Algonquin Arts Theatre


Elf - The Musical
December 2 - December 17
Based on the 2003 film, Elf - The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.
A Christmas Carol
December 15
Dickens' classic story comes to life in this touching musical performance; featuring carols and fresh; comedic dialogue.
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.

Andrew Dice Clay
January 6, 2024
Uncle Vinnie's Presents
Rental Event
Manasquan get ready! The legendary Andrew Dice Clay will make a rare theater appearance in New Jersey! There will be two types of tickets: $99 VIP ticket plus tax includes the first section of the theater, limited to 200 people. $79 plus tax general admission ticket. Get your tickets soon, each section is based on first come, first served in that section. Taxes and ticket charges will be added. Doors open at 6:45pm
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.

January 19 - January 28, 2024
By Ira Levin
Sidney Bruhl would do anything to publish the next great play. He would even kill for it. This dark comedy thriller will have audiences laughing one moment and screaming in terror the next as Sidney discovers he may not be the only murderer in the room.
Zack Alexander: An Afternoon of Big Band Classics
February 10, 2024
An Afternoon 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.

February 24 - March 3, 2024
By William Goldman
Based on the novel by Stephen King
Made popular by the Kathy Bates, James Caan film, Misery becomes stranger than fiction when an acclaimed romance novelist wakes up in the home of his "Number One Fan."
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!

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
March 14, 2024
This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery.
The Cat in The Hat
March 15, 2024
Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic.
Tara Cannistraci & Jay Black
March 16, 2024
Uncle Vinnie's Presents
Rental Event
Jay Black and Tara Cannistraci at the Algonquin Theater! VIP Section - Closest Seats to the Stage: $35 per person. General Admission: $25 per person. First-come-first-served in each section.
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.

Fiddler on the Roof
April 6 - April 21, 2024
A journey of love, loss, faith and family, Fiddler on the Roof is a celebration of life and all its challenges.
The Velveteen Rabbit
April 18, 2024
Tells the tale of a young boy's love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
April 25, 2024
There's a moon out tonight, and it's shining on lovers, clowns, and fairies hip-hopping through the enchanted woods in the most resilient of Shakespeare's comedies, easily adapting itself both to traditional and a radically new interpretation.

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!

May 10 - May 19, 2024
It's STILL the word! One of the world's favorite musicals hits the stage in a high-octane production featuring all the hit songs you love.
A Year With Frog & Toad
May 16, 2024
Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage in this musical which celebrates friendship through the seasons.
Joe Holiday's Reading Rocks Magic Show
May 22, 2024
A combination of stage magic, music, audience participation and comedy, and of course, reading!
Bobby Collins
June 1, 2024
Uncle Vinnie's Presents
Rental Event
The legendary Bobby Collins at the Algonquin Theater! VIP Section - Closest Seats to the Stage: $35 per person. General Admission: $25 per person. First-come-first-served in each section.