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 NJSO, call 732.246.7469.
For the State Theatre New Jersey’s administrative offices, call 732.247.7200.

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.

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 NJSO would be happy to assist. Call NJSO Patron Services at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).

Additional information on accessibility at NJSO 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

2020–21 Season State Theater New Jersey seating charts

 

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Upcoming Events

More Info for CANCELED Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Dec 5, 2020 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Featuring the return of violinist Augustin Hadelich.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
AUGUSTIN HADELICH violin

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Gershwin’s An American in Paris
Jan 16, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Gershwin’s An American in Paris

2021 Winter Festival Week I: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

XIAN ZHANG conductor
TERRENCE WILSON piano
AARON DWORKIN narrator

Performed in Morristown, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F
Jan 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

CANCELED Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F

2021 Winter Festival Week II: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

FABIEN GABEL conductor
AARON DIEHL piano

Performed in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
Feb 27, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Gemma New conducts the NJSO premiere of Walton Symphony No. 1

GEMMA NEW conductor
KAREN GOMYO violin

Performed in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown
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More Info for CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto
Mar 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto

Also featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”

XIAN ZHANG conductor
HAOCHEN ZHANG piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Mar 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

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 NJSO performing John Williams’ thrilling score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert
Mar 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Experience this thrilling film like never before as the NJSO performs Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ exhilarating score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Conrad Tao Plays Tchaikovsky
May 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Conrad Tao Plays Tchaikovsky

Also featuring Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9

JADER BIGNAMINI conductor
CONRAD TAO piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony
May 9, 2021 - 3:00pm

CANCELED Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony

Also featuring works by Mozart, Rossini and Vivaldi with NJSO soloists

XIAN ZHANG conductor
BRENNAN SWEET violin
ELZBIETA WEYMAN viola
KATHLEEN NESTER piccolo

Performed in Red Bank and New Brunswick
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