The All Star Tour edition of America’s Got Talent LIVE! (above) takes it to the Count Basie stage Tuesday, and the Celtic songcraft of Loreena McKennitt (below) makes for an intimate evening’s entertainment this Thursday.
As the crowds who snatched up deeply discounted tickets during last week’s annual $10 sale could attest, there’s always a little something for everyone at the year-round talent show that is Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre — and the coming nights are another study in entertaining eclecticism, as crowdpleasing contestants from a hit realiTV series share midweek space with a world-traveling storyteller, and the return of some pioneers in the art of political parody.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT breakout sensation Jackie Evancho, left, makes her area debut at the Count Basie this Friday, while Gianna Salvato (of THE VOICE competition) joins kindie-rocker Miss Sherri for a show taping at the MAC on Saturday.
The greater Red Bank Green rolls out the red this weekend for a pair of young performers, each of whom made a nationwide impression on TV talent shows.
Red Bank dance instructor Nick Mishoe, performing in the two-person Blue Journey, advanced to the finals of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent Wednesday night. Against a soundtrack of Radiohead’s “Exit Music (for a film)” and a watery visual projection, Mishoe and team closed in on a $1 million prize. With his wife Shayne, Mishoe owns Red Bank’s Academy of Dance Arts. (Click to enlarge)