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The Brook Arts Center
brings back, the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show with
shadow-cast Friday Nite Specials. Rocky Horror is a wildly entertaining
story of a prudish and newly engaged young couple, who stuck with a
flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr.
Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite mad scientist, who is hosting the annual
Transylvanian Convention Ball. Throughout the evening his guests in
elaborate costumes perform dances and rock songs, as the couple
discovers they are there on a very special night, the unveiling of
Frank-N-Furter’s latest creation: the ultimate male, “Rocky Horror.”
TICKETS: $20 Online and $25 at the Door. Tickets include Prop Bags
and audience participation instructions. Order Early Prop Bags are limited!
Welcome… to Cabaret—the legendary musical about British nightclub
singer Sally Bowles, American writer Cliff Bradshaw, and the decadence
of 1929 Berlin. With mounting fear and uncertainty outside, the bawdy
Emcee lures you into the world of the Kit Kat Club where your troubles
are left at the door. The multi-Tony award-winning musical is based on
Christopher Isherwood's book, Goodbye to Berlin. Musical book by Joe
Masteroff, music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, Cabaret
premiered on Broadway in 1966, with the legendary director Harold
Prince at the helm. Cabaret is clearly one of the most acclaimed and
beloved plays of all time. Featuring the treasured songs "Maybe
This Time," "Don’t Tell Mama," and "Cabaret,"
this Tony Award-winning masterpiece, is a must-see!
Friday, January 27, and runs through Sunday, February 5. Friday and
Saturday performances are 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.
The Brook Orchestra, led
by conductor Thomas Vacca, brings masterpieces from the 20th century to
the present in this amazing concert on the historic Brook Theater
stage. The Brook Orchestra has been in residence at the Brook Arts
Center since 2016 with Vacca taking over the Music Director position in
2019. Since his arrival, the size of the orchestra has grown to over
70+ seventy members becoming a highly regarded regional orchestra -
bringing beloved staples of the symphonic repertoire to Somerset County
Celebrate St. Paddy’s day
a wee bit early at the Brook Arts Center on Saturday, March 11, 2023,
at 7:30 pm.
Andy Cooney’s Irish
Cabaret, starring internationally acclaimed singer Andy Cooney and his
band, showcases the finest in Irish entertainment presenting the
best of Ireland’s music, song, comedy, and dance! With special guests
Comedian Mick Thomas, Celtic Folk Singer Ciara Fox, and The Emerald
Fire Irish Dancers.
Andy Cooney’s outstanding
voice and dynamic stage presence are a favorite among young and old
alike. From his sold-out, “The New York Tenors” performances at
Carnegie Hall to performing across America, Cooney is surely one of the
greatest singing sensations on the Irish Music scene today. Christened
Irish America’s Favorite Son by The New York Times, it is a title he
richly deserves. So, let’s celebrate a wee bit early and enjoy these
incredible artists sharing their Irish entertainment!
An Afternoon with the
Duprees" and special guests Tommy C "The Voice of
Tribute" and Comedian Gina DiMaggio. The tradition and sound that
originally made the Duprees such a well-loved and successful group has
echoed through time for more than 50 years. Tommy Petillo, Phil
Granito, and Jimmy Spinelli are truly dedicated to continuing to bring
the timeless music and style that started on a New Jersey street corner
to audiences! Limited Presales Discounted No Fees Tickets available.
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shows, directions, parking, and theater information.