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Seton Hall University Theatre: Rodgers & 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 ...
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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...
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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....
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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 ...
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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  As a lover of nature, you will find Mary Jane Van Zeijts in search of the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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, ...
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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...
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Nick LoweThursday, June 15 at 7:30PM

Pop star, songwriter, producer and musician’s musician. Nick Lowe lays claim to all of these titles in his extraordinary career. He wrote and made famous “Cruel To Be Kind” a...
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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...
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Louie AndersonSaturday, June 17 at 8PM

Three-time Emmy Award winning comedian Louie Anderson is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics. Named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedi...
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Aimee MannMonday, June 19 at 7:30PM

The first new solo album in five years for Aimee Mann, Mental Illness, signals a welcome new arrival from the beloved singer-songwriter.  If you fell in love with earlier albums ...
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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 ...
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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...
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Sweeney Todd presented by Light Opera of New JerseyJuly 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8PM & July 16 and 23 2PM

To close our 22nd season in the summer, Light Opera of New Jersey presents Stephen Sondheim’s dark-humored musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, direc...
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Matthew SweetSunday, September 24 at 7:30PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leadin...
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Colin HayThursday, October 19 at 7:30PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about Colin Hay show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. As the singer, guitarist, and primary...
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Billy CollinsFriday, October 20 at 8PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. Billy Collins is an American phenomenon.  ...
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The Willie Nile Band with very special guest James MaddockFriday, November 10 at 8PM

Willie Nile has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As the induction program from the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame says: ...
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Tommy Emmanuel & David Grisman “C.G.P. & Dawg Tour”Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. Together, Tommy Emmanuel & David Grism...
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Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda WilliamsTuesday, November 28 at 7:30PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. Three old friends from the earliest days of...
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Sweet Honey In The Rock: Celebrating the HolydaysSaturday, December 2 at 8PM

Share your email address with us if you would like to receive a reminder about this show after tickets have gone on sale to the public. Grammy Award-winning (and many times nomina...
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