Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Sofia Coppola's "Priscilla," The Flip Side Comic Improv, Jazz & Cabaret Singer Daryl Sherman with Jay Leonhart


Stick close to home and enjoy world-class entertainment in our cozy intimate state-of-the-art performance space, with lots of dining and shopping options only a short walk away.


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The Film Society of Summit


Friday, January 5 | 7:30 pm


When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley at a party, the man who is already a meteoric rock-and-roll superstar becomes someone entirely unexpected in private moments: a thrilling crush, an ally in loneliness, a gentle best friend. Through Priscilla’s eyes, Sofia Coppola tells the unseen side of a great American myth. Read more and Trailer

Film Society of Summit: Priscilla | Friday  January 5 2024 | 7:30 pm


The Flip Side | Vivid Stage's Comedy Improv Troupe 

Saturday, January 6 | 8:00 PM

THE FLIP SIDE features Clark Carmichael, Laura Ekstrand, Noreen Farley, Lulu French, Dave Maulbeck, and David Lee White. This unpredictable evening is an affordable, enjoyable evening that is packed with laughs from start to finish. …


The Flip Side| Vivid Stage's Comedy Improv Troupe | Saturday January 6 2024   8:00 PM


Jersey Jazz LIVE!

Daryl Sherman & Jay Leonhart 

Sunday, January 7 | 3:00 pm


Part of the New York City jazz and cabaret scenes since the mid-1970s, Daryl Sherman is one of the rare singing pianists equally talented in both musical genres.


Jay Leonhart has been named the Outstanding Bassist in the Recording Industry three times. Jay has been privileged to play with the likes of Judy Garland, Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Buddy Rich, Luciano Pavarotti, and many more. Read More

New Jersey Jazz Society | Daryl Sherman & Jay Leonhart | Sunday January 7 2024  3:00 pm


Eating and Shopping in Madison

Madison has an exciting array of shops and businesses and an excellent choice of diverse eating experiences. You can find them all by clicking here or on the Experience Madison image.

Next Week

Open Mic  

Music: Wednesday January 10 | Sign-up 7:00 pm | 7:30 pm Start

Join us for our Open Mic Series @ Madison Community Arts Center produced by Caroline Romanelli of Embrace DIY Productions and The Madison Arts and Culture Alliance. The Music Open Mic is presented every second Wednesday of the month. All are welcome to participate or appreciate. In person sign up only. Sign up sheet goes out at 7:00pm.


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Spotlight Kids: Chicago—High School Edition 

January 12-14

The Spotlight Kids Company will present Chicago-- High School Edition. In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap... until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess," Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight …


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Spotlight Kids: Chicago-- High School Edition | January 12-14 2023

Coming Up

The Film Society of Summit

Driving Madeleine 

Friday, February 2 | 7:30 pm


Madeleine, 92 years old, calls a taxi to take her to the retirement home where she will be living. Charles, a disillusioned driver with a tender heart, agrees to drive by the places that have affected Madeleine’s life. Through the streets of Paris, her extraordinary past is revealed. They don’t know it yet, but they will forge a friendship during this drive that will change their lives forever. In French with subtitles. Read more and Trailer

Film Society of Summit: Driving Madeleine | Friday  February 2 2024 | 7:30 pm


Oscar-Nominated Short Films 

Friday, February 23 | 7:30 pm


Join us as we celebrate the special release of the year's most spectacular short films, available to watch on the big screen for a short time shortly after the 2024 Oscar nominations are announced.


Find out what these Oscar-nominated short films can teach us about great storytelling.


The Oscar nominees represent the absolute leading edge of what is the world's very best in short film and the true future of filmmaking.


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Jersey Jazz LIVE!

Lance Bryant Trio 

Sunday, February 4 3:00 pm


"The greatest achievement of a jazz musician is to transcend the idiom; to get to a place where the music one writes or performs is not considered jazz per se, but rather great music and great performance with a jazz sensibility. Lance's first steps toward that lofty goal is the beginning of a new sound."-Branford Marsalis


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New Jersey Jazz Society | Lance Bryant Trio | Sunday February 4 2024  3:00 pm


Lucy Wijnands Celebrates Sarah! 

Sunday, March 3 3:00 pm


By the time she blew out the candles for her recent 25th birthday, Lucy Wijnands had toured the Netherlands, Japan, and Israel, completed a 16-week residency singing with the world-famous Birdland Big Band, became a regular at Manhattan’s Mezzrow and other jazz clubs, and won the prestigious Ella Fitzgerald competition. Read More

New Jersey Jazz Society | Lucy Wijnands Celebrates Sarah ! | Sunday March 3 2024  3:00 pm


Getting Here & Contacting Us

For more information on the shows and how to get to us, visit our website or check out our posts, below:

10 Kings Road Madison NJ 07940, directly across from the railroad tracks. Parking located on the street in front of the building. MCAC is an hour from NYC either by car or by train on the NJ Transit Morris & Essex Line, and a five-minute walk from the Madison Train Station. Entrance is pictured here. Directions to the Madison Community Arts Center Physical …


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About Us

The Madison Community Arts Center (MCAC) is the heart of a vibrant arts and culture scene in the Greater Madison, NJ area. The Center is committed to the creative health and well-being of the entire community, and to that end, it provides a space for the community to gather, create, and bear witness to the creative work of both professional …


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