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Everett Jones

Everett Jones

February 28 @ 2:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, General Admission $12   About the Show Rarely does an artist come along with the talent, passion, and insight of Dr. Everett N. Jones III. Jones, a gifted pianist, composer, and lecturer, brings a human element to traditional repertoire, uses composition to translate classical music to traditional and nontraditional audiences, and teaches the next generation of musicians the importance of appreciating and preserving history. Jones was born in Philadelphia, PA and showed a natural talent…

20th Gospel Extravaganza

20th Annual Gospel Extravaganza

February 29 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Adult $10 / Seniors & Students $5 About the Show Join us for an evening of song, dance, and gospel music when Ocean County College’s Organization for Black Unity and Office of Student Life present the 20th Annual Gospel Extravaganza with special guests Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University, Washington, DC. and New Jersey's The Group Fire. About the Howard Gospel Choir Celebrating over four decades of musical excellence. The choir's main objective is to spread…

Nyle DiMarco – Living Out Loud

March 2 @ 6:00 pm

  SOLD OUT This event is a rescheduled date. Active, unrefunded tickets from December 2, 2019 will be honored at this event.    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,…

Lovers

Lovers

March 6 - March 15

  Buy Tickets Black Box Adult $15, Senior/Child $12 Call for Group Rates  Tickets on sale July 15th at 10:00am   Lovers A play in two parts. The first section, titled “Winners,” follows the story of two teenage lovers, Joe and Mag, who are due to be married in three weeks. The second section, “Losers,” tell the story of middle aged lovers Hanna and Andy, who are trying to make their relationship work while Hanna’s family and neighbors disapprovingly intervene.…

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

March 7 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm

 Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $35     About the Show Fans everywhere are enjoying 2,000 years, and more, of dance, music, songs and culture from pre-Celtic times to modern day sounds all compacted into a 2-hour concert. Rhythm of the Dance is full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, sensational sound effects and is now one of the top 3 Irish step dance shows in the world. Apart from having World and Irish…

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

March 7 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm

 Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $35     About the Show Fans everywhere are enjoying 2,000 years, and more, of dance, music, songs and culture from pre-Celtic times to modern day sounds all compacted into a 2-hour concert. Rhythm of the Dance is full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, sensational sound effects and is now one of the top 3 Irish step dance shows in the world. Apart from having World and Irish…

Danu

Danú (Schools n Stage)

March 12 @ 10:45 am
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One event on March 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Photo Credit: Holst Photography   Reserve Your School Group Main Stage, Free, 10:45 am For Grades K-5, 12:00 pm For Grades 6-12 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 Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. For over two decades, Danú’s virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki, and…

Danu

Danú (Schools n Stage)

March 12 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Photo Credit: Holst Photography   Reserve Your School Group Main Stage, Free, 10:45 am For Grades K-5, 12:00 pm For Grades 6-12 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 Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. For over two decades, Danú’s virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki, and…

Danu

Danú

March 12 @ 7:30 pm

Photo Credit: Holst Photography Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $45 - $35 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!       About the Show Hailing from counties Waterford, Dublin, Donegal and Cork, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Their standing room only concerts throughout Ireland are true events featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire. For over two decades, Danú’s virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki,…

Artrageous

Artrageous (Schools n Stage)

March 19 @ 11:00 am

    Reserve Your School Group Main Stage, $7, For Grades 6-12 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 Artrageous is a one of a kind interactive performance that incorporates many different art forms on the same stage. Students will get to experience live art, music, dance, life sized puppetry, and get to be part of the show. The images created…

Artrageous

March 19 @ 7:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, $32 Adult / $27 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details   About the Show Imagine witnessing the creativity of an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette that also mixes captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience interaction - Artrageous takes you on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity and fun! Art, Music, Theater, Singing, Dancing, Audience Interaction… All on one stage.…

Lucia Jackson

Lucia Jackson

March 22 @ 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 A graduate of the Alvin Ailey School of Dance, dancer and singer Lucia Jackson has created her own hybrid of modern dance and jazz vocalizing. This successful combination melds the forward-looking motion of modern dance with the proud traditions and endless possibilities of jazz singing into a unique art form—one’s that exciting and unquestionably transcendent. Lucia is…

