Wag’s Show and Special Album Release at the Strand Theater

Posted on March 3, 2023 By

“The Wag’s 25th Anniversary & Album Release Show” will be held at the Strand Theater on March 25 at 7:00 p.m. From the Bayshore area of New Jersey, this four-piece unit has been entertaining audiences for 25 years with pop/rock, featuring four alternating lead vocalists, catchy melodies, and sophisticated harmonies. The Wag’s are celebrating 25 years as a performing and recording band with a long-awaited official album release being held at the Strand Theater “Blue Bottles and Copper Coins.”

The new album will be performed in its entirety, along with selected tunes spanning their 25 year career. Special guests Morningside Lane and Lisa Bouchelle will open the show and join in again for the finale. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now — Orchestra: $20.00; Loge: $20.00; Mezzanine: $20.00; Tier: $20.00; ADA (Handicap): $20.00

About Morningside Lane: Morningside Lane was established in Palisades Park, New Jersey, in 2009 and has had domestic and international recognition with their innovative spin on the fresh, energetic “Jersey Sound.” In 2020, the band released its first full-length album, “These Are Our Years.” Since then, the band has been transforming its sound, leaning towards a modern 80s pop/synth sound, culminating in the 2022 release of their second album, “Flowers to Flames.”

About Lisa Bouchelle: The music of Lisa Bouchelle encompasses a wide variety of genres, including Americana, pop, singer-songwriter, classic rock, gospel, and more. The songs are all based around her unique acoustic guitar grooves, and her lyrics are often about empowerment and believing in oneself and one’s dreams; about not being afraid to take chances in life; to overcome your fears, to go for it, and “Jump In!”

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.