Count Basie Theatre

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Industry Arts
Location Red Bank, NJ, United States
Introduction The Count Basie Theatre, a 1926 historic theatre is located in the heart of Red Bank, New Jersey. The primary mission of the Count Basie Theatre 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; and create opportunity for cultural enrichment for people at all economic levels. It also is our mission to develop and maintain a world-class venue that enhances the enjoyment of these entertainment and education programs; contributes to the cultural and economic vitality of the community and the region; and honors the memory of Count Basie. The Count Basie Theatre Foundation was created in 2005. Its mission is to provide operating support to the Theatre, raise the capital needed to restore the facility and to create an endowment for the Theatre.