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State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901


State Theatre New Jersey is the centerpiece and premier venue for the New Brunswick arts community and the second largest performing arts center in New Jersey presenting a diverse roster of entertainment, including international orchestras, Broadway, comedy, dance, pop, rock, family events, and more…


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ABBA The Concert

Thu, November 8, 2018 at 8pm

Audiences agree “this is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.”


Menopause The Musical

Sat, November 10, 2018 at 2pm & 8pm

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more!


All Hands on Deck

Sun, November 11, 2018 at 3pm

An all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1942 Roadshow and Radio Broadcast reproduction filled with hit songs including “Chattanooga Choo-Choo,” “I’m in the Mood for Love;” dances; and laughs that America has loved for 70 years!



40 Trips Around the Sun

Tue, November 13, 2018 at 8pm

See Toto live in concert on their 40th anniversary tour! Historically, few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively had a larger imprint on pop culture than the members of Toto.


Parsons Dance

Thu, November 15, 2018 at 8pm

One of the most popular dance companies in the country, Parsons Dance prides itself on its crowd-pleasing, accessible works “noted for their wit, split-second shifts in tempo and mood, and sheer exuberance” (The Washington Post).


Whoopi Goldberg

Fri, November 16, 2018 at 8pm

See EGOT winner (Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar®, Tony®) Goldberg in a rare appearance in New Brunswick!


The Fab Faux

A Hard Day’s Night and Revolver in Their Entireties

Sat, November 17, 2018 at 8pm

The Fab Faux returns with The Hogshead Horns and The Creme Tangerine Strings in a program that includes the Beatles’ albums A Hard Day's Night and Revolver.


Melissa Etheridge                                                    The Holiday Show                                                    Fri, November 30, 2018 at 8pm

Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. Etheridge’s popularity is built around such memorable songs as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs,” and “Ain't It Heavy” for which she won her first Grammy® for Best Female Rock Vocal.

Boston Pops on Tour

2018 Holiday Pops Tour
Keith Lockhart, conductor | Metropolitan Chorale
Sun, December 2, 2018 at 3pm

“...the best-known, most recorded and arguably most popular orchestra in the United States."  The New York Times

Having recently celebrated his 22nd anniversary as Boston Pops Conductor in 2017, Keith Lockhart is the second longest-tenured conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra since its founding in 1885.


Dave Koz and Friends

Christmas Tour 2018
Tue, December 4, 2018 at 8pm

Celebrate a jazzy Christmas with Dave Koz and friends!


Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Thu, December 6, 2018 at 8pm

Experience the magic, Steamroller-style! Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday celebration for over 25 years.


Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Fri, December 7, 2018 at 8pm

Sat, December 8, 2018 at 2pm & 8pm

Sun, December 9, 2018 at 2pm

Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle, and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.”


An Evening with Bob Woodward

The State of the American Presidency

Mon, December 10, 2018 at 8pm

Watergate journalist Bob Woodward’s new book, FEAR: Trump in the White House, announced as the most acute and penetrating portrait of a sitting president ever published during the first years of an administration, is unprecedented.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I   

Fri, December 14, 2018 at 8pm

Sat, December 15, 2018 at 2pm & 8pm

Two worlds collide in this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, based on the 2015 Tony Award®-winning Lincoln Center Theater production.



American Repertory Ballet

Fri, December 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

Sat, December 22, 2018 at 2pm & 7pm

Sun, December 23, 2018 at 1pm & 5pm

The only American Repertory Ballet performances featuring a live orchestra and choir!


Salute to Vienna

New Year’s Eve Concert
Mon, December 31, 2018 at 6pm

Usher in the New Year with a glittery celebration of singing and dancing with acclaimed European singers, ballet and champion ballroom dancers, and a live symphony orchestra.



Fri, January 11, 2019 at 8pm

Sat, January 12, 2019 at 2pm & 8pm

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique - an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.

National Symphony Orchestra of Romania   

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor | Andrei Ioniță, soloist
Wed, January 16, 2019 at 8pm

Program: Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11; Dvorak, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, with soloist Andrei Ioniță; Strauss, Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59; and Ravel, Boléro


Savion Glover’s All FuNKD’ Up, The Concert

Thu, February 7, 2019 at 8pm

“The greatest tap dancer who has ever lived.” - The New York Times

See the thrilling new program All FuNKD’ Up featuring Tony Award®-winning choreographer and tap superstar Savion Glover!


Chicago The Musical

Fri, February 15, 2019 at 8pm

Sat, February 16, 2019 at 2pm & 8pm

Sun, February 17, 2019 at 2pm

There’s never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash.


Jack Hanna’s into the wild LIVE!

Mon, February 18, 2019 at 10am, 12:30pm & 3pm

A show for animal lovers of all ages! America’s most beloved animal expert, Jack Hanna, brings his Emmy® Award-winning television series to the stage!

Presented by Nationwide Insurance


Czech National Symphony Orchestra

John Mauceri, conductor | Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
Sun, February 24, 2019 at 3pm

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Conductor John Mauceri, and Grammy Award®-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard celebrate the legacy of Leonard Bernstein with a program of “100 Years of Leonard Bernstein.”


Renée Fleming

Wed, February 27, 2019 at 8pm


Four-time Grammy® Award-winner Renée Fleming has captivated audiences with her sumptuous voice, unsurpassed artistry, and compelling stage presence. Don’t miss one of the most acclaimed singers of our time!


A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour

Sat, March 9, 2019 at 8pm

Join us for an amazing concert experience with A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour! Celebrate the music of David Bowie with alumni musicians of David Bowie's bands from across the decades.

RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles

Sun, March 3, 2019 at 2pm & 7pm

In celebration of the anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the hits to life in a note-for-note theatrical event.


Swan Lake

Russian National Ballet
Sat, March 16, 2019 at 2pm & 8pm

This full-length ballet features choreography by Petipa and an unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky.


Sir James Galway

Sun, March 17, 2019 at 3pm

The living legend of the flute, Sir James Galway, performs with renowned flutist, Lady Jeanne Galway, and pianist Phillip Moll.


Finding Neverland

Fri, March 22, 2019 at 8pm

Sat, March 23, 2019 at 2pm & 8pm

The winner of’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME magazine.


B-The Underwater Bubble Show

Sat, March 30, 2019 at 2pm & 5pm

Explore the wondrous underwater world of Bubblelandia and all its beautiful sea creatures in B - The Underwater Bubble Show!



20th Anniversary Tour

Tue, April 2, 2019 at 8pm

Wed, April 3, 2019 at 8pm

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre.


Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

Thu, April 11, 2019 at 8pm

One of the most innovative and powerful forces in the dance-theater world, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company make their State Theatre debut with the dance piece, A Letter to My Nephew.


Mary Poppins in Concert with the NJSO

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Sun, April 14, 2019 at 3pm

This symphonic cinema event features the five-time Oscar®-winning classic Disney film unfolding on the big screen with the NJSO performing the charming and delightful musical score.

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. © Disney All rights reserved.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!

Thu, May 21, 2019 at 3pm & 6pm

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike makes its State Theatre debut! The


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NJ TRANSIT Riders Save 20% on

Select State Theatre New Jersey Shows

Ride NJ TRANSIT and save 20% on select State Theatre New Jersey shows. To take advantage of the offer call 732-246-SHOW (732-246-7469), visit and use promo code 18NJTR, or come to the ticket office located at 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Offer is good for seating in most sections. This offer is subject to availability, is not applicable to prior sales and is not valid with any other offers. Standard handling fees apply on phone and online orders. Not valid on Ticketmaster orders. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. 

State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Offer is valid through May 21, 2019.