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Surflight Theatre

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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Peter Pan children’s theater

We took the kids to their first theater performance at the Surflight last night to see Peter Pan... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Victoria L
via mobile
Children’s Thearter

Wizard of OZ excellent cast pulled off a complicated show hitting all the high points. I laughed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura K
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Denville, 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 with Childrens' Theatre, Concerts, and the world famous Show Place Ice Cream Parlour.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“summer stock” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
201 Engleside Ave, Intersection of Beach and Engleside Avenues, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1764
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+1 609-492-9477
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"summer stock"
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"ice cream"
in 11 reviews
"broadway quality"
in 4 reviews
"long beach island"
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"peter pan"
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"the amazing technicolor dreamcoat"
in 3 reviews
"opening night"
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"singing and dancing"
in 3 reviews
"a true gem"
in 2 reviews
"million dollar quartet"
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"nice theater"
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"great theater experience"
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"wizard of oz"
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"entire show"
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"this past weekend"
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"great job"
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"my son"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the kids to their first theater performance at the Surflight last night to see Peter Pan. It was a cute production. It kept my 2 and 5 year old entertained. It was a 45 minute show with a small break in the middle....More

Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wizard of OZ excellent cast pulled off a complicated show hitting all the high points. I laughed and got teary my 6 year old grandson thought it was great and he had seen the movie. Yes he thought the movie was his favorite but was...More

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good show have been attending shows at the Surflight since I was a child as I have been living on LBI for my entire 65+ years. The Surflight is a part of life's memories and needs to be supported so it continues to present...More

Thank lightstorm50
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So pleased to see Surflight Theatre back after its closure for financial reasons. Saw a show last season and one mid June 2018. The players are all energetic & very talented. No bad seat in the house except for the chill. People were talking about...More

1  Thank Jan P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll admit I wasn't expecting much from a little theater in a vacation town, but, WOW! The performers were top notch, professionals. This is much better than "community theater." Even the youngest performers had outstanding voices and stage presence. I was amazed reading the cast...More

1  Thank amiegallagher
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What is there to do in the evening? Go to this theatre. It has a great line-up of shows. All of the actors are Broadway quality. There is not a bad seat in the house. The price is reasonable.

3  Thank morelqueen
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is a pearl in an oyster . Nice theater . Great staff . We saw an amazing cast in “ Nice Work if you Can Get It”. I recommend this for anyone who is in the area and enjoys the stage . Unbelievable...More

2  Thank monetsvilla123
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Ranging from 'Cinderella' to 'Hairspray' the Surflight Theater has it all. The kid performances are amazing and the adult ones are eye-grabbing. I have loved all of my experiences there and I will gladly go there again.

4  Thank Sofia G
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I have been attending the Surflight from its early years in a leaky garage hosted by Joseph P Hayes. It's come a long way! I've taken my kids when they were young each week to the featured kids shows w/ the meet & greet after...More

2  Thank Mahananye
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

So great to be able to a Broadway show on the island (at a fraction of the cost...). The actors are very enthusiastic!

2  Thank ritarap1
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Contact Ruth at 609 492 9477 for group pricing and included lunch or dinner. Great prices
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