Count Basie Theatre announces ‘Broadway At the Basie’ series


Bernadette Peters performs at the Basie Oct. 6

(AUGUST 7, 2017 | RED BANK) The historic, nonprofit Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank has announced the events making up its 2017-18 Broadway at the Basie series.

Tickets for the following performances go on sale Friday at noon through, phone charge at 732.842.9000 and the Count Basie Theatre box office:

  • A Night With Janis Joplin (January 17)
  • Rain: The Broadway Beatles Tribute (March 4)
  • Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience (Sunday, March 18th – 2PM matinee)
  • An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth (March 25)
  • Dirty Dancing – The Musical (March 27, 28, 29)
  • The 20th anniversary touring production of Rent (April 3-4)

    The TONY and Emmy Award winning Kristin Chenoweth performs in Red Bank March 25


Tickets for these additional Broadway at the Basie performances are on sale now:

  • An Evening with Bernadette Peters (Friday, Oct. 6)
  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (Friday, Nov. 4 – 4PM & 7:30PM)

“Broadway performances represent the very best in big-stage entertainment, and that’s what the Basie is about,” said Izzy Sackowitz, Count Basie Theatre Executive Vice President of Operations. “This year, we’re proud to celebrate Broadway with a spectrum of performances for all ages.”

Also on sale now are a number of other Basie stage shows:

  • Into The Woods by local theatre troupe Phoenix Productions (Sept. 15,16,17,22,23,24)
  • Shopkins Live! Shop It Up (Sept. 27 5:30PM matinee)
  • Peppa Pig Live – Peppa’s Big Surprise (Sat, Oct. 21 – 1PM matinee)
  • Evil Dead – The Musical (Oct. 29)
  • Seussical: The Musical by local theater troupe Phoenix Productions (Nov. 10,11,12,17,18,19)
  • Gobsmacked – The Amazing A Cappella and Beatboxing Show (Nov. 29)
  • Abba Mania (Feb. 1)
  • Sleeping Beauty (The State Ballet Theater of Russia) (Feb. 8)
  • Diavolo: Architecture In Motion (dance) (Feb. 20)
  • The Illusionists Present: Adam Trent (Fri. Feb. 23)
  • Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny (March 22 – 4:30PM matinee)