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The Boomer Boys

The Boomer Boys!

June 22 @ 5:00 pm

Get Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Call for Group Rates   About the Show Meet The Boomer Boys! In this hilarious musical revue, a fun-loving “fat pack” of middle age men realize that the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends. That’s exactly what these guys do as they navigate everything from the depths of expanding waistlines to the heights of Viagra. Ladies, now is your chance to find out…

Mike Kaplan Nonet

Mike Kaplan Nonet: Duke Meets Monk

June 23 @ 3:00 pm

Get Tickets Main Stage, Adult $24 Senior $20     About the Show The Mike Kaplan Nonet combines the strength, cohesion, and varied tonal colors of a big band, with the spontaneity and flexibility of a small group. The Nonet features 6 horns out front, an intuitive rhythm section, and plays original arrangements in a variety of styles and genres all filtered through the 21st century jazz sensibilities of the leader and band members.     The New Jersey Jazz…

Starry Nights with NJSO

Starry Nights with the NJSO

June 25 @ 8:00 pm

Free Event This outdoor event takes place on the Ocean County College Mall. Free Parking is available in Lot 2. Rain Location: Grunin Center Main Stage OCC Campus Map   About This Event Celebrate the diversity of the Americas with the NJSO this summer. Explore the continents with concert, theater and dance music from Leonard Bernstein, José Pablo Moncayo, Astor Piazzolla, Florence Price, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. Hear hits from West Side Story and Porgy and Bess, travel to…

Basement Musicians New

Basement Musicians: A Walk Down Memory Lane

June 29 @ 8:00 pm

Get Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $25     About the Show The Basement Musicians are lead singer Tony Pileggi and a group of central and southern NJ family men. They perform the best of the '50s, '60s and '70s classic rock, country and folk music. They perform the music of great artists like Neil Diamond, The Monkees, Gordon Lightfoot, Bee Gees, Roy Orbison, Elvis, Beatles, Jim Croce, John Denver, Johnny Cash, Everly Brothers and many more. The Basement Musicians play the music they love…

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

July 11 - July 21

Get Tickets Main Stage Adult $26, Seniors/Students $17 Call for Group Rates   Into the Woods The OCC Repertory Theatre Company takes the stage for their summer musical with an epic fairytale about wishes, family, and the choices we make. Into the Woods tells the story of a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his…

Big Bang Boom

Big Bang Boom!

July 23 @ 10:00 am

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, July 16 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Established in 2007 out of Greensboro, North Carolina, Big Bang…

Big Bang Boom

Big Bang Boom!

July 23 @ 12:00 pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, July 16 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Established in 2007 out of Greensboro, North Carolina, Big Bang…

Doktor Kaboom

Doktor Kaboom!

July 30 @ 10:00 am
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One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, July 23 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Doktor Kaboom is an over the top German physicist with…

Doktor Kaboom

Doktor Kaboom!

July 30 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, July 23 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Doktor Kaboom is an over the top German physicist with…

The Amazing Max

The Amazing Max

August 7 @ 10:00 am
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One event on August 7, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Wednesday, July 31 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show The Amazing Max is an interactive magic show with a…

The Amazing Max

The Amazing Max

August 7 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Wednesday, July 31 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show The Amazing Max is an interactive magic show with a…

Squirrel Stole

Squirrel Stole My Underpants

August 13 @ 10:00 am
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, August 6th by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Sneaky squirrel robs girl! In this poignantly silly adventure tale…

Squirrel Stole

Squirrel Stole My Underpants

August 13 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00pm

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Tuesday, August 6th by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show Sneaky squirrel robs girl! In this poignantly silly adventure tale…

Janet's Planet

Janet’s Planet

August 19 @ 9:30 am

Main Stage ⋅ Free Call to Reserve Your School Or Camp CAMP shows are designed for local summer camps to have access to arts education during the summer months, free of charge. Limited tickets will be made available to the public. Reservations of public tickets begin Monday, August 12 by contacting Jaclyn Wood at the Grunin Center for the Arts: 732-255-0500 or jwood@ocean.edu. Reservations are required.   About the Show BLAST OFF with Janet's Planet! Explore the wonders of the…

Rufus Wainwright Grunin

Oh Solo Wainwright: An Evening with Rufus

August 23 @ 8:00 pm

Get Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $59 - $39 VIP Package Available for $209   About the Show Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. He has collaborated with artists ranging from Elton John, David Byrne, Robbie Williams Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach. His album “Rufus Does Judy” recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006 was nominated for a Grammy. His acclaimed…

Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson – Blauvelt Speaker Series

September 12 @ 5:00 pm

  Free Event, Main Stage   About the Event Jeh Johnson is the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security. He served in that position from December 2013 to January 2017. Johnson now practices law again at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Johnson has been affiliated with Paul Weiss on and off since 1984, and was elected the firm’s first African American partner in 1994. Johnson is also currently on the board of directors of…

Jazz Lobsters

The Jazz Lobsters

September 15 @ 3:00 pm

Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, Adult $24 Senior $20 Jazz Club Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show The Jazz Lobsters Big Band swings hard, featuring the timeless music of Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman, Quincy Jones, as well as hip new arrangements–everything from 40’s swing to hot Latin and Salsa. Led by keyboardist and arranger James “King Salmon” Lafferty, the full tilt big band is comprised of five saxes, four…

Golden Girls

That Golden Girls Show

September 21 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

Tickets on Sale July 15   Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Group Rates Available! Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show Set in that sassy Miami house in 1985, ‘That Golden Girls Show!’ is one of Off Broadway’s biggest smash hits that parodies classic Golden Girls moments with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From…

Golden Girls

That Golden Girls Show

September 21 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

Tickets on Sale July 15   Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Group Rates Available! Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show Set in that sassy Miami house in 1985, ‘That Golden Girls Show!’ is one of Off Broadway’s biggest smash hits that parodies classic Golden Girls moments with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From…

Raffi Besalyan

Raffi Besalyan

September 27 @ 2:00 pm

  Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, General Admission $12 Afternoon Recital Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show Hailed as “a formidable artist with a commanding presence and rich interpretive gifts,” Armenian-born American pianist Raffi Besalyan is a master of his art and a true heir of the Russian School of pianism. Following his debut in Carnegie Hall, The New York Concert Review described him as “technically brilliant… playing with a great…

From River to Rim

Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon

October 3 @ 2:00 pm

  Tickets on Sale July 15   Main Stage Tickets $27 Adult / $22 Senior / $22 Child National Geographic Live Experience Package Available   About the Lecture Join us for National Geographic Live - Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon. In an effort to share the uncharted glory and to shed light on the myriad threats faced by the crown jewel of America’s National Parks, writer Kevin Fedarko joined photographer/filmmaker Pete McBride on an audacious and demanding…

Savion Glover

Savion Glover & The Ideal Ensemble

October 4 @ 8:00 pm

Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, Tickets $57 - $32 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show In his latest stage concert, the Tony Award- winning, tap-dancing phenomenon applies his unique sense of musicality and his incredible stage presence to familiar compositions all the way from exploratory classics by John Coltrane to original movements by Mr. Glover. While highlighting Tap as the leading instrument, Savion & The Ideal Ensemble will allow audiences…

Neil Berg

Neil Berg’s 102 Years of Broadway

October 11 @ 8:00 pm

Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, Tickets $49 - $39 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show Back By Popular Demand with an all new show! Direct from New York – fifty of the greatest characters from the last 102 Years of Broadway musicals,  five of the finest Broadway stars, one spectacular concert you’ll always remember! Neil Berg’s 102 Years of Broadway featuring the stars of such hit Broadway shows as Les…

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious: The Musical

October 12 @ 1:00 pm

  Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, $20 Adult / $15 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show Pinkalicious: The Musical returns to the Grunin Center! Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes, despite warnings from her parents. They're just too good! Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis. Eating all those pink cupcakes has turned her pink from head to toe! It's a dream come true for…

Graham Nash

Graham Nash

October 13 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage, Tickets $86 - $66 VIP Packages available from $395 - $175 $1 from each ticket will be donated to the Guacamole Fund Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   About the Show Legendary artist Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and is a GRAMMY Award winner. Towering above virtually everything that Graham Nash has accomplished in his multi-faceted career stands the litany…

Layer the Walls Schools n Stage

Layer the Walls (Schools n Stage)

October 16 @ 10:00 am
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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 16 @ 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…

Layer the Walls

Layer the Walls

October 16 @ 3:00 pm

Tickets on Sale July 15 Main Stage Tickets $20 Adult / $17 Senior Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible! Subscriptions On Sale July 1st at 10am   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 once home to hundreds of new immigrants. Shadow and…

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 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 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…

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