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Show Descriptions

All shows are performed at the Arts & Community Center Theatre at Ocean County College. Use parking lot #2. Purchase tickets online at:

Three PhantomsMonica Robinson, ltd. presents
Three Phantoms in Concert
accompanied by the Garden State Philharmonic
Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director & Conductor

Celebrating the Grand Opening of the
Ocean County College Arts & Community Center

Three Broadway entertainers, who have performed the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, join together with the Garden State Philharmonic for an evening of remarkable song and music.

Tickets are $150, including access to premium orchestra seating and cocktail hour. The cocktail hour starts at 5:00 PM. The performance begins at 7:00 PM.

Balcony seats without cocktail hour are also available for $50.

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Ocean County College Theatre Company Presents
The Laramie Project
By Moisés Kaufman & the Members of Tectonic Theatre Project
On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepherd's death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie, Wyoming the event was deeply personal, and it is their voices we hear in this stunningly effective theatre piece. The Laramie Project dispels the simplistic media stereotypes and explores the depth to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable. Strong language and adult content.

Directed by: Arthur Waldman
Performance Site: The Black Box Theatre
Academic Wing of the Arts Center Complex

The Community Chorus of Ocean County College Presents

Cool & Suave
An Evening of Choral Jazz
The Community Chorus of Ocean County College will be Puttin' on the Ritz as they Sing, Sing, Sing a program of Unforgettable jazz & swing favorites; plus some new choral classics. Don't miss this fun-filled, adventurous program that will surely take you somewhere Over the Rainbow!

Directed by: Neil Brown

Ocean County College Concert Band Presents

Hands Across the Sea
The Ocean County College Concert Band will present a concert featuring American, English and Irish composers with a guest appearance by The Shamrock & Thistle Pipe and Drum Band.  This local favorite will present some of your most memorable Irish tunes up close and personal. The pipe band will also join with the concert band to perform the emotional Amazing Grace. You won’t want to miss this exciting presentation of great music and pageantry.

Directed by: Anthony Tafrow

MidWeek Jazz

MidWeek Jazz brings acclaimed artists playing classical jazz and swing to the Ocean County College campus. Low prices, easy parking and a single 90 minute set on a weeknight make this popular music accessible to all.
**Special Discount Price for Arts and Community Center Family members

Quinn Lemley in...
Burlesque to Broadway
Come play in the outrageous world where humor and attitude prevail in this high-energy, Vegas-style production. One show-stopping hit after another, complete with sequins, feathers, gorgeous girls and Quinn paying homage to the world of "Burlesque to Broadway". She is inspired by the outrageous Bette Midler, witty Gypsy Rose lee and the illustrious icons of Burlesque. Vivacious Quinn lemley and her sizzling backup girls sing and dance up a storm with unforgettable hits such as “Hey, Big Spender”, “Ten Cents a Dance”, “let Me Entertain You,” and much, much more! Don’t miss this fast-paced glamorous production!

The Tamburitzans
The Duquesne University Tamburitzans are America’s Premier Folk Ensemble presenting the music, songs, and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring cultures. The Tamburitzans delight their fans with a performance of non-stop music, singing and dancing. A favorite since their first performance at OCC in the late 1970s; the Tamies perform a wide variety of dance steps and play several musical instruments. “They are not only quick-change artists with their 500 costumes, but they can just as quickly change their languages, musical styles, and demanding dance figures.” New York Theatre Wire.


The Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
H.M.S. Pinafore
H.M.S. Pinafore, or “The lass that loved a Sailor, the fourth collaboration between Gilbert & Sullivan was their first blockbuster hit, opening on May 28, 1978. It is among the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas mainly because of its infectious tunes and well-constructed libretto. Pinafore is imbued with mirth and silliness to spare with the opera’s gentle satire building upon the theme of love between members of different social classes which all works out in the end!

For more information, call the Ocean County College Arts and Community Center box office at 732.255.0500.