Puccini's Tosca

posted by pollakhawks

When:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, November 9
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 19

Where:

Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
DIRECTIONS From the Garden State Parkway: Take Exit 105. The Parkway off-ramp leads directly onto Route 36 East. Continue on Route 36 East approximately three miles to Route 71 South. Go approximately one mile and Route 71 will fork left and become Cedar Avenue. Follow Route 71/Cedar Avenue for approximately one half mile. Continue on 71 South past the traffic light for Larchwood Avenue. Proceed past the first entrance to the University, which is on your right. About 200 feet past the first entrance, turn right at the wrought iron gates and go up the main driveway. Visitor parking (Lot 11) is on the left, slightly past Wilson Hall. From the NJ Turnpike: From the South, take Turnpike North to Exit 7A. After the toll plaza, take I-195 East to Shore Points. Approaching Belmar, I-195 becomes NJ Route 138. After crossing the Garden State Parkway, exit right to NJ Route 18 North, marked Eatontown. Take the Deal Road exit and drive east to the intersection at Monmouth Road. Turn left and proceed to the third traffic light, which is Cedar Avenue. Turn right onto Cedar (also labeled NJ Route 71 South). Follow Route 71/Cedar Avenue for approximately one half mile. Continue on 71 South past the traffic light for Larchwood Avenue. Proceed past the first entrance to the University, which is on your right. About 200 feet past the first entrance, turn right at the wrought iron gates and go up the main driveway. Visitor parking (Lot 11) is on the left, slightly past Wilson Hall. From the NJ Turnpike: From the North, take Turnpike South to Exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South). Take Exit 105 as outlined in #1 above. From Trenton and Points West: Take I-195 East, and follow directions outlined in #2 above. From the Freehold Area: Take US Route 9 South to I-195 East. Follow directions outlined in #2 above. From Coastal New England and Boston: Take I-195 South to I-287 West to the Tappan Zee Bridge. Follow I-287 to the Garden State Parkway South. Follow directions outlined in #1 above. DIRECTIONS TO Monmouth Park Corporate Center, Building C (185 State Highway 36, West Long Branch, NJ) The University's facility at the Monmouth Park Corporate Center is located across from Shore Regional High School on the westbound side of Route 36, approximately two miles from the main Monmouth campus. Most people enter from Eatontown Boulevard/County Road 537. For those traveling to this facility, please follow the above instructions to Route 36. Proceeding on Route 36 East, take the jug handle (left turn) for County Road 537. The entrance to the complex is located just after you cross Route 36, on the left-hand side. From there, proceed to where you see the Monmouth University Health Sciences Center sign on the building to the right. Proceeding on Route 36 West, veer right onto Eatontown Boulevard/County Road 537 (near La Quinta Inn) and enter Monmouth Park Corporate Center on the left. You can also enter the complex directly from Route 36.

Description:

Run Time: 3:35

Puccini’s timeless verismo score is well served by an exceptional cast, led by Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is the villainous Scarpia.

Tosca is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, the Bayerische Staatsoper, and the Teatro alla Scala.

Encore: Sunday, January 19 | 1 p.m.

Details:

$23.00
(732) 571-3483