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Surflight Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lots of shows, concerts and comedy in summer, spring and fall.

Went to several shows over the past few years and all were great. Saw the Johnny Cash Folsom Prison... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beach Haven, New Jersey
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Our first time to this theater. Saw the Christmas production--ELF. It was excellent. Great... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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From it's humble beginnings under a tent in 1950, Surflight Theatre has been a premier venue for live theatre, and is the only professional theatre in Ocean County, NJ. Surflight offers a full summer season of broadway quality productions, along...more
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201 Engleside Ave, Intersection of Beach and Engleside Avenues, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1764
+1 609-492-9477
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to several shows over the past few years and all were great. Saw the Johnny Cash Folsom Prison concert performance in its entirety and also Saturday Night Fever.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Our first time to this theater. Saw the Christmas production--ELF. It was excellent. Great singers, dancers. I was impressed and would rate it higher than other local theaters. Definitely recommend. Also liked the ease of parking, at least off-season.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I've had the pleasure of visiting this establishment, and each time the show has been outstanding with fresh new talent and unexpected surprises. (Justin Guarini, second runner up to Kelly Clarkson in Season One of AMERICAN IDOL, in RENT one summer, for example) Tickets are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

The Surflight has sure seen some rough seas, but this summer weather was clear and bright with a fantastic future ahead! The shows were fantastic and for $40 a ticket you can't beat it! The only thing you'll want to keep in mind are that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I saw 2 shows (so far!) at The Surflight Theater this summer - Saturday Night Fever and Bright Star. They were both excellent!! Fantastic singing and performances! I highly recommend seeing a show here. There’s not a bad seat in the house and the ticket...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We saw Sleeping Beauty as part of the Family Summer theater series. What a fantastic show! Lots of big personalities, audience interaction, and they even met the kids for pictures and autographs after the show. It’s obvious that it’s a small, low budget operation but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

saw their production of Saturday Night Fever and it was worth the trip. excellent production with several of the actors near Broadway capable. sound was excellent, lighting was very good and the overall theater is nice and very well run. will definitely go back again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We tried to buy our tickets online but the website was down. We then went to the theatre to make the purchase. The young girl in the ticket both was rude, acted like we were not putting her out by asking questions, said they website...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katie102010
DaveKreines, I.T. Guy at Surflight Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

We apologize for any perceived rudeness. We had a very challenging day of technical problems, and it seems you got caught up in it.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday our Travel club went here for the afternoon performance of ‘Saturday Night Fever’. For a small local theater it was wonderful. Every seat in the theater was a good one. We thoroughly thought for a local theater the singing and dancing were first rated....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

We always try and to get to the Surflight once or twice during the summer. Not a bad seat in the house and they always have interesting acts. Nice dining is near by and parking is never a problem. Great day out at the shore.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Contact Ruth at 609 492 9477 for group pricing and included lunch or dinner. Great prices