New Jersey Speakers Series

Join us for the New Jersey Speakers Series – seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inform. The series is tailor-made for those who are open-minded yet discerning, constantly seeking new and enriching experiences. The New Jersey Speakers Series is the perfect forum to enjoy some of the world’s most celebrated and influential personalities of our time as they challenge your mind, enlarge your world and make you laugh.

Each lecture is followed by a spirited Q&A period when the speaker addresses questions from the audience.


David Cameron

Former Prime Minister of the U.K. (2010-2016)

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

The youngest U.K. Prime Minister in two centuries, Cameron came to power in 2010, at a moment of economic crisis, and led a transformation of the U.K.’s economy. As its leader for more than a decade, he successfully remodeled the Conservative Party with a modern compassionate agenda. Cameron resigned in 2016, following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.


Jeffrey Toobin

Supreme Court expert and legal analyst

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

Best known for his books on the inner workings of the Supreme Court, The Oath and The Nine, Toobin began his career first clerking for a federal judge and then as an associate counsel to Lawrence Walsh during the Iran-Contra affair and Oliver North’s criminal trial. He has since provided frequent legal analyses on high-profile cases for CNN and The New Yorker.

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Cokie Roberts

Journalist and author

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

After serving as a congressional correspondent for more than 10 years, Roberts is best known for her role as a senior news analyst for NPR. She is also a regular roundtable analyst on This Week with George Stephanopoulos and a political commentator for ABC News. Roberts has written a number of bestsellers, some exploring women’s roles throughout history.

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Robin Wright

Middle East expert, journalist and author

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Currently a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Wright has received numerous awards for her reporting for The New Yorker and other publications. Of her many books on the Middle East, her most recent, Rock the Casbah, was deemed the best book on international affairs by the Overseas Press Club.

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Rick Steves

Author, TV host and European travel guide

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

In addition to authoring numerous European travel guides, Steves is the host of the public television series Rick Steves’ Europe and a public radio show called Travel with Rick Steves. He advocates independent travel, encouraging Americans to become “temporary locals” and visit cozy villages away from popular tourist routes, in addition to seeing the major cities.

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Paul Nicklen

Award-winning National Geographic photographer

Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018

An award-winning National Geographic photographer, Nicklen uses his camera to reveal the nature of the changing polar regions as the result of climate change. He works as an interpreter and translator of what scientists say about environmental challenges. Nicklen grew up among the Inuits and developed a lifelong interest in wildlife and the environment in which they live.

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President Bill Clinton

42nd President of the United States

Thursday, April 12, 2018

President Bill Clinton is the 42nd President of the United States. Under his leadership, the country enjoyed the strongest economy in a generation and the longest peacetime economic expansion in U.S. history, including the creation of more than 22 million jobs.



Before you order, please note:

  • Your credit card will be charged at the time your order is placed. If no changes are being made to your subscription, your seats will also be renewed.
  • Speakers Series subscription tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  • Any changes to your renewal subscription need to be made either by phone (1-888-696-5722) or by mail.
  • If renewing online, you will be charged an additional $2.50 online ordering fee.
  • The email address found on your order form is associated with your subscription seats and must be used when renewing online.
  • To renew your subscription, click the link below. You will be taken to the account manager page to log in. After logging in you will be able to make online payment, secruing your seats for the 2017-2018 season. Hint: If there was an email address on your renewal order form, please use it to access your account.


Before you order, please note:

  • Your credit card will be charged at the time your order is placed. Your seats will be selected at a later date.
  • A $30 per order handling charge and NJ state sales tax will be added to your order.
  • Speakers Series subscription tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  • When ordering online, please disregard the seat number displayed on the “Review Your Seats” page when it appears. You actual seat number will be printed on your ticket(s), which will be mailed in September. Only tickets ordered ten or fewer days from the first lecture will be held at the box office will call. All other tickets will be mailed.


Open Seating tickets @ $275 each

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Bronze Reserved Seating tickets @ $305 each

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Silver Reserved Seating tickets @ $365 each

Gold* Reserved Seating tickets @ $425 each

Platinum* Reserved Seating tickets @ $475 each

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*Reserved seats in the orchestra are held only until 8pm

Please add 6.875% sales tax + $30 handling to your order.

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