Sunday, January 8, 2017

JANUARY EVENTS @ SOPAC

WHERE: South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079
TICKETS: To purchase tickets, contact SOPAC at (973) 313-2787 or visit www.SOPACnow.org.

Satisfaction—The International Rolling Stones Show
WHEN: January 13, 8PM
TICKETS:
$30-35
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Satisfaction-The International Rolling Stones Show is the international touring tribute show to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard & Pollstar highly rated show is entering its 15th year in production with over 2500 performances listed to their credit. This highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast & costuming of its kind. The likes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and cast bring a colorful performance to over 50 years of classic hits.

Comedy @ SOPAC: Tom Papa
WHEN: January 14, 8 PM
TICKETS:
$35.
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage. The New Jersey born-and-raised comedian is host of the hit podcast and SiriusXM show, Come to Papa, a weekly, hour-long show. 

Juilliard @ SOPAC: Tomer Gewirtzman, piano
WHEN: January 15, 3 PM
TICKETS:
$15-$20
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Hailed by The Washington Post as an artist of “formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity,” Israeli pianist Tomer Gewirtzman has impressed audiences around the world.  He performed recitals in London in Steinway Hall and in Paris in the Salle Cortot of the École Normale and with symphony orchestras throughout the world.

Blues in the Loft: Hat City Kitchen Contest Winners
Co-hosted by Al Gold and Mike Griot
WHEN: January 15, 7 PM 
TICKETS:
$20
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Hat City Kitchen, the North Jersey Blues Alliance and PWI Entertainment & Media hosted a series of “Live Blues” contests during the Blues Jam Afternoons at Hat City Kitchen in the Fall. The winners of this contest will perform at SOPAC on Sunday, January 15 with the HCK Blues Jam Afternoon House Band!

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
(Kids ‘N Family)
WHEN: January 21, 2 PM
TICKETS:
$20-$25
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

C. S Lewis’ beloved and magical novel, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, comes to life on the SOPAC stage through dance! The classic story, set in the fictitious Narnia, features all of your favorite characters, Follow them through the land of forever Winter to see if they can break the evil spell cast by The White Witch.

Mammoth Follies
(Kids ‘N Family)
WHEN: January 28, 2 PM
TICKETS:
$20
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

This program dramatizes historic and scientific facts (as well as some myths) about the great age of the dinosaur. Enormous puppets populate the stage, including your host Willie Mammoth, Smiley the Saber-Toothed Tiger, Bessie the lovable 27-foot long Apatosaurus, Tony and Trixie Triceratops, Terry the Pterodactyl, and the 11-foot tall T. Rex in a musical trip through pre-history

Juilliard @ SOPAC: The Altezza Piano Trio
WHEN: January 29, 3 PM
TICKETS:
$15-$20
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Launched in 2016, the Altezza Piano Trio began through mutual passion  and dedication for musical collaboration. The trio is dedicated to presenting the jewels of the Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century piano trio repertoire.

Jazz in the Loft: Greg Bufford and Ty Stevens
WHEN: January 29, 7 PM
TICKETS:
$20
(973) 313-2787
www.SOPACnow.org

Greg Bufford has worked as a professional drummer on the international level with such names as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Randy Weston, Freda Payne, Dakota Staton, Leslie Uggams and many more.

Ty Stephens is an award-winning singer-songwriter and choreographer and also star of the new Off-Broadway hit “On Kentucky Avenue.” As a Jazz vocalist he has appeared with Harry Belafonte, Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman, Toshi Kubota, Patti Austin, Jeffrey Osborne, Phoebe Snow, Smokey Robinson, Jon Hendricks, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole, Ledisi, Savion Glover and more.