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Jazz and Poetry with Robert Pinsky

Mar 30

Jazz and Poetry with Robert Pinsky 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Robert Pinsky, Three-time U.S. poet laureate and author of several acclaimed books of poetry, prose, and translation will bring his verse to life on the Pollak Theatre stage in a reading with musical accompaniment.


First Senior Exhibition (Fine Art)

Mar 30-Apr 6

First Senior Exhibition (Fine Art) 

Pollak Gallery - 12 AM

Featuring the work of the Monmouth University graduating seniors who will receive their degrees in fine art and/or art education.

Free Event


Spring Musical: Working

Mar 28-Apr 5

Spring Musical: Working 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

Monmouth University’s Department of Music & Theatre will present the first East Coast production of the newly revised musical,Working, based on the book by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Studs Terkel. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell) from his original version with Nino Faso, the new Working recently completed a run in Chicago. Monmouth’s production will be the first by any university in the country.


On Broadway with David J.V. Meenan and Friends

Mar 24

On Broadway with David J.V. Meenan and Friends 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Incredible tap dancing numbers, Broadway performers singing your favorites show tunes, and comedy will have you dancing and rolling in the aisles again! With a cast of more than 40, you will not want to miss this amazing musical song and dance extravaganza.


Natasha Trethewey

Mar 22

Natasha Trethewey 

Wilson Auditorium - 4:30 PM

Natasha Trethewey is author of Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; Native Guard, for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize; Bellocq’s Ophelia, which was named a Notable Book for 2003 by the American Library Association; and Domestic Work

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Rachida

Mar 21

Provost Film Series: Rachida 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

The film digs into the life of a woman in the Sunni Muslim patriarchal culture and the day-to-day living with anxiety and fear as bands of guerrilla thugs roam the streets.

Free Event


Fambul Tok

Mar 5

Fambul Tok 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone's brutal civil war come together for the first time in an unprecedented program of tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies.

Free Event


Ernani - Verdi

Feb 25

Ernani - Verdi 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Angela Meade takes center stage in Verdi's thrilling early gem.


Cowboy Junkies

Feb 24

Cowboy Junkies 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For more than 20 years, Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature, creating a critically acclaimed body of original work that has endeared them to an audience unwavering in its loyalty.


Liliana Ursu

Feb 23

Liliana Ursu 

Magill Commons - 4:30 PM

Liliana Ursu Thursday, February 23 at 4 30 Club Rooms 107 108, Magill Commons Liliana Ursu, internationally acclaimed Romanian poet, was born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1949. Ursu has published eight books of poetry in Romanian. Her first book in English, The Sky

Free Event


The Enchanted Island Encore - Handel

Feb 23

The Enchanted Island Encore - Handel 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

In one extraordinary new work, lovers of Baroque opera have it all: the world's best singers, glorious music of the Baroque masters, and a story drawn from Shakespeare.


Made In Pakistan

Feb 21

Made In Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Made in Pakistan, a 60-minute documentary directed by Nasir Khan and produced by Ms. Khan, follows the lives of four young, middle-class Pakistanis during Pervez Musharraf’s state of emergency in 2007.

Free Event


Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan

Feb 21

Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

An insider's look into "The Most Dangerous Country in the World" as labeled by a cover story in Newsweek on October 29, 2007.

Free Event


Carolina Chocolate Drops with M Shanghai String Band

Feb 17

Carolina Chocolate Drops with M Shanghai String Band 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

“To call them a string band does not really do justice to the flying instruments, the role changes and the strong and sometimes dangerous singing of Rhiannon Giddens…” — New York Times


Faust Encore - Gounod

Feb 16

Faust Encore - Gounod 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod's classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn't be better served.