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October 2019

Dream Theater

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$30 – $99

State Theatre presents Dream Theater live in concert as they kick off their American tour! Praised by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of "The Best Prog Rock Bands of All Time," Dream Theater celebrates the 20th anniversary of their concept album Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory and the release of their new album, Distance Over Time. A review of the new album by The Prog Report says “every member shines individually and collectively as a group, resulting in a collection of songs which balance a melodic…

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Tony Bennett: The “I Left My Heart” Tour

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$65 – $150

Tony Bennett is one of only a handful of artists to have new albums charting in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 10s—introducing a multitude of songs into the great American Songbook that have since become pop music classics. His initial successes came via a string of Columbia singles in the early 1950’s, including such chart-toppers as “Because of You,” “Rags to Riches,” and a remake of Hank Williams’ “Cold, Cold Heart.” He has had 24 songs in the…

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour “No Retreat No Surrender”

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$29 – $55

The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Brunswick with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest—and only—movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made. This matinee screening features the 1986 martial arts movie, No Retreat, No Surrender. A self-conscious teen becomes a martial arts master under…

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour “Circus of Horrors””

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$29 – $55

The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Brunswick with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest—and only—movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made. This evening screening features the horror film, Circus of Horrors. Garish 1960s British thriller showcasing colorful circus acts, plastic surgery, and animal attacks…

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 31 @ 11:00 pm - November 1 @ 1:00 am
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$15

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Thu, October 31, 2019 at 11pm Party Starts at 9pm Join us for the ultimate audience participation film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, and of course, Meat Loaf! Receive a FREE goodie bag of props, sing-along to the songs, dress up if you want to, and get ready to "Time Warp" for a Friday night you'll never forget! Come early at 9pm, and enjoy the full service bar and…

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November 2019

Randy Rainbow Live!

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$39.50 – $85

State Theatre New Jersey presents comedian, writer, singer, actor, and satirist Randy Rainbow! A viral internet sensation, Rainbow is best known for his series of political spoofs and musical parodies, including "Desperate Cheeto" and "A Very Stable Genius." His videos have garnered international acclaim and over a hundred million views. He’s been called “the best thing about the 2016 GOP race” by Dan Savage and his musical tribute to the first presidential debate of 2016 (“BRAGGADOCIOUS!”) received 28 million views…

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ROCK AND ROLL SPECTACULAR

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$35 – $85

Relive the classic music of the 1960s with four incredible acts! Headling this Rock and Rock Spectacular is the legendary Chubby Checker. The only artist to have five albums in the Top 12 at the same time, Checker will remind us what its like to Twist Again! Featuring Chubby Checker & The Wildcats ("The Twist," "Let's Twist Again," "Pony Time," "The Limbo Rock," "The Fly") The Duprees (“You Belong to Me,” “My Own True Love,” “Why Don’t you Believe Me”) Jay Siegel’s…

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Blue Note 80th Anniversary

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$19 – $59

Celebrate Blue Note’s 80th Anniversary with an intimate concert event featuring Kandace Springs (vocalist, keyboards), James Francies (piano), and James Carter (saxophone)! Only Blue Note Records, with their unique brand of cool, could assemble such a dynamic evening of talent and music. This event is underwritten by the Gia Maione Prima Foundation, Inc. This spectacular celebration of the label and jazz music today will feature a performance by each of the artists with their own bands performing a collection of their original material. At the end…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New York For five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the string of pop classics she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began—and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. Featuring a stunning…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New York For five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the string of pop classics she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began—and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. Featuring a stunning…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New York For five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the string of pop classics she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began—and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. Featuring a stunning…

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New York For five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the string of pop classics she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began—and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. Featuring a stunning…

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Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$35 – $65

"These two men…defined the genre of Rock and Roll, from writing to recording to the standard band configuration, and they influenced everyone from Elvis to The Beatles."--Brian Becker, Chairman and CEO of BASE Hologram Thanks to new technology rock and roll pioneers, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly perform on stage together for the first time as holograms!  The Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour makes it way to the State Theatre, featuring remastered audio from both legends alongside a live band…

