Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Just Added & On Sale: "The Wizard of Oz"







Sensory Friendly Performance

APRIL 30, 2:00 PM


 Designed as a one-hour adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, this classic tale has been entertaining audiences for ages, featuring a cast of six actors, the Munchkins as puppets, one flying monkey and a funny witch. Rediscover the joy of following the yellow brick road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion as they travel through a reimagined world of Oz.


Perfect for audiences 2-7 years old.


Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

Admission: Adults $20 • Children (Under 18) $15*


*Purchase a Family Pack of (4-9 tickets) and get a 15% discount. To redeem offer, please call 973.720.2371 or visit the box office in person during normal business hours. This discount is not available online.





Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater's

Flamenco Passion

MARCH 26, 8:00 PM


Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater is the premier Spanish dance company in the United States. For 46 years the Ensemble has continued its mission of preservation, presentation, and promotion of Spanish dance and culture. They explore the country’s history in the flamenco, folkloric, classical, and escuela bolera styles and identifies its influence on Latin American art and dance in both traditional and contemporary formats. Experience the immense virtuosity of an internationally renowned cultural treasure at an affordable price and close to home.


Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

Admission: Orchestra $25 • Loge $20*

WP students admitted free (one ticket per student)


*50% off for WP community, Non-WP students, and children (Under 18) by calling or visiting the box office. Discount not available online.





APRIL 2, 8:00 PM


Best of the Eagles is one of the top Eagles tribute bands in the country, performing the band’s greatest hits from the ‘70s, ‘80s, and beyond. What makes this tribute unique from other bands is that each member performs and sings the songs just as the original member does, mirroring his counterpart in the Eagles instrumentally and vocally. This group of excellent musicians expertly and authentically re-create the songs, music, vocals, and magical aura of one of America’s greatest rock bands. It is the most authentic recreation next to seeing the Eagles live. If you love the music of the Eagles, you will love Best of the Eagles.


Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

Admission: Orchestra $40 • Loge $35




These events are being sold at full capacity. Please take your personal comfort level into consideration prior to purchasing tickets. Click here for our latest COVID-19 health and safety protocols. We strongly encourage buying tickets in advance online or by calling the box office.





In an effort to provide the tools necessary for student success in the music program and for the University to continue to provide outstanding public performances, 

The WP 88 Keys Campaign is designed to support the purchase and maintenance of a new Steinway piano for the Shea Center for the Performing Arts. To learn more, please click here to visit The WP 88 Keys Campaign website.


If you are interested, please contact Maureen O’Connor at or 973.720.3990. For general support of the campaign, click the donate button and choose WP 88 Keys Campaign as your gift designation.





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Shea Center Box Office

Temporary Hours of Operation

Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


No refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. All programs, artists, dates, policies, prices, and times are subject to change.




WP Presents! programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.




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