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Count Basie Theatre

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Address: 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone Number: 732-842-9000
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Keb mo

It was my first time and it was amazing!!! Yes, the theater is old fashioned but that's what made it even better. The staff was friendly. I will definatelly see more shows in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was my first time and it was amazing!!! Yes, the theater is old fashioned but that's what made it even better. The staff was friendly. I will definatelly see more shows in the future

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is an old time theater like they used to make em! We went in January for a Mumenschanz show. The place was packed and, because of the age of the theater, the seats are a little tight but beautiful theater. They have a balcony with a bar/snack area in the upstairs and downstairs. There are also TV's that have... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It was a great performance with wonderful dancing and singing. The children in the audience were spell bound! The theatre has recently been renovated and the seats were very comfortable and the century old theater is beautiful now.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have been to the Count Basie on numerous occasions to see plays, concerts and shows. It is truly a wonderful theatre in a town with great restaurants. Will keep returning.

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I love Count Basie Theater! I have been going here since I was a child. They provide a wide range of shows for everybody as well as programs for children. The acoustics are great and the decor is just like it was years ago, but well maintained. Prices are decent.

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Count Basie was born in Red Bank, NJ, so it stands to reason this 2,500 seat former Vaudville theater is named after him. Top flight entertainment is presented all year. New Jersey Symphony, Cyndi Lauper, Judy Collins, Pheonix Productions. You name it, the Basie has it. Beautiful venue in a great town also.

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Count Basie has fabulous shows. Easy to get to and there is not a bad seat in the house. I would recommend Count Basie.

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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My husband and I went to see a comedian, loved this place. It was our first time here, would definitely go back again. It is located in the Red Bank area, and there is a lot of shops and restaurants within walking distance. It is not a large venue, but it is really nice. They had a nice outdoor area... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I gave the beautiful Count Basie Theatre 4 out of 5 stars for the sound quality that is often spotty for this venue. I can't say whether it is the fault of the architecture or the sound techs which do change from artist to artist. I'm just reporting my experience which spans stand-up comedians to concerts, musicals and plays. With... More 

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Mount Holly, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I've been to this theater a number of times over the years and I'm never disappointed. The seats are comfy and you don't feel crammed into them like you do in some of the NY Broadway theaters. They could use some more leg room but overall, they aren't bad. The acoustics are great and the stage is large enough to... More 

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Additional Information about Count Basie Theatre

Address: 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone Number: 732-842-9000
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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