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Student Movie Posters from the Department of Art & Design

Feb 11-May 31

Student Movie Posters from the Department of Art & Design 

Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall - 12 AM

Student Movie Posters from the Department of Art & Design What can you do with 4 colors, 4 names, 2 locations, 2 dates, 2 film genres and 4 adjectives? For this project, students are asked to create a concept for a movie poster for a film that does not exist. Here are the results of their work.

Free Event


Met Opera: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Encore)

Feb 10

Met Opera: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Accompanied by a thrilling score, Verdi’s vivid characters grapple with life and love, betrayal and death. Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Karita Mattila is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and mezzo-soprano powerhouses Dolora Zajick and Stephanie Blythe take turns singing the fortuneteller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.


Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools

Feb 8

Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

This concert has been rescheduled at the request of management. Please call the box office or check back for details. Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools embark on a stripped down journey through Johnny Lyon’s eclectic version of the Great American Songbook. Playing a wide range of music pulled from Dylan, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, NRBQ, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris, The Band, George Jones and more, The Poor Fools will also dive into some of the legendary Asbury Jukes material–revisiting the classics as well as the underperformed deep tracks.


Aftermath Series - Joel Meyerowitz

Feb 4-Mar 22

Aftermath Series - Joel Meyerowitz 

Pollak Gallery - 12 AM

From the Monmouth University Permanent Collection: selected works from the Aftermath series.

Free Event


Met Opera: L'ELISIR D'AMORE (Encore)

Feb 1

Met Opera: L'ELISIR D'AMORE (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in one of the greatest comic gems in opera, as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino. Bartlett Sher, whose previous productions of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Le Comte Ory, and Les Contes d’Hoffmann have delighted Met audiences, guides this lively staging, where surface charm will meet with real emotion. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts.


Faculty and Friends: Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall Inaugural Exhibition

Jan 28-Mar 8

Faculty and Friends: Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall Inaugural Exhibition 

Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall - 12 AM

This invitational exhibition features the work of 57 accomplished artists from across the country - including current faculty and former faculty, alumni and artists who have exhibited in the Monmouth University galleries over the years.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Lumumba

Jan 28

Provost Film Series: Lumumba 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Raoul Peck’s film portrays the true story of the rise to power and assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

Free Event


SOLD OUT - In the Mood: 1940s Musical Revue

Jan 27

SOLD OUT - In the Mood: 1940s Musical Revue 

Pollak Theatre - 4 PM

This performance is SOLD OUT. Back by popular demand, In the Mood returns with their big band orchestra, singers, and swing dancers. This retro 1940s musical revives the music that moved a nation's spirit and helped win a war.


Met Opera: CLEMENZA DI TITO (Encore)

Jan 25

Met Opera: CLEMENZA DI TITO (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

The virtuosic Elina Garanca sings Sesto in Mozart’s drama set in ancient Rome. Giuseppe Filianoti is the noble Tito and Barbara Frittoli is Vitellia in this handsome revival of one of the composer’s final masterpieces. Harry Bicket conducts.


Met Opera: MARIA STUARDA

Jan 19

Met Opera: MARIA STUARDA 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Fresh from her triumph in the Met’s The Enchanted Island, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, one of the world’s most exciting singers, takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots.


Met Opera: TEMPEST (Encore)

Jan 13

Met Opera: TEMPEST (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Metropolitan Opera premiere of his 2004 work, which has been widely praised as a modern masterpiece. Director Robert Lepage recreates the interior of 18th-century La Scala, including the hidden workings underneath the stage, where Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, practices his otherworldly arts. The magnetic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as Prospero, a role he has sung to great acclaim in London.


Met Opera: LES TROYENS

Jan 5

Met Opera: LES TROYENS 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003.


Met Opera: AIDA

Dec 15

Met Opera: AIDA 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

The Met’s unforgettable production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska and Hui He.


Skippyjon Jones - 10:30 SHOW SOLD OUT

Dec 12

Skippyjon Jones - 10:30 SHOW SOLD OUT 

Pollak Theatre - 10:30 AM

Skippyjon Jones is a little kitten with big ears and even bigger dreams! Sometimes he pretends to be a bird, sometimes he pretends to be a llama, and sometimes he pretends to be a whale… Anything BUT a Siamese cat! Appropriate for Grades K - 3


Skippyjon Jones- SECOND SHOW ADDED AT 12:45

Dec 12

Skippyjon Jones- SECOND SHOW ADDED AT 12:45 

Pollak Theatre - 12:45 PM

Skippyjon Jones is a little kitten with big ears and even bigger dreams! Sometimes he pretends to be a bird, sometimes he pretends to be a llama, and sometimes he pretends to be a whale… Anything BUT a Siamese cat! Appropriate for Grades K - 3