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Chris Pinnella Presents An Evening of Romantic Hits and Standards on Feb. 14

February 4, 2014

Brielle Native and Manasquan High School Graduate Performs Across the Globe with Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Chris Pinnella: Live at the Algonquin

Date & Time:
Friday, Feb. 14 � 8 p.m.

Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan, N.J.

Premium: Sold Out
Regular: $34 (Adults), $31 (Seniors), $22 (Students)
Algonquin Arts Box Office: 732-528-9211 or
All tickets subject to $2 per ticket fee.

Promotional photo courtesy of Chris Pinnella

MANASQUAN, N.J. (Feb. 4, 2014) � Chris Pinnella and his six-piece band present a romantic evening of hits and standards that you and your Valentine will love this February 14 at 8 p.m. at Algonquin Arts Theatre.

For this special event Pinnella opens up the "Great American Songbook" and mixes in some of the most beloved love songs of all time including "Can't Help Falling in Love," "Moondance" and "The Way You Look Tonight" with some more contemporary hits such as Billy Joel's "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant."

The local vocalist and actor grew up on the Algonquin stage and has starred here as Joseph in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," as Johnny Cantone in "The 1940s Radio Hour" and in regular performances with The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea under the baton of Father Alphonse Stephenson.

A truly homegrown star, he now regularly sells out local venues and is in his third year appearing around the country and around the world as a vocalist with Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO). Most recently, he appeared in Berlin on New Year's Eve with TSO in front of a national television audience of more than 1 million fans.

The Asbury Park Press calls Pinnella "outstanding" and New England Music News wrote that "Pinnella delivered with rock and roll good looks and stunning vocals." Talkin' Broadway says "Pinnella possesses a soaring, rich baritone that just leaves you speechless."

Premium seats for the show have sold out, but regular tickets are available at $34, with discounted rates for students and seniors. Purchase at, by calling 732-528-9211 or by stopping in to the box office at 173 Main Street from 12-6 p.m. on weekdays or 12-4 p.m. on Saturday. Beer and wine will be available at a cash bar for this event. Tickets are subject to $2 processing fees.

Limited seating remains for a special Valentine's Dinner & A Show Package presented in partnership with Brandl Restaurant in Belmar for $89. Order from our Box Office and call Brandl at 732-280-7501 to reserve a For this concert, Pinnella will be accompanied by world-renown pianist, his uncle, Michael Pinnella, local guitar hero Doug Mikula, Gary Mazzaroppi from The Les Paul Trio on upright bass, Steve Kelly on drums, Joe Gullace on trumpet and Luca Provenzano on saxophone.

About Algonquin Arts Theatre:

Algonquin Arts Theatre (AAT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1992 with the mission to provide cultural enhancement and arts education to all audiences at the Jersey Shore through high-quality performances and programs in theatre, music, film and dance. The end goal is to foster appreciation of the arts and promote lifelong learning, particularly among underserved audiences including the economically disadvantaged, senior citizens and individuals with disabilities.

Algonquin Arts Theatre's programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; by funds from the Paul F. Zito, M.D. Educational Foundation, by Simon Kaufman, Esq. & Maria Zito-Kaufman and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.