All Upcoming Shows

Vinicius Cantuaria canta Antonio Carlos JobimFriday, March 24 at 8PM

Singer, guitarist, composer, drummer, and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuaria is a well-known Brazilian musician in the sphere of Bossa Nova and Jazz. He was a pioneer of neo-Brazili...
More Info »

10,000 ManiacsSunday, March 26 at 7:30PM

One of the most acclaimed bands of the last three decades. 10,000 Maniacs defined college rock and created the first wave of alternative rock bands that became known as the alterna...
More Info »

Gleb Ivanov, pianoTuesday, March 28 at 7:30PM

Seton Hall University Arts Council is delighted to present this brilliant and internationally acclaimed solo pianist, winner in the prestigious Young Concert Artist auditions and V...
More Info »

An Evening with POCOFriday, March 31 at 8PM

One of the first and longest-lasting Country-Rock groups, POCO had their roots in the dying embers of Buffalo Springfield. After Neil Young and Stephen Stills, the co-founders...
More Info »

Oleta AdamsSaturday, April 1 at 8PM

Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album Circle of One, and the impassioned hit single "Get Here," Oleta Adams has inspired a growing legion of fans in the U.S. and Europ...
More Info »

Screening of ‘American Pastoral’ presented by the Weequahic High School Alumni AssociationSunday, April 2 at 2PM

'American Pastoral' is based on the 1996 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Philip Roth.  It depicts the life of a character loosely based on Weequahic High School alumnus, Swede Mas...
More Info »

American Theater Group: A GOOD FARMERSunday, April 2 at 7PM

American Theater Group, a professional member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, is SOPAC’s theatre company in-residence. Headed by Producing Artistic Director James Vagias, the...
More Info »

David SedarisThursday, April 6 at 7:30PM

NPR humorist and bestselling author David Sedaris will appear at SOPAC for one night only, featuring all-new readings of his work & a book signing. [words] Bookstore of Maplew...
More Info »

Bela Fleck & Abigail WashburnFriday, April 7 at 8PM

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, “the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Béla Fleck is a sixteen-time Grammy Award win...
More Info »

The Rainbow FishSaturday, April 8 at 2PM

With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, s...
More Info »

La Cinémathèque Film Club: An Homage to Alain Resnais & John CassavetesSundays at 2PM

Explore the origins of modern film, discover influential filmmakers, and discuss the styles and philosophical messages of the films when you become a Film Club Member. La Cinémat...
More Info »

Seton Hall University Theatre: Rogers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA!Thu-Sat, Apr 20-22 at 8pm | Sun, Apr 23 at 2PM

By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.  Thursday, April 20 at 8PM  Friday, April 21 at 8PM  Saturday, April 22 at 8PM  Sunday, April 23 at 2PM  A grand musical ...
More Info »

Jazz in the Loft: John Lee & FriendsSunday, April 23 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the S...
More Info »

Seton Hall University Orchestra & Concert BandTuesday, April 25 at 7:30PM

The Seton Hall University Orchestra and Concert Band present their annual spring concert. Presented by the Seton Hall University Arts Council....
More Info »

Blues in the Loft: Mike Griot & FriendsSunday, April 30 at 7PM

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Blues in the Loft concert series with Mike Griot! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of ...
More Info »

Gallery Exhibit: Changing Landscapes by Mary Jane Van ZeijtsOn display MON, MAR 6 through SUN, APR 30, 2017

Changing Landscapes Art by Mary Jane Van Zeijts   On display MON, MAR 6 through SUN, APR 30, 2017  FREE Gallery Reception: THU, MAR 9 from 7-9PM As a lover of nature, you...
More Info »

Carrie: The Musical presented by Class Act Performing Arts StudioFriday, April 28 at 8:30PM; Saturday, April 29 at 8PM; Sunday, April 30 at 4:30PM

In this revamped, contemporary version of the famous (and infamous) 1988 production, Carrie: The Musical follows a young woman discovering the strength of her telekinetic capabilit...
More Info »

Disney’s High School Musical presented by Class Act Performing Arts StudioFriday, April 28 at 5:30PM; Saturday, April 29 at 1:30PM and 5PM; Sunday, April 30 at 2PM

We're all in this together for Disney's smash hit musical! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must handle first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes a...
More Info »

Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret presented by Vanguard Theater CompanyMonday, May 1 at 7PM

Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Program is an outreach program designed to offer a diverse group of emerging musical theater artists (ages 12-24) a unique opportunity f...
More Info »

Seton Hall University Spring Choral CelebrationTuesday, May 2 at 7:30PM

Join the Seton Hall University Chorus and Chamber Choir in their annual Spring Choral Celebration.  Hadyn’s great “Theresienmesse” in B Flat Major will be performed with pro...
More Info »

