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Count Basie Theatre Adds 7 New Board Members

originally published: 10/04/2015

Count Basie Theatre Adds 7 New Board Members

(RED BANK, NJ) The Count Basie Theatre, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, has announced the election of seven new members to its boards of trustees and directors.  The new members include Maureen and Steven Van Zandt (entertainers), Sarah Bradley (Partner Kainos Capital), Robert Chandler (marketing and communications professional), Jeremy Grunin (Grunin Foundation Director, Invest and Manager, Grunin Properties), Mario Monello (Chairman, River Capital Group), and Peter T. Roselle (Owner/President, Meadowbrook Industries, Waste Industries and Regional Industries).

"This is a very exciting time for the Count Basie Theatre,” remarked Tom Widener, chairman of the theatre’s Board of Trustees & Directors. “We are delighted to welcome this outstanding group of people to the Basie boards, and are confident that they will have a very positive impact on the Basie, and the communities that we work hard to serve.”

New board member Maureen Van Zandt added, “Steven and I are proud and honored to join the Count Basie Theatre's Board of Directors and to support the wonderful and important work they do to keep the performing arts alive."

“I am honored to be invited to join the board of one of the premier entertainment destinations at the Jersey Shore,” Jeremy Grunin added. “I am also excited to be the first to represent Ocean County and look forward to being able to help share artistic endeavors between Ocean and Monmouth.”

“Our Board of Trustees is dedicated to making The Count Basie Theatre a premier regional center for the performing arts,” said Beth Giannotto, chair of the Basie’s Board Cultivation committee. “We’ve assembled an amazing group of community leaders who recognize the critical role the arts play in keeping our community, economy and our educational systems healthy. Our legacy will be the creation of a nucleus for artistic expression for our children and for many generations to come.”



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ABOUT THE COUNT BASIE THEATRE:

The Count Basie Theatre’s primary mission is to serve the people of the State of New Jersey by providing a broad spectrum of quality entertainment and education programs that reflect and celebrate the diversity of the region; foster understanding and appreciation for the ennobling power of the performing arts, creates opportunity for cultural enrichment for people at all economic levels, and honors the memory of Red Bank native and renowned jazz pianist William James “Count” Basie. The Count Basie Theatre has hosted an array of world-class artists, including Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band, Jon Bon Jovi, John Legend, Crosby Stills & Nash, Ringo Starr, Tony Bennett and Ariana Grande. Count Basie Theatre programming is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. For more information, visit www.theBASIE.org



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Event calendar
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019


MUSIC


Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties @ House of Independents, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

Motor City Revue @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

NEW POLITICS, PLAIN WHITE T'S & THE MOWGLI'S @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 6:00pm

HOLIDAY DOO WOP VOL. II @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 7:00pm


Jackie Evancho @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 8:00pm

DUEL OF THE DECADES: 90'S VS. Y2K @ The Wellmont Theater, Montclair - 7:00pm

GANDINI JUGGLING AND ALEXANDER WHITLEY AMERICAN PREMIERE SPRING @ Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair - 8:00pm

Morris Choral Society Presents "Baroque Jewels and Songs of the Season" @ Morristown United Methodist Church , Morristown - 8:00pm

Imperial Brass Sounds of the season @ Grace Episcopal Church (Nyack, NY), Nyack - 3:00pm

Princeton Symphony Orchestra: Holiday POPS! @ Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton - 3:00pm and 6:00pm

The Hot Sardines @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 8:00pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 8:00pm

Quiet Storm @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm






THEATRE


It's A Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre @ The Avenel Performing Arts Center, Avenel - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

East Lynne Theater Company presents THE GREAT TREE AND OTHER TALES BY ZONA GALE @ First Presbyterian Church (Cape May), Cape May - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

It's A Wonderful Life @ CDC Theatre, Cranford - 2:00pm and 7:30pm

Free to Be...You and Me @ Players Guild of Leonia at the Civil War Drill Hall Theatre, Leonia - 3:00pm and 7:00pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 8:00pm

Madeline’s Christmas @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 1:30pm and 3:30pm

COMEDY


Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 7:00pm


DANCE


NEW JERSEY BALLET'S NUTCRACKER WITH NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 1:00pm and 6:00pm

NUTCRACKER - AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

The Nutcracker, National Ballet Theater of Odessa @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm and 7:00pm


The Nutcracker @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 1:00pm and 4:00pm


FILM


Polar Express Pajama Party @ Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook - 6:30pm

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