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The Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions will bring the spirit of the Olympics to Newark when members of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic teams celebrate their sport at Prudential Center. Headlining the show are Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Nastia Liukin, Aly Raisman and more.
Fast-paced, funny, and packed with audience participation, Aesop Bops! features a potpourri of Aesop's classic stories including The Lion and the Mouse, The Fisherman and His Wife, and The Turtle's Shell. This feast of funky, physical storytelling leaves young audiences feeling like they had just performed the show too! Aesop Bops! rocks, and rolls out the red carpet – inviting kids to join in the fun.
Jamal's mother and her estranged husband rush to the police station when their son's car has been pulled over. With no explanation forthcoming and emotions building, this highly-charged drama twists, turns and builds to an explosive conclusion. American Son, recipient of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for a new play by an emerging playwright, is certain to challenge assumptions and ignite conversations regarding recent events and the racial divide in this country.
Emmy Award-winning comedian and actress Amy Schumer will make her Prudential Center debut September 28 as part of her newly announced world tour. Schumer is a leading force in the comedy world, as the creator and star of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer.
Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli returns to Prudential Center on performing songs from his latest album, "Cinema," along with his Arias, love songs, & crossover hits. Bocelli returns to The Rock after selling out shows in December 2010 and June 2013.
Liam is a self-proclaimed "bad Jew" – and he may actually be an atheist. It's the night after his grandfather's funeral, and Liam and his high-strung and unbending cousin Daphna are arguing over who should inherit "Poppy's" Chai necklace. The verbal battle rages until Liam stakes claim to the necklace, and a vicious and hilarious brawl about family, faith and legacy begins.
This soaring musical about the American West is inspired by the real-life story of Josephine Monaghan—a young woman from Boston who, in the late 19th century, made a new life in an Idaho mining town disguised as a man called "Jo." Grammy Award-winning Nashville songwriter Mike Reid and lyricist Sarah Schlesinger previously collaborated on Two River's productions of A Wind in the Willows Christmas and In This House. John Dias, Artistic Director of Two River Theater, is co-writing the book and making his directorial debut with this production.
When Father Monroe discovers that Marcela and her Cuban-American family are struggling, he offers a warmth and kindness unlike anything Marcela has ever experienced. Small acts of generosity blossom into love as the lines between vocation and passion begin to blur. Artistic Director Emily Mann and playwright Nilo Cruz reunite for the first time since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics with this lyrical new play about falling in love and finding a place to call home.
He is a dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father's death. She is a steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great dramatic classics— Hamlet and Saint Joan —are brought vividly to life in a riveting stripped-down staging by four actors from the acclaimed theater company, Bedlam.
The award-winning musical based on the iconic film, starring Grammy Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox! Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible classics including "Queen of the Night," "So Emotional," "One Moment in Time," "Saving All My Love," "Run to You," "I Have Nothing," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and one of the biggest selling songs of all time, "I Will Always Love You."
Voted the number one Funkiest, most Disco loving band in the world. The music, the lights, the energy, two and a half hours of non stop music will drive you to the limit. Only area appearance; don't miss it.
Hilarious Doug Karpf, who has performed across the country at clubs, casinos, & the U.S. Armed Forces, Andy Hayward, a NYC comic who has had the honor of performing for the NYC Friars Club, & Brick native, Mollie Sperduto, finalist at the Comedy Competition at the Tropicana Casino are the side-splitting headliners for the Kiwanis Fundraiser! Kiwanis, established in 1915, is a service organization dedicated to serving communities in over eighty countries! Brick Kiwanis Club was chartered in 1958, & has been serving Brick & surrounding communities for more than half a century. One of the objectives of Kiwanis is to provide through a practical means, to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, & to build better communities.
