Jersey Shore issues to do that weekend embrace Tommy at Axelrod
Tommy are you able to hear me?
A “rock expertise” based mostly on The Who’s album of “Tommy” opens Friday at Axelrod Performing Arts Middle in Deal Park. The present stars Keep in mind Jones as Tommy, Glen Burtnik as Uncle Ernie, Jeff Kazee because the Pinball Wizard, and JaQuita Might as The Acid Queen.
They are going to be backed by a 10-piece band.
“It’s an honor to convey this legendary rock opera to life with a mixture of such notable rock expertise and up-and-coming artists,” stated Jones, the present’s artistic and musical director, in a launch. “It feels just like the Axelrod is giving us, performers and audiences alike, a once-in-a-lifetime alternative.”
“Tommy” will run for six performances, and tickets begin at $42. Be aware that this isn’t the musical “The Who’s Tommy” however a “theatrical idea live performance.”
Go: “Tommy,” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 10 to 19, Axelrod Performing Arts Middle, 100 Grant Ave., Deal Park, tickets begin at $42; 732-531-9106, ext. 14, axelrodartscenter.com.
Live performance for veterans in Pink Financial institution
At 4 p.m. Sunday, the choir at Tower Hill Church in Pink Financial institution is internet hosting its annual free live performance in honor of veterans.
Group singers and the Tower Hill Choir shall be accompanied by a brass ensemble from West Level.
Go: Veterans Day live performance, 4 p.m. Sunday, Tower Hill Church, 255 Harding Highway, Pink Financial institution, free; towerhillchurch.org/occasions.
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Free beer, meals and music for veterans
Veteran-owned Backward Flag Brewing Co. in Forked River is internet hosting a particular Veterans Day celebration, operating from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
The primary 50 veterans to indicate up will get a free pint of beer, and a free meal (burger, fries and a drink) sponsored by MA Deuce Deuce, aka MA22, a veteran-focused charity.
There shall be dwell music, in addition to a go to from a New Jersey Nationwide Guard Medvac helicopter from 4 to 10 p.m. A particular musical efficiency by the Medvac’s Ian Kavanagh will happen from 7 to eight p.m.
Go: 699 Challenger Method, 609-622-8911, backwardflagbrewing.com.
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Paul Mecurio in West Lengthy Department
Paul Mecurio performs his critically acclaimed off-Broadway present “Permission to Communicate” at 8 p.m. Saturday at Monmouth College’s Pollak Theatre in West Lengthy Department.
Throughout the present, the Emmy Award-winning comic improvises with viewers members by bringing them on stage and speaking about who they’re, their lives, pursuits and private experiences.
Mecurio has obtained accolades for his stand-up comedy, writing and tv appearances. He has labored on “The Each day Present with Jon Stewart” and “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert.” He hosts the podcast “Inside Out with Paul Mecurio,” and is a commentator on information and sports activities retailers together with CNN, MSNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, Fox Information, HLN and ESPN.
Go: Paul Mecurio, “Permission to Communicate,” 8 p.m. Saturday, Pollak Theatre, 400 Cedar Ave., Monmouth College, West Lengthy Department, $30 to $40; 732-263-6889, monmouth.edu/MCA.
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‘Addams Household’ on the Basie
Sure, we all know: They’re creepy they usually’re kooky.
Phoenix Productions presents ‘The Addams Household” musical this weekend on the Rely Basie Middle for the Arts.
Within the present, Wednesday Addams, the final word princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a candy, sensible younger man from a decent household. If that is not upsetting sufficient, she confides in her father and begs him to not inform her mom. Now, Gomez should do one thing he’s by no means executed earlier than: preserve a secret from his beloved spouse, Morticia.
Tickets are $20 to $65.
Go: “The Addams Household,” Phoenix Productions, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and seven:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Rely Basie Middle for the Arts, 99 Monmouth St., Pink Financial institution, $20 to $65; 732-842-9000, thebasie.org.
Pasta Drive in Freehold
The Collectively We Can membership at Freehold Excessive College is operating a Pasta Drive for Freehold Open Door meals pantry,
The membership has collected lots of of meals objects within the faculty and shall be internet hosting a drop-off occasion from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at a residence positioned at 530 E. Freehold Highway.
“We can have indicators on the road indicating the placement as effectively, with a number of volunteers current,” stated a membership consultant through electronic mail.
