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Count Basie Theatre

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Gorgeous theater

My husband and I have just returned from the Randy Rainbow Show at the Count Basie Theater . We are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MGK79
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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Wonderful programming great as t seatinng everywhere

Great staging and sound w fabulous programs. We bought a bunch of tickets and had as blast. Dining... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
SteamyDelicious
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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99 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from the Randy Rainbow Show at the Count Basie Theater . We are both NJ natives now living in Bucks County , Pa . It was an easy drive from our home . The theater has been restored...More

Thank MGK79
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great staging and sound w fabulous programs. We bought a bunch of tickets and had as blast. Dining choices nearby.

Thank SteamyDelicious
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The Basie is a famous venue, which has undergone many renovations and improvements over the years. Have attended many shows/ events there over the years. The stage is a bit small for some of the shows, such as Dancing With the Stars, but fine for...More

Thank Retiredgigi
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Great stop for National acts between Atlantic City and NYC. Intimate setting with good sightlines but inconsistent sound. Convenient to NJ Transit train and bus. Excellent restaurants in town.

Thank BwayDresser
Reviewed 21 June 2018

While the show was about 3 hrs., it is a joy to see these young performers singing, playing all kinds of instruments and sounding like professionals! The Academy has several shows a year at the Count Basie and I suggest even if you do not...More

Thank LeighAnne712
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful theater in in a wonderful town! There is no bad seat in the house except the last few rows. The renovations are gorgeous and comfortable. They also have various memberships which I find quite valuable, especially access to the Carlton Lounge. But there are...More

Thank Karolyn W
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Went to see the group the Midtown Men. Not a bad seat in the house everyone in the theater had a wonderful time.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Cute small theater, where you'll find local shows with the occasional "big" name show. Been here countless times. There's really no bad seat in the house. Even the upstairs seats are pretty good. Theater could use some renovations (especially the restrooms) so don't expect a...More

Thank HH-Diamond-Traveler
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Here you can see Broadway quality plays. See great performers, music, comedy, dance. It's a place for the arts. It's a historic building that has been revitalized.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The Count Basie Theater has been around since the 1920's. I remember when it was renovated in the 1990's, and I understand there is an expansion planned in the near future. The Basie is a wonderful place to see any type of show. I've seen...More

Thank Linda C
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Marie C
22 May 2018|
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Response from waynesA658PU | Reviewed this property |
Check the website they have a layout of the seats.
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ReenPA
17 February 2017|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have trouble seeing, but sitting that close to the stage puts you close to the speakers. Those can be rather loud at times.
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cmbresnan
3 April 2016|
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Response from UDecide | Reviewed this property |
Soul Kitchen will not only fill your stomach but your heart too. Only a 0.3 mile/5-10 minute walk away from the Count Basie, JBJ Soul kitchen is a unique, very welcoming, and delicious dining option in Red Bank. I've gone... More
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