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Count Basie Theatre

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Great place, tight seats

We had a great time seeing Jim Gaffigan here. The theater is beautiful. My only complaint is we had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allison B
Middlesex, New Jersey
Beautiful Theater Almost Always Provides a Hassle-Free Experience

My husband and I love to head to Red Bank for date nights, and that has taken us to Count Basie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hazlet, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time seeing Jim Gaffigan here. The theater is beautiful. My only complaint is we had seats in the first row in the balcony and there is absolutely ZERO leg room. My husband is very tall 6'6 and I am not very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Allison B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love to head to Red Bank for date nights, and that has taken us to Count Basie Theater for concerts, magic shows, and comedy shows numerous times. We have almost always had a pleasant experience. The acoustics and overall sound quality...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really didn’t know much about her and she was a little before my time but remembered once the show started 77 years old wow still Has the pipes!! Another Stevie Van Sant Production( he showed up to introduce her) her back up singers and band...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We have been to this theater several times and always enjoy our time here. We were here to see Manheim Steamroller . The sound system here is amazing. We had a great time. They have a big variety of shows here. Something for everyone. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We traveled to Red Bank a year ago to catch a reading by the incomparable David Sedaris. We were in a rush and completely new to the area and scrambled down the aisle to find our seats just as the lights went down. The program...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Went to the Basie the other night for a local theater company’s production of Hunchback. I was reminded once again of what a treasure it is. The original paint has been restored to the historic, 2,000+ seat theater. It is gorgeous. As a plus, it’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fletch1946
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The best of Broadway close to home and great deals with local restaurants. Red bank is a great place to walk around for local flavor, artists, and fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dmaabbey
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful theatre, I've been there twice. Would go again. Redbank has so many great places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary Jean H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Like this production of OZ. The performers were energetic and we enjoyed their singing. Oz is a tough act and they did well. Costumes were colorful and added to the performance. Interesting they went from Black and White to color like the movie. I liked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I went to see a show billed as the 50th Anniversary of Cream. The original power trio was replaced by the sons of Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and the nephew of Eric Clapton. They were excellent covering the standards that made Cream great.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
17 February 2017|
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Response from F1627FZlindae | 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.
3 April 2016|
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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