident Theatre Company
Feb 9 – Mar 11 all-day
Lovers and Other Strangers @ Freehold Resident Theatre Company  | Freehold | New Jersey | United States

“Lovers and Other Strangers” is a hilarious compilation of shows featuring the many complications of love. Come to Freehold Resident Theatre this February and March to join in on the fun!

Feb
17
Sat
The Bridge of San Luis Ray @ Two River Theatre
Feb 17 – Mar 18 all-day
The Bridge of San Luis Ray @ Two River Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Come see “The Bridge of San Luis Ray” by Thornton Wilder winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, based on his classic novel. This quiet masterpiece—a dazzling rumination on the nature of love—will be brought to life on stage by a troupe of actors led by one of the singular figures in the American theater: writer and actor David Greenspan, the winner of five Obie Awards.

Feb
20
Tue
DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

 

Diavolo architecture in motion uses dance to portray the connection between the human body and its architectural environment. The Diavolo group has had an incredible twenty five years of performances and continue to put on a great show for all. With intense physical choreography, no narration and incredible display the performance shows how we as humans are all affected emotionally, physically and mentally with the experiences and places that humans inhabit.

Feb
22
Thu
Monmouth University Men’s Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth University Men's Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Hawks play instate rival Rider at home in a MAAC Conference game.

Feb
23
Fri
Monmouth University Women’s Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth University Women's Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Lady Hawks play FairField at home in a MAAC Conference game.

Adam Trent Magic Show @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Come to Count Basie Theatre this February for the exhilarating, mind-altering performance that is the Magic of Adam Trent. Show starts at 8PM February 23rd at Count Basie Theatre, and tickets run from $29 to $79.

“Seeing is dis-believing!” – New York Times

Feb
24
Sat
A Tribute to Steve Marriott & The Music of Small Faces & Humble Pie @ McLoone's Supper Club
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Tribute to Steve Marriott & The Music of Small Faces & Humble Pie @ McLoone's Supper Club | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

The Rockit Live Foundation is New Jersey’s leading rock band program for young musicians, ages 8-18. Rockit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, helps nurture, inspire and enrich the lives of young musicians through live music education partnered with the Count Basie Theatre in the heart of Red Bank New Jersey. Rockit also provides professional development and music scholarships while emphasizing the importance of community charity efforts. Rockit Advisory Board members, Maureen and Steven Van Zandt, Carmine Appice, Eddie Brigati, Jacquie Lee and Rich Russo lend their talent and support to a cause they keep close to their hearts. Rockit alumni having gone on to tour with Steve Vai, perform with Keith Urban, sing on Broadway and become finalists on The X-Factor and NBC’s The Voice.    

Feb
27
Tue
I, Tonya @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
I, Tonya @ Count Basie Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

This February 27th, a screening of the movie “I, Tonya”, will be screening at Count Basie Theatre. Come see the cinematic rendition of the drama that surrounded Tonya Harding’s career as a figure skater and her attempts to become accepted into the figure skating community.

Mar
2
Fri
Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad @ Algonquin Theater
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am
Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad @ Algonquin Theater | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

This stirring drama* with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. Her courage helped to change the world. Share Harriet Tubman’s adventurous life, the joys, sorrows, and challenges, in this moving musical message.

*Please Note: This production includes strong, historically accurate language that may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Mar
3
Sat
Earth Room Concerts presents Jesse Terry @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm
Earth Room Concerts presents Jesse Terry @  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County | Middletown | New Jersey | United States

Come see Jesse Terry March 3rd, he is a singer/songwriter with an uncanny ability to weave tales of travel and homecoming, of sorrow and of redemption, into songs that are simultaneously timeless and fresh. You will not want to miss this show!

Mar
10
Sat
The Lettermen @ Strand Center for the Arts
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Lettermen @ Strand Center for the Arts | Lakewood Township | New Jersey | United States

The famous group from the sixties Lettermen will be at the Strand Center for the Arts performing all their best hits.

Mar
14
Wed
Indigo Girls @ Count Basie Theatre @ Count Basie Theatre
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm
Indigo Girls @ Count Basie Theatre @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. Their latest release, Beauty Queen Sister, has secured their spot as one of the most legendary musical acts of this generation. Come out and see an amazing show!

Mar
22
Thu
Comedy Special: Dave Attel and Jeff Ross @ Count Basie Theatre
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
Comedy Special: Dave Attel and Jeff Ross @ Count Basie Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Join comedians Dave Attel and Jeff Ross on stage together at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. Jeff Ross, known as “The Roastmaster General” is a respected comedian, writer, and producer. Comedian Dave Attel has been named one of the 25 Funniest People in America by Entertainment Weekly Magazine.

