Tuesday, November 21, 2017

WP Presents Fabulous Holiday Lineup

Moscow Ballet presents

The Great Russian Nutcracker

25th Anniversary Season Tour

WHEN: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 7:00 PM*
WHERE:
William Paterson University Shea Center, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS: $65 Gold Circle; $55 Rear Orchestra/Front Loge; $45 Rear Loge
Premium packages are available by calling the box office.

See the one and only Moscow Ballet's The Great Russian Nutcracker when it returns to the Shea Center for the 25th anniversary season tour. All ages are invited to celebrate the magic of the holidays with Moscow Ballet's exquisite Russian dancers, gorgeous costumes, and the spectacular scenic design of Carl Sprague (concept designer of the Oscar-winning film La La Land). The Great Russian Nutcracker is an American holiday tradition not to be missed.

*Come early for the 6:45 p.m. pre-show performance of the

WP Jazz Ensemble playing Duke Ellington's "Nutcracker Suite."


Glen Burtnik's

Summer of Love Concert 

WHEN: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 8:00 PM
WHERE: William Paterson University Shea Center, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS:  $38 Orchestra; $33 Loge

Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of "Summer of Love" 1967 and the Music of the Woodstock Generation

The Summer of Love Concert makes its return to the Shea Center, recreating the songs and psychedelically-flavored spirit of the Woodstock generation. Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the "Summer of Love" 1967 with all your favorite music by The Doors, The Beatles, Joplin, Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker, Otis Redding, and more! The concert will give a nod to the holiday season with music from Phil Spector's iconic Christmas album.

The Doo Wop Project

Featuring Former and Current Stars of Broadway's Jersey Boys, Motown the Musical, and A Bronx Tale

WHEN: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 8:00 PM
WHERE: William Paterson University Shea Center, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS:  $33 Orchestra; $27 Loge

Jersey Boys and Motown the Musical may have closed on Broadway, but you can still the catch the former stars of those shows onstage at the Shea Center. The Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history. From Bop to Pop, you will journey through the evolution of music from groups like the Crests, Belmonts, and Flamingos, through Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, and the Four Seasons, all the way to Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse.

Child's Play Touring Theatre presents

The Christmas That Almost Wasn't

WHEN: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2:00 PM*
WHERE: William Paterson University Shea Center, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS:  $17 Adults; $13 Children

The Christmas season is magical. For those behind the sparkle of Christmas,
the planning is not so easy. This delightful presentation is a special behind-the-scenes peek at the hustle and bustle and near disasters of Christmas preparations at the North Pole. These stories are written by children and brought to life on stage by Child's Play Touring Theatre professional artists.

Appropriate for all ages

*Free pre-show creative activities begin at 1:15 p.m.

WHEN: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 8:00 PM
WHERE: William Paterson University Shea Center, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS: : $45 Orchestra; $40 Loge

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out captures the essence of Led Zeppelin music. The band focuses on the early years and deeper cuts of "The Mighty Zep" with a passion and fury that makes a truly awe-inspiring performance. No wigs or fake English accents. The band simply delivers an honest, heart-thumping Zeppelin concert!

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Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470