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 has recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of providing a variety of live theatre choices such as comedies or musicals as well as original productions by local playwrights. 








Happy New Year!!  

This year we are welcoming our new partner to our dinner theatre option beginning with our New Years Eve celebration.

 The Harborside Restaurant, just down the street from the theatre will be hosting our dinner patrons Dinner will be served at 5:00 PM with our New Years Eve performance of 'The Sunshine Boys' (curtain at 7:30).

Champagne and Hors D'oeuvres to follow the performance.


Current Reviews - 

Look What's Happening!

Directed by Dave McGrath

 Directed by Donna Jeanne

In December, TheatreWatch© gets into the Christmas Spirit' (under construction).


Profiles of our current shows are the focus of  TheatreWatch © 


First Avenue Performers gain recognition for 2016.


Perry Award winners are announced.  Eric Hackler's original play 'I, Suspect' was our February production.

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 - 2016.

Portions of this website have been concieved with the kind assistance of SE Prag(2014) & Judi Berkowitz(2015).

Call us to today to make Reservations!

First Avenue Playhouse
123 First Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716

Phone: 732 291-7552




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