 

Mar
24
Sat
Rockit Live Foundation Spring Audition Session @ Count Basie Theatre
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Rockit Live Foundation Spring Audition Session @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

ROCKIT: Rockit Academy, The Count Basie Theatre’s resident rock and roll performance program, is helmed by the Rockit Live Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Rockit! runs four, seven-week programs per year, where kids aged 8-18 learn a specific repertoire of songs, supplemented with individual instruction. At the conclusion of their session, as many as sixty young musicians form separate groups to perform live on the Basie’s historic Asbury Park Press stage.

Annual Highlands St. Patrick’s Day Parade @ Huddy Park
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm
Annual Highlands St. Patrick's Day Parade @ Huddy Park | Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Nearly 100 marching units including bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancers, and beautifully decorated floats, will line up to march in the sixteenth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The parade will begin at Huddy Park with hundreds scheduled to march along a one-mile stretch of Bay Avenue.

Rockin’ Road to Dublin @ Pollak Theatre
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
Rockin’ Road to Dublin @ Pollak Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Rockin’ Road to Dublin returns to Pollak Theatre in 2018 by popular demand! Created by the 2009 World Champion of Irish Dance Scott Doherty (Riverdance & Lord of the Dance) and worldwide touring Irish musician Chris Smith, Rockin’ Road is the new generation of Irish music and dance. RRTD is a breathtaking display of classic Irish tunes accented by rock ‘n’ roll riffs, electrifying dancers and a dynamic light show. Enjoy the thrilling sights and sounds as daring performers execute rapid-fire leaps, twirls and footwork, and nimble fiddlers square off with driving electric guitar chords and pulse-pounding drum beats.

SONGWRITERS BY THE SEA @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
SONGWRITERS BY THE SEA @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Joe D’Urso and Joe Rapolla return to Monmouth University with their Songwriters by the Sea series for an evening of relaxed and inspired round-robins.  This is a rare opportunity to see and hear a unique collection of very special guest artists that in the past has included, Marshall Crenshaw, Allison Moorer, Garland Jeffreys, Joe Grushecky, John Eddie, Willie Nile and many others, in an intimate and interactive forum. What started out as a coffee shop show for area songwriters to casually perform with other writers and is now a main feature of the Light of Day Festival in Asbury Park, has quickly evolved into an international series featuring some of the top songwriters in music today.

Mar
29
Thu
Black Maria Film Festival @ Monmouth Unversity, Pollack Theatre
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm
Black Maria Film Festival @ Monmouth Unversity, Pollack Theatre  | Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Monmouth University will be hosting the “Black Maria Film Festival” this March 29th in Pollack Theatre. The festival was founded in 1981 as a tribute to Thomas Edison’s development of the motion picture at his laboratory, dubbed the “Black Maria” film studio, the first in the world, in West Orange, NJ. It is a free event and will start at 6:30 PM.

Apr
3
Tue
Monmouth University Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lafayette @ Kessler Stadium
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monmouth University Men's Lacrosse vs. Lafayette @ Kessler Stadium  | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Hawks take on Lafayette College at home in a non-conference game.

Apr
4
Wed
Rent @ Count Basie Theatre
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rent @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

RENT’s 20th anniversary. The rock musical that started on Broadway comes to the Count Basie Theatre.

Apr
5
Thu
Julius Caesar Live @ Pollak Theatre
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm
Julius Caesar Live @ Pollak Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral, and the chaos that explodes in its wake.  Come see the entertaining story of Julius Caesar!

Tyler Henry @ Count Basie Theatre
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm
Tyler Henry @ Count Basie Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Come see Tyler Henry’s the star of E! Entertainment’s hit television show, Hollywood Medium, on April 5th at Count Basie Theatre, with his new show titled “5 life lessons I’ve learned from the departed.” Tyler will share his “unique gift” and how this affects his daily life.

Apr
7
Sat
GARDEN STATE COMIC FEST : AC EDITION @ Showboat Atlantic City
Apr 7 all-day
GARDEN STATE COMIC FEST : AC EDITION @ Showboat Atlantic City | Atlantic City | New Jersey | United States

Garden State Comic Fest has added an Atlantic City Edition!
GSCF is proud to announce our next show will be at the
​Showboat Hotel and Convention Center April 7-8, 2018 in Atlantic City, NJ.
The Showboat Atlantic City is no longer a casino has transformed their entire casino floor into an amazing exhibition space at close to 120,000 sq. ft. and
Garden State Comic Fest is taking it over!
This will be the biggest and best comic fest to date with
great vendors, artists, guests, panels, workshops, and cosplay!

Saturday $ 29.99 Sunday $ 19.99 Both days $ 39.99 Children under 13 Free
Cinderella @ Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Cinderella @ Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

This production of Cinderella follows a young woman and her cat through the classic fairy tale. It combines all the romance of the Masked Ball with all the slapstick comedy of Cinderella’s bungling step sisters. This ballet is narrated for your added enjoyment.

Monmouth University Men’s Lacrosse vs. NJIT @ Kessler Stadium
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Monmouth University Men's Lacrosse vs. NJIT @ Kessler Stadium  | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Hawks take on NJIT at home in a non-conference game.