Performing Arts/Theater in New Jersey


Whether you’re captivated by a Broadway production, stirred by the sultry sounds of a jazz festival or inspired by a contemporary art exhibition, New Jersey’s arts and cultural venues take center stage.

World-class artists and performers amaze audiences at prominent theaters and facilities throughout the state, which offer a lively menu of creative entertainment.

Top national and international artists make New Jersey a key stop along their tours. Whether it is the acoustically superb, 2,750-seat Prudential Hall at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ State Opera in Newark, the Westfield Symphony Orchestra in Westfield, or Atlantic City’s 11 resort hotels, every region of the state offers venues featuring the world’s best entertainers.

All around the state, there’s an array of music, dance and theatrical productions at venues like the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan, All Children’s Theatre in Parsippany or Cape May Convention Hall in Cape May to name a few.

Whether it’s Broadway-quality plays, concerts, dance or music, New Jersey is the “state of the arts.”