Algonquin Arts Theatre


Rock the Yacht
August 26
The Best of Yacht Rock

John Rogers presents "Rock the Yacht" with breezy vocals, and bouncy rhythms - all elements that evoke a relaxing bay cruise on the Algonquin Stage this August. From Steely Dan to groups like the Doobie Brothers and Toto, Rock the Yacht showcases the soft rock that dominated FM radio airwaves in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Satchmo! Celebrating Louis Armstrong
August 27

James Langton presents a stellar ensemble of some of New York's finest musicians in this toe-tapping, heart-warming celebration of jazz legend Louis Armstrong. Featuring the brilliant Mike Davis on trumpet and boasting a line-up including award-winners Rossano Sportiello (Piano), Dan Levinson (clarinet), Jim Fryer (Trombone), Conal Fowkes (bass) and Kevin Dorn (drums), we can guarantee there'll be a hot time in the old town tonight!

Walkin' After Midnight: A Patsy Cline Tribute
September 10
Starring Carter Calvert

Through a colorful tapestry of iconic songs and witty storytelling, Carter Calvert uses her own award-winning vocal talents to create this captivating musical tribute to legend Patsy Cline. Miss Calvert, a Broadway star and title character in Always...Patsy Cline, has gained rave reviews for her heartfelt portrayal of this legendary country recording artist. She vocally captures Cline's musical stylings in mega- hits including "Crazy," "I Fall To Pieces," "She's Got You" and "Walkin' After Midnight."

Lewis • Presley • Cash • Perkins • Orbison, An Evening of Honky Tonk and Bourbon
September 23
Featuring Travis Ledoyt's Sun and the Stars

Travis Ledoyt brings together the artists of Sun Records: Presley, Cash, Orbison, Lewis, Perkins and more in this one-night-only fundraising concert at Algonquin Arts Theatre. Hear the hits that made these legends who they are in a truly engaging performance. Travis' musical abilities shine as he strums that guitar to "Folsom Prison" and pounds on the piano to "Great Balls of Fire!" This concert will have a VIP option that includes an open bar.

Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute
October 28
Featuring Parkway Soul

One of the greatest R&B, Pop, Soul and Dance bands of all time - Earth, Wind & Fire - is being honored by Parkway Soul. This Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band is a talented and committed group of musicians and vocalists who perform powerful renditions of all of Earth, Wind & Fire's top hits, including "September," "Let's Groove," "Boogie Wonderland," "Sing a Song," "Shining Star" and more!

Ella, Nat, Frank, Peggy and Dean: A Big Band Bash!
October 29
James Langton's New York All Star Big Band with special guests, Gimme Four

Join us for a spectacular concert of big band swing songs! James Langton's New York All-Star Big Band returns to Manasquan with a program of thrilling arrangements as performed by all-time greats like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Peggy Lee. Topping it off, the immaculate vocal harmonies of New Jersey's own Gimme Four.

Back to Bacharach
November 4

This show will take you on a journey through Burt Bacharach's greatest songs and several surprises. Burt Bacharach, who is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music, composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, mostly in collaboration with lyricist Hal David. Travel back in time with us and experience this Bacharach tribute live on stage.

The Music That Makes Me Dance
November 5
From Ballet to Broadway

Father Alphonse and his Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea sweep us off our feet with an afternoon of orchestra music that inspires dance. From the ballet to Broadway, this award-winning orchestra will have you humming along, tapping your feet and standing for an ovation.

Daybreak: A Tribute to Barry Manilow
November 12

Get ready to experience one of the most authentic tribute acts ever to hit the music scene as DAYBREAK "The Music & Passion of Barry Manilow" takes you on a musical journey back to the '70s. Fans will experience Manilow's greatest hits the way you remember them. Led by veteran musician and pianist Joe Hite, along with his 8-piece ensemble, DAYBREAK brings to life timeless classics like "Mandy," "Can't Smile Without You," and the foot stomping rhythm of "Copacabana," just to name a few.

Beginnings: A New Year's Tribute to Chicago
December 31

Bring in 2024 at the Algonquin with Beginnings, the ultimate tribute to the music of super-group Chicago. Performing in Chicago's original, classic-era seven-piece configuration, Beginnings delivers the world's most authentic live Chicago concert experience, bringing the legendary band's extensive catalog to life, with stunning detail, accuracy, and intensity. Fueled by world class musicianship and a passion for performance, the band is a live music experience not to be missed.

Father Alphonse's New Year 2024
January 7, 2024

Join us with Father Alphonse and his Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea to celebrate the new year in our annual concert curated by Father Alphonse Stephenson. Start 2024 with an inspiring performance by this world-class orchestra ensemble.

Zack Alexander: An Evening of Big Band Classics
February 10, 2024
An Evening of Big Band Classics
with his 11-piece swing band

Zack Alexander is a jazz vocalist who specializes in the style of Frank Sinatra and The Rat Pack. As the winner of the 2016 'Sinatra Idol' competition in Hoboken, he is dedicated to bringing the Great American Songbook to life for current and future generations. This Valentine's Day themed program is overflowing with the best love songs from The Great American Songbook, as well as other big band classics. Zack will be backed by Swingadelic, an 11-piece little big band that formed in 1998 and has performed at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing, NJPAC, and various NJ jazz festivals. Prepare to swoon as Zack sings and Swingadelic swings at the Algonquin.

Asbury Shorts: World's Best Short Films
March 9, 2024

Asbury Shorts is New York City's longest running exhibition of award-winning short films and producer Doug LeClaire brings the World's Best Short Films back the to Algonquin. Produced as a fast-paced event in a "Short Film Concert" format, the program features the best in comedy, drama and animation by combining classic shorts with new international festival winners. A rare opportunity to see world-class short films on the big screen in a theatrical setting.

Artie Shaw & Benny Goodman: The Swinging Small Groups
March 10, 2024

James Langton presents The New York All-Stars featuring Dan Levinson with a program of swing classics that will have all the cats jitterbugging in the aisles! Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman both tootled their clarinets in front of legendary big bands, playing hits like Begin the Beguine and Sing Sing Sing but they saved some of their best music for their small groups. Shaw's Gramercy 5 had huge hits with tunes like Smoke Gets In Your Eyes. Goodman's trio, quartet and sextet cut classics like Airmail Specia and Stompin' At the Savoy. Join us for a swingin' stroll down memory lane!

March 23, 2024

Broadway, TV, and film star Robert Neary creates a one-of-a-kind tribute to one of the greatest recording artists in history. This tribute show to Neil Diamond is unlike any you have ever seen or heard before. You will swear you are watching the master, himself, as Robert tells the stories behind some of the classic songs and performs 22 of Neil's greatest hits. Backed by NYC's premier band, The Mystic, So Good! The Neil Diamond Experience is guaranteed to leave you cheering and wanting more.

Chris Pinnella's Unchained Melodies
March 24, 2024
Chart-Topping Hits Reimagined with a 15-Piece Orchestra

Join powerhouse vocalist Chris Pinnella (formerly of Trans-Siberian Orchestra) with his 15-piece orchestra, complete with back-up singers and some very special guests as he returns to the Algonquin with his brand new show, "Unchained Melodies." Spanning decades, the orchestra will reimagine a variety of chart-topping artists including Neil Young, Guns N' Roses, Billy Joel, Led Zeppelin, Simon and Garfunkel, The Righteous Brothers, David Bowie and more.

Opera's Greatest Hits
April 28, 2024

Father Alphonse and his Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea take us on a journey celebrating the best that opera has to offer. Opera singing sensations will join the orchestra to bring some of your favorite arias and choruses to life. No need for opera glasses with this intimate concert!