Thursday, July 22, 2021

 4 New Shows On Sale And More MPAC News

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Co-Founder of the Beach Boys Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live With Special Guests Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin


Wednesday, October 13, at 7:30 pm



VIP Packages Available


He’s been called the Gershwin of his generation, the creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history. Brian Wilson’s work has proved to be as powerful as faith, as timeless as love and as heartfelt as mercy. Wilson will be joined on stage by former Beach Boys Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin for an evening of greatest hits.



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Jake Shimabukuro: Christmas In Hawaii


Wednesday, November 17, at 7:30 pm



Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro performs fan favorites, music from his new release and holiday hits with a Hawaiian twist. Jake’s trio will be joined by singer-songwriter Thunderstorm Artis (Finalist from The Voice) and percussionist Taku Hirano (Fleetwood Mac, John Mayer, Bette Midler).




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A Magical Cirque Christmas


Saturday, December 4, at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm


The world’s greatest entertainers unite for a spell-binding and incredible holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family.



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New Jersey Ballet's 50th Anniversary Nutcracker


With The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


December 17 - 26 (10 performances; times vary)



50th Anniversary! New Jersey Ballet's beloved annual tradition enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic, set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score performed live by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. 





On Sale Details:

Starlight Society Presale: Tuesday, July 20, at 10 am
Member/Season Ticket Holder Presale*: Thursday, July 22, at 10 am
General Public: Friday, July 23, at 10 am at, by phone at (973) 539-8008 or at the box office.

*Presale benefits available for Members ($150+ level) and Season Ticket Holders (patrons who have purchased 5+ events to the current season). On the day of your presale, simply log into your account to purchase tickets! No presale code needed


Become A Member And Buy Early!

MPAC members support our mission and get great benefits including early access to all newly-added shows. Membership starts at $150 and you can join online!





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Free Summer Events


Join us this summer for Arts in the Community, our FREE summer event series! With our Arts in the Community program we continue our commitment to providing creative arts programming to spaces outside of the Theater. We strive to be inclusive and to provide opportunities for local and emerging artist to perform, network and express themselves.

MPAC's B events are generously sponsored by ADP.




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Free Summer Event


Lucas Perez: That Saxophone Guy with The Nick Ryan Trio


Wednesday, July 28, at 6:30 pm


Location: Vail Mansion Plaza


Lucas Perez (That Saxophone Guy) is a saxophonist and performer who has shared the stage with legendary R&B artists such as Toni Braxton and Ginuwine. Nick Ryan is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, instructor, and producer. With a sound ranging from the “heartland rock” of Asbury Park to “Memphis soul and modern pop, there’s a taste of familiarity with his own originality. 







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Free Summer Event


Salsa Under The Stars With Banda Ritmo Cubano


Wednesday, August 4, at 6:30 pm


Location: Vail Mansion Plaza


Banda Ritmo Cubano’s musicians have played with a virtual who’s who of Latin music including Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Willie Colon and the Broadway show Hamilton. Specializing in a tight Latin band sound from solo guitar to a full size salsa band, the group plays top hits and classic Latin favorites including Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican specialties.



MPAC's Arts in the Community Programs are generously supported by ADP.








Guster on the Rocks with the Colorado Symphony

MPAC Virtual Partner Event


Guster On The Rocks


Sunday, July 25, at 10:45 pm


Location: Virtual


Experience Guster’s first ever headline concert at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, live from the comfort of your home. The band will be accompanied by the acclaimed Colorado Symphony Orchestra. It’s Guster as you’ve never seen or heard them before. 







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Limited Capacity Event


Almost U2: Achtung Baby 30th Anniversary Tribute


Thursday, July 29, at 7:30 pm


Location: MPAC Mainstage



Almost U2 is one of the most exciting, sought after tribute acts to hit the scene in years! They recreate “U2” like no other tribute band, honoring the music and live experience of U2's 40+ year career! In this concert, they will commemorate the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1991 artistic masterpiece, Achtung Baby, as well as many other U2 hits. This show will be performed at MPAC and livestreamed for home viewing.







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Limited Capacity Event


Laurel Canyon: A Tribute To Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young


Thursday, August 5, at 7:30 pm


Location: MPAC Mainstage


Laurel Canyon is an acoustic tribute to the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Consisting of Grammy Award winning writer/producer Mark Hudson, Hall of Fame songwriter Gary Burr, and singer songwriter Mark Mirando, the trio performs recreations of CSNY's seminal works as well as songs from their early bands and their solo years. This show will be performed at MPAC and livestreamed for home viewing.







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The MPAC Trend Motors Drive-In Concert Series:


The Jersey Tenors


Wednesday, August 18 at 6:30 pm



From Frankie Valli to Frank Sinatra to Figaro! The Jersey Tenors are the newest opera/rock mashup sensation, highlighting the music of home state heroes like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Kool and the Gang, along with other pop favorites and a few iconic opera classics in the mix as well.





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The MPAC Trend Motors Drive-In Concert Series:


Boat House Row: The Yacht Rock Experience


Thursday, August 19, at 6:30 pm



Chill out on a warm summer night to the silky sounds of the best of 70s and 80s soft rock, featuring the music of Hall & Oates, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross, Toto and many more.





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The MPAC Trend Motors Drive-In Series is generously sponsored by Trend Motors.







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