Monday, December 6, 2021




Due to Hurricane Ida, the lobby and mainstage are under renovation.
We'll welcome patrons back to these spaces in early 2022.



During restoration, you can enjoy art in The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery, events in the SOPAC Loft and movies at Cinema Lab



December Shows




A Night With E.R.I.C. (Extra Rich In Class)
and special musical vocal guest MECCA

SAT, DEC 11, at 8PM

E.R.I.C. (Extra Rich In Class) evokes the spirit of artists like Luther Vandross, Bill Withers and Barry White.




Mike Griot


Mike Griot Presents
A 10 Year Celebration of the South Orange International Blues Festival

SAT, DEC 18, at 8PM

Groove with bassist Mike Griot, Blues People as well as special guests Dave Fields, Michael Hill, Eliza Neals and Popa Chubby.



Upcoming Laughs in the Loft On Sale


Laughs in the Loft


Laughs in the Loft

First Wednesday of the Month

JAN 5, FEB 2, MAR 2 & APR 6 at 7:30PM

Grab your friends or set up a date night for what Baristanet calls: “a comedy cure for [the] midweek blues.”

This series features stand-up comics from our own backyard, Brooklyn and beyond.



Holiday Shopping


Gift Card


Give the gift of a live performance!

SOPAC Gift Cards are available in many denominations.



Now Playing at Cinema Lab



Holiday Film

Not So Holiday Film Series
DEC 8, 12, 15, 19 & 22

Watch less-than-typical holiday movies.


Around Town

Holiday Market

South Orange Downtown
Open-Air Holiday Marke
DEC 9, 16 & 23

The Sloan Street parking lot transforms into a retail destination.


Dickens Village

Maplewood Dickens Village
DEC 11 & 18

Peek inside decorated house, hop on a horse-and-wagon ride and more.

Coming Up at SOPAC

FEB 5  Gangstagrass 

FEB 10  Ms. Lisa Fischer

FEB 11  Lucy Kaplansky / Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

FEB 12  The Heart & Soul of Magic

FEB 12  Ryan Hamilton 

FEB 18  The James Hunter Six

FEB 25  Colin Quinn

FEB 26  The Brit Pack

MAR 4  Kindred The Family Soul

MAR 5  Marc Cohn

MAR 6  Stone Soup and Other Stories

MAR 9  Son Volt

MAR 10  Resistance Revival Chours

MAR 11  Red Baraat Festival of Colors

MAR 12  David Broza & Trio Havana

MAR 13  Dee Dee Bridgewater & Bill Charlap 

MAR 18  Edwin McCain

MAR 20  Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas

MAR 24  The Moth Mainstage

View the Calendar

Covid-19 Precautions & Policies



Wheelchair Accessibility and Handicap Parking, Large Print Programs, Assisted Listening Devices