TWC is hoping individuals will convey pasta, ramen, canned hen, dry beans, grits, instantaneous potatoes, oatmeal, canned pasta, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, jello, cookies, crackers and cake or pudding combine.
Go: Pasta Drive, Freehold Excessive College’s Collectively We Can membership, drop off objects from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, 530 E. Freehold Highway; TogetherWeCanFHS@gmail.com.
Ugly Pancake Comedy Competition in Asbury Park
On Friday and Saturday, greater than 30 comics shall be performing on the first Ugly Pancake Comedy Competition.
The enjoyable kicks off at 8 p.m. Friday at Wild Air Beerworks in Asbury Park with a Showcase that includes 10 comics (have to be 21 and over). It continues on Saturday at midday with the free Mid-Day Mic at Jersey Shore Arts Middle in Ocean Grove. At 1:30 p.m., Rocco+Ginger is providing headshots for comics (preregistration required).
The pageant finale takes place at 8:30 p.m. Saturday with The Fundamental Occasion at ShowRoom Cinema in Asbury Park starring The Backyard State Guyz and Pals. This adults-only present stars Joe Borzotta, Dan Farley, Ricky Ramesses and Angelo Gingerelli.
Tickets are $10 for the Showcase and $15 for the Fundamental Occasion.
Go: Ugly Pancake Comedy Competition, 8 p.m. Friday, Wild Air Beerworks, 801 Fundamental St., Asbury Park, $10. Additionally Mid-Day Mic, midday Saturday, Jersey Shore Arts Middle, 66 S. Fundamental St., Ocean Grove-section of Neptune. The Fundamental Occasion is 8:30 p.m. Saturday at ShowRoom Cinema, 707 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park, $10 or $15; 201-981-2395, UglyPancakeComedy@gmail.com, @Ugly_Pancake_Comedy, Ugly Pancake Comedy Competition.
Monmouth Arts exhibition
That includes the work of 43 members of Monmouth Arts, the exhibit “Reinvention” is now displaying on the Lengthy Department Arts and Cultural Middle.
The opening reception of the group’s annual exhibit — which “examines the theme of reinvention, and its relation to artwork, creativity, neighborhood, and our skilled and private journeys” — takes place from 6 to eight p.m. Thursday.
There shall be music, refreshments and a possibility to fulfill artists. The Artwork Salon and Artist Networking occasion runs from 6 to eight p.m. Nov. 16, with attendees strolling the exhibit as a gaggle.
A free artist demonstration takes place at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18, the place you may watch the creation of a collage portray by Lengthy Department artist Shari Epstein. The gallery shall be open from 2 to six p.m.
The exhibit — co-curated by Tara Collins, space artist and training coordinator for Monmouth Museum — is on view by way of Nov. 30. The middle is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays by way of Fridays.
Monmouth Arts is a nonprofit arts advocacy group that delivers applications and companies to artists, member organizations and humanities associates “to make sure the humanities thrive in and all through Monmouth County.”
Go: “Reinvention,” by way of Nov. 30, Lengthy Department Arts and Cultural Middle, 577 Broadway, on the nook of Branchport Avenue; 732-212-1890, monmoutharts.org.
Fall Craft Present in Tinton Falls
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, the Monmouth County Park System will host its Fall Craft Present on the Fort Monmouth Recreation Middle in Tinton Falls. The seasonal craft present options the work of native artists and crafters.
Gadgets being bought embrace doll garments, nation house decor, greeting playing cards, hand-painted glassware, vacation ornaments and decorations, jewellery, work, fowl homes and wreaths.
Admission and parking are free.
Go: Fall Craft Competition, Fort Monmouth Recreation Ceneter, 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, free; 732-842-4000, MonmouthCountyParks.com.
‘Massive Vacation Present’ in Middletown
Introduced by the native nonprofit Performing Arts Ensemble, “The Massive Vacation Present” involves Middletown Arts Middle at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Count on vacation favorites together with exceprts from “The Nutcracker,” “Polar Specific”-inspired scenes, songs of the season and extra.
Tickets are free however ought to be reserved forward of time by calling 732-614-5426. PAE asks that attendees convey a non-perishable meals merchandise for assortment for Fulfill, the meals financial institution of Monmouth and Ocean counties. Donations to PAE additionally shall be accepted.
Go: “The Massive Vacation Present,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Middletown Arts Middle, 36 Church St. (by the prepare station), free; 732-614-5426, fb.com/DanceinRedBankPAE.
Gabriela L. Laracca contributed to this story.
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