RED BANK — Columbus Day is also Specially Priced Ticket Day at the Count Basie Center for the Arts.

The theater put tickets on sale to more than two dozen shows for just $10 each between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are available by calling the box office at 732-842-9000 or at the box office on Monmouth Street in Red Bank.

There is also a $3 restoration fee per ticket.

The shows are:

  • 1776 — Oct. 12 and 13
  • So You Think You Can Dance Live — Oct. 17
  • The Psychedelic Furs — Oct. 19
  • An Evening with John Cusack and "Say Anything" — Oct. 21
  • The Music of Cream: 50th Anniversary Tour — Oct. 23
  • Capital Steps — Oct. 24
  • Dead on Live: Europe '72 — Oct. 26
  • Take Me To The River: New Orleans — Oct. 28
  • The Wood Brothers — Oct. 30
  • Wizard of Oz — Nov. 1
  • Roy Orbison Live in Hologram — Nov. 2
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame — Nov. 9 and 16
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas — Nov. 24
  • Soweto Gospel Choir — Nov. 29
  • The Nutcracker — Dec. 9
  • A Christmas Carol — Dec. 11
  • Vienna Boys Choir — Dec. 12
  • The Irish Tenors Holiday Celebration — Dec. 13
  • Monmouth Civic Chorus: Joy to the Wold — Dec. 16
  • Darlene Love's "Souled Out" Christmas — Dec. 20
  • Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes — Dec. 31
  • Napoleon Dynamite Live with Jon Herder, Efren Ramirez & Jon Gries — Jan. 10
  • We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King — Jan. 17
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar — Jan. 27
  • Black Violin — Feb. 13

The Count Basie is undergoing a $23 million expansion that includes an outdoor performing arts plaza, a modernized backstage area and state-of-the art production technologies, expanded lobby, a new heating and air conditioning system, areas for concessions, expanded restrooms and modern, barrier-free amenities.

The Count Basie was first opened in 1926 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in America.

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