The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show returns to the State Theatre with its Space & Time World Tour, its most ambitious show to date, with a spectacular new light show and an even bigger stage production! Celebrating five decades of Pink Floyd; from their creation in 1965 right through to the release of their brand new album, The Endless River; this new show includes performances from all Pink Floyd's biggest selling albums, including The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, and The Division Bell, plus a host of other Pink Floyd musical surprises.
Paying attention to every musical detail and faithfully recreating the true live Pink Floyd concert experience, Brit Floyd will take you on an amazing musical journey, featuring the best moments from the incredible Pink Floyd back catalogue, and combine the latest state-of-the-art sound & light technology to create a performance that is as sonically perfect as it is virtually awesome.
The Bronx Wanderers are back and better than ever! This father and his two sons certainly know how to bring together a crowd with the perfect mix of oldies and rock n' roll. For one night only, experience a blast from the past as you're swept away into hit songs from three memorable decades. The Bronx Wanderers are sure to deliver an exhilarating performance that will have you singing into the next day!
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia returns with their much-loved stage adaptations of three Eric Carle stories. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is joined by a whimsical cast of adventurous animals from the pages of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, and rounding out the show is Papa Please Get The Moon For Me, the story of a young girl's unusual quest. The production incorporates puppetry, imaginative lighting, recorded narration, and original music.
This holiday season, McCarter is proud to present a reimagined production of Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future and watch as our McCarter artists—joined by ensemble members from the greater Princeton community—bring this story to life all around you! This exciting new production will usher you into the spirit of the season with all the joy, wonder, and generosity that Scrooge himself discovers. Share the happiness of Dickens' perennial masterpiece and join us in celebrating this new McCarter tradition with your friends and entire family!
Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar, Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Experience a storytelling odyssey through a new world of imagination, discovery and possibility.
The sequel to the grand-slam comedy Lend Me a Tenor! One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It's 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century—as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep the amorous Italian superstar and his hot-blooded wife from causing runaway chaos. An uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight.
A witty and winsome young woman's wishes are answered when an anonymous gentleman she nicknames "Daddy Long Legs" gives her the opportunity to leave her orphanage and attend university. In return, Jerusha shares her life with her unknown benefactor through treasured letters as she grows into an intelligent and independent woman and experiences a budding romance with a young suitor. This heartwarming new musical has charmed audiences of all ages from London to New York. Based on the classic novel that inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire, Daddy Long Legs was created by Tony Award winner John Caird (Les Miserables) and Tony Award-nominee Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre).
The timeless elegance and romance of the golden age of Hollywood musicals will sweep you off your feet with song and dance standards inspired by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly, and "the queen of tap dancing" herself, Eleanor Powell.
How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? The New York Times called him "a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson." With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host, and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf.
A newly-single New Yorker re-locates to Florida for her dream job. She drives south with her widowed dad, her mom's ashes in a coffee can, and a GPS with a mind of its own. A father/daughter story with an outstanding country-music infused soundtrack.
The Broadway Theatre of Pitman is elated to have the award-winning Nashville band, Diamond Rio, perform this August! Known for their American country style and Christian country music, the group has recently released their 10th studio album, I Made It. After winning Grammy and Dove Awards, six Vocal Group of the Year awards (CMA and ACM), releasing two Greatest Hit albums, and selling over 10 million albums, among a variety of other achievements, Diamond Rio recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary. Some of their most recognizable hits include, "How Your Love Makes Me Feel," "One More Day," "Beautiful Mess," "Unbelievable," "In a Week or Two" and many more! Come see their outstanding performance, live on the BTP stage!
Ayad Akhtar's fiery Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that took Broadway by storm will keep you on the edge of your seat and inspire debate long after you leave the theater. Amir Kapoor is a successful lawyer at a prestigious Manhattan law firm. He is married to a beautiful woman and is just trying to live a good life. When conversations at a dinner party turn confrontational, racial and religious tension forces him to face his own ambition and stifled cultural identity.
Step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty And The Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, this spectacular musical tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. This fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World. Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above and bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.
