News & Updates

  • Voting Opens for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards

    Click here and vote for SOPAC in the 2018 Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards. ...
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  • Part Time Career Opportunities Available with Audience Services Department

    A career at SOPAC places you on a team of dedicated people who work hard and who adhere to the highest standards of excellence. You will be challenged to be creative, learn and grow in an exciting atmosphere that is professional, yet personal. ...
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  • My Land, Your Land

    Ten years ago, I read an article about increased immigration raids tearing apart a small farming community in upstate New York. I took a ride up to Elba, a town of roughly 2,500 (or--as the sign welcoming you into town reads—“Population: J ...
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  • SOPAC Box Office Hours

    Regular Box Office hours are  Monday-Saturday, 12-6PM and two hours prior to performances. Holiday Hours/Closures:   Monday, February 19 - CLOSED - President's Day Monday, May 28 - CLOSED - Memorial Day Wednesday, July 4 - CLO ...
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  • Playin’ Around South Orange is Back! Bringing Art and Music to the Streets of South Orange

    SOPAC's annual program, Playin’ Around South Orange, launches once again Saturday, August 26, 2017 at noon, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to five separate South Orange locations. The ...
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  • Read all about NJ’s “Favorite Small Performing Arts Center” in the spring 2017 newsletter.

    Read all about our 10th Anniversary Gala and more in SOPACNOW, the spring 2017 newsletter. This annual publication is filled with information about performances, activities, education initiatives and more.      ...
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  • SOPAC is Once Again New Jersey’s Favorite Small Performing Arts Center

    ARTPRIDE NEW JERSEY ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN  2017 JERSEYARTS.COM PEOPLE’S CHOICE  AWARDS Cultural organizations from Northern New Jersey make strong showing in annual awards BURLINGTON, N.J. (March 4, 2017) — After a record-shatter ...
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  • In Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the Arts

    BroadwayWorld.com recently published the following article which features statements from arts organizations such as SOPAC on the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts.   Click above to view the complete article on BroadwayWorld ...
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  • South Orange Performing Arts Center to Receive $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

    National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of $10,000  ...
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  • American Theater Group Joins SOPAC as New Theatre-in-Residence

    The South Orange Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce a new partnership with American Theater Group, a professional member theatre of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. (more…) ...
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