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January 2019
Jan 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm & 5:30 pm

American Girl Live

Experience American Girl in an all-new musical! American Girl Live i is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship. Read More
Thu Jan 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Josh Gates Live!

Adventurer, TV personality and author Josh Gates is the host of the Travel Channel series, Expedition Unknown. The show takes viewers around the world and off the map for thrilling investigations into history's most iconic legends in immersive, hilarious, and nail-biting journeys of discovery. The series blends his unique brand of humor with a passion for exploration. From Bigfoot to lost cities of gold, join Josh as he discusses some of his most intriguing journeys.Gold section includes meet and greet. Read More
Fri Jan 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Tusk & Eaglemania

A double bill featuring two amazing tribute bands! Tusk is the top Fleetwood Mac tribute band in the world. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks -- just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection. Eaglemania thrills audiences with their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable sound of The Eagles. Enjoy Eagles greatest hits and some of the solo work of its members. Read More
Sat Jan 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The Magic of Adam Trent

Direct from Broadway, Adam Trent brings his signature brand of magic and illusion to this high-tech spectacle. Adam Trent’s production is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music perfect for the entire family. Don’t miss the next generation of magic! “Seeing is dis-believing!” – The New York Times Read More
Sun Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Daniil Trifonov & Xian Zhang 2019 Winter Festival: Music Speaks

Two extraordinary artists explore the never-ending connections that music makes across the ages. Don’t miss piano phenomenon Daniil Trifonov, “the most astounding young pianist of our age” (The Times of London), in Schumann’s poetic concerto. Read More
February 2019
Fri Feb 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

The Havana Cuba All-Stars

With rhythms and melodies ranging from the salsa to the cha-cha to the rumba, the Havana Cuba All-Stars showcase a wide variety of Cuban beats. In “Asere,” the All-Stars will be backed by some of Cuba’s finest dancers in a spirited spectacle of song and dance exemplifying Cuba’s greatest musical traditions. Read More
Feb 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

Legends in Concert

Las Vegas's longest-running tribute show features a talented ensemble of performers who re-create the music and artistry four pop legends -- Neil Diamond, Cher, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. If you can't see the real deal, don't miss the glitz and glamour of Legends in Concert! Read More
Feb 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix

Ringling Brothers Clown College graduate Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines are coming to tickle your funny bone with amazing and hilarious stunts! This show for the dog lover in all of us stars mostly animals rescued from shelters or pounds. Read More
Thu Feb 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Ask the Matchmaker: Patti Stanger Live!

Patti Stanger relates stories from her days on Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, and what is was like to match the good, the bad, and the celebrity. Patti also offers advice about navigating the new world of dating and how to find love in the palm of your hand (Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, etc.). She’ll share her secrets about being a successful dater and how women can take back the upper hand in the modern dating world. Patti will pick lucky audience members searching for “the one” and show them how to make your handheld dating profile so good, you’ll never get a swipe left. $99 ticket includes Pre-Show Meet and Greet Read More
Feb 8, 2019 - Feb 9, 2019

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical that puts a contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes. Read More
Sun Feb 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The Drew Forum Presents John O. Brennan

Drew University is pleased to present John O. Brennan, a highly decorated intelligence professional and former senior White House official during the Obama administration. In this thought-provoking talk, he will draw from his decades of national security experience to offer an insider’s look at the state of political discourse in America. Read More
Wed Feb 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Love Letters

A.R. Gurney’s tender emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love. Love Letters is a tragi-comic and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities and deep closeness of two lifelong friends. Read More
Fri Feb 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Disney’s DCappella

100% Voice! 100% Disney! DCappella, Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring seven world class vocalists, embarks on its first North American tour. Created by Disney and contemporary a cappella legend Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off and much more), DCappella will appeal to fans of both Disney and a cappella with their modern a cappella versions of Disney hits. Read More
Sun Feb 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra is renowned worldwide for its interpretation of classical symphony repertoire.ZHANG Guoyong, conductor HUA Hui, violinRepertoire: Verdi: Nabucco-Overture Zhanhao & Gang: Butterfly Lovers Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor Read More
Thu Feb 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The Reduced Shakespeare Company presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]

All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild and memorable ride that leaves audiences breathless and helpless with laughter. Read More
Sat Feb 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Jackie Evancho: An Evening with the New American Songbook