Join Dr. Kaboom on a riotous romp through the history and fundamental principles of electrical energy. What is it? What does it do for us? Where does it come from? Equipped with Tesla coils, Van de Graaf generators, and a ping-pong-ball-shooting robot, Doktor Kaboom explains everything from voltage, current, magnetic fields, conductors, plasma, and resistance to energy conservation and safety. There's lots of audience participation, a ton of laughs, and some serious science!
Grammy Award-winning recording artist Drake returns to The Rock as part of his expanded "Summer Sixteen Tour." Drake is joined by Future and other special guests in his first show at Prudential Center since 2013.
Byron Stripling and Marva Hicks' chemistry lights up the stage as they take you through the most famous duets and solos recorded by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. From "Love is Here to Stay" to "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while capturing everyone's hearts along the way.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president Juan Peron. Set in Buenos Aires between 1934-1952, the musical follows Eva Duarte Peron on her journey from fatherless child to ambitious actress to the most powerful woman in Latin America—and, eventually, to a saint-like figure after her death from cancer at age 33. The events in Evita's life are presented in song and editorialized on by the show's narrator, Che.
The score includes hummable tunes like "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" (sung by a gorgeously gowned Evita in the now-famous balcony scene) and adds "You Must Love Me," the Oscar-winning ballad sung by Madonna in the movie. Evita is a sweeping evening of Broadway entertainment, boasting a 25-member ensemble and captivating choreography.
These five premier tenors of Ireland perform a marvelous program of arias and beloved Irish songs, including W.B. Yeats's "Down by the Sally Gardens," Verdi's "O Mio Rimorso" from La Traviata, and "Danny Boy." Two pianists join the ensemble as they perform solos, duets, trios, quartets, and quintets. The Tenors include David Martin, Morgan Crowley, Ciaran Kelly, Alan Leech, and George Hutton.
Winner of multiple Obie Awards, Sam Shepard's dramedy unfolds in a motel room in the Mojave Desert in which we find the continuously bickering former lovers May and Eddie. There, they unravel their tangled relationship, almost tearing each other apart. A dark exploration into love and family, Fool for Love shows us how our pasts surely come back to haunt us.
For one night only, catch two captivating acts in one place! The Duprees and The Four Aces come together to bring you their romantic interpretations of the most beautiful love songs ever written. Get lost in the music and drift back to the 50's and 60's with The Duprees' hits, "You Belong to Me," "My Own True Love" and "Take Me as I Am," in addition to The Four Aces' enchanting songs, "Stranger in Paradise," "Tell Me Why" and "Dream." You'll find yourself singing along with their smooth lyrics all evening long!
Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with street urchin Aladdin, who has his wishes granted when he frees a genie from a lamp. He soon discovers that evil Jafar has other plans for the lamp—and for Princess Jasmine. Can Aladdin save Princess Jasmine? Can he win her love after she learns he isn't quite what he appears to be?
Farmer Hoggett wins a piglet named Babe at a county fair. With a bunch of odd animal friends, Babe realizes that he has the talent to become the greatest (and probably only) sheep-herding pig of all time. Encouraged by Farmer Hoggett and the sheepdogs, Babe learns that a pig can be anything that he wants to be.
Gru, his girls, and his vast army of minions are back! The super-villain turned super-dad is recruited by the Anti-Villain League after a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. He teams up with secret agent Lucy to stop this new despicable bad guy. Will they save the day? You can probably bet on it!
Ever since he was a kid monster, Mike has dreamed of becoming a Scarer. He enrolls at Monsters University, where he meets Sulley, a natural-born Scarer. They start a fierce rivalry and get kicked out of MU's elite Scare Program. To make things right, Mike and Sulley—along with a bunch of misfit monsters—will have to learn to work together.
