Wednesday, November 30, 2022

This Week's News From MPAC: Theatre Of Light And More Upcoming Events



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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Saturday, December 3, at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

Best availability for the 8:00 pm show

Tickets: $59 - $99



The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of the top-selling Christmas music artist in history! America’s favorite holiday celebration for four decades features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects that bring the magic of the holidays to life.



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Top Of the World: A Carpenters Tribute Christmas Show

Sunday, December 4, at 3:00 pm

Tickets: $29 - $59



The incomparable Carpenters gave us some of the most unforgettable ballads and melodic pop songs of all time, including “Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Rainy Days and Mondays” and “Yesterday Once More.” Enjoy a nostalgic journey through the Carpenters greatest hits as well as holiday favorites like “Merry Christmas Darling” while sharing the backstories behind the music.



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MPAC Arts in The Community Presents: Theatre of Light 2022

Sunday, December 4, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free community event is generously supported by ADP.



The universal symbol of light will illuminate the rich cultural diversity of our community when Mayo Performing Arts Center partners with Morris Arts to transform the Vail Mansion Plaza into a “Theatre of Light,” this Sunday, December 4!

Entertainment will be provided by MPAC's Performing Arts Company, The Unity Steppers, Emedin Rivera and the Fluxion Entertainment Dancers.

Hot chocolate and empanadas will be available for sale courtesy of Town Kitchen and NOM.

A curtain of stars and lights will welcome the community onto the Vail Plaza for this free event.  Stop by the “Visit the Star” selfie station and the Wishing on a Star table where you can write your individual wishes for the season that will become an integral part of the evening’s light display! 

Prior to the event, this Saturday, December 3 at 1 pm and 4 pm, MPAC will hold a free community engagement workshop in which the public can create stars to be featured at the event. This free workshop will take place at the Morristown Green and will be held in conjunction with the Morristown Partnership.  All are welcome!








Image of David Foster and Katharine McPhee December 2

Image of Michael Bolton December 7


Image of Celtic Angels Christmas December 9

Image of Darren Criss December 11


Image of NJ Ballet's Nutcracker December 17 - 26

Image of STOMP January 7


Image of Manhattan Comedy Night January 13

Image of The Doo Wop Project January 14


Image of Dancing With the Stars Live January 19

Image of DC's Reflecting Fools January 20





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MPAC gift certificates are the perfect present for everyone on your shopping list!

Shop local this holiday season and treat your loved ones to an upcoming MPAC performance or class of their choice! Gift certificates can be purchased online or in-person at the box office, in any denomination.









Darren Criss - Christmas Dance


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.








Give A Ticket, Lift A Spirit.


Give A Ticket, Lift A Spirit!

This holiday season, help us give the gift of the arts to our community!

The performing arts inspire us all, and they can be especially uplifting to those facing personal hardships, financial challenges or other hurdles to attending live events like the ones MPAC is proud to offer.  

Each year, MPAC proudly partners with community service organizations to donate hundreds of tickets to our performances to those in need. We hope you will consider making a donation to help us cover the costs of this important effort, enabling MPAC to continue to share the magic of live entertainment with our community.

A $50 donation covers the cost of a single ticket to most MPAC events. Donations of all sizes are greatly appreciated and will help MPAC reach our goal of $10,000 for this special year-end campaign!





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.





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