Monday, April 15, 2024

Let us entertain you! New shows coming to APAC and Bell Theater



For Broadway, rock, jazz, and comedy, Axelrod Performing Arts Center and Bell Theater are your premier destinations for live entertainment in Monmouth County.

Stay tuned for announcements of new shows all week! 



The Joni Project

Thursday, April 20 | 8:00pm

Celebrate Joni Mitchell's soul-stirring melodies with The Joni Project! This special show marks the 50th anniversary of "Court and Spark," featuring a breathtaking live rendition of the album and other Joni favorites. Immerse yourself in an evening where folk meets jazz and music meets magic.



Magical Mystery Doors

Saturday, April 27 | 8:00pm

Dive into the legacy of rock with Magical Mystery Doors! Experience a night where the timeless tunes of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and The Doors come alive. Join us for an unforgettable journey through music history—guaranteed to electrify your soul.



East Carson Street

May 3-12 | Nine performances only

Embark on a journey through time on "East Carson Street," as it takes the stage for its world premiere at the Bell Theater. Starring Tony-nominee Constantine Maroulis and Teal Wicks, featuring music by Joe Grushecky, this blue collar musical is a powerful story about family and change.



Bell Jazz: Let's Go To Rio

Thursday, May 16 | 7:00pm

Ignite your senses at Bell Theater's first monthly jazz concert. Blame it on Rio kicks-off Bell Theater's Grand Opening weekend. Don't miss a night of jazz, Bossa Nova, and samba with Alexia Bomtempo, Dr. Art Topilow, and Danny Bacher.



An Evening with LaChanze

Friday, May 17 | 7:00pm

Bell Theater's grand opening weekend continues with the Tony and Emmy award-winning LaChanze, star of Once on this Island, The Color Purple and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical You don't want to miss her unforgettable voice as she dazzles with mesmerizing vocals.



Michael Cavanaugh: Music of Billy Joel and Elton John

Saturday, May 18 | 8:00pm

Dubbed the "New Voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook," and handpicked by Billy Joel for the lead in Broadway's Moving Out, Michael Cavanaugh's voice will take you on a nostalgic journey through the iconic songs of Billy Joel, Elton John, and more.



The Weeklings Beatles Bash

Sunday, May 19 | 3:00pm

Dive into the heart of The Beatles' legacy on the final day of Bell Theater's Grand Opening weekend! Featuring a 10-piece Horns & Strings Orchestra, this electrifying show from The Weeklings takes you on a journey from the Ed Sullivan era to Abbey Road.


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