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The Best Performing Arts Events in New Jersey

Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Performing Arts Events in New Jersey.

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North Jersey Performing Arts Events


La Caja

Where: Merseles Studios – 12/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Los Escultores del Aire performs La Caja at Jersey City Theater Center as part of the NJ International Theatre Festival Voices!


Steve Solomon: Cannoli, Latkes, & Guilt!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steve Solomon: Cannoli, Latkes, & Guilt!


Lewis Black: The Joke's On US Tour

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/13/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lewis Black: The Joke's On US Tour


New Jersey Ballet & New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/13/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet & New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker


Jackie Evancho

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/13/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A worldwide sensation when she was only ten years old, Jackie Evancho has moved past the exuberant promise of a child prodigy vocalist, becoming a…


LOVE LETTERS

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 12/13/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The play centers on two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. Using the epistolary form sometimes found in novels, they sit side by…


The Nutcracker -National Ballet Theatre Of Odessa

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Nutcracker -National Ballet Theatre Of Odessa


National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 12/14/2019: 2:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Parking


Nutcracker Ballet: JulieDance & The Donetsk Ballet, Adelphi Orchestra

Where: Paramus Catholic High School – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nutcracker Ballet: JulieDance & The Donetsk Ballet, Adelphi Orchestra


The Nutcracker -National Ballet Theatre Of Odessa

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Nutcracker -National Ballet Theatre Of Odessa


National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 12/14/2019: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Parking


Orpheus Club Men's Chorus - Holiday Concerts

Where: Ridgewood United Methodist Church – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Orpheus Club Men's Chorus is celebrating Ron Levy's 15th anniversary as OCMC pianist/assistant conductor during the 2019-2020 season. Our Holiday Concerts will be held the…


Nutcracker Ballet: JulieDance & The Donetsk Ballet, Adelphi Orchestra

Where: Paramus Catholic High School – 12/15/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nutcracker Ballet: JulieDance & The Donetsk Ballet, Adelphi Orchestra


Orpheus Club Men's Chorus - Holiday Concerts

Where: Ridgewood United Methodist Church – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Orpheus Club Men's Chorus is celebrating Ron Levy's 15th anniversary as OCMC pianist/assistant conductor during the 2019-2020 season. Our Holiday Concerts will be held the…


The Boston Pops on Tour

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Boston Pops on Tour


Youth Art & Painting Class - Dec 16

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 12/16/2019: All Day
Details: Youth Art & Painting Class - Dec 16


Carol of the King

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/16/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carol of the King


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 12/17/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


Adult Painting Class - Dec 17

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 12/18/2019: All Day
Details: Adult Painting Class - Dec 17


Keb' Mo's Jingle Bell Jamboree

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/19/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This year Keb’ Mo’ is celebrating his 25th Anniversary year of performing under the moniker, with the release of two albums, Oklahoma (June 14) and…


The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Hip Hop Nutcracker


A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 12/20/2019: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 8:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 8:00PM


From Good Homes

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The genesis of From Good Homes dates back to a high school band, when childhood friends Todd Sheaffer, Brady Rymer, and Patrick Fitzsimmons came together…


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM


The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Hip Hop Nutcracker


A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 12/21/2019: 2:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 4:30PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 4:30PM


Bergen Sinfonia

Where: Ciccone Theatre – 12/21/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Classical performances from the Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra highlight its annual holiday concert, “An Evening of Festive Music for a Festive Season,” on Saturday, December 21…


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/22/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM


New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/26/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 12/27/2019: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/27/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


Holiday Dreams Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/28/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Dreams Tickets


Holiday Dreams Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/28/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Dreams Tickets


Michael Carbonaro Live!

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/29/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Carbonaro Live!


Michael Carbonaro Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/29/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Carbonaro Tickets


Manhattan Comedy Night

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Manhattan Comedy Night


Tae Kwon Do (January) Family

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 01/07/2020: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (January) Family


NJSO Presents - Mozart's Don Giovanni

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Presents - Mozart's Don Giovanni


Capitol Steps

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Capitol Steps


Reza - The Illusionist

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reza - The Illusionist


Reza Edge of Illusion Tickets

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reza Edge of Illusion Tickets


Sherma Andrews- Legendary Lady Singers

Where: Ciccone Theatre – 01/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sherma Andrews performs the Legendary Lady Singers show with a dynamic blast of entertainment at Bergen Community College’s “Curtain Up!” 2019-2020 season on Saturday, January…


The Capitol Steps

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Capitol Steps


Neil Berg's 104 Years Of Broadway

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/12/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Neil Berg's 104 Years Of Broadway


Neil Berg's 104 Years of Broadway

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/12/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Neil Berg's 104 Years of Broadway


Disney On Ice: Dream Big

Where: Prudential Center – 01/16/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice: Dream Big


Terry Fator

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Terry Fator


Terry Fator Upgrade to Meet & Greet - Morristown, NJ 1/16

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Do you already have seat tickets to see Terry and want to meet him at his exclusive VIP event? Don’t miss out on this opportunity,…


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Central Jersey Performing Arts Events


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Jersey Shore Performing Arts Events


Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet - Broadcast

Where: Pollak Theatre – 04/26/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet - Broadcast


Charlottes Web

Where: Pollak Theatre – 05/07/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlottes Web


Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Romeo & Juliet

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 05/17/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Romeo & Juliet


Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels - Broadcast

Where: Pollak Theatre – 05/24/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels - Broadcast


Bandstand - The Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand - The Musical


Bandstand (Touring)

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand (Touring)


Bandstand Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand Red Bank


Bandstand - The Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/04/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand - The Musical


Bandstand (Touring)

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/04/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand (Touring)


Bandstand Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/04/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bandstand Red Bank


NJSO's Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO's Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24


Menopause The Musical

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/12/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause The Musical


Menopause the Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/12/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause the Musical


Menopause The Musical

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause The Musical


Menopause the Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause the Musical


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South Jersey Performing Arts Events


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