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.

Covid 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

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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

Seating Chart

State Theater New Jersey seating charts

 

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Upcoming Events

More Info for The Best of John Williams
Feb 26, 2023 - 3:00pm

The Best of John Williams

New Jersey Symphony Special Concert - Symphony Celebration

Damon Gupton conductor
New Jersey Symphony

John Williams Superman March
                           Shark Theme from Jaws
                           Theme from Jurassic Park
                           Viktor’s Tale from The Terminal
                           Devil’s Dance from The Witches of Eastwick
                           Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
                           Cowboys Overture
                           Harry’s Wondrous World from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
                           Selections from Star Wars
                                          Across the Stars from Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
                                          Anakin’s Theme from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
                                          Imperial March from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
                           March from 1941
                           With Malice Toward None from Lincoln
                           Adventures on Earth from E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Fauré’s Requiem
Apr 2, 2023 - 3:00pm

Fauré’s Requiem

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Eric Jacobsen conductor
Tiffany Townsend soprano
Reginald Smith Jr. baritone
Montclair State University Chorale | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Steven Mackey & Mozart
Apr 23, 2023 - 3:00pm

Steven Mackey & Mozart

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Meigui Zhang soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano mezzo-soprano
Alicia Olatuja mezzo-soprano
Sean Panikkar tenor
Nathan Berg bass-baritone
Steven Mackey electric guitar
Princeton University Glee Club | Gabriel Crouch, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Princeton, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert
May 21, 2023 - 3:00pm

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Constantine Kitsopoulos conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Coming to New Jersey from a galaxy far, far away—experience Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back like never before as your New Jersey Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to the entire film. “You must feel the Force around you ...”

Performed in Morristown, Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
June 4, 2023 - 3:00pm

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Randall Goosby violin
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark, Princeton and New Brunswick