Gail Lionetti is a spiritual medium with over 40 years of experience practicing the art of healing and receiving messages from the other side for individuals in attendance. Those who receive messages report having a life-changing experience that renewed their faith and brought them peace. Because no one can predict what messages will come through from the other side, attending this event does not guarantee you will receive a message. However, those not receiving messages during these events have also reported renewed faith as a result of witnessing the effects of messages delivered to others. Gail is a nationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, spiritual medium, and radio talk show host, author of Survival on a Wing and a Prayer, her memoir chronicling her near-death-experience and afterlife insights that define her life today. Her message is that heaven and eternal love are real and always close at hand.
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you've never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. When you hear three guitars on the album…GTLO delivers three guitarists on stage. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants…a high energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity.
Comprised of Cuba's greatest and most prominent musicians, the Havana Cuba All-Stars band makes its debut tour of the U.S. with a program of songs and music celebrating the extraordinary musical legacy of Cuba. Drawing inspiration from traditional Cuban Son—a genre which later gave way to salsa—the program's infectious melodies and rhythms are a rich product of the cultural diversity of the Cuban people. This exciting band brings Cuban vibe to life with rhythmic drums and castanets, wailing trumpets, masterful acoustic guitar, and amazing vocals.
Rose is lost in Rhyme Town. Fortunately, Humpty Dumpty knows how to get her home, but to do this, he needs the help of all your favorite nursery rhyme characters. The audience must help Humpty Dumpty and Rose collect magic to get home by meeting all the good folk of Rhyme Town including, Old King Cole, Little Bo Peep, The Grand Old Duke of York, and Little Miss Muffet while singing their songs.
Set in a slightly larger-than-life version of Red Bank, Hurricane Diane is a "wild comedy" about climate change. An ancient god on an earthly mission, gardener Diane forever alters the lives of four New Jersey housewives when she sets out to convince each woman to implement her environmentally friendly landscape design.
For the seven young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, 'brotherhood' is literal: they're all sons of jazz legend Phil Cohran. Raised on Chicago's South Side, the boys joined the family band at age four, learning to play the trumpet, tuba, drums, French horn, cornet, and trombone. Now young men in their 20s and 30s, they make transcendent music that ties currents from jazz and funk to soul and hip-hop. Together they have toured six continents, playing with Prince and Mos Def, among others. Their song, "War" was featured in the hit movie, The Hunger Games.
The I Love The 90's tour heads to Prudential Center. Leadlining the show are Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc, Coolio, Color Me Badd and Young MC, who will take the stage on the newly expanded tour.
The backstage intrigue, romance, and scandal that take place during and after rehearsals of Othello are the backdrop for this period comic-drama. Three extraordinary actors at the top of their game along with a well-known director try to piece together a production of "Othello" as they whittle away at each other in this passionate, highly theatrical play by the author of Lone Star," "Pvt. Wars", "Wild Oats, and Laundry and Bourbon.
The year is 1905. A young, single African American seamstress is supporting herself by creating exquisite lingerie for wealthy Manhattan clients. When a letter arrives from a stranger, it awakens a desire within her that leads to the love she yearned for, but is nothing like she expected. Jade King Carroll (The Piano Lesson) returns to McCarter to direct this tender, exquisitely-written historical romance from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Sweat). It is a deeply moving tale of one woman's discovery of her own empowerment and the true meaning of intimacy.
Jay and The Americans, started by four teenage boys 50 years ago, is one of the lasting success stories in Rock 'n Roll history. Few bands have ever reached the musical heights of Jay and The Americans. From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. In 2002, they were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, placing them among the greatest vocal groups in Rock 'n Roll history. Their first recording was Tonight from the musical West Side Story. Their breakout hit song was She Cried. The group's next chart hit was Only In America, followed by top-ten hits Come A Little Bit Closer, Cara Mia, and This Magic Moment. These songs and many others are featured in their show, along with stories of the artists and writers who influenced this 1960s super-group.
Named one of Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions, and family-friendly stand-up.
