Events & Tickets

Comedy

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias – One Show Fits All World Tour

Stand-up comedy sensation Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias returns to NJPAC with his new, side-splitting One Show Fits All World Tour.

Apr 21 , 2018
Classical

Mcgegan Conducts Beethoven & Mendelssohn

Apr 22 , 2018
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Arts Education

Jazz in the Stacks

Jazz in the Stacks, a new concert series featuring NJPAC’s Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens, brings live jazz to Newark Public Library locations beginning Oct. 25.

Apr 25 - May 23 , 2018
Comedy

Adam Sandler with special guest Rob Schneider

Adam Sandler, one of the big screen’s most successful comedic stars, returns to his stand-up roots with this new stage tour, arriving at NJPAC with his friend and frequent co-star Rob Schneider as special guest. This show is being filmed for Sandler’s Netflix special.

Apr 25 - 26 , 2018
Theater

SLUT

SLUT, Katie Cappiello’s critically acclaimed play, is inspired by the real experiences of real girls and boldly explores the issues of sexuality and sexual assault in the lives of high school students.

Apr 27 , 2018
Dance

Shen Yun

The spectacular Shen Yun – the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company – returns to NJPAC with its latest epic production.

Apr 27 - May 3 , 2018
Jazz

Bright Moments! Celebrating Dorthaan at 80

Join Don Braden, Antoinette Montague, Stefon Harris, Freddy Cole, Steve Turre, Cassandra Wilson, Brandee Younger and more jazz greats for this musical celebration of Dorthaan Kirk, “Newark’s First Lady of Jazz.”

Apr 28 , 2018
Free

Dance Workshops

Apr 29 , 2018
Comedy

NJPAC Celebrity Roast of Frank Giantomasi

We only roast the ones we love. Be there for the laughs as Frank Giantomasi gets grilled, toasted and roasted. And all the insults are for a good cause: Raising money for NJPAC’s best-in-class arts education programs in Greater Newark.

May 2 , 2018
Rock & Pop

The Piano Guys

From YouTube stardom to the top of the Billboard charts, The Piano Guys have taken the music world by storm with masterful mash-ups that blend classical with contemporary pop and rock – from Bach and Mussorgsky to hits by Coldplay and Taylor Swift.

May 4 , 2018
Classical

London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

The London Symphony Orchestra’s current leader, Sir Simon Rattle, brings a program devoted to Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 9 – the composer’s final symphony, and arguably his greatest achievement.

May 5 , 2018
Film

Mel Brooks: The Schwartz Awakens – A Screening of Spaceballs

Mel Brooks – The Schwartz Awakens invites you to experience Spaceballs like you’ve never seen it before – in full-format on the big screen – followed by Mel Brooks live on stage with a candid, hilarious look back.

May 6 , 2018
Arts Education

SchoolTime - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Grades: 5-12
Curriculum: D

May 11 , 2018
Dance

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

"Movement that’ll move you” (New York magazine) is guaranteed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 20th anniversary engagement at NJPAC: dazzling programs that combine new works with masterpieces like Revelations.

May 11 - 13 , 2018
Rock & Pop

Renaissance: A Symphonic Journey

The British progressive-rock pioneers of Renaissance, featuring legendary lead vocalist Annie Haslam, return to NJPAC with their new Symphonic Journey tour, a one-of-a-kind musical experience featuring many of the group’s greatest hits, all backed by the rich sound of the Renaissance Chamber Orchestra.

May 11 , 2018
American Song

My Funny Valentine with Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley

Romance will ring when Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley present songs from their most beloved roles, including Ragtime, Kiss Me, Kate and The Full Monty.

May 12 , 2018
R&B

Good Music Festival: Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Kem & Joe

R&B and soul music superstars Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Kem and Joe come together for this star-studded, 3rd Annual Mother’s Day Good Music Festival at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

May 12 , 2018
Comedy

Majah Hype

Fast-rising funnyman Majah Hype – widely regarded as the “King of Caribbean Comedy” – makes his NJPAC debut with an evening of character-based stand-up hilarity.

May 13 , 2018
Jazz

Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its fourth season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown.

May 17 , 2018
Film

William Shatner LIVE plus Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Prepare to be beamed up for this spectacular screening of the space classic, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, followed by award-winning actor and sci-fi legend William Shatner live on stage!

May 19 , 2018
Variety

The Illusionists – Live from Broadway

Direct from Broadway, this spectacular, mind-blowing evening of entertainment brings together the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on Earth!

