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Count Basie Theatre

99 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1108
+1 732-842-9000
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Awful experience with my sons!

I am absolutely LIVID this morning after my family's experience with an employee at the Count Basie... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Good talent at a local smallish venue

Acoustics are very good. No really bad seats. Prices reasonable. Easy ticketing. No dedicated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dom N
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great venue” (46 reviews)
“great shows” (12 reviews)
“sound system” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 18:00
99 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1108
+1 732-842-9000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am absolutely LIVID this morning after my family's experience with an employee at the Count Basie theater yesterday evening. My husband, two year old, my infant and I went to see Suessical, a show based on childrens story books, and sat a few rows...More

Thank Kallos1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acoustics are very good. No really bad seats. Prices reasonable. Easy ticketing. No dedicated parking area. Safe walk to thearter. Local restaurants are good to excellent. Red Bank is a lively place and there is plenty to amuse you before or after the show. See...More

Thank Dom N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The renovations made to the theater are just spectacular. It was my first experience visiting Count Basie, I was totally impressed, I can't wait to visit again.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have been here at least three times in the last 2 years - great venue Always clean - and holds about 2,000 people so its packed but not like NYC Get a drink and have a seat to enjoy a great show The staff...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Experienced many concerts here, comfortable venue. Street parking. Old historic building. Southside Johnny every New Years eve

Thank JerseyRN12
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I have visited this venue many times and with each visit. I get a warm nostalgic feeling. I think this theater is the best in theater in the land!

Thank teothegreat
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Comfortable seating in an attractive theater, showing high quality shows with professional casts, at nominal fees.

Thank irmgardl2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Live and movies shows are available here. Classical, jazz, plays both local and professional. Theater has recently been renovated to its original 1920s elegance. Theater is on the edge of downtown Red Bank so you have easy access to the variety of restaurants in town....More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This historic theater is comfortable and offers excellent programming. Be sure to get the tickets early.

Thank gloria b
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to see a concert. I think the bands sound systessnt up to par , I have been here to see shows and concerts before and never experienced sound that just wasn't right , Sound engineer must had a bad night , but it's still...More

Thank pd103
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16 February 2017|
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Response from Lyda07701 | 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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Response from UDecide | Reviewed this property |
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
11 November 2015|
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Response from dpg1988 | Reviewed this property |
Save yourself the hassle of driving around looking for parking on the street or in one of the muni lots. Best place to park is the Train Station. Always a parking space, it's free and it's a 2 block, 5 minute well lit walk... More