Featured Event

Gallery Exhibition: Annual Student Exhibition

Apr 26-May 5

Gallery Exhibition: Annual Student Exhibition 

Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall - 9 AM

Featuring the select works by Monmouth University students in Photography, Graphic Design, Animation and Studio Art. Opening reception: Sunday, April 26, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Free Event


Upcoming Events

Janet Boltax

Apr 15-May 31

Janet Boltax 

Pollak Gallery - 9 AM

Aging in America: Portraits and Commentary, is an exhibition of portraits by Janet Boltax comprised of individuals who are 90 plus years old, along with excerpts of interviews with them. The interviews focus on interesting facets of their lives and how they are adapting to the process of aging. Opening Reception: April 15, 6-8 pm

Free Event


Gallery Exhibition: Annual Student Exhibition

Apr 26-May 5

Gallery Exhibition: Annual Student Exhibition 

Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall - 9 AM

Featuring the select works by Monmouth University students in Photography, Graphic Design, Animation and Studio Art. Opening reception: Sunday, April 26, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Free Event


Boom Roasted Productions presents Rent!

May 2-3

Boom Roasted Productions presents Rent! 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

May 2, 8pm - May 3, 3pm and 8 pm. Boom Roasted Productions presents Monmouth University's first entirely student-produced musical, Jonathan Larson's Rent. An inspiring musical about friends and artists struggling with addiction, poverty, AIDS and most of all, love. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.


Monmouth University Jazz Band Jam!

May 4

Monmouth University Jazz Band Jam! 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 6 PM

A free performance by Monmouth University's Jazz Band

Free Event



Reading Day

May 5

Reading Day 

All Day


Final Exam Period

May 6-12

Final Exam Period 

All Day


National Theatre of London: The Hard Problem (Broadcast in HD)

May 6

National Theatre of London: The Hard Problem (Broadcast in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).

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Women Waging the Way

May 8

Women Waging the Way 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 7 PM

Women Waging the Way is an event dedicated to empowering, educating, and supporting women, men, girls, and boys. The event will involve musical and theatrical performances, an exhibition of fine art, and a silent auction of the exhibited art. The net profit will be donated to Women and Girls Education International, a 501 (c) 3 organization that is dedicated to empowering individuals through education.

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An Evening with NILS LOFGREN ACOUSTIC DUO

May 9

An Evening with NILS LOFGREN ACOUSTIC DUO 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Guitar, multi instrumental and vocal virtuoso NILS LOFGREN joined Neil Young’s band at the age of 17. He used that credential to land his own band Grin, a record deal in 1971. His solo career began in 1975 which spawned a string of mid-70’s rock radio hits, “Back It Up”, “Keith Don’t Go” and his biggest, “I Came to Dance”. In 1984 he joined Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for the massive Born in the USA tour and has been with them ever since.

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Sinatra: A photo exhibit

May 9

Sinatra: A photo exhibit 

Pollak Gallery - 10 AM

The photo exhibit features 38 framed images spanning Sinatra’s boyhood days in Hoboken to his final performances in the 1990s. Included are rare and classic images from inside Sinatra’s Capitol Studios recording sessions, at home, at New Jersey’s Rustic Cabin roadhouse, on the road with the Hoboken Four, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and, of course, Sinatra’s solo career. Photographers include Ken Veeder, Sid Avery, and the legendary Herman Leonard, among others.

Free Event


Sinatra: An American Icon Symposium

May 9

Sinatra: An American Icon Symposium 

Wilson Hall - 12 PM

The Sinatra Family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year’s Sinatra 100 centennial celebration honoring one of the most cherished entertainment legends of all time, Frank Sinatra. An icon who forever epitomizes the American dream, Frank Sinatra continues to have an immeasurable influence on popular culture: music, film, art, theatre, fashion and beyond. Sinatra was a true one-of-a-kind personality whose incredible achievements continue to inspire greatness in others. As part of this celebration, Monmouth University in partnership with the GRAMMY MUSEUM will be hosting a day long Sinatra Centennial symposium. Confirmed Panelists will include Max Weinberg and Southside Johnny.

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National Theatre of London: Man and Superman (Broadcast in HD)

May 16

National Theatre of London: Man and Superman (Broadcast in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

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