Jackie Evancho matches her extraordinary voice with one of the most exciting reemerging genres in popular music today – the New American Songbook. Enjoy a selection of songs from breakthrough musicals like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, The Band’s Visit, Once and hit films like The Greatest Showman, as well as favorites from her past repertoire that have won over audiences over the years. Read More
Thu Feb 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles

In celebration of 50 years since the release of Abbey Road, Rain will bring The Beatles’ greatest hits to life in addition to all of your early favorites. Read More
March 2019
Fri Mar 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Steve Martin and Martin Short: “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t”

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business. Featuring veteran bluegrass band Chatham County Line and renowned pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. Read More
Sat Mar 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Currents by Mayumana

If Blue Man Group and Stomp had a child, it just might be this innovative troupe that takes you on a breathless journey of sound and light, combining music, visual effects and skilled performers in constant movement in a one-of-a-kind experience. Read More
Mar 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

Brady Rymer performs rockin’ music for kids and families. When not moonlighting as a member of The Laurie Berkner Band, Brady’s pop and rock regularly wins critical acclaim and national awards including three Children’s Grammy nominations. The 4:30pm performance will be a relaxed performance. Read More
Thu Mar 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin

Made up exclusively of members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin is a classical octet -- clarinet, bassoon, horn, two violins, viola, cello and double bass -- whose repertoire ranges from the Baroque period to contemporary works. Read More
Fri Mar 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Steel Magnolias

Within the walls of Truvy’s beauty shop, the lives of six strong women increasingly hinge on the existence of one another. Together, they absorb the passing seasons, just like the weathered wooden structure of the salon “home” that they share. At turns both laugh-out-loud funny and deeply touching, Steel Magnolias reveals the strength of the human condition and our shared need for companionship. L.A. Theatre Works’s highly compelling radio theatre brings classic shows to life through a first rate cast, live sound effects and a connection with the audience rarely felt in a live theatre setting. Read More
Sat Mar 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

New Jersey Ballet’s All American Program

New Jersey Ballet presents an evening of works by American choreographers to music by American composers. The evening features the American Masterwork Rodeo, by Agnes deMille, about a tough little cowgirl who tries to attract the attention of a man, forever changed the face of ballet in America. Also, on the program will be Margo Sappington’s haunting pas de deux Waterfront to the music of Leonard Bernstein. Rounding out the program are two works created for NJB, Matthew Rushing’s tribute to Count Basie, Hand in Hand and James Kinney’s Civil War homage American Salute. Read More
Mar 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm

The National Dance Company of Ireland

Celebrate all things Irish in this high-energy production featuring award-winning step dancers, musicians and vocalists who bring to life the vibrant spirit of the Emerald Isle. Read More
Tue Mar 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull: 50th Anniversary Tour

Ian Anderson, known throughout the world of rock music as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull, celebrates his 50th year in music with this celebration of the iconic band’s greatest hits which include “Aqualung,” “Locomotive Breath,” “Cross Eyed Mary” and “Bungle in the Jungle.” Read More
Thu Mar 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm


Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese taiko drum, Kodo forges new directions for a vibrant living art form that transcends the barriers of language, cultures and customs with a powerful and profound musical performance that speaks to the heart of Japanese tradition.Kodo thanks ANA for their support of “Kodo One Earth Tour 2019: Evolution” North America Tour. Read More
Fri Mar 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Johnny Mathis: The Voice of Romance Tour 2019

Legendary singer Johnny Mathis, celebrating over 60 years as a recording artist, performs his greatest hits such as “Chances Are” and “Misty” as well as his personal favorites. Come hear why Johnny will always be the Voice of Romance!Read More
Sat Mar 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Songs of Ireland – A Celtic Celebration

Enjoy an exhilarating and unique musical approach to universally loved songs with all original arrangements drawing from Irish traditional folk songs, the Great American songbook, Broadway hits and contemporary music. Read More
Sun Mar 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

NEEDTOBREATHE: Acoustic Live Tour

NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated rock band hailing from South Carolina, composed of brothers Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar) and Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals), and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals). Their most recent album, Hardlove, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Albums, Top Current Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts and #2 on the Billboard 200, their greatest debut yet. $1.00 per ticket sold will go to the OneWorld Health. Read More
Thu Mar 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS Live