Roger McGuinnThursday, May 4 at 7:30PM

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable music industry icon. From his signature 12 string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recogniza...
More Info »

Storm Large with Le BonheurFriday, May 5 at 8PM

With “Stormy Love,” Storm Large and her gutsy band Le Bonheur make a triumphant return to the SOPAC stage. Known for her passionate vocal interpretations and her sizzling stage...
More Info »

Conversations in the Loft hosted by Budd Mishkin: Storm LargeFriday, May 5 immediately following the performance by Storm Large

Go behind-the-scenes with NY1’s Budd Mishkin as he interviews artists in the SOPAC Loft following their performances on the mainstage. Connect with your favorite artists and othe...
More Info »

Happily Ever AfterSaturday, May 6 at 2PM

With Happily Ever After, get ready to laugh out loud at our hilarious renditions of some of the best stories from the Grimm Brothers’ iconic works. In this (not-so-grim) adventur...
More Info »

Songs and Stories with Kathy Mattea Featuring Bill CooleySaturday, May 6 at 8PM

Grammy Award winning singer Kathy Mattea and her longtime collaborator, guitarist Bill Cooley, have shared one of Nashville's most musically rich partnerships for over two decad...
More Info »

Juilliard @ SOPAC: Juilliard Jazz EnsembleSunday, May 7 at 3PM

Now in its 14th season, Juilliard Jazz offers degrees at bachelor, master, and Artist Diploma levels. The program aims to develop exceptionally educated musicians versed in the Jaz...
More Info »

Timothy B. Schmit with very special guest Richie FurayTuesday, May 9 at 7:30PM

Timothy B. Schmit is best known as a longtime member of the EAGLES playing bass and singing lead vocals on their hits “I Can’t Tell You Why,” “Love Will Keep Us Alive” an...
More Info »

David Bromberg QuintetThursday, May 11 at 7:30PM

David Bromberg, a godfather of Americana music, award-winning multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, gifted song interpreter and lauded bandmate to the stars, released The Bl...
More Info »

The Second City presents “We’re All in This Room Together”Friday, May 12 at 8PM

Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can’t provide, "We're All In This Room Together" presented by The Second City features improvised comedy, audience interac...
More Info »

The Weight featuring former members of The Band, Levon Helm Band and Rick Danko GroupSaturday, May 13 at 8PM

Replicating the music of The Band is a tall order. But interpreting the music of The Band is an art. Songs that have reverberated across history for decades continue to speak to m...
More Info »

SLUT: The Play, by Katie CappielloWednesday, May 17 at 7PM

The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section presents a play combating sexism and sexual violence by Katie Cappiello.  SLUT: The Play is a call to action; a remind...
More Info »

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob DylanFriday, May 19 at 8PM

Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation — both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwrit...
More Info »

Youth Orchestras of Essex County Spring ConcertSunday, May 21 at 3PM

The Youth Orchestras of Essex County is the longest running youth orchestra in New Jersey, providing a diverse group of musically talented young people the opportunity to partici...
More Info »

American Theater Group: A MIND OUT OF THE GUTTERSunday, May 21 at 7PM

American Theater Group, a professional member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, is SOPAC’s theatre company in-residence. Headed by Producing Artistic Director James Vagias, the...
More Info »

Gaelic StormFriday June 2 at 8PM

After nearly two decades and more than 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is looking sharper than ever with their latest release, ...
More Info »

An Evening with Mary Roach, Presented by the Maplewood—South Orange Book FestivalFriday, June 9 at 8PM

The Maplewood—South Orange Book Festival is proud to present its inaugural keynote speaker, best-selling science writer Mary Roach. Mary will be talking about her new book, Grunt...
More Info »

An Evening With Kelli O’HaraFriday, June 16 at 8PM

Kelli O’Hara has unequivocally established herself as one of Broadway’s great leading ladies. Her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically acclaimed revival of The King a...
More Info »

Louie AndersonSaturday, June 17 at 8PM

SOPAC Members; Log in for pre-sale access starting Tue, Mar 21 at 12Noon. Tickets go on sale to the public Fri, Mar 24 at 12Noon. Click here if you would like a reminder email aft...
More Info »

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show ChoirSaturday, June 24 at 8PM

Don’t miss the SEASON FINALE PERFORMANCE of the award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir in a fully-staged, concert event. 60 singer/dancers present a showcase of ...
More Info »

American Theater Group: LEVITYSunday, June 25 at 7PM

American Theater Group, a professional member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, is SOPAC’s theatre company in-residence. Headed by Producing Artistic Director James Vagias, the...
More Info »