May 20 , 2018
Conversations

U.S. Policy and the Challenges in the Middle East

A four-part geopolitical panel series moderated by Daniel C. Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador (ret.) to Israel and Egypt.

May 24 , 2018
Latin Music

Hispanic Youth Showcase

See the stars of tomorrow shine in this unique, multi-disciplinary showcase featuring many of New Jersey’s finest young Hispanic dancers, musicians and singers.

May 25 , 2018
Theater

NJPAC Stage Exchange: A new play by Tanya Saracho

A new work by playwright Tanya Saracho will be given a dramatic reading as part of the fourth season of NJPAC Stage Exchange, presented by NJPAC in collaboration with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

May 25 , 2018
Arts Education

SchoolTime - Havana Hop!

Grades: Pre-K-3
Curriculum: L, C, T

May 30 - Jun 1 , 2018
Dance

National Ballet of Ukraine: Don Quixote

The 2018 U.S. tour of the acclaimed National Ballet of Ukraine leaps into NJPAC’s Prudential Hall with this sumptuous, traditional staging of the immortal Don Quixote.

Jun 1 , 2018
American Song

An Afternoon with Audra McDonald

NJPAC favorite Audra McDonald – Broadway’s only six-time Tony Award winner – returns in an afternoon of Songs from the American Musical Theater.

Jun 3 , 2018
Rock & Pop

Earth, Wind & Fire

This 9-time GRAMMY-winning R&B supergroup, one of the most influential bands in the history of American music, makes a welcome return to NJPAC with an evening of greatest hits (“September,” “Let’s Groove,” “Celebrate”) & more.

Jun 4 - 5 , 2018
Classical

Shaham Plays Brahms

Jun 7 - 10 , 2018
World Music

OMIRI and Brigada Víctor Jara

An evening of traditional and cutting-edge Portuguese folk music, featuring a double-bill of that country’s most exciting musical acts: the venerable folk ensemble Brigada Víctor Jara, and OMIRI, a cutting-edge project that mixes rural traditions with today’s urban culture.

Jun 8 , 2018
Rock & Pop

Lea Michele + Darren Criss: The LM/DC Tour

Don’t miss this Glee-ful evening of music with Broadway and television sensations Lea Michele and Darren Criss, two powerhouse vocalists known for a seamless blend of pop and musical theater styles.

Jun 9 , 2018
Dance

Jersey New Moves!

The fourth annual edition of this Garden State showcase features the work of five of New Jersey’s best up-and-coming choreographers.

Jun 15 , 2018
Comedy

Earthquake’s Father’s Day Comedy Show

Back by popular demand, comedy sensation Earthquake returns with his riotous Father’s Day Celebration, this year featuring guest stars Lil Duval, Karlous Miller, Chico Bean, DC Young Fly, and DeRay Davis.

Jun 17 , 2018
Film

Say Anything with John Cusack

Hollywood icon John Cusack comes to NJPAC live with this screening of his iconic 1989 romance, Say Anything.

Jun 22 , 2018
R&B

Jill Scott

Singer and songwriter Jill Scott – three-time GRAMMY winner for hits including “He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat),” performs “Fool’s Gold,” “A Long Walk,” “The Way” and many sensuous R&B favorites.

Jun 27 , 2018
Variety

Dan & Phil World Tour 2018: Interactive Introverts

NJPAC welcomes two of the world’s biggest YouTube stars when Dan & Phil arrive direct from the UK with their outrageous, brand-new world tour.

Jul 14 , 2018
Dance

Bring It! LIVE

Fans of the Lifetime hit series Bring It! get a chance to be part of the action when Miss D and her Dancing Dolls perform never-before-seen routines live on stage!

Jul 20 , 2018
Rock & Pop

Monsta X

MONSTA X, one of the hottest K-pop bands under the management of Starship Entertainment, is coming back this summer to launch their second U.S. tour in seven major cities across the country.

Jul 22 , 2018
World Music

Beres Hammond & Friends

Revel in this night of feel-good reggae with GRAMMY Award nominee Beres Hammond, known for his distinctive brand of “lovers’ rock” on hits like “One Love, One Life,” “Rockaway,” “I Feel Good,” “Groovy Little Thing,” and more.

Aug 10 , 2018
Comedy

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning Daily Show, returns by popular demand with an evening of hilarious stand-up!

