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MPAC is thrilled to be once again
presenting full capacity
performances. Your health and safety are
paramount to us, and we have made many updates
to our facility and procedures.
All MPAC patrons ages 12+
attending a performance are required to show
proof of vaccination, or a recent negative
COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the show. Masks are required to be worn
inside the venue, except while briefly
consuming concessions. Learn more in our
Welcome Back Guide!
musician, vocalist, and composer Damien Sneed pays
homage to the Queen of Soul with fresh renditions of
her most cherished hits. Backed by an accomplished cast
of musicians and vocalists including four-time GRAMMY®
Award-winner Karen Clark Sheard of the legendary gospel
group The Clark Sisters, this multi-media tribute is a
tender and spiritual reflection upon the life of a
Ailey was a visionary choreographer who
centered the Black American experience and put
social justice in the spotlight.
We invite you to watch the
PBS.org for free through February 11
or on Hulu with subscription. Then, join
us on Facebook on Tuesday,
February 8, at 8:00 pm to listen to this virtual
conversation featuring the filmmaker
Jamila Wignot and Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater’s Robert Battle and Judith Jamison, moderated
by Salamishah Tillet.
This nationwide watch and
discussion are presented by NJPAC’s PSEG True
Diversity Film Series. Mayo Performing Arts
Center is pleased to partner with NJPAC to share
this event with our patrons!
Mary Bruno spent her childhood
fearing the polluted stretch of the Passaic
River near her home. Decades later, she returns
to rediscover the river of her youth. AMERICAN
RIVER is a cinematic adventure that follows Ms.
Bruno and river guide Carl Alderson on a 4
‐day, 80‐mile kayak journey from the Passaic’s
pristine headwaters to its toxic mouth in
Newark Bay. Along the way, candid conversations
with residents, experts and advocates reveal
the Passaic's extraordinary history, geology
and ecology: How did this powerful and
once‐celebrated river become one of the most
contaminated in America? Can it be saved?
Looking for something special to
do with your loved one on Valentine’s weekend?
Come watch the cinematic
masterpiece Casablanca projected on the
big screen with your New Jersey Symphony
playing the musical score live. Savor the
beautiful visuals and relive the story of Rick
and Ilsa’s love. “Of all the gin joints, in all
the towns, in all the world, she walks into
mine.” Walk into ours and see Casablanca.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain,
enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and
enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.
IS GRATEFUL TO THE FOLLOWING DONORS WHOSE MAJOR SUPPORT HELPS
TO SUSTAIN THE GENERAL OPERATING NEEDS OF OUR ORGANIZATION