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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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    Celtic Woman

    March 24, 2018

    Over the last decade, this uplifting, all-female ensemble has become a...

    Nai-Ni Chen | Ahn Trio

    March 24, 2018

    A Quest for Freedom is a collaboration in which music and dance are...

    Jazz in the Stacks

    Jazz in the Stacks, a new concert series featuring NJPAC’s Wells Fargo...

    Jazz in the Stacks

    Jazz in the Stacks, a new concert series featuring NJPAC’s Wells Fargo...

    PSE&G True Diversity Film Series

    The True Diversity Film Series examines films that can evoke...

    Russian National Ballet

    April 7, 2018

    This sumptuous company of over 50 dancers brings a traditional staging...

    The Sleeping Beauty

    April 7, 2018

    The crown jewel of famed choreographer Marius Petipa's career,...

    Yo-Yo Ma

    April 8, 2018

    Composed of virtuoso musicians, composers, arrangers, visual artists...

    Johnny Mathis

    April 13, 2018

    For 60 years now, Mathis has been a giant in the music industry...

    Festival of Dance

    April 14, 2018

    The company’s stunning dancers immerse body and soul into the...

    Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

    April 14, 2018

    Jason Alexander Andy Einhorn conductor New Jersey Symphony Orchestra...

    Let It Be

    April 15, 2018

    This is the reunion concert that never was. Enter a time capsule and...

    German Newark

    April 16, 2018

    A panel discussion with Natalie Borisovets (Rutgers Newark), Dan...

    Jazz Jam Session

    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday until May 17, 2018

    Jazz Jam sessions hosted by New Jersey Performing Arts Center's...

    Jazz Jam Sessions

    Celebrating its fourth season, NJPAC's free jazz series moves to...

    McGegan Conducts Beethoven & Mendelsshon

    April 20, 2018

    Nicholas McGegan conductor Robert Levin piano New Jersey Symphony...


    April 20, 2018

    Turning, a new play by Darrah Cloud, will be given a dramatic reading...

    Shen Yun 2018

    April 27, 2018 - May 3, 2018

    The spectacular Shen Yun -the world's premier classical Chinese Dance...

    Celebrating Dorthaan at 80

    April 28, 2018

    Acclaimed saxophonist Don Braden will act as music director for the...

    London Symphony Orchestra

    May 5, 2018

    The London Symphony Orchestra is known worldwide for a grand, lush...

    Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

    May 5, 2018

    Dima Slobdeniouk conductor Ning Feng violin New Jersey Symphony...


    May 12, 2018

    It’s a purr-fect arf-ternoon at the NJSO, when we take you on a wild...

    Audra McDonald

    June 3, 2018

    Without question, Audra McDonald is one of the brightest stars ever to...

    Jersey New Moves!

    June 15, 2018

    After an open submission process, chosen artists are mentored...

    New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

    Recurring every October 1st until October 1, 2019

    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