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Another Night of Acapella Harmony: Doo Wop Explosion II

Mar 4

Another Night of Acapella Harmony: Doo Wop Explosion II 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Pre sale for Arts Donors at 12 PM on June 24 and to the general public at 12 PM on June 29. Our celebration of doo wop acappella harmony at the Pollak Theatre is back by popular demand. Born on the street corners of urban America, rhythm & blues and doo wop singing reached its peak in the 1950’s, but still has a strong following today. While doo wop singing began as an African American art form, by the late 1950’s it was enjoyed by singers of all races. Doo wop harmony in its purist form is acappella (without instruments or musical tracks).

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Met Opera Encore: Rusalka (Broadcast Live in HD)

Mar 5

Met Opera Encore: Rusalka (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka.


Caladh Nua

Mar 9

Caladh Nua 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Caladh Nua is a tightly-knit, vibrant and staggeringly talented band with its origins deeply rooted in the Southern counties of Ireland. Comprised of five versatile musicians and singers playing a wide selection of instruments - from banjo to fiddle, guitar to bodhran and tin whistle to button accordion - the band has captured the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balanced them finely with an innovative contemporary flair. Through a series of international tours and festivals across the globe, which saw the band take the stage in cities such as Paris, Vienna, Copenhagen, Berlin, Mumbai and Vancouver, Caladh Nua has cast a uniquely captivating net of Irish music and song over an ever widening worldwide audience. A long list of TV and radio broadcasts of their performances and two acclaimed recordings includes American Public Radio, the BBC, and RTE. Performing a vast repertoire of haunting songs and evocative Irish tunes, Caladh Nua is a young ensemble on the rise.

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Met Opera: La Traviata (Broadcast Live in HD)

Mar 11

Met Opera: La Traviata (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time.


Met Opera Encore: La Traviata (Broadcast Live in HD)

Mar 19

Met Opera Encore: La Traviata (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time.


World Cinema Series: Timbuktu

Mar 22

World Cinema Series: Timbuktu 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

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Met Opera: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD)

Mar 25

Met Opera: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War.


Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake - Live in HD

Mar 26

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake - Live in HD 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan-woman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him…

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BRAVO AMICI - FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM SPEAKS

Apr 2

BRAVO AMICI - FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM SPEAKS 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Tickets on sale 7/29 at noon to arts donors and 8/3 at noon to the general public. Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks NJ this special concert presentation held on World Autism Awareness Day will feature Geoff Sewell, founder of the classical crossover opera band Amici Forever and his cast of exceptionally talented Broadway performers singing favorite pieces from well-known musicals, operas and popular music. From classic opera favorites like La Traviata's Brindisi to Phantom's All I Ask of You and crowd pleasers like That's Amore, audiences will delight in the uplifting performance by the gifted vocalists of Bravo Amici. The concert will also feature a special video presentation of Sewell's song Heal Me co-written by his wife Simone and featuring daughters Olivia and Sienna (who has autism) highlighting the message that autism is treatable. This event will be held in conjunction with the Art+Autism gallery exhibition opening reception featuring juried work by artists with Autism. Proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks NJ.

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World Cinema Series: Leviathan

Apr 4

World Cinema Series: Leviathan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

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Met Opera Encore: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD)

Apr 9

Met Opera Encore: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War.


On Screen/in Person: State of Grace

Apr 17

On Screen/in Person: State of Grace 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

States of Grace intimately captures the transformation of a revered physician, pioneering AIDS specialist Dr. Grace Dammann, and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. After seven weeks in a coma and a dozen surgeries, Grace miraculously awakened with her cognitive abilities intact, though her body was left shattered. The film follows her return home to the Buddhist community where she and her partner Nancy "Fu" Schroeder live with their teenage daughter Sabrina in this inspiring portrait of devotion, trust, and resilience. There will be a Q&A with director Mark Lipman following the screening.

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Met Opera: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD)

Apr 22

Met Opera: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel.


Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening - Live in HD

Apr 23

Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening - Live in HD 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons.

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SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE POOR FOOLS

Apr 28

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE POOR FOOLS 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Tickets on sale 7/22 at noon to donors and 7/27 at noon to the general public. Playing a wide range of music from Dylan, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, NRBQ, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris, The Band, George Jones and more, The Poor Fools also dive into some of the Southside's Asbury Jukes material–revisiting some classics as well as the underperformed deep tracks. “The Poor Fools tour is a chance for me to try out different material and some Jukes standards in an acoustic-ish form. In this incarnation, musicians such as Jeff Kazee, John Conte, John Putnam, Neal "The Dude" Pawley and I will all be singing, playing, and having some fun on stage. It will be a loose mix of songs, stories and banter between the musicians and–hopefully–the audience. With Lyon shaking up each night's setlist for himself and his gang of multi-instrumentalist band members, these troubadours ride the rails of the runaway train known as Southside Johnny and The Poor Fools.

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