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Count Basie Theatre

99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-842-9000
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Red Bank
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

We recently saw Heart here. We have seen a plethora from Tony Bennett, to Kevin James, Count Basie Orchestra, Get The Led Out and so much more. We are so glad that we have this venue within a 30 minute drive from where we live. Many good times and memories so close to home, thank you.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Liked the convenience to restaurants in the area. Parking is a little tricky. Get to your event a little early if possible.

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Dayton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I saw Heart here this past weekend, and have been here in the past for Joe Jackson and Steven Lynch. This venue has terrific acoustics, seats are not the roomiest in the world, but are OK for a big guy like me, and there are two bars - one inside, one outside, where the drinks are flowing and the lines... More

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Middletown
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice refurbsihing of a historic theatre. The acoustics are pretty good. The security staff does nothiong to ask patrons to sit down in their chairs. If your not a member of the Count Basie,you will never get good seats or any at all.

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Keyport, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great venue for shows and so convenient to go to. Enjoyed a free showing of the Beatles A Hard Days Night! A real community place with some very fine big name acts.

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Frenchtown, New Jersey
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The old time theater is beautifully preserved with comfortable seating and gorgeous design. My six friends and I enjoyed ourselves enormously at the performance of Menopause The Musical. We laughed throughout the show and danced with the performers on the stage at the end. A great time was had by all.

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great venue, with small intimate charm. We saw a comedy show here, and such an arena was perfect. In the lower section, you still could feel as if this was a comedy club. The small theater was booming with laughter. We would definitely return

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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a great venue - no bad seats. The location and parking make it easy to attend. The performance was a solid 3 hours, and lots of fun.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have attended NJ Symphony Orchestra concerts at Count Basie. It has taken quite awhile, but the restoration and redecoration have been nicely completed. The acoustics which were never great, have also improved.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The theatere is nice but they need to fix the floors. Also, they shouldn't allow eating and drinking in the theater seting area. Let customers eat or drink at the lounge areas. Letting them have their food and drink in the seats lets them leave garbage when they leave, and spilled drinks which just dry up and have an odor,... More

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