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Layer the Walls Schools n Stage

Layer the Walls (Schools n Stage)

October 17 @ 10:00 am
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Reserve Your School Group   Main Stage, Free, For Grades 2-7 For more information and to book your group, contact Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 or jwood@ocean.edu. About the Show What if you discovered an old apartment covered with forty layers of wallpaper? What if these layers could be peeled back to reveal the stories of past tenants? Layer the Walls explores stories of a tenement apartment in New York City that was…

Layer the Walls Schools n Stage

Layer the Walls (Schools n Stage)

October 17 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Reserve Your School Group   Main Stage, Free, For Grades 2-7 For more information and to book your group, contact Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 or jwood@ocean.edu. About the Show What if you discovered an old apartment covered with forty layers of wallpaper? What if these layers could be peeled back to reveal the stories of past tenants? Layer the Walls explores stories of a tenement apartment in New York City that was…

Brad Williams

JF Party Dragon Presents: Comedy for a Cause with Brad Williams

October 17 @ 8:00 pm

Get Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $40   About the Show Brad Williams has become one of the funniest, most in-demand comedians working today. A California native, Brad started doing stand-up at age 19 and has been touring ever since. He has appeared on numerous TV shows including Legit, Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground, Sam and Cat, Live at Gotham, the Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mind Of Mencia, and Pitboss. His one hour comedy special “Fun Size” was the highest rated…

Our Town

Our Town

October 18 - October 27

the story follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and Eternity.”

Amirah Sackett

Special Residency: Amirah Sackett

October 21 - October 25

Reserve Your School Group Main Stage, Free,  For Middle School and High School For more information and to book your group, contact Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 or jwood@ocean.edu. About the Show An internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Amirah Sackett explores and embodies her Muslim American identity through combining hip-hop movement and Islamic themes. She is widely known for her creation of the choreography and performance group known as, “We’re Muslim,…

Brooks Gibbs

Brooks Gibbs (Schools n Stage)

October 22 @ 9:00 am
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 10:30am

Reserve Your School Group   Main Stage, $5, For Grades 5-8 For more information and to book your group, contact Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 or jwood@ocean.edu. About the Show Brooks Gibbs is an award winning social skills educator who teaches students, parents, and teachers how to build emotional resilience and live by the Golden Rule. Approach To Aggression Brooks teaches students two basic principles: • Don’t get upset (Emotional Resilience) • Treat…

Brooks Gibbs

Brooks Gibbs (Schools n Stage)

October 22 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 10:30am

Reserve Your School Group   Main Stage, $5, For Grades 5-8 For more information and to book your group, contact Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 or jwood@ocean.edu. About the Show Brooks Gibbs is an award winning social skills educator who teaches students, parents, and teachers how to build emotional resilience and live by the Golden Rule. Approach To Aggression Brooks teaches students two basic principles: • Don’t get upset (Emotional Resilience) • Treat…

Zee Zee

Zee Zee

October 25 @ 2:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, General Admission $12 Afternoon Recital Subscription Eligible! Tickets On Sale July 15th at 10am   About the Show An imaginative and electrifying performer, Zee Zee, is unique among the young generation of pianists. Described as “full of enthusiasm and glamour, radiating the vigor of youth” Chinese Gramophone, her interpretations and communicative abilities have been praised as “taking us to another reality... bright, expressive and moving to the extreme” Belgischer Rundfunk, while her creative maturity has…

Gerry Mulligan Tribute

Gerry Mulligan Tribute Band

October 27 @ 3:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Adult $24 Senior $20 Jazz Club Subscription Eligible! Tickets On Sale July 15th at 10am   About the Show Join Ron Vincent (drums), Dean Johnson (Bass), Bill Mays (Piano), Marvin Stamm (Flugelhorn), and Jay Brandford (Baritone Saxophone) as they recapture the magic of Gerry Mulligan. "Each member of the group has close connections to Gerry and his music: Pianist Bill Mays and bassist Dean Johnson played together in Gerry’s band and trumpeter Marvin Stamm was a…

