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Documentary Play on Children Sentenced to Die In Prison to be Performed on Dec. 5

Life, Death, Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison, which shares the stories of people sentenced to die in prison for violent crimes committed as children and a victim’s son who chose to lead with forgiveness, will be performed on December 5 at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre at 6:15 PM. The performance is free […]

The Doo Wop Project returns to Monmouth U, with a set of heavenly harmonies for the holidays

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a November 29, 2018 holiday concert by the dynamic vocal group The Doo Wop Project. Scheduled for 8 p.m. inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement represents an encore appearance at Monmouth for the quintet of “charismatic, handsome, […]

Mystic India brings a nation’s cultural journey to the Monmouth U stage, through spectacular visuals and dance

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a November 17, 2018 appearance by the dance troupe of AATMA Performing Arts, in a presentation of their acclaimed program Mystic India. Scheduled for 8 p.m. inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement showcases the recently expanded capabilities […]

Monmouth University Students Learn from Internationally Renowned Dance Troupe

This fall, Catapult Shadow Dance Company hosted a masterclass with Monmouth University dance students in Pollak Theatre while in residency developing their new work Angel Heart. The dance troupe was founded in 2009, gained widespread renown when it wowed a national television audience with its performance on Season Eight of NBC’s hit competition “America’s Got […]

Monmouth University’s Visiting Writers Series presents Michael Waters

The 2018-2019 Visiting Writers Series continues with a reading by poet Michael Waters on Tuesday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Auditorium on Monmouth University’s campus. The reading is free and open to the public. Michael Waters has published twelve books of poetry, most recently The Dean of Discipline (U Pittsburgh P, 2018) and Celestial […]

Department of Music & Theatre Arts to put on Award-Winning Musical Parody, The Drowsy Chaperone

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced a run of The Drowsy Chaperone, a production by the university’s Department of Music & Theatre Arts directed by Professor Sheri Anderson. Shows will run from November 9 to 11 and November 14 to 18 in the Woods Theatre. All show times are at 8 […]

Alienation Klezmer meets Yiddish Punk Cabaret in a concert event

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a November 13, 2018 concert appearance by American singer-songwriter Daniel Kahn, backed by the German band The Painted Bird. Scheduled for 8 p.m. inside the Pollak Theatre, the co-presentation of the Jewish Cultural Studies program at Monmouth represents […]

The Weeklings bring awesome Beatle credentials to Monmouth U for special concert

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a November 8, 2018 concert appearance by The Weeklings. Scheduled for 8 p.m. inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement featuring selections from The Beatles legendary White Album performed with live horns and strings as well as many […]

Alt-Folk, All-Family Seven siblings join for the thrill of The Hunts, in concert

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for an exclusive area appearance by the “alternative folk” band The Hunts. Scheduled for Friday, October 26, the one-night engagement is presented as part of the 2018-2019 Performing Arts Series at Monmouth’s Pollak Theatre. The 8 p.m. event further […]

The World is Yours at Monmouth is World Cinema Series

The World Cinema Series, a passion project of history professor Thomas Pearson, Ph.D., celebrates its fifth year at the University this semester. The theme of this year’s films is “Thirty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989-2019): Hopes Abandoned,” and seeks to invoke discussion about the influence of democracy, or lack thereof, on […]