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Taj Express

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Bollywood comes to the State Theatre with Taj Express! Produced, directed, and choreographed by sisters Shruti and Vaibhavi Merchant, this spectacular musical event features songs from Oscar®-winner A.R Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire). Written by Toby Gough, Taj Express is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring thrilling live music, joyful dance, and colorful costumes. The story takes us on the journey of Shankar, a young composer, as he struggles with his music. It is not until…

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Matt Haimovitz & Navah Perlman

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$17.50 – $70

PROGRAM BEETHOVEN, 12 Variations on a Handel theme, “Judas Maccabaeus” GLASS, The Orchard  GLASS, Partita #2 for Solo Cello CORIGLIANO, Fantasia on an Ostinato BEETHOVEN, Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2 Illustrious cellist Matt Haimovitz and esteemed pianist Navah Perlman make their State Theatre debut! Haimovitz and Perlman have graced stages and audiences worldwide as solo artists, and will come together for this spellbinding and breathtaking music experience. Renowned as a musical pioneer, cellist Matt Haimovitz brings a fresh…

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The Fab Faux: The Beatles Movie Music

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$29 – $125

"All rock bands want to be like the Beatles; these guys have the nerve to BE the Beatles"—Dave Marsh, legendary Rock Critic The Fab Faux returns to New Brunswick with The Hogshead Horns and The Creme Tangerine Strings! This year the group performs The Beatles Movie Music including selections from A Hard Day's Night, Help, Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine, and Let It Be.  With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux—featuring Rich Pagano, who has performed with…

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$2 – $8

A legendary roster of Grammy Award®-winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart, and pure theatricality in “a party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in The SpongeBob Musical, 2018 Best Musical winner of the…

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - December 2 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$2 – $8

A legendary roster of Grammy Award®-winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart, and pure theatricality in “a party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in The SpongeBob Musical, 2018 Best Musical winner of the…

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

November 30 @ 8:00 pm - December 2 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$2 – $8

A legendary roster of Grammy Award®-winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart, and pure theatricality in “a party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in The SpongeBob Musical, 2018 Best Musical winner of the…

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December 2019

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - December 4 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$2 – $8

A legendary roster of Grammy Award®-winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart, and pure theatricality in “a party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in The SpongeBob Musical, 2018 Best Musical winner of the…

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Jersey Boys

December 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

The hit show that had its New Jersey premiere at the State Theatre returns by popular demand! “THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL BROADWAY HAS SEEN IN YEARS.”— Chicago Tribune “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” —The New York Times They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard…and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story—a story…

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Jersey Boys

December 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

The hit show that had its New Jersey premiere at the State Theatre returns by popular demand! “THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL BROADWAY HAS SEEN IN YEARS.”— Chicago Tribune “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” —The New York Times They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard…and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story—a story…

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Béla Fleck and The Flecktones

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$39 – $75

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones will celebrate their 30th anniversary with its original lineup, featuring banjoist, composer, and bandleader Béla Fleck; pianist and harmonica player Howard Levy; percussionist/drumitarist FutureMan; and bassist Victor Wooten. The Grammy® Award-winning quartet will perform songs from their album Rocket Science, as well as fan favorites. While all manners of genres come into play—from classical and jazz to bluegrass and African music to electric blues and Eastern European folk dances—the result is an impossible to pigeonhole sound all…

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PJ Masks Live: Save the Day

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$29 – $59

PJ MASKS LIVE is back with an all new super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! Watch Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko along with their new friend PJ Robot, as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains—Romeo, Night Ninja, and Luna Girl! Fluttering Feathers! Leaping Lizards! What a CAT-tastrophe! Leaping, flipping, and climbing—live on stage! Complete with your favorite music and brand new songs you’ve never heard before! Don’t sleep through…

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Nutcracker

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$25 – $65

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of more than 100 performers. Directed by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.

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Nutcracker

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$25 – $65

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of more than 100 performers. Directed by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.

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Nutcracker

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$25 – $65

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of more than 100 performers. Directed by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.

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Nutcracker

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$25 – $65

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of more than 100 performers. Directed by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.

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Nutcracker

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$25 – $65

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of more than 100 performers. Directed by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes.

