Welcome to The First Avenue Playhouse



The First Avenue Playhouse, 123 First Ave. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey is one of the oldest continuously running community theatres in Monmouth County. Located in downtown Atlantic Highlands, The First Avenue Playhouse is a dessert theatre that is preparing to celebrate it's 30th anniversary of providing a variety of live theatre choices such as comedies or musicals as well as original productions by local playwrights. 




                  PLEASE CALL THE PLAYHOUSE AT 732-291-7552






Look What's Happening!

New auditions are announced!  (Details see Newletter page)

The Savannah Sipping Society


A Jones, Hope, Wooten comedy

Directed by Barry Prag

Production in August 2017  

Auditions May 10 & 11  at 7 pm


Directed by  Dave McGrath

 Directed by  Eric Hackler

Here's a 'fly on the wall' view in the green room backstage at our May show in TheatreWatch©


Profiles of our current shows are the focus of TheatreWatch  ©   


First Avenue Performers gain recognition for 2016.


Perry Award winner, Eric Hackler, wins Best Writer & Director of an original play for 'I, Suspect' at the NJACT Perry Awards held on Sunday Sept. 19. 

If you want to make a night of it.


We have partnered with some area restaurants. Click on the button below for information on our dinner theatre options.

Photography - Judi Berkowitz & David Conover © 2015 - 2017.


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