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  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)

    • 1 Center Street
    • Newark, NJ 07102
    • (973) 642-8989

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    The Stars Shine at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)! One of the largest and most glamorous performing arts centers in the nation, NJPAC hosts world-class dance, theater, music, poetry and comedic performances. Enjoy the innovative stylings of the Grammy Award-winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO), proud to call NJPAC it home. Get in the groove with NJPAC's free summertime concert series, Horizon Sounds of the City, don't miss a beat at Dorthaan's Place a Jazz brunch series, be amazed by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (May), mix it up at the TD Democracy of Jazz Festival (November) or the Dodge Poetry Festival (October - biennial). NJPAC is a happening place, there's always something going on. Prudential Hall: 2,800-seat hall arranged in four horseshoe-shaped tiers, with boxes and the orchestra seating. Victoria Theatre: 514-seat smaller theater. The Chase Room: Home to center's cabaret performance series, bi-annual hip hop festival, and spoken word series. Horizon Theater: 88-seat black box theater. Fun Fact: NJPAC was the location for BET's Black Girls Rock 2013, America's Got Talent series 7, and has even played host to his holiness the Dalai Lama.

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    NJMEA All-State Jazz Band

    November 16, 2018

    This year, the All-State ensemble will be joined by special guest...

    Steve Martin | Martin Short

    November 16, 2018

    For this special performance, Martin and Short will present new...

    Dorthaan's Place: Eric Alexander

    November 18, 2018

    “Eric Alexander is a tenor saxophonist who can play at all tempos, in...

    International Jazz Vocal Competition

    November 18, 2018

    Rising vocalists from around the globe compete for the chance to...

    Amy Schumer

    November 20, 2018

    Comedy superstar Amy Schumer – one of the entertainment...

    Star Wars in Concert

    November 24, 2018

    NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Luke Skywalker begins a journey that...

    Gloria Steinem

    November 29, 2018

    Spend an evening of conversation with Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria...

    An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    December 5, 2018

    Famed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson...

    PAW Patrol Live!

    PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” unfolds on the day of the Great...

    Scott, Garner, Gray, Says Jimmy Baldwin

    December 9, 2018

    Trilogy: An Opera Company premieres, "Scott, Garner, Grey says Jimmy...

    Scott, Garner, Gray, Says Jimmy Baldwin

    December 9, 2018

    Trilogy: An Opera Company premieres Scott, Garner, Gray, Says Jimmy...

    Forces of Nature Dance Company

    December 15, 2018

    The Washington Post calls Forces of Nature “nothing short of...

    The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert

    December 15, 2018

    Based on a story and characters created by Tim Burton, 1993’s animated...

    The Nutcracker

    December 16, 2018

    The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of generations of children, a...

    Cirque Dreams Holidaze

    Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a two-hour stage production jampacked with...

    Star Wars in Concert

    January 5, 2019

    NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA After the destruction of the Death Star,...


    Recognized internationally for presenting work of exceptional...

    Valentine's Day Celebration with Patti Labelle and Freddie Jackson!

    February 15, 2019

    New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) welcomes the extraordinarily...

    Valentine's Day with Patti Labelle and Freddie Jackson

    February 15, 2019

    Spend a soulful, romantic Valentine’s weekend with GRAMMY-winning diva...

    Symphony for Our World

    February 16, 2019

    Performed live with a full orchestra and choir, Symphony for Our World...

    Tom Papa In Concert

    February 23, 2019

    A hysterical stand-up with New Jersey’s own Tom Papa, currently the...

    Rennie Harris Puremovement

    March 2, 2019

    Harris’ Lifted features a live choir in addition to the stunning...

    Ryan Hamilton

    March 9, 2019

    Often referred to as a “clean” comedian, Hamilton’s hilarious,...

    The Philadelphia Orchestra

    March 15, 2019

    The Philadelphia Orchestra – music’s most sensuous sound –...

    Linda Eder

    March 16, 2019

    Since her victory 30 years ago on television’s Star Search (during...

    Bryan Stevenson

    March 28, 2019

    Spend an evening of conversation with Equal Justice Initiative founder...

    Mandy Gonzalez

    March 30, 2019

    Known for her portrayal of Nina Rosario in Broadway’s Tony-winning In...

    Jersey Moves!

    April 6, 2019

    The stunning dancers of NJ-based choreographer Carolyn Dorfman's...

    Mary Poppins in Concert

    April 13, 2019

    NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Step in time, it’s one heart-tugging,...

    The Rainbow Fish

    April 13, 2019

    An NJPAC favorite, Mermaid Theatre is known internationally for its...

    Bell, Denk, Isserlis

    May 5, 2019

    Joshua Bell is “a thoroughly serious, intelligent musician” (...

    The Magic Treehouse

    May 31, 2019

    Treat the entire family to this lively, new hip-hop musical based on...

    Harry Potter in Concert

    June 1, 2019

    NJPAC welcomes the fifth installment of Harry Potter in Concert with...

    Jersey Moves

    June 14, 2019

    After an open submission process, those choreographers selected are...

    New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

    Recurring every October 1st until October 1, 2020

    Named "a vital, artistically significant musical organization" by The...


    • Starting Jul 01, 2016
    Get 9 people together and get up to 20% off tickets – plus parking for only $13 per car. All sales orders for groups of 10 or... more


    • Starting Jul 29, 2016
    NJPAC’s Student RUSH program allows individuals who actively attend an educational institution (high school or college only)... more