Best New Jersey Theatres and Venues
for Performing Arts

Discover NJ Theatres Featuring Performing Arts,
Broadway Musicals, Concerts, Plays, and local productions

New Jersey Theatres and Venues for Performing Arts

New Jersey is home to a vibrant and diverse performing arts scene, with a wide range of theatres that cater to all tastes and interests.

Whether you're a fan of Broadway shows, experimental theater, or local productions, there's something for everyone in the Garden State.

So, grab your tickets and get ready to be entertained by the incredible talent that graces the stages of New Jersey's theatres.


Northern New Jersey Theatres

Bergen Performings art Center

Bergen Performing Arts Center
30 North Van Brunt St.
Englewood, NJ
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The Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) is a theater of and for the community that it serves throughout northern New Jersey, by being a creative focus, educational resource, and engine of economic vitality. A not-for-profit organization, bergen PAC’s mission is to make the live performing arts accessible to the entire population. In 2022, the Bergen PAC
invested in a multimillion dollar renovation, including a new stage, theater seats, carpeting, an improved sound system, and a LED marquee.

Centernary Stage

Centernary Stage Company at the Sitnik Theate
The Carol and David Lackland Center
715 Grand Ave
Hackettstown, NJ
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A 485-seat theater, located in The Lackland Center is a cultural and educational destination with a variety of theatre and musical performances, lectures and other cultural and educational events. Stage performances on put on by the Centernary Stage Company. A not-for-profit theatre dedicated to the performing arts.

Hunterdon Hills Plyrouse

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
88 Route 173
West Hampton, NJ 
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A dinner theatre located in picturesque Hunterdon County, they features matinee and dinner performances. Their performances range from Broadway shows and comedies, to vibrant musicals, special music events, and more.

Mayo Centr for the Performing Arts

Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ
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The Mayo Center of Performing Arts, a non-profit organization offers a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. Many of the performers have international recognition.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St
Newark, NJ
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An internationally acclaimed concert hall hosting top artists national and international artists and symphonies.The complex consists of the 2,750-seat Prudential Hall and the 514-seat Victoria Theater filled with some of the world's most cherished orchestral, dance, theater, and instrumental works, as well as the best performers from New Jersey's outstanding array of artists and performing companies.

Newton Theatre

Newton Theatre
234 Spring St
Newton, NJ
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Located in the county seat of Sussex County, this 605 seat performing arts theatre is dedicated to providing programs that educate, entertain and inspire all audiences regardless of ethnicity, age or income level.

PaperMill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse
Brookside Drive
Millburn, NJ 07041
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The theatre is committed to rediscovering classic musicals and plays.The Paper Mill Playhouse is a leader in producing a wide range of plays, including World and American Premieres. The Paper Mill Playhouse was one of the first to begin the regional theatre movement in the United States. In 1972, Governor William Cahill proclaimed Paper Mill the Official State Theatre of New Jersey.

Raritan Valley Communtiy Center for the Arts

RVCCArts, The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Presents a wide range of cultural programming by professional touring companies of regional, national and international stature to a campus, a community and especially to children and youth.

Rosen Theatre for the Performing Arts

The Rosen Performing Arts Center
1 Pike Drive
Wayne, New Jersey
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A 408 seat professional theater inside the Wayne YMCA is home to many special events including theater productions for youth, teens and adults, dance programs and special events.  The theater is also available to rent for companies producing or presenting theater, concerts, dance or film as well as for meeting spaces or conferences.

Shakespeare Theatre

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ
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It is New Jersey's only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's classic masterworks and one of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation.

Union County Performing Arts Center

Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street (Main Stage/The Loft)
360 Hamilton Street (Hamilton Stage
Rahway, NJ
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The Union County Performing Arts Center provides exciting live performances that are educational, affordable and responsive to the diverse interests of our communities.UPAC consists of three theatres: The Main Stage, a restored vaudeville theater and silent movie palace. The loft locate on the 2nd floor above the Main Stage The Loft is a versatile, intimate black box performance space and rehearsal studio.And the Hamilton Stage hosting concerts, plays, ballets, readings, art galleries, benefits and classes The UCPAC is dedicated to making this landmark theatre the logical choice for the performing arts – for education, experimentation and entertainment. With 1,300 seats, the UCPAC is one of the largest theatres in Union County.

Wellmount Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre
5 Seymour Street
Montclair, NJ
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Once an elegant movie house, the historic building underwent multimillion-dollar renovations to restore its glory. This bi-level venue has a spacious lobby, orchestra seating on two floors and beautiful bathrooms, plus top-of-the-line sound and lighting equipment and green rooms.

White Eagle Hall

White Eagle Hall
337 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
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Built in 1910, White Eagle Hall is a newly restored and renovated historic theater located in the thriving nightlife scene of Downtown Jersey City. It provides live music, theatre, comedy, dance, film, family shows as well as other performances while serving food and drinks.
The venue features 8,000 square-foot flexible space with a capacity for 800 standing, 400 seating or 250 seated for dining; It's many historic features include wrought iron wrap-around balcony, a coffered tin ceiling with 2 large stained glass atriums at 28-feet high; has optimized acoustics and the latest in high quality lighting & sound technology.

Central and South New Jersey Theatres

Central NJ Theatres

Central NJ Theatres

South NJ Theatres

South NJ Theatres
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