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Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA

May 10

Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Encore: Sun. June 1 at 1:00 p.m.


Senior Recital - Jenna Kanaley & Randy Hurst

May 10

Senior Recital - Jenna Kanaley & Randy Hurst 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 2 PM

Jenna Kanaley (Voice) Music Education major & Randy Hurst (Voice & Piano) will be performing their Senior Recital a Woods Theatre.

Free Event


National Theatre of London: King Lear

May 8

National Theatre of London: King Lear 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.


Met Opera: LA BOHÈME Encore

May 4

Met Opera: LA BOHÈME Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.


Senior Recital - Kristi-Ann Hunt

May 4

Senior Recital - Kristi-Ann Hunt 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 2 PM

Kristi-Ann Hunt Music/Music Industry major will be performing her Senior Recital at the Woods Theatre on voice.

Free Event


Junior Recital - Kelly Thomas

May 3

Junior Recital - Kelly Thomas 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 3 PM

Kelly Thomas, Music major, will be performing her Junior Recital at the Woods Theatre on voice.

Free Event


Senior Recital - Katrina Lebron

May 2

Senior Recital - Katrina Lebron 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 7:30 PM

Katrina Lebron, Music/Music Industry major, will be performing her Senior Recital on voice

Free Event


May 2

Monmouth Pride Day 

Shadow Lawn - 11 AM

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Dinosaur Zoo Live

Apr 29

Dinosaur Zoo Live 

Pollak Theatre - 10 AM

TWO SHOWS: 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Direct from Australia, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live™ brings an awesome array of prehistoric creatures to life on stage. From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, your family will observe and interact with extraordinary, life-like creatures in this highly imaginative, entertaining and educational live show.


Music & Theatre Department's Chamber Orchestra and Ensembles

Apr 29

Music & Theatre Department's Chamber Orchestra and Ensembles 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 4:30 PM

Classical pieces by Mozart, Grieg, Verdi, Bach, Vaughn, Williams, Schubert, Rossini, & Clarke performed by the Chamber Orchestra & Ensembles

Free Event


Annual Student Exhibition 2014

Apr 27-May 2

Annual Student Exhibition 2014 

Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall - 1 PM

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 27 from 1-4 pm. Featuring select works by Monmouth University students in photography, graphic design, animation and studio art.

Free Event


Met Opera: COSÍ FAN TUTTE

Apr 26

Met Opera: COSÍ FAN TUTTE 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. Encore: Sun. May 18 at 1:00 p.m.


Senior Recital - Michael Aragones & Scott Johnston

Apr 26

Senior Recital - Michael Aragones & Scott Johnston 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 3 PM

Michael Aragones (Drums/Piano) Music Education major & Scott Johnston (Guitar) Music major will be performing their Senior Recital.

Free Event


Light of Day Foundation presents: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with Special Guest Amy Cook

Apr 25

Light of Day Foundation presents: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with Special Guest Amy Cook 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Alejandro Escovedo is a roots rock/alternative country singer/songwriter from Austin, Texas. He began a career in the early 1980’s that spans 14 albums, thousands of live shows and hundreds of thousands of miles on the road forging an identity that is one with his muse and his music.


Visiting Writers: Louise Gluck

Apr 24

Visiting Writers: Louise Gluck 

Pollak Theatre - 4:30 PM

Louise Glück is one of America’s finest contemporary poets. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Glück is a former Poet Laureate of the United States and the author of a dozen widely acclaimed books. Stephen Dobyns, writing in the New York Times Book Review, said “no American poet writes better than Louise Glück, perhaps none can lead us so deeply into our own nature.” Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Hass has called her “one of the purest and most accomplished lyric poets now writing.”

Free Event