Multiple talented artists are all in one place! Step back in time with jukebox hits of the 50's, 60's and 70's! Kick off the night with Roy Orbison and Conway Twitty tribue artist, Brian McCollough, as he sings the classic songs you know and love - "Blue Bayou," "Oh Pretty Woman," "Hello Darlin" and "It's Only Make Believe." Then, continue the excitement as The American Longboards take the stage, bringing you hits from artists Peggy Lee, Nancy Sinatra, The Safaris, The Beach Boys and more! The American Longboards features star-drummer, Joey Pucci. In addition to playing in numerous national acts and casino shows, Joey has toured several years with the world-famous Jordanaires vocal group behind Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbinson, Ricky Nelson and many others. Catch these two amazing shows right here at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman!
"Well—what shall we hang? The holly or each other?" Tony Award-nominated actor Michael Cumpsty (End of the Rainbow, The Body of an American) stars in The Lion in Winter. This American classic depicts the ruthless scheming and power struggles between Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three children during Christmas, 1183 as they fight over who will rule the land after Henry's death.
The classic story, set in the fictitious Narnia, features all of your favorite characters – the heroine Lucy and her siblings, The White Witch, Tumnis, Maugrim, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, Nymphs, Giants and of course The Lion. Follow them through the land of forever Winter to see if they can break the evil spell cast by The White Witch.
The classic tale of The Little Mermaid is brought to the stage in a brand new production by the internationally acclaimed Panto Company USA. Following a sell-out tour of China, and the UK, The Panto Company USA brings you their adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's beloved story.
Lonestar, the multi-platinum country quartet, takes the stage for an unforgettable evening of music. After a few years of playing smaller gigs, the band released their first national album in 1995. Since then, they have gone on to achieve ten #1 country hits, win awards for ACM Single of the Year, CMA Vocal Group of the Year and receive recognition for numerous other performances. Known for hit-songs, "Tequila Talkin," "What About Now," "My Front Porch Looking In" and "I'm Already There," Lonestar is sure to deliver a powerful performance unlike any other. Mark off your calendar and be "Amazed" by Lonestar.
Joey Evans Band has been out & about on the local Ocean & Monmouth County Club Concert Circuit. His T.M.G. Release, "Blue Skies Ahead" in 2013 features a video on YouTube, along with 2 other tracks from the record. See it on YouTube – Joey Evans "Strange" & "Torn Apart". Joey's Genre is American Heart Land Rock! Come Celebrate The New Release, Joey Evans "Nashville", featuring Track #1, "Kinky Today" as it pays homage to the legendary British Invasion band Ray Davies & The Kinks.
America's #1 Best-Rated Loverboy/Def Leppard Tribute Event is at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman! Arsenal performs well-known songs, Take Me to the Top, Turn Me Loose, Workin for the Weekend and Photograph, among many other hits! Buckle up for memorable guitar solos, heart-stopping drums, melodic keyboards and high-flying vocals drenched with harmonies. This group is prepared to bring you a high-quality performance packed with over-the-top energy that will send you back to the 80's!
Two River Theater opens its season with an extended four-week run of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Two River's fourth American Century Cycle production following its acclaimed productions of Jitney, Two Trains Running, and Seven Guitars. August Wilson's incendiary drama, set in the 1920s, takes audiences into the world of legendary singer Ma Rainey (the real-life "Mother of the Blues") as she lays down tracks with her band in a Chicago recording studio. Tony Award-winning actor, playwright, and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Broadway's Seven Guitars, Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine) directs.
Marguerite Oswald was domineering, obsessive and desperate in her need to be loved by her younger son, Lee Harvey. She never believed her son was a monster -- but was she the cause? A chilling glimpse into what may have happened in the Oswald household in the months leading up to that fateful November morning in Dallas.
From 1984 to 1998, Mammoth Follies was performed for audiences all over the country, including the BAM Opera House. On Saturday, February 18th 2012, this illustrious troupe of dinosaurs have once again stormed the stage in a completely renovated production of this wildly popular and thoroughly educational production to a nearly sold out audience at Rockland Community College in Suffern, New York. Mammoth Follies explores the wonders of evolution in an old-fashioned revue of original songs, witty jokes, and earth-smashing dances performed by giant dinosaur puppets.
