Steve Martin & Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers & Jeff Bas

Back by popular demand! These big-screen funnymen and SNL co-stars reunite for an unforgettable evening that includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and more! For this special performance, Martin and Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and will share stories about their legendary lives on television, on the big screen,… Continue reading Steve Martin & Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers & Jeff Bas


Trevor Noah at NJ PAC

Friday, September 7th at 7 PM Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central's Emmy-winning Daily Show, returns by popular demand with an evening of hilarious stand-up! Trevor Noah was already the most successful comedian in Africa when he was introduced to U.S. audiences in 2014, as the successor to host Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's… Continue reading Trevor Noah at NJ PAC

FREE: Bethany Jazz Vespers: Jazzmeia Horn

Saturday, January 6th at 6 PM.  Bethany Baptist Church - 275 W Market St, Newark, NJ Meet the future of jazz when the Bethany Jazz Vespers series presents this intimate, free concert starring rising star Jazzmeia Horn, a recent winner of both the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and NJPAC’s own Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. With a… Continue reading FREE: Bethany Jazz Vespers: Jazzmeia Horn

Jazz House Kids Gala

On October 23rd at NJPAC Prudential Hall, celebrate in style at the Jazz House Kids 15th Anniversary Gala, benefiting arts education programming. The event features a cocktail reception, dinner, a tribute to jazz great Roy Haynes, performances by talented Jazz House alumni and more.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017

Elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works as well as classics like Revelations, Alvin Ailey’s undisputed masterpiece - right here at NJ PAC. Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity.… Continue reading Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017

An Evening with Bill Maher

Spend an uproarious, provocative evening of Real Time with Emmy-winning comedian, author and political commentator Bill Maher. NJPAC, Sunday, June 25th at 7:30 For well over two decades now, Bill Maher has masterfully combined stand-up comedy with political provocation, and helped to extend the boundaries of where funny, relevant talk can go on American television.… Continue reading An Evening with Bill Maher

Aretha Franklin Comes to NJ PAC!

via NJ PAC - Known around the world by her first name and as die reigning "Queen of Soul," 19-time Grammy winner Aretha Franklin ("Respect," "Chain of Fools") is one of the most influential and important voices in the history of American music.  Only N.J. performance. Saturday, March 14th at New Jersey Performing Arts Center… Continue reading Aretha Franklin Comes to NJ PAC!

Return of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

For the third time, the largest poetry event in North America comes to New Jersey’s largest city when the fifteenth biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival returns to Newark from Thursday October 23rd through Sunday October 26th, 2014. For four days Newark’s vibrant downtown Arts District will be transformed into a poetry village featuring some… Continue reading Return of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

Kenny Rogers Christmas Come To NJ PAC

Thursday, December 5 at 8:00 PM Kenny Rogers arrives in NJPAC's Prudential Hall with this holiday-themed concert, a happy collection of his greatest hits interspersed with some of your favorite holiday songs.  Throughout a career that's lasted for more than four decades, Kenny Rogers has crossed the lines between pure country and crossover pop. For… Continue reading Kenny Rogers Christmas Come To NJ PAC