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2017-18 Season collage

June 16, 2017

Ocean County College’s Grunin Center 2017-2018 Season Announced

All tickets on sale starting july 17

(Subscriptions go on sale July 3)

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College is proud to announce its new season line up for August 2017 through June 2018.  The Grunin Center’s all new season features big-name talent and a wide variety of exciting shows and special events!  Performances take place on the OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ (unless otherwise noted).  Subscription Packages on sale starting July 3.  All tickets on sale starting July 17. (NOTE: August shows are on sale now!)

AUGUST 2017 – ON SALE NOW

  • (Opera) Brundibár Children’s Opera, Aug 20, 2pm, $25
  • (Jazz) Geoff Gallante, Aug 23, 8pm, $24-$20


SEPTEMBER 2017

  • (Tribute) The British Invasion Years, Sep 16, 8pm, $25-$20
  • (Jazz) Champain Fulton, Sep 20, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Musical Theatre) Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway, Sep 22, 8pm, $45-$39


OCTOBER 2017

  • (Rock) Storm Large, Oct 1, 7:30pm, $35 (Explicit lyrics - no one under 12 admitted)
  • (Classical/Multimedia) Résonances Boréales, Oct 4, 2pm; Oct 6, 7:30pm, Novins Planetarium
  • (Jazz) JASS Band Ball with Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band, Oct 11, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Dance) Ailey II, Oct 13, 8pm, $45-$39
  • (Singer-Songwriter) Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan, Oct 14, 8pm, $35
  • (Family) Tim Kubart & the Space Cadets, Oct 21, 2pm, $15-$10
  • (Blauvelt Lecture Series) Jon Meacham, Oct 23, 7pm, $40 lecture, or 5:30pm, $75 Meet & Greet
  • (Singer-Actor) Tony Danza: Standards & Stories, Oct 25, 7:30pm, $54-$49
  • (Theatre) OCC Repertory Theatre, PROOF, Oct 19-29, times vary, $15
  • (Tribute) The Everly Brothers Experience, Oct 27, 8pm, $25
  • (History/Multimedia) Vietnam … Through My Lens, Oct 29, 3pm, $25


NOVEMBER 2017

  • (Bluegrass) The Church Sisters, Nov 2, 7:30pm, $20
  • (Comedy) Candid Camera’s 8 Decades of Smiles with Peter Funt, Nov 4, 8pm, $25
  • (Jazz) Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and The Preservation Legacy Quintet, Nov 7, 7:30pm, $49-$45
  • (Singer-Songwriter) Arlo Guthrie Re:Generation Tour, Nov 9, 7:30pm, $59-$50
  • (Theatre) OCC Repertory Theatre, Telling: Jersey Shore, Nov 10-19, times vary, $15
  • (Pop/Rock) Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Nov 25, 2pm & 8pm, $43-$39


DECEMBER 2017

  • (Holiday Family) Yates Musical Theatre, A Christmas Carol, Dec 2, 1pm, $12-$10
  • (Holiday Music) OCC Concert Band, The Magic of the Season, Dec 2, 7pm, $20-$12
  • (Holiday Theatre) OCC Repertory Theatre, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Nov 30-Dec 10, times vary, $15
  • (Holiday Singer) Ana Gasteyer – Holiday Tipple, Dec 8, 8pm, $39-$35
  • (Holiday Family) Ballet for Young Audiences, The Nutcracker, Dec 9, 1pm, $12-$10
  • (Jazz) Peter & Will Anderson, George Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess, Dec 13, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Holiday Classical) Vienna Boys Choir, Dec 14, 7:30pm, $49-$40
  • (Holiday Classical) Westminster Concert Bell Choir, Dec 15, 7:30pm, $20
  • (Holiday Family) A Garfield Christmas, Dec 21, 7:30pm, $20-$18


JANUARY 2018

  • (Jazz) New York Voices, Jan 12, 8pm, $35
  • (Singer-Songwriter) John Gorka with Amilia K. Spicer, Jan 20, 8pm, $25
  • (Jazz) Midiri Bros. Salute Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert, Jan 24, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (World Music) Black String, Jan 25, 7:30pm, $20
  • (World Music) Las Cafeteras, Jan 30, 7:30pm, $20


FEBRUARY 2018

  • (Pop/Rock) Songbook: Steven Page & Art of Time Ensemble, Feb 2, 8pm, $45-$35
  • (Family) Goodnight Moon / The Runaway Bunny, Feb 3, 11am, $15-$10
  • (Bluegrass) Sierra Hull, Feb 3, 8pm, $25
  • (World Music & Dance) Bollywood Boulevard, Feb 10, 8pm, $39-$35
  • (Jazz) The Birdland All-Stars feat. Tommy Igoe – The Art of Jazz, Feb 14, 7:30pm, $45-$43
  • (R&B) Michael Lynche – R&B Legends, Feb 17, 8pm, $25


MARCH 2018

  • (Jazz) Bucky Pizzarelli, Mar 7, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Theatre) OCC Repertory Theatre, The World Goes Round, Mar 8-18, times vary, $25-$10
  • (World Music & Dance) Celtic Nights – Oceans of Hope, Mar 21, 7:30pm, $43-$33
  • (Rock) Young Dubliners, Mar 23, 8pm, $25
  • (Art & Music) Artrageous, Mar 24, 8pm, $39-$35
  • (Jazz) Dennis Lichtman’s Queensboro Five, Mar 28, 8pm, $24-$20


APRIL 2018

  • (Family Dance) Ballet for Young Audiences, Cinderella, Apr 7, 11am, $12-$10
  • (Tribute) TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, Apr 7, 8pm, $45 concert / 6:30pm, Reception $100 (Proceeds benefit Student Scholarships & OCC Repertory Theatre.)
  • (Blauvelt Lecture Series) Erin Brockovich, Apr 12, 7pm $40 lecture / 5:30pm $75 Meet & Greet
  • (Jazz) Glenn Crytzer’s Salute to Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Apr 11, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Bluegrass) The HillBenders - The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry, Apr 13, 8pm, $35
  • (Theatre) OCC Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Project (TBA), Apr 19-29, times vary, $15
  • (Singer-Songwriter) Tom Chapin & Chapin Sisters, Apr 21, 8pm, $35-$30


MAY 2018

  • (Music) OCC Concert Band, A Salute to Broadway Part II, May 5, 7pm, $20-$12
  • (Singer-Songwriter) Peter Yarrow, Fri, May 11, 8pm, $35-$30
  • (Jazz) Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi: 4 Hands-1 Piano, May 16, 8pm, $24-$20
  • (Tribute) Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, May 18, 8pm, $39-$35


JUNE 2018

  • (Jazz) The Jazz Lobsters Big Band, Jun 20, 8pm, $24-$20

SUBSCRIPTION PRICES are available for Buy More/Save More, FAST (Families Appreciating Stage & Theater), and Jazz Club.  For information, visit http://grunincenter.org.

MILITARY DISCOUNTS off select shows for Active United States Military and Eligible Veterans. For a list of eligible shows, contact the Box Office.

GROUP RATES are available for most shows.

PURCHASE TICKETS online at http://grunincenter.org, call the Grunin Center Box Office at 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Prices, dates, times, performers, and performances are subject to change

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