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Songwriters by the Sea

Mar 29

Songwriters by the Sea 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

The Sounds of Asbury Park and other Shore points are celebrated when a pair of musically minded Jersey Joes — Joe D’Urso and Joe Rapolla — bring their nationally regarded Songwriters by the Sea series of intimate, relaxed and inspired round-robins to the Pollak Theatre stage. Artists to perform include Marshall Crenshaw, David Johansen, Allison Moorer and Monmouth University students Natalie Zeller, Bryan Haring and Erin Holmes.


Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Mar 2

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo 

Pollak Theatre - 4 PM

For almost 40 years, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, have been performing hilarious and technically impressive parodies of the world’s most-loved ballets. Performing in tutus, tiaras and tights, this all-male ballet company specializes in hilarious twists on the classics such as Swan Lake and Giselle, with equal parts comedy and technical prowess. Devoted fans and newcomers alike will be awed and delighted by the company’s loving knowledge of dance, comic approach, and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their faces.


Tis the Seasons! THE HIT MEN’s Holiday Show ...featuring Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Dec 13

Tis the Seasons! THE HIT MEN’s Holiday Show ...featuring Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Come see 'Tis the Seasons, the great holiday show starring The Hit Men, former members of these mega-star acts performing all of your favorite songs -- from “Oh What a Night”, “Who Loves You”, “Sherry” and many other Four Seasons hits to “Leroy Brown”, “Hanky Panky” and “Mony Mony”. Plus, great holiday favorites from "Santa Claus is coming to Town" and Jingle Bell Rock” to Maria Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” and “Feliz Navidad”.


Father Alphonse Stephenson and the Orchestra of Saint Peter by the Sea

Dec 6

Father Alphonse Stephenson and the Orchestra of Saint Peter by the Sea 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

SOLD OUT. An annual holiday tradition, the Orchestra of Saint Peter by the Sea return for their 23rd concert of carols and seasonal favorites. Conductor Father Alphonse Stephenson, a Brigadier General in the US Air National Guard and music director for the 1980’s Broadway run of Chorus Line, provides humorous and personal anecdotes amidst a program of holiday classics and carols performed flawlessly by the 42-piece orchestra. Be sure to get your tickets early for this annual sell out!


Josh Ritter

Nov 22

Josh Ritter 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

With startling detail, distinctive storytelling, compelling subject matter and astonishing musicianship, Ritter has developed a singular voice that doesn't defy categorization so much as it creates its own. Opening for Josh Ritter will be Acoustic singer/songwriter and Monmouth University Music Industry Student Natalie Zeller.


The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen …Starring Outstanding Cabaret Performer of the Year Lauren Fox

Nov 16

The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen …Starring Outstanding Cabaret Performer of the Year Lauren Fox 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Through stories and song, Lauren Fox examines the creative genius--and conflicted desires--of two of folk music’s most enduring artists. Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen are widely known to be two of the best and most prolific songwriters of their generation. Less known about the fellow Canadian artists is that they had a relationship early in their careers that lasted only a few months, but had a lasting effect on their work.


Argentine Tango Classes (Session II)

Nov 11-Dec 16

Argentine Tango Classes (Session II) 

MAC At Monmouth - 6:45 PM

Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary. Monday evenings at 6:45 for advanced and 8:00 for beginners

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Ani DiFranco

Nov 8

Ani DiFranco 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

After 20 years in the music biz, self-described “Little Folksinger” Ani DiFranco is still technically little, although her influence on fellow musicians, activists, and indie-minded people the world over has been huge. Opening the show will be female alternative singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick, and three-time world champion spoken word artist featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam Buddy Wakefield.


Rosanne Cash

Nov 1

Rosanne Cash 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For over three decades Rosanne Cash has been one of the most compelling figures in popular music, with a remarkable body of work noted for its emotional acuity, rich and resonant imagery, and unsparing honesty.


An Evening with Keller Williams and Jake Shimabukuro

Oct 25

An Evening with Keller Williams and Jake Shimabukuro 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

In this double-header concert ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro is joined by singer, songwriter and musician Keller Williams


Julian Sands (In Person) in A Celebration of Harold Pinter

Oct 18

Julian Sands (In Person) in A Celebration of Harold Pinter 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Special Live Appearance!! With personal anecdotes and reflections drawn from their work together, Julian Sands (24, A Room with a View, The Killing Fields, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Impromptu, Leaving Las Vegas) combines Harold Pinter’s poems and political prose to create a very fresh and intimate insight into the Nobel laureate's literary legacy.


Ghost Hunters Live

Oct 4

Ghost Hunters Live 

Pollak Theatre - 9 PM

Since its 2004 Syfy Channel premiere, Ghost Hunters has become television’s #1 paranormal reality series. The show is now in its ninth season and is aired in more than 170 countries. Leader of The Atlantic Paranormal Society-Jason Hawes with fellow lead investigator Steve Gonsalves, will now bring their experiences with the paranormal and understanding of unexplained disturbances to live audiences in their theater presentation. Hear them talk about their scariest experiences, see unreleased footage from the show, and ask them questions about themselves or perhaps a ghostly experience of your own!


Aquila Theatre's Fahrenheit 451

Sep 27

Aquila Theatre's Fahrenheit 451 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

The Aquila Theatre will bring new life to Ray Bradbury’s visionary parable of a society gone awry. One of the most revered novels of the 20th century, Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury’s dystopian tale of a bleak future where literature and knowledge are on the edge of extinction.


Dawes

Sep 25

Dawes 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

The California-based roots rock band consisting of brothers Taylor Goldsmith and Griffin Goldsmith (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), Wylie Weber (bass), and Alex Casnoff (guitar) was heavily influenced by the gentle, acoustic-based musical trappings and rich vocal harmony of the Laurel Canyon sound (Crosby, Stills & Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell), as well as by the shambling, romanticized Americana of The Band.


Roger McGuinn

Apr 19

Roger McGuinn 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

As the leader of the influential 1960's group The Byrds, Roger McGuinn was on the leading edge, combining the rock beat of The Beatles with the folk sensibilities of Bob Dylan, to create the genre known as “folk-rock.”