Based on the book by P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins is one of the most popular films of all time reconceived for the stage by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). Mary Poppins takes us on a magical and memorable adventure. It's an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and a little bit of magic. Among its accolades, Mary Poppins received nominations for nine Olivier Awards and seven Tony Awards, including best musical. Treat the entire family to this treasured story.
Global metal superstars Megadeth will make its Prudential Center debut bringing the band's "Dystopia World Tour" to Newark. Featuring tracks including "Post American World" the band will be joined by Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, Amon Amarth and Havok at The Rock.
Shakespeare's great comedy about marriage—which features one of his most beloved comic characters, Sir John Falstaff—will be performed by only three actors in an exuberant feat of imagination, energy, and theatricality. Director Eric Tucker and actor Jason O'Connell are frequent collaborators; their work together includes last season's acclaimed Off-Broadway production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Sense and Sensibility for the New York-based company Bedlam, for which Tucker is Artistic Director.
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale, Iolanta, followed by an erotic psychological thriller, Duke Bluebeard's Castle. Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta also stars Piotr Beczala, and Valery Gergiev conducts both operas. Broadcast in HD
From classic Elton John hits "Tiny Dancer," "Bennie and the Jets," and "Rocket Man," to classic rock favorites like "Hotel California" and "American Pie," Broadway star Michael Cavanaugh entertains with a high-energy show that will have you singing along! Maryland Theatre Guide says "For those of us that remember the classic versions of these songs, Cavanaugh has reinvented them into something that improves upon the originals."
The smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Featuring a score of hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "Walk the Line," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Folsom Prison Blues" and more. This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio for one unforgettable night.
The exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails! With a locomotive full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it's the perfect mystery for infamous detective Hercule Poirot, n'est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold onto your passport— Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig and multi-award-winning director Emily Mann will take you on a suspenseful, thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express!
The Strand will return to 1999 to present a brand-new, live music series: Now That's What I Call Music Live! The infamous compilation album series you may have laying around comes alive with a 20-piece orchestra as a list of local and national music acts re-create and their spin on pop classics from The Spice Girls and Backstreet Boys to Garbage and blink-182. Featuring nostalgic video, multimedia, and special guests galore, hosted by Asbury Park Press "soul sensation" and "expert at bringing history to life" Remember Jones.
Directed by ARB Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB's professional company will be joined by students from Princeton Ballet School to tell the story of a young girl and how a mysterious gift brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes. Whether it's your first time, an annual tradition, or a once-in-a-lifetime experience, ARB's Nutcracker is a perfect holiday treat for your entire family.
Elvis Presley is the reason Brooklyn born Richie Santa became an entertainer and has made a career as a Tribute Artist. The resemblance is amazing, then add the power of Richie's voice and the transformation is complete! Come join us celebrate the Birthday of the 'King of Rock and Roll' with Elvis Tribute Artist Richie Santa and a live ten piece band!
The Owl and the Pussycat follows an owl and a pussycat who wake up one day lost at sea in a pea-green boat and must figure out how they got there - and where might they go next? A joyful celebration of the strange and wonderful logic of nonsense worlds - The Owl and the Pussycat is sure to be great fun for all ages.
Grammy Award-winning and platinum selling recording artists Pentatonix will bring their World Tour to The Rock on Thursday, November 10. The acapella group will make their Prudential Center debut, supporting their recent self-titled album in their only NYC-area performance.
Peppa Pig's Big Splash is an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, and more in an all singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games, and muddy puddles!
Pushcart Players puts its trademark spin on the beloved Russian folktale, set to the classical music of composer Sergei Prokofiev. While visiting his grandfather, Peter, a spirited young boy, has a life-changing adventure on his journey of growing up. A different instrument and melody represent each character and theme, celebrating courage, creativity and leadership in young people.
