‘Nutcracker,’ concerts at Basie during December

The Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, has scheduled the following performances. All shows are at 8 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

“The Nutcracker” will be presented by the Performing Arts Ensemble Dec. 3. Tickets range from $11-$24.

“Jazz Holiday” featuring the Classical Jazz Quartet — Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Stefon Harris and Lewis Nash — is set for Dec. 4. Tickets range from $20-$50, and group rates are available.

Ani DiFranco will be in concert Dec. 5, presented by Concerts East. Tickets are $30 and $37.50.

“The Nutcracker” will be presented by The Company of Dance Arts Dec. 11 at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m., and Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $20 and $28, with a $3 discount for children and seniors.

“Holiday Express Christmas Spectacular” presented by Holiday Express will be presented Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25-$100.

“Holiday Spectacular on Ice” is scheduled for Dec. 17, with tickets ranging from $20-$47.50. Group rates are available.

“Babes in Toyland,” a live performance, will be at the theater Dec. 18 at 7 p.m., with tickets $15-$35. Group rates are available.

A New Year’s Eve show featuring Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes is slated for Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. (opening act to be announced). Tickets range from $30-$75, and group rates are available. The Count Basie Theatre is located at 99 Monmouth St. For more information, call the box office at (732) 842-9000. For group rate information, call (732) 224-8778, ext. 326.