American Idol Live! 2018

Fri Aug 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Shuttle: Available | Opening Act: FOREVER IN YOUR MIND
Intermission: Yes | Starlight Lounge: Opens at 6:30PM

Hasan Minhaj: Before The Storm

Aug 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm

Please note:

*** No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at this show. Upon arrival, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr pouches that will be unlocked at the end of the show. Guests maintain possession of their phones throughout the night, and if needed, may access their phones at designated Yondr unlocking stations in the lobby. All guests are encouraged to print their tickets in advance to ensure a smooth entry process. Anyone caught with a cellphone in the venue will be immediately ejected. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.

Shuttle: Available | Opening Act: None
Intermission: None | Starlight Lounge: CLOSED

Patron Services

 Complimentary WiFi
Free WiFi service is now available at the theatre. Look for the “MPAC” network when you arrive at the theatre.

Our main lobby and balcony lobby concession stands feature snacks and full bars, including lidded cups you may bring with you into the theatre. Credit cards are accepted.

 Balcony Amenities
Our balcony lobby features additional bars and restrooms, as well as our Art Upstairs gallery. The balcony level can be accessed via stairs, or by the elevator located near Door 4.

 Family Amenities
Changing tables are available in all restrooms, and booster seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis for many performances.


MPAC Operated Parking Lots (exclusively for MPAC patrons). Available lots will be listed in the pre-show planner and email:

  1. Church Lot (225 ft.) – for select performances only
  2. Verizon Lot (0.2 mi)
  3. Good Grief Lot (0.3 mi) – for select performances only

MPAC offers reserved parking for most shows. Click here to learn more. 

Paid Lots
(listed by approx. distance, prices will vary)

  1. Vail Mansion Garage (350 ft.)
  2. Dehart Street Lot (1,200 ft.)
  3. Dumont Street Lot (1,200 ft.)
  4. Franklin and Elm Street Lot (0.3 mi.)
  5. Ann and Bank Street Garage (0.5 mi.)
  6. Hyatt Hotel Garage (0.55 mi.)
  7. Dalton Garage (0.65 mi.)
  8. Highlands Garage (0.8 mi.)

Free Lots
(listed by approx. distance) – available after 5pm

  1. Town Hall Lot (0.4 mi.)

From I-287 Northbound
Take Exit 35 for Route 124 and South Street. Turn left at the ramp onto South Street. Go through four lights to find MPAC on your right.

From I-287 Southbound
Take Exit 35 for Route 124 and South Street. At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Madison Avenue. At the first light, turn right onto South Street. Go through three more lights. Look for MPAC on your right.

From Western New Jersey and Eastern PA via I-78 
Take I-78 east to I-287 north. Follow “From I-287 Northbound” (above). From Central & Southern New Jersey via New Jersey Turnpike
Take Turnpike Exit 10. Follow signs to I-287 north. Follow “From I-287 Northbound” (above). From Northwest New Jersey and Eastern PA via I-80
I-80 east to I-287 south. Follow “From I-287 Southbound” (above).

From Northern New Jersey & GW Bridge via I-80
I-80 west to I-287 south. Follow “From I-287 Southbound” (above).

From Lincoln Tunnel or Holland Tunnel via New Jersey Turnpike 
Take Turnpike Exit 14. Take I-78 west to Route 24 west. Stay on Route 24 to the end and take I-287 south. Follow “From I-287 Southbound” (above).

Our Mission

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.

MPAC is grateful to the following donors whose major support sustains the general operating needs of our organization:

Discover Jersey Arts NJ State Council on the Arts
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