Who could resist the beloved story of the little wooden puppet whose dearest wish is to become a real boy? Lovingly told, this new rendering of the timeless tale is woven with spirited music and comic fun. Join Pinocchio as he disobeys, follows the wrong leader and makes foolish choices. And root for him as he learns his lessons about honesty, bravery and love!
The beloved Hans Christian Andersen tale of The Princess and The Pea comes to life in a fun and funny musical retelling. Our Princess is introduced to the King and Queen's court just in time to vie for the Prince. However, her arrival in a rainstorm leaves the Queen to doubt her worthiness as a match for her son. Our story of acceptance and love and, of course, a 'Pea' will prove that staying true to who you are is the key to true happiness.
Paper Mill Playhouse produces Mel Brooks' award-winning comic musical masterpiece. The Producers is the hilarious smash hit about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show unexpectedly turns out to be successful. The show took Broadway by storm in 2001, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards.
Washed up Broadway Producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on what they hope to be Broadway's biggest flop ever. If they get investors to over fund the show, they can skim the profits off the top and flee to Rio! Watch as they sink deeper and deeper as their "flop" becomes an overnight smash hit! Throw in a Swedish blonde bombshell, a flamboyant director, a kick line of dancing nuns, a lunatic playwright, a score filled with catchy fun tunes, and you have a laugh-out-loud musical spectacle.
Three-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum-selling singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly returns to Prudential Center October 8 with his "Buffet Tour". Kelly's tour supports his album "The Buffet", released in December.
Indiana Jones is heading for New Jersey in January 2017 with his whip, his hat, and a live orchestra! John Williams' epic score—performed live by the NJSO—enhances the on-screen action as Indy (Harrison Ford) goes on a quest to recover the legendary Ark of the Covenant and save the world in this timeless classic from Steven Spielberg.
With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her so unique?
The music of Van Halen performed by award winning, Romeo Delight with the same energy, timeless songs, flamboyant look, and exact sound that made Van Halen famous!
Praised as Tom Stoppard's modern tragicomic masterpiece, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a wonderfully inventive behind the scenes look into Shakespeare's Hamlet. Told through the worm's-eye view of the once minor characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Stoppard's play takes us to a place where reality and illusion intermix. Join the protagonists on an absurdist tale of musings and misadventures as they discover their inevitable fate.
In a kingdom far away, there is a greedy king who loves all precious things, especially gold. Not too far away lives a miller and his daughter. A lie is told that will change her life forever and when the king orders her to spin straw into gold, she doesn't know how! With the help of an odd troll-like man, she becomes Queen, but then must make a terrible decision. Join us for this musical retelling of a classic tale.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs AKA Puff Daddy, is bringing the Bad Boy family back together, as his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour comes to Prudential Center on September 25. Artists performing that evening include Puff Daddy, Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans and more.
Shadows of the 60's A tribute to the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations, Gladys Knight & The Pips & The Supremes. In this Tribute production show, Shadows of the 60's perform the hits that span several decades. Great care is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. Now, triple the memories and excitement with our Tribute to Motown's Super Groups. Stunning choreography & costumes! Three Super Groups on one stage with a grand finale featuring the music of Motown's Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Junior Walker, and more!. "Shadows Of The 60's" - Truly a concert for everyone!
Experience the thrilling feats of this talented troupe, direct from Shanghai! Through jaw-dropping feats of acrobatics, impeccably timed stunts, and beautiful costumes, Shanghai Acrobats merge the hustle and bustle of contemporary Shanghai with China's rich cultural heritage to produce this celebration of their country. Watch as trampoline artists and aerial acrobats fly through the air with the greatest of ease or while jugglers, contortionists, and martial artists demonstrate the exacting precision of their skills with spectacular flair.
