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Algonquin Arts Theatre

173 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
+1 732-528-9211
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Family outing

Historical play house. Doesn't offer a lot, but puts on good local shows. Bathrooms are small, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly F
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Very Talented People

Saw a band called "Spare Parts" do an evening of the music of Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits. I... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Brick, New Jersey
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Algonquin Arts Theatre is a 500 seat performing arts venue. We produce approximately 8 musicals or plays each year and host a variety of concerts and other special events. Most performances are on weekends. We also have a variety of education programs including a year-round Performing Arts Academy and a daytime Education Series of titles designed for school-aged children.
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  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
173 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
+1 732-528-9211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historical play house. Doesn't offer a lot, but puts on good local shows. Bathrooms are small, but just got redone.

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Saw a band called "Spare Parts" do an evening of the music of Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits. I was blown away. Excellent musicians and a very nice venue, small, intimate, only 500 seats, so there is not a bad seat in the house. This...More

Thank risty317
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited this theatre with a bus group.. Place itself is quite small for the amount of patrons. Noticed parking is sparse . Major issues are the restrooms. The main facility is right off the lobby , next to the concession stand. 3 stalls in the...More

Thank Daisygirl404
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This old movie theater now shows plays and concerts. It is not very big, so all the seats are good. There is plenty of free parking in the lot right outside or on Main Street. Try Remington’s or Blend on Main or Squan Tavern for...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have attended quite a few productions at this theater and have found all to be well performed and staged. This recreation of the aging Algonquin Theater is a genuine addition to the arts community. Professional theater equipment complements the local and touring artists in...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Saw my first movie here, "The Swashbuckler"! Marquis out front, huge chandelier inside hanging from or ate ceiling, beautiful lobby. All of that is gone now and so are the movies. I'm not culturally jaded. There's art and entertainment here to be enjoyed, but you...More

Thank jprice3
David A, Manager at Algonquin Arts Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review Algonquin Arts Theatre. If you're looking for children's programming, this summer we'll have Peter Pan (the Broadway version) in July. Last year's Little Mermaid production was a huge hit with the kids, so we're excited to do it...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

I've been there about a dozen times and have yet to see a show I didn't enjoy. We just went to see "White Christmas", probably the best show I've seen there yet, but I enjoyed Damn Yankess, South Pacific. Their dancers are talented and the...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Buy your season tickets now! This place works hard and produces great shows,a great mix of professional and local talent is on display here.This local theatre needs more than just ticket revenue to flourish,consider making a tax deductible donation.

Thank jerseyfriar
Reviewed 15 September 2016

When my children were small, I used to bring them to the education series shows, and as they've grown, we've enjoyed many performances at the Algonquin Arts Theatre. There is no such thing as a bad seat in this venue, and the performances are very...More

Thank tkas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I actually think the singer doing the Patsy Cline songs was better than Patsy Cline herself originally. This singer had a richer, clearer voice. and did the songs spot on as Patsy did them. It was a great show.

Thank Lenore P
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