Comedian Jon Stewart will take part in an onstage interview and audience Q&A on Sunday, June 17th at 8 pm at the Count Basie Center for the Arts.

This is will be a benefit show for the Basie Center's Capital Campaign Project, and go on sale Thursday, June 7 at noon. Tickets may be purchased at, by calling 732-842-9000, and at the Basie box office. Tickets are priced between $75 and $250, and customers will be limited to 4 ticket purchases per household.

Stewart will take questions from a moderator, with an audience-generated Q&A session closing the evening.

Adam Philipson, President, and CEO of Count Basie Center for the Arts said in a press release that:

Proceeds from this evening will go directly towards the construction of our new center. It’s impossible to express how much this means to us. Jon’s dedication to the region, the Basie, and the arts, in general, is invaluable.

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