2 women + 12 instruments = 1 enriching night of music! This award-winning duo performs a variety of ethnic folk music, blending different cultural styles with their American roots. Simple Gifts skillfully creates some of the finest arrangements in folk music today. Their music sheds light on Romanian, Klezmer, Greek, Irish, Scottish and Appalachian styles, among many more. With an assortment of musical styles comes the need for a variety of instrumentation - and the two instrumentalists are prepared to deliver! The women switch with ease among the fiddle, mandolin, banjo, recorders, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, baritone fiddle, guitar and percussion. Well-known for their outgoing stage presence, Simple Gifts delivers music with rare intensity and contagious enthusiasm. Don't miss this incredible show!
Featuring the Russian National Ballet Theatre and performed to a timeless score composed by Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty has become the most one of the most illustrious classical ballets of all time. Led by Artistic Director and former Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko, The Sleeping Beauty is the magical fairy tale of the beautiful, sleeping Princess Aurora who awaits the kiss of her prince.
After being struck by a bicycle while crossing an East Village intersection, Vera Resnick feels a strange and out-of-character connection to the college-aged kid responsible for the collision. Is this mysterious connection real? Is it coincidence that brought Vera and the biker together? Or, are larger forces at play? In this surprising and soulful Manhattan serio-comedy, Vera, her husband, and their hippy-chic Texan neighbor seek truth in the face of deception, exploring matters of faith, family, and self-identity that affect all of their lives.
Tap N' Time is Jersey Tap Fest's ever popular culminating performance. This rhythmic dance performance promises you an entertaining evening of song, rhythmic dance and astounding tapping feet with new short works by world-renowned tap dancers, Jason Samuels Smith (Bring In 'Da Noise, Bring In 'Da Funk), Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (Bessie Award Winner, After Midnight) and more with interim performances by FutureSTEP Tap Company, Metro Youth Tap Ensemble, Capitol Tap and #TapLife.
This feel-good, family-friendly, powerhouse percussive dance performance is guaranteed to bring audience members to their feet! Last year the show sold out quick, so be sure to get your tickets in advance to see the hottest tap dance show that New Jersey has to offer this summer!
Twenty One Pilots makes its Prudential Center debut on January 21 when the band's "EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW" world tour stops in Newark. The duo will perform tracks off their latest album, 2015's platinum-certified "BLURRYFACE," including singles "Ride" and "Stressed Out".
Music, movement, and neon lights fill the stage as dancers and puppets tell the story of a young bird named Max, who is trying to fly south for the winter. As he tries to make his way home, his adventures begin as he encounters friendly caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, Nutcracker soldiers, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King. This holiday tale for audiences of all ages is set to timeless holiday hits by Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey, Tchaikovsky, and more.
Bugs Bunny is back and better than ever! Celebrate Looney Tunes and its legendary stars, including Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, and of course, our very favorite "wascally wabbit." Enjoy classics including Long-Haired Hare (in its first East Coast concert appearance on the big screen), What's Opera, Doc?, and Baton Bunny, alongside new Warner Bros. 3D theatrical shorts Coyote Falls and Rabid Rider. Kids of all ages will enjoy hearing the extraordinary musical scores performed live and perfectly in-sync with all the on-screen action.
Elliot, an Iraqi War vet and his cousin Yazmin, a recent divorcee, search for a way out from the shadows. Odessa, Elliot's estranged mother, has found her escape - a new online family of fellow addicts who she can keep stable and sober each and every day. As the fractured family negotiates the limitations of loyalty, friendship, and community, they also discover acceptance and grace. A stirring portrait of redemption and forgiveness, Water by the Spoonful was the recipient of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Through the power of food, faith, laughter, and each other, eight women find a way to carry on life at home while their husbands are away at an unnamed war. Inspired by the heightened lyricism of playwright and poet Federico García Lorca, this new play shows there is always a way—even through the hardest of times—to set our love free. Playwright Tony Meneses made his Two River debut last season with Guadalupe in the Guest Room.