Theater at Bell Works
March 24 & 25, 2023
Spend time with Arial and all of your favorite under-the-sea friends in APAA Primary's The Little Mermaid Jr. Fun for all ages. Come be where the people are!
80s Dance Hits LIVE!
April 1 (3PM), April 2 (1PM and 5PM)
A totally radical 1980s dance party is coming to the Axelrod stage from the bodacious dancers of AXCBT. It's the era of Dirty Dancing, Flashdance, and Footloose! This awesome concert/dance event and celebration of 80s pop culture will feature live performances of songs by Whitney Houston, Freddie Mercury, Prince, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner and more, led by spectacular vocalists Leanne Antonio and Danny Drewes.
April 14 & 15, 2023
REMEMBER JONES celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Joe Cocker’s groundbreaking live album and tour, MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN. Serving as a dedication to Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, the show will be recreated with the exact 20-piece personnel from the original tour!
"The Making of a Musical"
May 7, 2023 @ 11AM
Annie took Twenty years, Hamilton Ten years. Musicals are tricky things that make them so entertaining: music, lyrics, story, set, costumes, and choreography must be perfectly balanced and modulated.
Professor J Laurence Lowenstein, after directing ninety shows at Brookdale Community College, Twenty of them musicals decided to write one of his own.
AXCBT at Monmouth University
August 4-6, 2023
A dream come to life on stage! Shakespeare's beloved romantic romp is reimagined by Chajnik with a captivating score by Felix Mendelssohn, featuring a cast of 40 dancers and an orchestra conducted by Jason Tramm.
November 3 — 19, 2023
The Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Sunday in the Park with George, written by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, is regarded as one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time. The 1984 musical, which originally starred Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin, was inspired by the French pointillist painter Georges Seurat's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.
One Night Only Performance!!!
April 1 (8PM)
Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater will present a sensational evening of dance featuring four world premieres by internationally renowned dance artists Blakely White-McGuire, Andrea Weber, and Michael Trusnovec, formerly with the Martha Graham Dance Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and Paul Taylor Dance Company respectively.
Movie Event – Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Film Hosted by REMEMBER JONES
April 4, 2023
Remember Jones hosts the screening of the legendary film MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN. Considered one of the greatest rock films of all time, Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen catapulted Cocker in the echelon of rock and roll legend. The film captures one of the most exciting concert tours ever, with a little help from his friends Leon Russell and Rita Coolidge among others, featuring electric performances of two dozen incredible songs plus backstage footage, fan interviews and more.
NJ's FIRST Professional Production
May 5 — 21, 2023
New Jersey’s first professional production of the musical that Billboard calls “Hairspray meets Dear Evan Hansen,” The Prom opened on Broadway in 2018 and was a Broadway critics’ darling with six Tony nominations. Jesse Green in the New York Times called it "such a joyful hoot….it makes you believe in musical comedy again." The Axelrod’s production will be directed by Tony nominee Hunter Foster, who directed last season’s acclaimed production of The Bridges of Madison County.
THE HORNS & STRINGS ORCHESTRA
“A Joyously Rocking Celebration of the
Timeless Music of The Beatles"
Thurs., July 20th @ 8 PM
"The Weeklings BeatlesBash” is a joyously rocking celebration of the timeless music of The Beatles featuring the incredible 10-piece Horns & Strings Orchestra! The 2-hour show highlights selections from The Beatle's “Ed Sullivan'' years in the first half and after a brief intermission, takes you on a trip through the psychedelically tinged, musically sophisticated. with the addition of orchestral arrangements, music from their later recordings.
AXCBT at Axelrod PAC
September 30-October 1, 2023
A feast for the eyes and a collaboration of cultures. Chajnik's take on Kipling's classic with Indian dance by Sudha Shekhar Devulapalli, dazzling visuals and costumes by acclaimed designer José Solis, and striking masks and headpieces designed by Tentacle Studios, whose clients include Lady Gaga, Kesha, and the Royal Ballet.
AXCBT at Axelrod PAC
December 1-17, 2023
AXCBT and the Axelrod Performing Arts Academy reimagine this beloved holiday tale as an exciting ride of dance, music and visuals!
Groups of 10 or more are welcome to experience professional musicals and concerts at the beautiful Axelrod theater. The Axelrod PAC is the newest professional theater in New Jersey, and our patrons rave over the value of seeing the best musical-theater productions on the Jersey Shore at reasonable prices. The Group ticket prices simply cannot be beaten!
Adult Group Tickets start as low as $40. Certain shows offer Student Group Tickets as low as $28. Groups that book early receive the best possible seats in the house.
Call or email Lauryn Herchakowski to arrange your group's next performance date at firstname.lastname@example.org or (732) 757-1185