Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook plans socially distanced April reopening

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We May Be Right, featuring Karl Dietel (center), will perform the music of Billy Joel at the Brook Arts Center, April 10.

The Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook has announced an April 9 reopening, with socially distanced seating and other pandemic-appropriate safety precautions. A variety of music, comedy, family and film events are booked all the way through October, with a summer theater camp in August.

Here is the schedule; some shows have been rescheduled from previous, postponed dates. For information and updates, visit

April 9: “Stand Up Comedy at the Brook” with Brian Scott McFadden, Adam Oliensis and Regina DiCicco
April 10: We May Be Right, Billy Joel tribute featuring Karl Dietel
April 24: The Motor City Revue
May 1: Starman, David Bowie tribute
May 2: “Chicago” (1926 silent film, with live music played by organist Bernie Anderson)
May 8: Winslow, The Eagles tribute
May 9: Dominic Mantuano
May 23: Amani, “Blues, Ballads, Bossa and a Little Bit of Bop”
May 30: Closet Carpenters, The Carpenters tribute
June 5: Andy Gross (comedy, magic and ventriloquism)
June 6: The Johnny Maestro Tribute Band, Johnny Petillo
June 12: Sons of Skynyrd, Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute
June 19: Pump, Aerosmith tribute
July 16: “Stand Up Comedy at the Brook” with John Moses and Adam Oliensis
July 17: Gypsy, Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac tribute
July 24: Diamonds of the Moon, Pink Floyd tribute
July 31: Rael, Genesis tribute
Aug. 2-20: Summer Theater Camp
Aug. 7: “Sarcasm Comedy Presents” Kevin Downey Jr. and Eric Potts, hosted by Steve Trevelise
Aug. 14: ​Bark at the Moon (Ozzy Osbourne/Black Sabbath tribute), Head Motör (Motörhead tribute)
Aug. 27: “Stand Up Comedy at the Brook” with Jessica Kirson, Adam Oliensis
Sept. 11: Black Cross Band, Southern rock tribute
Sept. 18: The Guthrie Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel tribute
Sept. 24: “Stand Up Comedy at the Brook” with Mike Vecchione
Sept. 25: The Royal Scam, Steely Dan tribute
Oct. 1: Moveable Feast
Oct. 9: “Sarcasm Comedy Presents” Uncle Floyd, Julia Scotti and Tom Mongelli, hosted by Steve Trevelise

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