Bette Davis

Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies

November 1 @ 2:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage Tickets $20 Adult / $17 Senior Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show It’s February 29, 1940, the night of the 1939 Academy Awards, the Golden Age of Hollywood. Bette is nominated for Best Actress in the film, Dark Victory. At 8:45pm, the Los Angeles Times LEAK the Oscar winners early. Vivien Leigh beats Bette for Best Actress for her portrayal of Scarlet O’Hara in Gone With the Wind. Davis LEAVES the Oscars!  Back in…

Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman – Blauvelt Speaker Series

November 6 @ 6:00 pm

in collaboration with the Visiting Writers' Reading Series Buy Tickets Main Stage Tickets $32 Adult / $27 Senior & Student     About the Event Bestselling author of The World is Flat and New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman is renowned for his direct reporting and accessible analysis of complex issues shaping the world. According to Foreign Policy magazine, “Friedman doesn't just report on events; he helps shape them.” Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, he has covered the monumental stories from around the globe for The New York Times since…

Cowboy Junkies

An Evening with Cowboy Junkies

November 7 @ 7:30 pm

 Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $49 - $29 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show An Evening with Cowboy Junkies will traverse the new album and three decades of their unique history. Sometimes revolutions begin quietly. In 1988, Cowboy Junkies proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like a whisper that cut through the noise — and it was compelling. It stood out in the midst of…

On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

November 8 - November 17

  Buy Tickets Black Box Adult $15, Senior/Child $12 Call for Group Rates Tickets on sale Monday, July 15th at 10:00am   On Golden Pond This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the…

The Crucible

OCVTS Performing Arts Academy presents The Crucible

November 15 - November 16

    Buy Tickets Main Stage All Tickets $16 plus fees   The Crucible The year is 1692, the location is Salem, Massachusetts. A group of young girls led by the reverend's niece, Abigail, are found dancing in the woods. When discovered by the reverend, his daughter falls ill. The next day, it's discovered that another family's child has similar symptoms, Ruth Putnam. The Putnam's have notoriously lost most of their children at birth, so when their only living child…

Max Weinberg 2019

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

November 22 @ 8:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $55 - $42 Gold Circle Meet & Greet available for an additional $115 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show Fresh off the hugely successful The River Tour 2016-2017 of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band—where the group played 89 concerts nearly four hours long each night in 15 countries amassing $300,000,000 in ticket sales, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Drummer Max Weinberg announces a new touring concept for the small venue—“Max…

Assisted Living: The Musical – The Home for the Holidays

November 23 @ 2:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Are You Dreaming Of A White Haired Christmas? From early retirement right up to the pulling of the plug, 21st Century seniors are partying like it’s 1969. Imagine: no work, no pregnancy and a full array of Medicare-subsidized pharmaceuticals all while Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree. Assisted Living: The Home For The Holidays ® is a 75-minute vaudeville-esque revue. The show focuses on…

Assisted Living: The Musical – The Home for the Holidays

November 23 @ 7:30 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Are You Dreaming Of A White Haired Christmas? From early retirement right up to the pulling of the plug, 21st Century seniors are partying like it’s 1969. Imagine: no work, no pregnancy and a full array of Medicare-subsidized pharmaceuticals all while Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree. Assisted Living: The Home For The Holidays ® is a 75-minute vaudeville-esque revue. The show focuses on…

The TEN Tenors

November 26 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $55 - $35 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show The TEN Tenors are bringing back their highly acclaimed show Home for the Holidays, after numerous hugely successful tours of the US. This time the ensemble will focus on spreading the cheer at venues primarily along the East Coast of the USA, where they’ll perform a lively mix of holiday favorites featuring everything from Feliz Navidad and O Holy Night to Winter Wonderland and…

Swingadelic

Swingadelic Presents: A Tribute to Fats Domino

December 1 @ 3:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Adult $24 Senior $20 Jazz Club Subscription Eligible! Tickets On Sale July 15th at 10am   About the Show The ever-popular Swingadelic brings the music and life of Fats Domino to the Grunin Center, swinging the hits of one of the 20th century's most beloved entertainers. Bandleader Dave Post and singer/pianist John Bauers have put together a rockin' program and a seven-piece band to feature the music of the man who fused the sounds of rhythm…

