Broadway at the Basie: ‘Rent,’ ‘Finding Neverland,’ ‘A Bronx Tale’ top this year’s series

 

RED BANK – The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced its 2019-20 BROADWAY AT THE BASIE series, featuring an eclectic slate of touring productions live at the Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre.

Sponsored by World Subaru, this season’s BROADWAY AT THE BASIE brings some of the Great White Way’s most beloved titles to Red Bank, with tickets going on sale this Friday, June 28th at noon via theBASIE.org, phone charge at 732-842-9000 and the Basie Center box office, located onsite at 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank: 

  • A Night with Janis Joplin, starring TONY nominee Mary Bridget-Davies (Sept. 18; on sale now)
  • A Bronx Tale: The Musical (January 14 / 15, 2020)
  • Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour (February 13 / 14, 2020)
  • Mummenschanz: you & me (February 20, 2020; on sale now)
  • Finding Neverland (March 4 / 5, 2020)
  • RAIN: The Broadway tribute to The Beatles, performing Abbey Road ( March 21, 2020 • 3 + 8PM)
  • Bandstand (June 3 / 4)

“World Subaru supports the Basie Center’s vision in delivering New York caliber entertainment right here in Monmouth County,” says Joe Wajda, Executive Manager, World Subaru. “Theatre has the power to unite, include and transform, and we couldn’t be more proud to be a part of the efforts and mission of the Basie Center in bringing it to life.”

The Broadway at the Basie performance series is one of the Basie Center’s most beloved traditions, bringing the nation’s top touring productions to New Jersey’s best-selling nonprofit performing arts center. In years past, productions like Legally Blonde: The Musical, Once and Monty Python’s Spamalot have graced the Basie Center stage, plus concerts and appearances from Tony winners Leslie Odom, Jr., Patti LuPone, Betty Buckley, Wicked producer David Stone and others.