State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick

15 Livingston Avenue , New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

There’s plenty to love at State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, located in the heart of the New Brunswick arts district.

For tickets to State Theatre New Jersey events not involving the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, call 732.246.7469.
For the State Theatre New Jersey’s administrative offices, call 732.247.7200.


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Subscriptions are available online and by calling 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476). 

To see a seating map of the venue, select the Seating Map dropdown below and click on the map for the classical series subscription.

Seating Map

State Theater New Jersey seating charts

 

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Safety Protocols

Patrons attending performances are required to abide by the safety protocols of the venue. Please visit the venue's website prior to attending your performance for the latest safety protocol information.

More information and policies

Directions

From Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 18, Route 27, Route 130, Interstate 287:
Follow Route 18 North to the New Street Exit (stay in the right lane for local New Brunswick exits). Take the exit ramp (New Street) over Route 18 to the first light, which is Neilsen Street.

From the Garden State Parkway:
Take exit 129 to the New Jersey Turnpike South. Take exit 9 off the Turnpike to Route 18 North to New Brunswick and follow directions above.

From the New Jersey Turnpike:
Take exit 9 to Route 18 North towards New Brunswick and follow directions above.

From Route 1:
Take Route 1 to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North towards New Brunswick, following the directions above.

Using Route 27 North:Take Route 27 North into downtown New Brunswick and go past the intersection of Route 27 and Easton Avenue, where the train station is located. Go straight through the next traffic light (George St) to the next traffic light and then turn right onto Neilson St. Proceed 5 blocks and turn right onto New Street. Go through the light that crosses George Street onto the next light and make a right onto Livingston Ave. STNJ will be on your left.

Using Route 27 South:Take Route 27 South over the Raritan River Bridge. At the second traffic light turn left onto Neilson Street. Proceed 5 blocks and turn right onto New Street. Go through the light that crosses George Street onto the next light and make a right onto Livingston Ave. STNJ will be on your left.

From Route 130
Take Route 130 North to Route 1 North. Proceed about 2 miles to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North, following the directions above

Using Interstate 287 from North of New BrunswickTake exit 10 and bear right onto Easton Avenue (follow street signs for New Brunswick). Stay on Easton Avenue approximately 5 miles until it comes to an end in downtown New Brunswick. Turn left onto Albany Street / Route 27 and then go straight through the next traffic light (George St) to the next traffic light and then turn right onto Neilson St. Proceed 5 blocks and turn right onto New Street. Go through the light that crosses George Street onto the next light and make a right onto Livingston Ave. STNJ will be on your left.

Using Interstate 287 from South of New Brunswick
Take Route 287 North to Route 1 South to Route 18 North towards New Brunswick, follow directions above.

Parking

Street Parking
On-street meter parking is available in downtown New Brunswick. 

Parking Lots
Visit the New Brunswick Parking Authority website for the latest information on parking locations, lot hours and fees. Note: Some New Brunswick parking lots require exact change (bills) or a credit card for entry.

Handicap Parking
There are a limited number of handicap accessible spots located in front of the theater and metered street parking located around the theater. Additional handicap spots are located in lots managed by the New Brunswick Parking Authority. Please allow extra time for parking when attending a show.

Public Transportation

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

Accessibility

For information on venue accessibility, visit the venue’s website or call State Theatre New Jersey’s Box Office at 732.246.7469. If your venue accessibility question is not answered through the venue, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra would be happy to assist. Call New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Patron Services at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).

Additional information on accessibility at New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts.

Dining & Drink

Discounts listed below are available for subscribers only. Subscribe Today!

Stage Left Steak
Sophisticated place for New American cuisine & many wines plus bar with more casual dining options.
5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901—732.828.4444

  • Pre-concert dinner on Saturday, or post-concert dinner for Sunday (not open for lunch).

Catherine Lombardi
Upscale Italian restaurant with homey fare & 2 fireplaces plus a cozy red interior & lively bar.
3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901—732.296.9463

  • Pre-concert dinner on Saturday, or post-concert dinner for Sunday (not open for lunch).

Frog and the Peach
Gourmet American restaurant offering creative seasonal cuisine, fine wines & a coveted garden room.
29 Dennis St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901—732.846.3216

  • Pre-concert dinner on Saturday, or post-concert dinner for Sunday (not open for lunch).

Old Man Rafferty’s
Family-friendly American restaurant with big menu of hearty fare, outdoor seating & pub-type feel.
106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901—732.846.6153


Other nearby options

Panico’s Brick Oven Pizza
94 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Harvest Moon Brewery
392 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Upcoming Events

More Info for Matilda in Concert
Mar 22, 2024 - 7:30pm

Matilda in Concert

Danny DeVito narrates live! — New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Danny DeVito narrator
David Newman conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Acclaimed actor, producer and director Danny DeVito will join famed film composer David Newman and the New Jersey Symphony in a very special performance of Matilda in Concert at State Theatre New Jersey. Come see New Jersey native DeVito narrate the film, while Newman’s enchanting score is performed live to picture!

Performed in New Brunswick
More Info for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Apr 6, 2024 - 8:00pm

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Nicholas Hersh conductor
New Jersey Symphony

In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins R2-D2, C-3PO and Princess Leia to free Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. 

Performed in Morristown, Red Bank, New Brunswick and Newark
More Info for Epic Scores of John Williams and More!
June 2, 2024 - 3:00pm

Epic Scores of John Williams and More!

New Jersey Symphony Special Concert - Symphony Celebration

Xian Zhang conductor
Jessica Rivero Altarriba conductor
Brett Boles host
Min Kwon piano
New Jersey Symphony

Celebrate epic film scores with your New Jersey Symphony, from unforgettable themes composed by John Williams, to the golden age of cinema, to famous classical music moments in movies. Enjoy familiar favorites from Harry Potter and Star Wars alongside monumental musical moments from Apocalypse Now and Cast Away, and so much more. You won’t want to miss this love letter to film music!

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and New Brunswick
More Info for Daniil Trifonov Plays Gershwin
June 6, 2024 - 7:30pm

Daniil Trifonov Plays Gershwin

Season Finale! New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Daniil Trifonov piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in New Brunswick, Princeton, Red Bank and Newark