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Fiddler on the Roof

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters; husbands and wives; and life, love, and laughter. Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony®-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony®-winner Joseph Stein…

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Fiddler on the Roof

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters; husbands and wives; and life, love, and laughter. Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony®-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony®-winner Joseph Stein…

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Fiddler on the Roof

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters; husbands and wives; and life, love, and laughter. Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony®-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony®-winner Joseph Stein…

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Fiddler on the Roof

December 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters; husbands and wives; and life, love, and laughter. Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony®-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony®-winner Joseph Stein…

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Salute to Vienna

December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$39 – $125

Featuring Strauss Symphony of America Alastair Willis, conductor (London) Peggy Steiner, soprano (Dresden) Michael Heim, tenor (Vienna) Featuring dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine & International Champion Ballroom Dancers Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, now an American Tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious re-creation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in Vienna and all over the…

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January 2020

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

January 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$17.50 – $70

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) was created in 1946 by Sir Thomas Beecham, who set out to create a distinguished ensemble from the finest musicians in the country. Beecham envisioned an orchestra that would bring the greatest music to audiences and stages around the world and, to this day, his legacy continues. Over the years, the RPO has become a byword for remarkable quality and versatility, undertaking a diverse range of activities from traditional concerts to classical spectaculars. The Orchestra…

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Dancing with the Stars: Live

January 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$55 – $150

TV’s biggest dance show returns to the State Theatre with Dancing with the Stars: Live! Featuring fan favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop. The show delivers a spectacular night of dance performances from world-renowned dancers including Brandon Armstrong, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Witney Carson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Sasha Farber, Jenna Johnson, Gleb Savchenko, and Emma Slater, with more surprise casting to be announced.

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February 2020

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

February 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$19 – $45

For over 50 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award®-winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies and signature dance moves. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. Since the world discovered their powerful a cappella vocals from Paul Simon’s Graceland album, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and…

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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert Featuring New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

February 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$35 – $125

In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins R2-D2, C-3PO, and Princess Leia to free Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. Watch the complete film unfold as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ legendary score live.

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Boyz II Men

February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$49 – $129

Grammy® Award-winners Boyz II Men are one of the most iconic R&B groups in music history. With an astounding 60 million albums sold, the group redefined popular R&B with their timeless hits filled with smooth harmonies and enduring themes including “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly,” “Water Runs Dry,” “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” and “On Bended Knee.” In addition to four Grammy® Awards, the group has won a nine…

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Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$17.50 – $70

Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor Pavel Milyukov, violin PROGRAM RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Overture for the Opera Tzar's Bride SHOSTAKOVICH, Violin Concerto No. 1 with violin soloist Pavel Milyukov RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Symphonic Suite Scheherazade Founded in 1977, the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra (SSSO), then led by eminent Soviet conductor Ivan Shpiller, soon won a reputation as one of the best orchestras in the former Soviet Union. In 1993, by special decree of the Russian Ministry of Culture, the orchestra was awarded the title of State Orchestra, and…

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Masters of Illusion

February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$35 – $75

Fun for the whole family! Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand, and more! A hit TV show on The CW, this live show of Masters of Illusion® features comedic magician Chipper Lowell; illusionist Michael Turco; magician Naathan Phan, who is regularly featured on the CW show; the mysterious, mischievous, cirque group, The Monks; and rock and roll illusionist Tommy Wind.

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March 2020

West-Eastern Divan Ensemble

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$17.50 – $70

PROGRAM SCHUBERT, Rondo in A, D. 438 for Violin and String Quartet ATTAHIR, Solo for Violin and String Ensemble MENDELSSOHN, String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 See the West-Eastern Divan Ensemble, led by the orchestra’s concertmaster Michael Barenboim, in their State Theatre debut! This world class ensemble features players from the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. The orchestra was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999 as a workshop for Israeli, Palestinian, and other Arab musicians. Barenboim and Said…

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A Cappella Live!

