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Little Shop of Horrors

Mar 5-13

Little Shop of Horrors 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

The story of a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant from outer space that feeds on human blood, comes to Monmouth University's Woods Theatre.


Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Mar 2

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo 

Pollak Theatre - 4 PM

For almost 40 years, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, have been performing hilarious and technically impressive parodies of the world’s most-loved ballets. Performing in tutus, tiaras and tights, this all-male ballet company specializes in hilarious twists on the classics such as Swan Lake and Giselle, with equal parts comedy and technical prowess. Devoted fans and newcomers alike will be awed and delighted by the company’s loving knowledge of dance, comic approach, and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their faces.


Met Opera: PRINCE IGOR

Mar 1

Met Opera: PRINCE IGOR 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

Borodin’s defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Encore: Sun. March 30 at 1:00 p.m


National Theatre of London: War Horse

Feb 27

National Theatre of London: War Horse 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

The National Theatre’s original stage production of War Horse, broadcast live from London’s West End to cinemas. Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of four million people around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.


Met Opera: RUSALKA Encore

Feb 23

Met Opera: RUSALKA Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorák’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.


On Screen/In Person: The Exquisite Corpse Project

Feb 20

On Screen/In Person: The Exquisite Corpse Project 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In The Exquisite Corpse Project, five writers are presented with a surprising challenge: each must write 15 pages of a movie, having read only the previous five pages of the script. Combining documentary and narrative, this unique film is both an absurd comedy. There will be a Q&A with the film maker after the screening.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: The Time that Remains

Feb 18

Provost Film Series: The Time that Remains 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

A humorous heartbreaking film that depicts the life of Palestinian Arabs living as a minority in Israel.

Free Event


Seussical  - second show added at 12:15 pm

Feb 18

Seussical - second show added at 12:15 pm 

Pollak Theatre - 10 AM

10 AM show sold out! The Cat in the Hat is the host and emcee (and all-around mischief-maker) in this romp through the Seuss classics. When the sweet, good-natured elephant Horton hears a small cry for help coming from a small speck of dust, he promises to rescue and guard it because “a person’s a person, no matter how small.”


CANCELLED: National Theatre of London: Frankenstein

Feb 13

CANCELLED: National Theatre of London: Frankenstein 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

This screening is CANCELLED due to the weather. It is rescheduled for March 6. National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.


Art Now: R. Luke Dubois

Feb 12

Art Now: R. Luke Dubois 

Pollak Theatre - 6 PM

R. Luke DuBois is a composer, artist, and performer who explores the temporal, verbal, and visual structures of cultural and personal ephemera.

Free Event


Met Opera: RUSALKA

Feb 8

Met Opera: RUSALKA 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorák’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Encore: Sunday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m.


Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!

Feb 8

Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles! 

Wilson Hall - 10 AM

Monmouth University and the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum have partnered to commemorate the tremendous impact that the Fab Four had on American society with a day-long symposium called Ladies and Gentlemen … The Beatles! to be held in the historic Wilson Hall. The symposium will feature a keynote address, three panels and musical performances through the day.

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Argentine Tango Classes (Spring Session I)

Feb 3-Mar 10

Argentine Tango Classes (Spring Session I) 

MAC At Monmouth - 6:45 PM

Please note that the Feb 3 class is cancelled due to snow. A make up date will be scheduled. February 3 - March 10 Monday Evenings Advanced Class: 6:45 pm Beginner Class: 8:00 pm Eyas Lounge in the MAC Please join instructor Lee Sager of Tango Pantera for a six week session of Argentine Tango Classes. No partner or experience necessary.

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Gallery Exhibition: Mike Harper: The Art of Illustration

Jan 31-Feb 28

Gallery Exhibition: Mike Harper: The Art of Illustration 

Pollak Gallery - 9 AM

Opening Reception: Fri. February 7, from 6 – 8 p.m. Mike Harper a realistic airbrush artist who has illustrated professionally for over 15 years. He has worked with numerous publishing companies and advertising agencies that range from American Tourister to Zebra Pens. Works on display will include various advertising illustrations, book covers, editorial works & promotion pieces used by noted publishers Bantam, Scholastic, & Harlequin.

Free Event


National Theatre of London: Coriolanus

Jan 30

National Theatre of London: Coriolanus 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season's Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC's Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke.