News & Updates

Oct 10, 2014

Five Finalists Chosen For 3rd Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition

Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride, WBGO morning jazz host Gary Walker, multiplatinum-selling artist and composer Ann Hampton Callaway, multiple Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon and legendary producer Larry Rosen from JAZZ ROOTS™ to Choose Winner of the SASSY Award

Oct 1, 2014

Tony Award-winning performers take to stage for NJPAC's Spotlight Gala 2014

Nothin’ Like a Dame
 
with Laura Benanti (Gypsy), Barbara Cook (Music Man), Patina Miller (Pippin) and Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls)
Special Guests: “Honorary Dame” Brian d’Arcy James (Shrek): Musical Director, Sirius XM Personality Seth Rudetsky

Jun 18, 2014

Todd Allen joins NICO Kitchen + Bar as Chef de Cuisine

Todd Allen, formerly of The Brass Rail in Hoboken, joins NICO Kitchen + Bar as Chef de Cuisine

NJPAC’s restaurant to retain “Italian Without Borders” menu concept with new twists

May 14, 2014

NJPAC Announces 2014-15 Season with Over 100 Events, Including New Series, Unique Collaborations and World-Class Artists

American Song, Jazz, Theater, Dance, Comedy, Classical, Conversations, Family Shows and More Fill the New Season

Apr 22, 2014

2014 GERALDINE R. DODGE POETRY FESTIVAL TO BE HELD OCTOBER 23-26 AT NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND NEWARK’S DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT

Newark, NJ – April 22, 2014 – Martin Farawell, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Director and Director of the Dodge Poetry Festival, has announced the roster of poets and other performers who will be participating in the 15th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, October 23-26, 2014.  For the third time the Festival will be held at its new home, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) as well as other venues in Newark’s Downtown Arts District, all within easy walking distance of NJPAC.

Apr 14, 2014

Tom Wopat and Stephen Schwartz Join Broadway at Moorland

Artist Change for Broadway at Moorland:  Tony Award-Nominee Tom Wopat Added to Artists Performing with Liz Callaway, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Friends For An Evening of Broadway Classics. Broadway Legend Stephen Schwartz, of Wicked and Pippin, to Host the Evening

Apr 1, 2014

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Liz Callaway & the NJSO headline Broadway at Moorland

14th Annual Summer Concert at Moorland Farm  Benefits Arts Education at NJPAC

Mar 4, 2014

A dramatic return to the stage

NJPAC's new theater ventures take a cue from Broadway and beyond.

Feb 28, 2014

In step with The Music Man

A new concert version of an American musical treasure, performed by an African-American cast, opens in Newark and Red Bank.

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