Assisted Living

Assisted Living: The Musical®

March 28 @ 2:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!   About the Show Forget everything your granny told you about Assisted Living! Assisted Living: The Musical® is a 75-minute, one-act vaudevillian revue filled with original songs. It delivers laughs from the opening scene, when the show’s host couple enters heaven, suspecting their son pulled the plug to get his hands on Dad’s vintage Corvette. They don’t seem to mind. Instead, the couple fondly remembers Pelican Roost, an…

Assisted Living

Assisted Living: The Musical®

March 28 @ 7:30 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $27 - $22 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Forget everything your granny told you about Assisted Living! Assisted Living: The Musical® is a 75-minute, one-act vaudevillian revue filled with original songs. It delivers laughs from the opening scene, when the show’s host couple enters heaven, suspecting their son pulled the plug to get his hands on Dad’s vintage Corvette. They don’t seem to mind. Instead, the couple fondly remembers Pelican Roost,…

Congregation B’Nai Israel presents The Maccabeats

March 29 @ 4:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, $36 Adult / $18 Child 12 & Under   About The Show The Maccabeats are an extremely unique Jewish a capella group made up of 14 men that uses their clean cut, unadulterated voices and a little Jewish humor to connect with fans of all ages and backgrounds from Alabama to New Zealand and everywhere in between. They were originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University's student vocal group but have emerged as a Jewish A…

Capturing the Impossible

Capturing the Impossible

April 2 @ 7:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage Tickets $27 Adult / $22 Senior / $22 Child   About the Lecture For extreme filmmaker Bryan Smith, the line between going for it and going too far is often blurry—especially when you’re exploring the earth’s most remote environments. In this edge-of-your-seat presentation, Bryan shows you what it means to adventure with purpose, and why he believes the best expeditions are the ones with a healthy chance of failure. He’s faced machete-wielding locals in Papua…

Sonnet

Sonnet

April 3 @ 2:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, General Admission $12 Afternoon Recital Subscription Eligible! Tickets On Sale July 15th at 10am   About the Show Pianists Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort make up this New York metropolitan area piano duo whose name, Sonnet, means four hands in Korean. Originally from Korea and New York respectively, Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort have successfully merged their inherently different personalities into a musical meeting of the minds. Both Julliard trained, Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort…

The Amazing Max

The Amazing Max

April 4 @ 1:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, $17 Adult / $12 Child Group Rates available, call the Ticket Office for details     About the Show The Amazing Max is an interactive magic show with a mind of its own.  What's truly amazing is not only what happens on stage but also what happens in the audience. The enchanted look that spreads across the faces of his young (and not-so-young) fans as magician Max Darwin works miracles is hands-down astounding. Operating from…

Jazz Collaborations: Dance and The Music of Louis and Gia Prima

April 18 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Buy Tickets Gia Maione Prima Studio Theatre Tickets $8 Adult / $5 Child About the Show As part of the day-long Jazz Fest 2020 Community Day: A Celebration of Dance and The Music of Louis and Gia Prima, join male repertory company 10 Hairy Legs and the Ocean County College Dancers for a performance that celebrates through dance the music of Louis Prima and Gia Maione Prima. OCC Dancers Dames on the Town: The Ocean County College Dancers will present…

Jazz Collaborations: Dance and The Music of Louis and Gia Prima

April 18 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Buy Tickets Gia Maione Prima Studio Theatre Tickets $8 Adult / $5 Child About the Show As part of the day-long Jazz Fest 2020 Community Day: A Celebration of Dance and The Music of Louis and Gia Prima, join male repertory company 10 Hairy Legs and the Ocean County College Dancers for a performance that celebrates through dance the music of Louis Prima and Gia Maione Prima. OCC Dancers Dames on the Town: The Ocean County College Dancers will present…

Louis Prima Jr

Louis Prima, Jr.

