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, 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

 

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 Baahubali: The Beginning Live in Concert
July 28, 2024 - 3:00pm

Baahubali: The Beginning Live in Concert

North American Premiere! | New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Constantine Kitsopoulos conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Experience India’s biggest box-office smash-hit, Baahubali: The Beginning on a vast HD screen while the New Jersey Symphony performs M.M. Keeravani’s epic score, live in-sync with the motion picture.

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert
Dec 8, 2024 - 3:00pm

The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Constantine Kitsopoulos conductor
New Jersey Symphony

The New Jersey Symphony presents Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert featuring the complete film, with the score performed live to picture. The Muppets perform Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine), and features many more of your favorite Muppet characters. This special holiday event is fun for the whole family!

Performed in Morristown, Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Jean-Yves Thibaudet Plays Ravel
Jan 12, 2025 - 3:00pm

Jean-Yves Thibaudet Plays Ravel

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Kevin John Edusei conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark, Princeton and New Brunswick
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More Info for Holst’s The Planets—An HD Odyssey
Jan 30, 2025 - 7:30pm

Holst’s The Planets—An HD Odyssey

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Nancy Zhou violin
Montclair State University Prima Voce | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in New Brunswick, Newark and Morristown
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More Info for Warner Bros. Discovery presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony
Feb 16, 2025 - 3:00pm

Warner Bros. Discovery presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

New Jersey Symphony Special Concert |
30th Anniversary Concert

George Daugherty conductor
George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong creators
New Jersey Symphony

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony is back! Celebrate Looney Tunes and its legendary stars, including Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and, of course, Bugs Bunny, our very favorite “wascally wabbit.” Enjoy classics including “Baton Bunny,” “The Rabbit of Seville” and “What’s Opera, Doc?” alongside Warner Bros. Discovery 3D theatrical shorts “Rabid Rider,” “Coyote Falls” and “Fur of Flying.” Don’t miss these extraordinary musical scores performed live by the New Jersey Symphony as all the action unfolds on the big screen.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Brahms and Chopin
Feb 23, 2025 - 3:00pm

Brahms and Chopin

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Christoph König conductor
Tony Siqi Yun piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for Vadim Gluzman Plays Brahms
Mar 20, 2025 - 7:30pm

Vadim Gluzman Plays Brahms

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Lina González-Granados conductor 
Vadim Gluzman violin
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in New Brunswick, Red Bank and Newark
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More Info for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Xian Zhang
Apr 6, 2025 - 3:00pm

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Xian Zhang

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Steven Banks saxophone
Felicia Moore soprano
Kelley O’Connor mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage tenor
Reginald Smith Jr. baritone
Montclair State University Chorale | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Apr 13, 2025 - 3:00pm

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Constantine Kitsopoulos conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope. Experience the complete film with the New Jersey Symphony performing John Williams’ thrilling score live.

Performed in Morristown, Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick