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This Week's News From MPAC: September Highlights



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Free Summer Event: Darius Frowner and LaDonna Burns September 13


Darius Frowner and LaDonna Burns

Wednesday, September 13

Location: Cauldwell Park – Clyde Potts Drive and Flagler Street
Rain Site: Marion Sally Recreation Center – 23 Clyde Potts Drive

The final event of MPAC’s 2023 Arts in the Community summer concert series will take place on September 13 at Cauldwell Park! Join us for an evening of music with Darius Frowner and LaDonna Burns.

When not serving as MPAC’s Performing Arts School musical director, Darius Frowner can be found as a regular on the NYC cabaret circuit. Enjoy pop, Broadway and American standards with Darius and acclaimed vocalist LaDonna Burns.

The Arts in the Community program is made possible thanks to the support of ADP.




Disney Jr Live: Costume Palooza - Coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, NJ) Sept 2023


Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza

Limited Tickets Available
Saturday, September 16

Tickets: $39 - $69

Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza brings beloved Disney Junior characters and favorite Marvel Superheroes live on stage for a jam-packed, concert-style show with singing, dancing, acrobatics, and more. Come join the costume party and see Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, Bo from Firebuds, Ginny from SuperKitties, and Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends LIVE on stage!





98° - Coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, NJ) Sept 2023



Sunday, September 17

Tickets: $79 - $129

98° (“Thank God, I Found You,” “Because of You,” “Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche),” “I Do (Cherish You)") celebrates 25 years of the unforgettable hits that made them one of the top boy bands of the 90s, selling a staggering 10 million records in five short years.





Judy Collins & Madeleine Peyroux - Coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, NJ) Sept 2023


Judy Collins and Madeleine Peyroux

                 Thursday, September 21

Tickets: $49 - $89

Folk and jazz icons share the stage for an unforgettable double bill of songs and stories. Judy Collins has thrilled audiences with her unique blend of interpretive folk songs, sublime vocals and bold songwriting for six decades. Madeleine Peyroux has become one of the most acclaimed jazz singers of her generation since arriving on the scene in 1996.





Story Pirates - Coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, NJ) Sep 2023


Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour

Sunday, September 24

Tickets: $19 - $49

Get ready for Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour, featuring fan-favorite songs from the multi-award-winning Story Pirates podcast and improvised sketch comedy based on ideas from kids in the audience. The Story Pirates believe that all kids are creative geniuses, and they’re ready to prove it with their fast-paced, hilarious and inspiring show for the whole family. Featuring Eric from the Story Pirates Podcast, plus a cast of the funniest Story Pirate actors, singers and comedians around.





Hitting New Heights - Coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown, NJ) Sept 2023


Hitting New Heights with Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz

Friday, September 29

Tickets: $39 - $79

Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz, the Broadway stars of Hamilton and In the Heights, celebrate today’s greatest composers, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephen Schwartz and other extraordinary songwriters. Together, they share stories and songs from their careers on stage, including music from Wicked, Hamilton and the best of Broadway.





Education Spotlight




MPAC's Performing Arts Company


Announcing Auditions for Our 2023-2024 Performing Arts Company!


Auditions for MPAC's Performing Arts Company will take place September 7 & 10!

Our Performing Arts Company, now in its 15th year, is seeking talented, serious musical theatre performers ages 13-21 who can sing, dance, and act and are looking to use their talent to better the community!

This musical troupe acts as ambassadors for the Mayo Performing Arts Center by performing Broadway-style musical numbers at community events, fundraisers, hospitals, special events, and festivals around New Jersey. Opportunities may also include high-profile events including performing alongside celebrity performers on the MPAC stage. This is a great opportunity to sharpen your skills, gain exposure, and help those in need. Visit our Performing Arts Company page for further information on this exciting group!

Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm, and some Sundays 1-4pm
Performances: Varies; mostly weekends and Thursday evenings





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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