Wednesday, October 26, 2022

This Week's News From MPAC: Chicago, Darren Criss and Keb' Mo' On Sale And More



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New Show On Sale This Week


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A Very Darren Crissmas with Darren Criss

Sunday, December 11, at 7:00 pm

Tickets: $49 - $99


Award-winning actor, singer, and songwriter Darren Criss (Glee) performs songs from his recent holiday album, A Very Darren Crissmas, with music ranging from big band Christmas classics to novelty tunes to modern-day folk-pop ballads. A Very Darren Crissmas showcases his kaleidoscopic artistry and delivers both thrillingly unpredictable moments and a timeless sense of Christmas magic.




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Keb' Mo'

Friday, February 17, at 8:00 pm

Tickets: $39 - $79


With five GRAMMYs, 14 Blues Foundation Awards, and a groundbreaking career spanning nearly 50 years under his belt, Keb’ Mo’ stands as one of the most accomplished and respected artists working in contemporary roots music today.




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Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $90 - $190


One of the most successful bands of all time, Chicago has amassed sales of over 100,000,000 records sold and has over 20 Top 10 singles such as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Saturday in the Park,” “Beginnings” and “Hard to Say I’m Sorry.”





On Sale Details: 

Member/Season Ticket Holder Presale*: Thursday, October 27, at 10 am
General Public: Friday, October 28, 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).



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Upcoming Events



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Image of Richard Marx November 2

Image of Phillip Phillips November 3


Image of Trombone Shorty November 4

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Image of Baby Shark Live November 6

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Image of The Illusionists November 11 - 12

Image of The Rascals November 16


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Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)


Preservation Hall Jazz Band Presents Pass It On: 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration

Thursday, November 10, at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $29 - $69


At a moment when musical streams are crossing with unprecedented frequency, it's crucial to remember that New Orleans has been where sounds and cultures from around the world converse, mingle and resurface. Nowhere is that idea more embodied than in the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, which has held the torch of New Orleans music aloft for 60 years, all while carrying it enthusiastically forward as a reminder that the history that they were founded to preserve is vibrant living history.








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New Jersey Ballet Presents New Direction
Saturday, November 19, at 8:00 pm

Tickets: $39 - $69



New Jersey Ballet opens its season with New Direction, which will feature three works that point to the new artistic vision Maria Kowroski has for New Jersey Ballet as Artistic Director. The program will feature Who Cares?, by George Balanchine, set to music by George Gershwin bringing out the exuberance of city life, Hallelujah Junction, by Peter Martins, a living locomotive of propulsive vitality, and a world premiere by Harrison Ball, principal dancer with New York City Ballet, with costumes by world renowned fashion designer Zac Posen.








Mayo Performing Arts Center Starlight Ball 2022


Just a few weeks until MPAC's 24th Annual Starlight Ball! Tickets and sponsorships are still available.

Join us November 18th at The Park Savoy Estate for an Escape to the Vineyard featuring: cocktails & hors d’oeuvres with food stations and wine pairings, silent and live auction entertainment by the Performing Arts Company, seated dinner, and dancing to Atomic Funk Project. Proceeds support MPAC’s Arts Education Programs.

In the video above, meet Mia, Zion, Ethan and their families to learn about the lifechanging impact of MPAC’s arts education programs supported by the Starlight Ball.




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.