Only area engagement!
Only area performances!
Into Sweeney Todd's Woods
Sat, Nov 1 at 6 & 8:30 PM
A monster mash-up of two landmark musicals by Stephen Sondheim—Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods—performed by a wickedly talented cast that includes special guests Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien (pictured) and Sarah Rice. Directed by Phil Geoffrey Bond, with musical direction by Joe Goodrich, the performance also features Ben Crawford, Scott Coulter, Harris Doran, Rob Maitner, Marquee Five, Kelli Rabke, Julie Reyburn, T. Oliver Reid, Lucia Spina and Jessica Vosk. MORE INFO
As seen on So You Think You Can Dance! Created by Emmy Award-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, Shaping Sound is an electrifying mash-up of dance styles and musical genres brought fully to life on stage by a dynamic company of contemporary dancers. MORE INFO
Get ready for Garden State-style hilarity when The Second City Does New Jersey: Paved and Confused exits the Turnpike into Newark! Featuring the greatest moments in Jersey sports history! The ghost of Thomas Edison! Tony Soprano! And a cavalcade of politicians!
A giant in the symphonic musical tradition, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – Mendelssohn's orchestra – presents an all-Mendelssohn program under the baton of the dynamic Riccardo Chailly, La Scala's next Music Director. Nikolaj Znaider is guest soloist in the Violin Concerto in E minor, recognized as a towering work in the repertoire.
This modern take on one of the greatest musicals in the American musical theater canon showcases the youth and vitality of King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot. The legendary tale—brought to new life by director David Lee (Two River's Present Laughter & TV's Frasier and Cheers)—soars with a beloved score of classic songs by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady) and is sure to be an audience delight!
Jazz fest on track
Bassist Eric Neveloff and guitarist Rahsaan Pickett, both alumni of NJPAC's Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens, will perform for commuters at Newark Penn Station on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4 to 6 PM. It's all to herald the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival at NJPAC, Nov. 9-16. Meet our representatives and hear about this year's swingin' lineup.