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singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett
has broadened the definition of
American music in a career that spans
over three decades. His works, rich and
eclectic, are some of the most beloved
of any living artist working today.
Presale: Wednesday, March 16, at 10 am Member/Season Ticket Holder
Presale*:Thursday, March 17, at 10 am General Public:Friday,
March 18, at 10 am atmayoarts.org,
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
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Franklin is recognized as the most
successful female recording artist in
history. 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 jazz,
gospel, and soul 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 music icon.
Cumming (Cabaret, The Good Wife) and
Ari Shapiro (NPR’s All Things
Considered) both transport audiences to
other worlds through their stories.
Now, they’re joining forces in song.
Witness the debut of their new evening
of tunes and tall tales.
MPAC is proud to participate in Investors Bank's virtual fundraiser United in Hope: Performing for A Purpose this Friday night! The event will benefit the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and City Harvest.
We hope you'll tune in to this free virtual event, featuring performances by MPAC's Performing Arts Company and many of our fellow NJ theatres and college.
Register in advance via the Zoom link below. If you choose Mayo Performing Arts Center as the organization you're there to support, Investors Bank will donate $5 to MPAC!
Women's History Month at MPAC with our latest
Starlight Gallery art exhibition, "Familiar
Voices" by photographer, educator, and
author Nancy Ori!
exhibition is on view through April 8 prior to MPAC
events and by appointment.
provide a balance of impressions between the
architecture, furniture, costumes, and artifacts of
by-gone eras and reflect the lives of women who
lived, worked, and played at earlier times here.
Some images are romantic and painterly in style and
provide a contrast to the playful depictions of
antique dolls and toys that their children would
have handled. Some are bold forms of kitchen tools
and objects presented almost as sculptures or still
life’s and some are composed room set ups to
provide a more formal and wide view of their simple
I have traveled throughout the world working on
various teaching and photographic projects which
has given me the opportunity to explore many
popular and cherished places. I have discovered
that right here in my own back yard there are
wonderful sites to photograph and images to share.
I am especially drawn to the stories of the women
in our local history.”
Your health and safety is
paramount to us, and we have made many updates
to our facility and procedures.
Current MPAC policy requires all
patrons ages 12+ attending a performance to
show proof of full vaccination, or a recent
negative COVID-19 test. Masks are not
required but are strongly recommended during
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