Sep 7 - 8 , 2018
Comedy

Jo Koy

Stand-up sensation Jo Koy, a regular on Netflix, Comedy Central, and The Adam Carolla Show, makes his NJPAC debut with his hilarious Break the Mold Tour.

Sep 14 , 2018
World Music

Gipsy Kings

Flamenco, Latin rhythms and Western pop come together in the irresistible music of Gipsy Kings, the GRAMMY-winning, chart-topping world music superstars.

Sep 23 , 2018
Conversations

James Comey - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with former FBI Director James Comey as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Oct 4 , 2018
Comedy

Whose Live Anyway

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated television hit Whose Line Is It Anyway? come to NJPAC with their new improv tour, Whose Live Anyway?

Oct 9 , 2018
Rock & Pop

Lotus Land - The American RUSH Tribute

Lotus Land – the American RUSH Tribute Band – brings the full force of live RUSH to the concert stage with a night of progressive rock classics like “Subdivisions,” “New World Man,” “The Spirit of Radio,” “Time Stand Still,” “Limelight,” and more.

Oct 13 , 2018
Conversations

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Oct 25 , 2018
Family

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Live in Concert

Don’t miss the fourth installment of Harry Potter in Concert when NJPAC hosts the full-length film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, projected in high-definition on a giant screen, with Oscar-nominated composer Patrick Doyle’s masterful score performed live by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Oct 27 , 2018
Comedy

Kathleen Madigan: Boxed Wine & Bigfoot

New Show Added!

Nov 3 , 2018
Classical

The Mariinsky Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev

A volcanic force of sound erupts at NJPAC whenever Valery Gergiev takes the stage with the magnificent Mariinsky Orchestra.

Nov 3 , 2018
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Conversations

Gloria Steinem - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Nov 29 , 2018
Classical

A Chanticleer Christmas

This GRAMMY-winning, 12-man vocal ensemble makes its NJPAC debut with a holiday program as festive as it is eclectic, ranging from Gregorian chant to rousing American spirituals.

Dec 1 , 2018
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Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld

Since his first appearance on The Tonight Show in 1981, comic mastermind Jerry Seinfeld has become an entertainment icon, the co-creator of Seinfeld – arguably the most successful comedy series in the history of television – and one of the most distinctive stand-up performers in the world.

Dec 7 , 2018
Family

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue”

Ryder and the heroic rescue pups of Nick Jr.’s hit animated series PAW Patrol return by popular demand with their rollicking, action-packed live tour!

Dec 8 - 9 , 2018
Family

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert

NJPAC’s Prudential Hall will transform into Halloween Town for this very special screening of Disney’s timeless holiday classic, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, with Danny Elfman’s score performed live by the NJSO and a choir.

Dec 15 , 2018
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Variety

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

This critically acclaimed, multi-million-dollar holiday extravaganza is a cirque spectacle, a state-of-the-art Broadway musical, and a fun-filled family show – all rolled into one!

Dec 26 - 27 , 2018
Conversations

Jeb Bush - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jan 31 , 2019
Comedy

Vic DiBitetto

A grand prize winner on America's Funniest People, frenetically fantastic comedian Vic DiBitetto – aka “The Italian Hurricane” – is known for his breathlessly funny take on daily life.

Feb 8 - 9 , 2019
Variety

National Geographic: Symphony for Our World

National Geographic: Symphony for Our World is a breathtaking, multimedia journey through some of the world's most spectacular wildlife, all set to a majestic score performed live.

Feb 16 , 2019
Conversations

Ian Bremmer - Speakers Series

Ian Bremmer, regularly seen on CNN and the BBC, is founder of the global political risk research firm Eurasia Group.

Feb 28 , 2019
Classical

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Fabulous Philadelphians in Schubert’s great and noble Ninth Symphony, and young pianist Jan Lisiecki plays Mendelssohn.

Mar 15 , 2019
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Conversations

Bryan Stevenson - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Mar 28 , 2019
Conversations

Jay Leno - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with comedian and television host Jay Leno as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Apr 25 , 2019
Classical

Bell Trio

Violinist Joshua Bell. Pianist Jeremy Denk. Cellist Steven Isserlis. Three of music’s finest artists play four of music’s most profound Piano Trios.

May 5 , 2019
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Family

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Live in Concert

NJPAC welcomes the fifth installment of Harry Potter in Concert with the full-length film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, projected in high-definition on a giant screen, with GRAMMY-nominated composer Nicholas Hooper’s spellbinding score performed live by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Jun 1 , 2019
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