Hilarious best friends and online sensations Cat and Nat share their ultra-real and just a bit R-rated dispatches from the mom trenches. From what not to eat a few days postpartum (chicken wings) to the most effective ways to avoid post-partum sex, Cat & Nat’s newest book and new live show, Mom Truths, is everything no one will tell you about having kids. Adults only$99 ticket includes VIP includes a book signing and a selfie with Cat & Nat, VIP dance party with DJ Gumby and access to exclusive VIP selfie station. Read More
Sun Mar 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Zhang Conducts Schubert & Dvořák

Hailed by Gramophone as “one of the finest among the astonishing gallery of young virtuoso cellists,” Johannes Moser stars in the Dvořák Cello Concerto. Romantic works by Schumann and Schubert showcase the artistry of the NJSO’s musicians.Read More
Fri Mar 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Manhattan Comedy Night March

Stand-up comedy direct from the clubs of New York City.  Mature themes, language. Adults... Read More
Sat Mar 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes deliver their soul-searing brand of raucous rock, blues and R&B that has made them fan favorites since emerging from the same 1970s New Jersey shore music scene that produced Bruce Springsteen. Read More
Sun Mar 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

New Jersey Ballet’s Peter and the Wolf/ Beauty and the Beast

New Jersey Ballet’s Peter & the Wolf and Beauty & the Beast, a Kids & FamiliesSM double feature, is a great way to introduce youngsters to the magic of ballet theatre. The power of courage and kindness are at the heart of these charming, colorful ballets featuring top quality professional artists – augmented by dance students performing in children’s roles -- and beautiful sets and costumes. Even the youngest sit with rapt attention as clever Peter and his animal friends outwit the Wolf, and gentle Beauty’s tender kiss restores the Beast to his rightful place as a Handsome Prince. The ballets are each accompanied by original “storyteller” narration so even the littlest theatergoers can keep up with ease. Read More
April 2019
Wed Apr 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two-Woman Show

Multitalented entertainer and former Carol Burnett Show star Vicki Lawrence and her alter ego “Mama” take the stage in this show that’s a mix of comedy, music and humorous observations about life. Read More
Thu Apr 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Russian National Ballet Theatre: Giselle

This story of unrequited love, betrayal, madness, revenge and forgiveness is the most famous, revered and enduring of all the Romantic ballets. Read More
Sat Apr 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Chris Botti

Since 2004, Chris Botti has been America's best-selling instrumental artist, with four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Grammy Awards. Botti’s form of creative expression is rooted in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre, crossing over to audiences usually reserved for pop music. Read More
Apr 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

Peg + Cat Live!

Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids series, this totally awesome musical features wild comedy, countless favorite songs from the show, and Peg’s super coolest pal Ramone! Read More
Tue Apr 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

REO Speedwagon

Legendary rockers REO Speedwagon, led by Kevin Cronin, perform hits like “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Take It on the Run,” “Keep on Loving You” and “Time for Me to Fly” that have made them one of the most popular bands since the 1970s. Read More
Wed Apr 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The World of Musicals

All of your favorite shows on one stage for one night only! Enjoy your favorite moments and music from some of Broadway’s greatest shows, including Evita, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, The Lion King, Once, Chicago, Oklahoma!, South Pacific and more. Read More
Mon Apr 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories

This musical revue brings to life five beloved children’s books: Dragons Love Tacos, Interrupting Chicken, The Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, and Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days. Read More
Thu Apr 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Michael Feinstein with very special guest Storm Large

Five-time Grammy-nominated pianist and vocalist Michael Feinstein joins forces with Pink Martini’s Storm Large to reimagine standards and modern classics that are chilled, shaken and stirred into an unforgettable evening of music. Read More
Fri Apr 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

The Romeros

Known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” the Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. Today, the classical guitar quartet consists of Celin, Pepe and their sons Lito and Celino. To have so many virtuosi of the same instrument in three generations of one family is unprecedented in classical music. Read More
Sat Apr 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

The Hit Men – Legendary Rock Supergroup

Take a star-studded, multi-media journey through rock history with these legendary performers who were the actual musicians and singers heard on original recordings and in concert with everyone from Elton John to Frankie Valli to Journey. From “Pinball Wizard” to “Don’t Stop Believing,” relive the greatest years of rock and your favorite songs with The Hit Men. Read More
Wed Apr 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Derek Hough: Live!

