New Jersey Speakers Series
Amidst the grand ambiance of NJPAC, join us for the New Jersey Speakers Series — seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inspire.
The New Jersey Speakers Series presents 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 session where the speaker answers questions from the audience.
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Monday - Friday: 9AM to 5PM
Saturday: 10AM to 2PM
The 2019 - 20 New Jersey Speakers Series!
U.S. Secretary of State (2013-2017)
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
Kerry served as Secretary of State from 2013-2017, during President Barack Obama’s second term. Following a nearly 30-year tenure as a senator from Massachusetts, he became the Democratic Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 2004.
Zanny Minton Beddoes
Editor-in-chief of The Economist
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
Named one of the “Most Powerful Women in the World” by Forbes, Beddoes is the first female editor-in-chief of The Economist, a post she has held since 2015. Prior to her 25-year tenure with The Economist, she was an economist at the International Monetary Fund.
Investigative journalist, The Washington Post
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
Woodward is associate editor of The Washington Post. He, along with Carl Bernstein, uncovered the Watergate scandal detailed in their Pulitzer Prize winning book, All the President’s Men. Woodward has written 19 best-selling books on American politics, most recently Fear: Trump in the White House.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
Brinkley has written on a wide range of topics, including D-Day, Hurricane Katrina and the lives of Ronald Reagan, Bob Dylan and Walter Cronkite. Brinkley serves as CNN Presidential Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and American Heritage.
Founder of XPRIZE Foundation
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
Fortune magazine named Diamandis one of the “World’s Greatest Leaders.” A space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer, he founded the XPRIZE Foundation to fund big-money competitions to inspire groundbreaking developments in science and technology, and to solve some of the planet’s most pressing challenges.
Former National Security Advisor and U.N. Ambassador
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2020
Rice served as National Security Advisor from 2013 to 2017. She also served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013. Under President Clinton, Rice worked for the National Security Council and was Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.
Seinfeld’s George Costanza, actor and comedian
Thursday, Apr. 30, 2020
Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the hit television series Seinfeld. Other well-known movie credits include Pretty Woman and Shallow Hal. He has had an active career on stage, winning a Tony Award as Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
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Series sold by subscription only. Tickets to individual lectures are not for sale.
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*Reserved seats in the orchestra are held only until 8 pm
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