Really? You’re 96? Celebrate the Strand Theater’s 96th Holiday Season

Posted on November 29, 2018 By

Join the celebration! The Strand Center for the Arts is 96 years old and having a holiday party, hosted by Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in The Strand Gallery, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, N.J.

Tickets cost $100.00 each and include light fare; an open bar; and entertainment, including Acoustic NRG, all of which will benefit The Strand. Journal ads range from $150 to $750. Sponsorships include marquee recognition, printed ad journals, and celebration tickets.

Designed by world-renowned theater architect Thomas Lamb, The Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., opened in 1922. Pearl Bailey, Dionne Warwick, Milton Berle, Ronnie Spector, Taylor Swift, George Carlin, and many, many more have entertained the public on its stage since its grand opening.

Today The Strand is home to such organizations as the Atlantic City Ballet and Brick Children’s Theatre (BCCT), among others, and is the hot spot for the finest tribute bands and original artist performances.

R.S.V.P. to Mail checks payable to Strand Ventures, Inc. at The Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701 Attn: Heidi DeFabritus. Buy tickets online at For more information, visit or call the box office at (732) 367-7789, Ext. 216.

The box office is opened on Fridays 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. and two hours before every show.

About The Strand Theater The historic Strand Theater, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit at 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood, was designed by world-renowned theater architect Thomas Lamb in 1922 and is listed on the N.J. and National Register of Historic Places. The Strand offers year-round entertainment in plush, air-conditioned surroundings. It is a perfect venue to showcase comedians, musicals, dinner theater, stars from television and movies, and legendary musical entertainers. The reception gallery includes a catering facility for 80 people, a dance floor, and restrooms. It is ideal for theater-in-the-round, smaller events and receptions.