NJPAC and NJ PBS present American Songbook at NJPAC

Broadway’s brightest stars light up the American Songbook at NJPAC. Host Ted Chapin is joined by special guests James Monroe Iglehart and Jim Dale for scintillating conversation and song.

Meet our stars

That charisma. That smile. That voice! James Monroe Iglehart is best known for his Tony-winning triumph as Genie in Broadway’s Aladdin. He’s also starred in Hamilton and Chicago and guest starred in Freestyle Love Supreme. Most recently, James appears in the new season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Disney’s Disenchanted.

MBE Jim Dale is a legend on both sides of the pond. His Broadway triumphs included Scapino, Candide, Me and My Girl, The Music Man, and his Tony Award-winning turn in Barnum. He shares hilarious and heartwarming tales of his life in showbiz in Just Jim Dale, his solo tour-de-force. You may also know Jim as the GRAMMY® Award-winning narrator of the Harry Potter audiobooks.

Ted Chapin’s storied career encompasses producing, performing and a 40-year run as President of the Rodgers &Hammerstein organization. He is the host of American Songbook at NJPAC.

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The American Song series at NJPAC is presented, in part, through the generous support of the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the David S. Steiner and Sylvia Steiner Charitable Trust, the Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund, and the Smart Family Foundation/David S. Stone, Esq., Stone & Magnanini.

Your safety is our priority. Please read about all of NJPAC’s health precautions and safety requirements before purchasing your ticket.

A fee of $3.50 has been added to all performance tickets to offset the cost of COVID-19 upgrades and maintenance for performances taking place between September 1, 2021, through July 1, 2022.

NJPAC values the safety of our audiences, artists, and staff. It regularly updates its COVID protocols and procedures based on CDC, federal, state, city, and other scientific data. NJPAC reserves the right to alter safety protocols at any time and at its sole discretion including but not limited to social distancing, vaccines/testing, masks, food service limitations, venue capacity, and entrance requirements as it deems appropriate.