Saturday, October 14 at 8pm
Celebrate the greatest songs of Broadway and Hollywood with two-time Tony® Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Big Fish, Finian's Rainbow) and Broadway and television star Aaron Lazar (The Light in the Piazza, Fox's Filthy Rich), as they return to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in this special concert with the American Pops Orchestra conducted by Luke Frazier.
November 10 — 19, 2023
Conceived as a rock opera, Tommy was groundbreaking in its bold concept and considered to be one of the most influential albums in rock history. Released in 1969—the year of Woodstock—The Who’s Tommy album consists of songs mainly composed by lead guitarist Peter Townshend. This live-concert presentation of the full album features Remember Jones and his full 12-piece band and includes the iconic chart-topping singles “Pinball Wizard,” “We’re Not Going to Take It,” “See Me, Feel Me,” “I’m Free,” “The Acid Queen,” and “Go to the Mirror.” This concert is not the musical based on songs from the Tommy album.
March 8 – 24, 2024
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.
May 31 – June 16, 2024
Evita is the smash pop opera about Eva Peron, a desperately driven woman who went from the streets of Buenos Aires to international celebrity to the highest levels of influence in Argentina. Both saint and a villain, Eva Peron rose from poverty to power and prosperity, and her passionate story is the stuff of the most energized dramatic musical of our time.
October 27 - 29
The musical, Freaky Friday, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films (and developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres), features a book by Bridget Carpenter - the co-executive producer and writer on the beloved TV hits, "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood" - and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey - the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal and If/Then.
AXCBT at Axelrod PAC
December 1 - 10, 2023
On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. Through dazzling dance scenes and heartwarming holiday songs he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
February 2–11, 2024
Directed and choreographed by AXCBT Director Gabriel Chajnik, The Jungle Book is a groundbreaking collaboration with classical Indian dance teacher Sudha Shekhar Devulapalli. This AXCBT production features a fusion of Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance performed by a cast of professional dancers and talented young fellows and trainees, with elaborate costumes designed by José Solis and masks and headpieces designed by Tentacle Studios, whose clients include Lady Gaga, Kesha, and the Royal Ballet.
November 1 - 24, 2024
Sixty years since it debuted on Broadway, Fiddler on the Roof remains a worldwide phenomenon and one of the most celebrated musicals of all time, performed in no fewer than 16 languages in no fewer than 32 countries. The winner of nine Tony Awards, Fiddler retells the story of a Jewish family, holding strong to its traditions and faith in the face of changing times and the anti-Semitism of czarist Russia.
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.