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$19 – $59

See four of the nation’s greatest a cappella acts right here in New Brunswick in A Cappella Live! A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, A Cappella Livefeatures four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles. Stars featured include boy band The Filharmonic; gospel and R&B group, Committed; chart-topping lead vocals and live-looping beatbox by American Idol's Blake Lewis; and internationally-inspired songstresses Women of the World. Never before have four acts of this caliber been together on…

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Jay Leno

March 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$49 – $175

See one of the world’s leading entertainers, comedian Jay Leno, live in New Brunswick! Leno has captivated living rooms across the world for over 20 years with charisma, comedy, and charm as host of late night television’s top-rated, The Tonight Show with Jay Lenoand now with Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC. A television icon, stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, Leno has been deemed “the hardest working man in show business.” He…

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Dinosaur World Live

March 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$15 – $35

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a prehistoric world of astonishing (and remarkably lifelike) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every kid’s favorite flesh-eating giant, Tyrannosaurus Rex; along with Triceratops, Giraffatitan, and Segnosaurus, to name a few. Dinosaur World Live is an entertaining, awe-inspiring natural history lesson—an unforgettable “dino-mite” adventure!

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Dinosaur World Live

March 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$15 – $35

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a prehistoric world of astonishing (and remarkably lifelike) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every kid’s favorite flesh-eating giant, Tyrannosaurus Rex; along with Triceratops, Giraffatitan, and Segnosaurus, to name a few. Dinosaur World Live is an entertaining, awe-inspiring natural history lesson—an unforgettable “dino-mite” adventure!

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Celtic Woman

March 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$49 – $99

A global musical sensation, Celtic Woman has captured the hearts of audiences all around the globe! Both an accomplished recording ensemble and a world-class performing collective, Celtic Woman celebrates Ireland's rich musical and cultural heritage, while continuing its remarkable legacy of introducing some of Ireland's most talented singers and musicians onto the world stage.

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

March 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$19 – $49

Hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Enquirer, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends dance tradition through a groundbreaking approach to the art. Founded in 1994 by master choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendaryDesmond Richardson, Complexions’ foremost innovation is to remove boundaries, not reinforce them. The company blends methods, styles, and cultures from across the globe, and the result is a continually evolving form of dance that reflects the movement of our world—and all its cultures—as an interrelated whole. The program starts with Bach…

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April 2020

The Play That Goes Wrong

April 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “a gut-busting hit” (The New York Times) and “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (The Huffington Post), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “a riotous explosion of comedy” (Daily Beast) that is “tons of fun for all ages” (The Huffington Post)!

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The Play That Goes Wrong

April 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “a gut-busting hit” (The New York Times) and “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (The Huffington Post), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “a riotous explosion of comedy” (Daily Beast) that is “tons of fun for all ages” (The Huffington Post)!

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The Play That Goes Wrong

April 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “a gut-busting hit” (The New York Times) and “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (The Huffington Post), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “a riotous explosion of comedy” (Daily Beast) that is “tons of fun for all ages” (The Huffington Post)!

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The Play That Goes Wrong

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

“COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “a gut-busting hit” (The New York Times) and “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (The Huffington Post), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “a riotous explosion of comedy” (Daily Beast) that is “tons of fun for all ages” (The Huffington Post)!

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

April 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$35 – $110

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope. Experience the complete film with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ thrilling score live. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and…

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An Evening with Itzhak Perlman- 75th Birthday Celebration

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$49 – $99

Join us for a special 75th year birthday celebration of the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman, whose career has become legendary since his U.S. debut on The Ed Sullivan Show over 60 years ago. This unique program will feature a solo recital with Perlman and his longtime pianist Rohan De Silva, well as a new multi-media experience with Perlman sharing stories of his life and career—featuring video from his Grammy®-nominated documentary and extensive archives.

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Diavolo

April 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$19 – $49

“…the dance equivalent of going down a roller coaster…a pure shot of adrenaline.“ —Broadway World Seen by over 95 million people as one of the top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Diavolo pushes the boundaries of dance and theater, blending modern and traditional dance with gymnastics, acrobatics, and aerial stunts. The company’s monumental architectural structures serve as the inspiration for the eclectic, intensely physical choreography, which explores the ways we are affected emotionally, physically, and socially by the spaces we…

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May 2020

Cats

May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les…

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Cats

May 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les…

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Cats

May 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les…

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Cats

May 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les…

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Cats

May 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les…

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June 2020

Once on This Island

June 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony® Award-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed…

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Once on This Island

June 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony® Award-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed…

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Once on This Island

June 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony® Award-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed…

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Once on This Island

June 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue NJ 08901 United States + Google Map
$40 – $98

Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony® Award-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed…

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