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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Neighbourhood: Newark Central Business District
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Address: 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102
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Always a Terrific Time!

Beautiful facility with great array of diverse talent and entertainment. A pleasure to attend any time, any season. Great paid and free concerts. Where ever you are from in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Newark, New Jersey
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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful facility with great array of diverse talent and entertainment. A pleasure to attend any time, any season. Great paid and free concerts. Where ever you are from in the world you'll find something here that appeals to you and your sense of culture, the arts, beauty and education.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely will be back again. Simply amazing structure, very classy. Well located. Excellent vibes. Very good!

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy this venue. I go there for there Jazz, hip hop, plays or just local talent. Enjoy the outside concerts in the summer.

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Matawan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Newark Public Schools teacher, NJPAC has ALWAYS support the kids in NPS with enabling htem to see fabulous shows and experience the ARTS!

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful performance space with great sound, comfortable seating, very friendly staff and a decent selection of concessions, though they are overpriced. Easily accessed via NJ transit and PATH, it is well worth a trip for a show of interest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue Great location. Tons of parking Beautiful venue. Nice building. Would definitely go to other shows at this venue.

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Northern New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, great community oriented, great shows, great kids programs, and the Sounds of the City is the highlight of the summer

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see Shen Yun at NJPAC last year and it was such a treat! Great restaurant on premise, amazing performances of classical Chinese dance and music. The 50-dancer troupe fit well on the stage and the live orchestra in the pit produced powerful music in the theater! Overall, we were delighted by the theatrical effect from the show/theater!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Came here to see sebastian maniscalco and the place was fantastic. Great place to see a show, cant wait to come back! Very high if you are in the back and rows are full length so get tickets in the middle to avoid having to get up a million times! Very clean facility with friendly staff. Parking lot on site... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

NJPAC is a wonderful asset in our community. Of course, any theatre in Newark will suffer from being only 10 miles or so from NYC, but the NJPAC does us proud with the performances it hosts, especially with jazz and classical concerts (the NJSO being a highlight of the latter). We also enjoy the fact that it has two different... More 

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