April 18 @ 8:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $35 - $25 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Louis Prima, Jr. and the Witnesses are bringing Prima music into the 21st century. Not content to sit on the legacy they so passionately protect, LPJ and the band are taking a page from his father’s playbook, by wailing Prima Swing like it’s 2014.  Less concerned about reliving the past than about creating a future for it, Louis Prima, Jr. and the…

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

April 24 - May 3

    Buy Tickets Black Box Adult $15, Senior/Child $12 Call for Group Rates Tickets on sale July 15th at 10:00am   Steel Magnolias The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon,…

The Music of Bobby Darin

April 25 @ 8:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $35 - $25 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show Starring Vegas Entertainer Ron Gartner and his swingin’ band plus 23 great songs, multimedia, and backstage stories! Bobby Darin. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor in film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including jazz, pop, rock’n’roll, folk, swing and country. He started in show business as a songwriter for Connie Francis and achieved world fame in 1958 with his own…

Federico Colli

Federico Colli

May 1 @ 2:00 pm

  Buy Tickets Main Stage, General Admission $12 Afternoon Recital Subscription Eligible! Tickets On Sale July 15th at 10am   About the Show Internationally recognized for his vibrant interpretations and brilliant technique, Italian pianist Federico Colli received fantastic press following the release of his initial album for Chandos Records in May 2018. “You can’t but marvel at the sheer quality of his playing – his trills the epitome of crispness, his repeated notes sounding absurdly easy, while his command of…

Hands Across The Sea

Hands Across The Sea

May 2 @ 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 Join the OCC Concert Band as we journey across the ocean to the British Isles and back to the heartland of America, for an evening of music that spans continents. Featuring some of the most well-known music of England, Ireland, and American Dixieland, this itinerary will take you on…

Shawn Colvin: Steady On 30th Anniversary Tour

May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $55 - $35 With opening act Daphne Willis VIP Meet & Greet Seats Available for $135   Performing Steady On Acoustic in its entirety, plus other favorites Three-time GRAMMY winner Shawn Colvin’s debut album, Steady On, was released in October 1989, a stunning introduction to an artist who quickly established herself as a mainstay in the singer-songwriter genre. The album was lauded for its confessional songwriting and well-crafted melodies, and for Colvin’s tender and provocative…

NYC3

NYC3: Today’s Hits – Live!

May 16 @ 8:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $32 - $27 Grunin Presents Subscription Eligible!     About the Show The baby boomers had the Beatles, groups like ABBA took the 70s by storm, but now it's time for TODAY'S music to take center stage with   NYC3 ℠! Starring three of New York City's hottest male vocalists, this high-energy concert event delivers phenomenal performances of today's top hits from artists like Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan and more.…

Sentimental Journey

Sentimental Journey Big Band

May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Buy Tickets Main Stage, Adult $24 Senior $20 Jazz Club Subscription Eligible!   About the Show- The Music of the Greatest Generation Journalist Tom Brokaw went to France in 1984 to work on a documentary of the fortieth anniversary of D- Day and returned home with the stories of many veterans that he formed into a book titled The Greatest Generation. They were men and women born before the Roaring 20’s but soon faced the Great Depression and learned austerity…

The Sixties Show

June 20 @ 8:00 pm

 Buy Tickets Main Stage, Tickets $39 - $29   About the Show The Sixties Show is from NYC and is The Greatest 1960’s Musical Re-Creation Show on Earth. The band features former members of The Who, Bob Dylan’s band, and NBC TV’s Saturday Night Live bands. This popular theater show is a cross generational crowd-pleaser and has been selling out every theater and performing arts center that the show plays at. The band is widely celebrated and known for…

Eric Mintel

Eric Mintel Quartet

June 28 @ 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 Eric Mintel Quartet have been thrilling audiences of all ages with their electrifying jazz for over 25 years. The band includes pianist and composer Eric Mintel, Nelson Hill sax/flute, Jack Hegyi bass and Dave Mohn drums. The EMQ is best known for their tribute to Dave Brubeck and performance of many originals. Eric was a featured…

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