State Theatre in New Brunswick

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

Upcoming Events

Sep 24 AT 8:00 PM

OPENING WEEKEND WITH SARAH CHANG

2016–17 Season

TEDDY ABRAMS conductor
SARAH CHANG violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Oct 9 AT 3:00 PM

GRIEG PIANO CONCERTO WITH STEWART GOODYEAR

2016–17 Season

GEMMA NEW conductor
STEWART GOODYEAR piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Oct 29 AT 8:00 PM

XIAN ZHANG DEBUTS AS MUSIC DIRECTOR

2016–17 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
SIMON TRPČESKI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Nov 13 AT 3:00 PM

Michael Cavanaugh with the NJSO:
Greatest Hits of Elton John & More

2016–17 Pops

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.”

MICHAEL CAVANAUGH vocalist and keyboard (pictured)
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Nov 27 AT 3:00 PM

THANKSGIVING FEAST WITH MOZART & SCHUMANN

2016–17 Season

HANS GRAF conductor
INON BARNATAN piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jan 8 AT 3:00 PM

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK WITH NJSO

2016–17 POPS

Indiana Jones is heading for New Jersey in January 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.

CONSTANTINE KITSOPOULOS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

© 1981 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Jan 28 AT 8:00 PM

WINTER FESTIVAL: ZUKERMAN PERFORMS BACH

2016–17 Season

PINCHAS ZUKERMAN conductor and violin soloist (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 12 AT 3:00 PM

DANCING & ROMANCING

2016–17 POPS

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. You’ll be dancing cheek to cheek by the time the concert is over!

JOAN HESS vocalist and dancer (pictured)
KIRBY WARD vocalist and dancer (pictured)
GEMMA NEW conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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
MICHAEL BUTTERMAN 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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Address & Phone

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

Driving Directions

State Theatre 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 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 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 Parking 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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