Events & Tickets

Oct 22 - 23 , 2016

Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Spoken Word

The largest poetry event in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark’s Downtown Arts District from Oct. 20-23 when the 16th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Oct 24 , 2016

Newark History Society: Ethnicity & Community Free

An expert panel explores Newark’s waves of ethnic groups throughout the 20th century. Admission is free!

Oct 27 , 2016

Xian Zhang Debuts as Music Director Other

Don’t miss this! Xian Zhang arrives with a bouquet of Tchaikovsky scores, sure to showcase her “dynamic presence” (The Cincinnati Enquirer) and the Orchestra’s artistry.

Oct 27 , 2016

Ehud Barak - New Jersey Speakers Series Conversations

Spend an evening of conversation with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University at NJPAC.

Oct 28 , 2016

An Evening with Patrizio Buanne Rock & Pop

International multiplatinum recording artist Patrizio Buanne has taken the world by storm with his ballads and uptempo tunes, all rooted in the pop traditions of his Italian homeland, earning him the title “The Ambassador of Dolce Vita.”

Oct 29 , 2016

Second City’s Paved & Confused 2: Please Don’t Feed the Candidates Variety

Just in time for Election Day, Chicago’s legendary Second City returns with the biting and hilarious Paved & Confused 2: Please Don’t Feed the Candidates.

Oct 29 , 2016

Second City Adult Comedy Workshop Free

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Oct 29 , 2016

London Symphony Orchestra Classical

Guest soloist Yuja Wang plays Ravel’s jazz-inspired Piano Concerto in G in a program that also includes Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony.

Oct 30 , 2016

Steve Martin and Martin Short Variety

The longtime comedians and Saturday Night Live co-stars reunite for a one-night-only performance of stand-up, film clips and musical numbers.

Nov 1 , 2016

Jazz in the Key of Ellison Jazz

Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, singers Catherine Russell, Angélique Kidjo and Patti Austin and music director Andy Farber and His Orchestra perform in a words-and-music tribute to great American novelist Ralph Ellison and his remarkable jazz collection. Special guest readers include actor Joe Morton, hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, Don Katz and Robert O'Meally.