Nyle DiMarco – Living Out Loud

December 2 @ 6:00 pm

  Buy Tickets   Main Stage Tickets $27 Adult / $22 Senior / $22 Child OCC Students $10 (Walk-Up Only)   About Living Out Loud Audiences are moved as Nyle discusses and demonstrates the value of non-verbal communication and embracing one’s true identity. As he shares firsthand experiences from his life and career, he piques curiosity among listeners as they gain a deeper understanding of the deaf community. In his powerfully emotive presentations, Nyle reveals his triumphs, challenges, fears and…

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue

December 5 - December 15

  Buy Tickets Black Box Adult $15, Senior/Child $12 Call for Group Rates Tickets on sale Monday, July 15th at 10:00am   Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue Celebrate the holidays Broadway style when the OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents this rousing revue featuring over 20 of your favorite holiday tunes from the Great White Way. With performances that range from silly to somber, this all-encompassing collection of seasonal favorites will be sure to put even the biggest Grinch…

Celtic Family Christmas

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy Present: A Celtic Family Christmas

December 6 @ 8:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $59 - $39 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas album and concert series you will never forget. With the duo accompanied by an incredible array of talented musicians – and their children – A Celtic Family Christmas will guide you into the wonderful world of a true MacMaster Leahy Christmas celebration. To fans of…

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

December 7 @ 1:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, $12 Adult / $10 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show Yates Musical Theatre for Children returns for another year of tradition with A Christmas Carol. This show is a musical adaptation of the tale of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who hated Christmas. On Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a journey. During his nighttime reflection into the past, the present, and the future, he witnesses…

Home For The Holidays

Home For The Holidays

December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Adult $20, Senior $18, Student $12 Contact the Ticket Office for Group and OCC Student Rates. Presented by the Ocean County College Concert Band About the Show Nothing is more meaningful and satisfying than being home for the holidays. The OCC Concert Band invites you to our home where you will become a part of our musical family. As our guest, we will treat you to a timeless selection of holiday favorites. Conducted by Anthony Tafrow.

Vienna Boys Choir

December 11 @ 7:00 pm

Photo Credit: Lukas Beck Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $49 - $40 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Boys have been singing at Vienna's Imperial Chapel since 1296. In 1498, Emperor Maximilian I (HRR) moved his court to Vienna, thus founding the “Hofmusikkapelle” (Chapel Imperial), and the Vienna Boys Choir. Over the centuries, the Viennese Court attracted musicians like Heinrich Isaac, Johann Joseph Fux, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Antonio Salieri, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Anton Bruckner; Joseph Haydn,…

Irish Christmas

Irish Christmas in America

December 12 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $35 - $25 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, the hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humour and boundless energy.  The current tour features special guest singer Niamh Farrell, a Sligo vocalist who has toured with UK singer/songwriting star David Gray. Niamh teams up with legendary West Kerry singer Séamus Begley, famous…

The Nutcracker 2019

The Nutcracker

December 14 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 4:00pm

  Buy Tickets 1pm and 4pm performances Main Stage, $12 Adult / $10 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show Join us for another year of this Grunin Center holiday tradition. This delightful ballet is a dream story brought to life through music and dance. The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara, a young girl who’s magical journey begins with a Nutcracker doll and ends with the Land of Sweets. Along the…

The Nutcracker 2019

The Nutcracker

December 14 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 4:00pm

  Buy Tickets 1pm and 4pm performances Main Stage, $12 Adult / $10 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show Join us for another year of this Grunin Center holiday tradition. This delightful ballet is a dream story brought to life through music and dance. The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara, a young girl who’s magical journey begins with a Nutcracker doll and ends with the Land of Sweets. Along the…

Cherish the Ladies

Cherish the Ladies: Celtic Christmas

December 19 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $48 - $35 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish The Ladies have shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over thirty years. In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night,” in arrangements that highlight the group’s unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies,…

Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina: The Very Merry Holiday Musical

December 22 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 4:00pm

  Buy Tickets 1pm and 4pm shows available Main Stage, $17 Adult / $12 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show Hailed as "a great holiday treat for your family to enjoy" in its premiere production (NYC Single Mom), Vital Theatre Company and HIT Entertainment welcome back the festive hit Angelina Ballerina ™ The Very Merry Holiday Musical! Angelina Ballerina and her friends are planning an absolutely, positively spectacular holiday dance pageant;…

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