Tag: Count Basie

Saluting the Smithereens’ DiNizio With a Basie Celebration

By May Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt chose the Jersey rock band the Smithereens to headline the opening of Little Steven’s Underground...

January 9, 2018 | comments

Phoenix Productions to present ‘The Little Mermaid’

RED BANK – Phoenix Productions will present its revival of Disney’s Broadway musical, “The Little Mermaid” at the Count Basie Theatre for a two-weekend run beginning April 29. Based on the Hans...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Cinco de Mayo It’s More Than Margaritas, It’s Rich in History

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – The Fifth of May commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. And...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Don’t Cry for Patti LuPone, Red Bank

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Patti LuPone knew from a very young age that she was destined for a career in music. “When I was 3 or 4...

March 18, 2016 | comments

Beam Him Up: William Shatner Comes to Count Basie

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – William Shatner has a certain charm about him, making a reporter feel as if her interview is the most important one he has...

January 29, 2016 | comments

A Birthday for the Basie

By Sharon Hazard   EIGHTY FIVE YEARS AGO, on November 11th which was also Armistice Day, another theater was added to Red Banks’ roster. Now known as the Count Basie,...

November 11, 2011 | comments