From the EMMY® award winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek’s magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hop-hop and everything in between. Creative team and two-time EMMY® winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs (Jennifer Lopez: All I Have Residency; Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour; GRAMMYs® creative direction), will co-create, direct and supervise choreography for the tour. Read More
Thu Apr 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm


Pilobolus’s Come to Your Senses is a multisensory experience, featuring live performances of onstage Pilobolus works alongside transmedia digital creations. In this brand new repertory show, come back to your senses ...and explore the connection between the human body and the analog world around us. Read More
Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 27, 2019

The Sound of Music

A new production of the spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Read More
Sun Apr 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Conducts Mozart

Simone Dinnerstein “compels the listener to follow her in a journey of discovery filled with unscheduled detours” (NPR). Join her as she explores Mozart’s supremely melodic Piano Concerto No. 23. Read More
May 2019
Thu May 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

A Conversation with Linda Ronstadt – CANCELLED

Due to an ongoing health issue, Linda Ronstadt regretfully has to cancel all upcoming appearances, including her scheduled event at MPAC on May 2, 2019. Ms. Ronstadt thanks her many fans who were looking forward to her May 2 appearance, and hopes that she can return at a future date. Refunds will be provided by the box office. Read More
Fri May 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado

This all-new, critically acclaimed restaging of The Mikado is a collaboration with the Asian-American theatrical community to promote diversity, equity and inclusive practice with classic works of art. Join Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner and the rest of the cast in this revered comic operetta. Read More
Sat May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

New Jersey Ballet: Ballet with a Latin Beat

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with New Jersey Ballet as it honors Hispanic culture and choreographers with a selection of dances that are sensual and sophisticated, earthy and elegant, and that have the critics cheering “Viva Ballet Latino!” Read More
May 5, 2019 @ 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

New Jersey Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

Beloved characters including Princess Aurora, the Handsome Prince and other favorites from the fairy tale realm including the Lilac Fairy, Puss in Boots and Red Riding Hood fill the stage in this ballet that features splendid dancing and “Storyteller” narration to make sure even the littlest theater-goers can keep up with ease. Read More
Mon May 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Charlotte’s Web

Based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte, Charlotte’s Web explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship. Read More
Wed May 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Foreigner: The Hits on Tour

With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. Enjoy their arsenal of hits such as “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Feels Like The First Time.” Read More
Thu May 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

The Gong Show Off Broadway

Unpredictable, deranged and magnificent! The Gong Show is the Off-Broadway smash that captures the hilarity and lunacy of the beloved television show with a cast of mind-blowing, oddball and amazing performers who battle for the coveted prize of $516.32. Ages 10 and up Read More
Sat May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Bernadette Peters

Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert and on recordings. One of Broadway’s most critically acclaimed performers, most recently seen in Hello, Dolly!, Peters has won numerous accolades including three Tonys, a Golden Globe, two Grammys and three Emmy nominations. Read More
Thu May 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Black Violin

Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” “Their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.”- NPR Read More
Fri May 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Battle of the Big Bands: The Glenn Miller Orchestra vs. The Cab Calloway Orchestra

Two legendary Big Bands face off to battle for the title of “The Greatest Ever.” Performing individually and jointly, the rival bands play the classic 1930s and 40s tunes that made the greatest generation swing! Read More
May 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

The Illusionists™: Live from Broadway™

This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionists: Live from BroadwayTM dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous, astonishing, thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Read More
June 2019
Fri Jun 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Manhattan Comedy Night June 2019

Stand-up comedy direct from the clubs of New York City.  Mature themes, language. Adults... Read More
Thu Jun 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Steve Solomon’s My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy

You don’t have to be Italian or Jewish to love Steve Solomon -- all you need to know is what it’s like to leave a family dinner with heartburn and a headache. Prepare to laugh until you cry as Steve brings to life over twenty wacky characters in a show that's one part lasagna, one part kreplach and two parts Prozac. Read More
Fri Jun 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Happy Together Tour 2019

An evening of hit after hit after hit that will have you heading home whistling the soundtrack of the 60s and 70s! With The Turtles, Check Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV and The Cowsills. Read More
Fri Jun 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Buddy Guy

$49 - $99
Buddy Guy is one of the greatest living blues artists in the world, defining second generation Chicago blues with his wild performances and screaming guitar solos. The Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee is an iconic force who proves that the blues are alive and well. Read More

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