State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick
15 Livingston Avenue , New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Upcoming Events

Apr 8 AT 8:00 PM

RAVEL’S BOLÉRO

2016–17 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
DEREK FENSTERMACHER tuba (pictured)
YING LI and ZITONG WANG piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 23 AT 3:00 PM

ELLA & LOUIS

2016–17 Pops

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.

BYRON STRIPLING trumpet (pictured)
MARVA HICKS vocalist
LEE MUSIKER conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 14 AT 3:00 PM

SCHUBERT’S “GREAT” SYMPHONY

2016–17 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
JENNIFER KOH violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jun 4 AT 3:00 PM

WARNER BROS. presents
BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY

Conducted by George Daugherty
Created by George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong

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.

Conducted by GEORGE DAUGHERTY
Created by GEORGE DAUGHERTY & DAVID KA LIK WONG
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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Nov 5 AT 3:00 PM

BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH SYMPHONY

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
CONRAD TAO piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Nov 26 AT 3:00 PM

RADIO HITS LIVE: MUSIC OF ABBA, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, CHICAGO & MORE

2017–18 POPS

Admit it—you’ve belted out these songs in the car, in your room, even in the shower. Now, here are hits you love, in one rollicking, feel-good concert with a quintet of vocalists joining the NJSO. It’s all of your favorite songs, including “Graceland,” “I Will Survive,” “Can't Buy Me Love,” “Working My Way Back to You,” “Dancing Queen,” “Sweet Caroline” and so many more.

STUART CHAFETZ conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Dec 2 AT 8:00 PM

HOUGH PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
STEPHEN HOUGH piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jan 7 AT 3:00 PM

SCI-FI SPECTACULAR: MUSIC FROM STAR WARS, STAR TREK & BEYOND

2017–18 POPS

Marina Sirtis, best known as counselor Deanna Troi on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and the four feature films that followed, hosts an out-of-this-world night of film music. Blast off to music from Star Wars, Star Trek, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and more! Highlights the music of John Williams, Bernard Hermann and other composers who have made great moments in science fiction come alive!

MARINA SIRTIS host (pictured)
KRISTEN PLUMLEY vocalist
BOB BERNHARDT conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jan 14 AT 3:00 PM

AMERICA, INSPIRING: RESPIGHI & PROKOFIEV

2017–18 Season Winter Festival

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jan 20 AT 8:00 PM

AMERICA, INSPIRING: RAVEL & RACHMANINOFF

2017–18 Season Winter Festival

ANDREW CONSTANTINE conductor
TERRENCE WILSON piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 18 AT 3:00 PM

HOT LATIN NIGHTS WITH THE MAMBO KINGS

2017–18 POPS

The Mambo Kings bring some serious heat as they celebrate sizzling music of Latin America and the United States. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Mambo Kings take you on a Latin jazz tour that will drive you to your feet!

MAMBO KINGS (pictured)
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 24 AT 8:00 PM

BRAHMS’ FIRST SYMPHONY

2017–18 Season

RUNE BERGMANN conductor
MARIANNE BEATE KIELLAND mezzo-soprano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 11 AT 3:00 PM

ZHANG CONDUCTS TCHAIKOVSKY

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
SARA DANESHPOUR piano
ERIC WYRICK violin | JONATHAN SPITZ cello
ROBERT INGLISS oboe | ROBERT WAGNER bassoon        
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 15 AT 3:00 PM

JASON ALEXANDER: THE BROADWAY BOY

2017–18 POPS

Long before becoming world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on “Seinfeld,” Jason Alexander was a Tony Award-winning Broadway song-and-dance man. His concert with the NJSO brings a hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage and features a program of great music from the theater along with comedy and audience interaction. It’s a much-heralded event of music, laughter and fun.

JASON ALEXANDER (pictured)
ANDY EINHORN conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 21 AT 8:00 PM

MCGEGAN CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN & MENDELSSOHN

2017–18 Season

NICHOLAS MCGEGAN conductor (pictured)
ROBERT LEVIN piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 20 AT 3:00 PM

BACH’S COMPLETE BRANDENBURGS

2017–18 Season

ERIC WYRICK leader and violin soloist (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

BACH Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1–6

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Jun 3 AT 3:00 PM

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT WITH THE NJSO

2017–18 POPS

Don’t miss Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live to picture by the NJSO. Experience the magic once more!

CONSTANTINE KITSOPOULOS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

© A.M.P.A.S.
TM & © Universal Studios

Address & Phone

State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
For tickets to State Theatre New Jersey events not involving the NJSO, call 732.246.7469.
For the State Theatre New Jersey’s administrative offices, call 732.247.7200.

Driving Directions

State Theatre New Jersey Driving Directions

Via New Jersey Turnpike: Take Exit 9 and bear right onto Rt. 18N local lanes. Travel approximately three miles, then exit at New St. (exit to the right immediately after overpass). Turn right at third light onto Livingston Ave. State Theatre New Jersey is one half block ahead on the left.

Via I-287: Take Exit 10 (Easton Ave.). Follow Easton Ave. to end at Albany St. Turn left onto Albany and go two blocks to George St. Turn right onto George St. and go four blocks to Livingston Ave. Turn right onto Livingston Ave. State Theatre New Jersey is one half block ahead on the right.

PARKING

On-street meter parking is available. Meters are free after 4 pm, 5 pm or 6 pm—please refer to the instructions posted on the meters. Paid-lot parking is available behind the theater and in the Rutgers building garage at the corner of Livingston Ave. and New St.

Parking Notice: The Civic Square Deck requires $10 in exact change (bills) or a credit card for entry. Please allow extra time for parking at this location. Click here for information on alternate parking locations within walking distance of the theater.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

New Jersey Transit provides service to New Brunswick. For rail timetables, visit www.njtransit.com.

DINING

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Harvest Moon Brewery
Unique American cuisine and high-quality, hand-crafted beers.
392 George St., 732.249.6666

  • 10% off food portion of bill, or $4 house beer and mixed drinks and $5 house wine (both offers valid day of performance only, not valid New Year’s Eve).

SEATING CHARTS

Classical SEATING
 

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Pops SEATING
 

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