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State Theatre Hosts Women's Tea Luncheon To Support Arts Access Initiatives

State Theatre Hosts Women's Tea Luncheon To Support Arts Access Initiatives

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey will host a Women’s Tea Luncheon on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 to raise funds for State Theatre New Jersey’s arts access initiatives. The event, which is a celebration for Women’s History Month, includes a networking hour and special program on the stage of the historic venue. Tickets and sponsorships are available from $150, and both men and women are welcome to help support this important cause. For tickets, call 732- 247-2700, ext. 512 or email

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, State Theatre New Jersey is committed to giving back to the community, providing $730,000 worth of free and heavily-subsidized admissions for mainstage and educational programs annually. Nearly 60,000 underserved individuals statewide benefit—including students from low-income schools, veterans, children on the autism spectrum, seniors, charities, and local families. KPMG and PNC are among the sponsors of the Women's Tea, which will provide crucial support for all of these arts access initiatives at State Theatre New Jersey.

“Approaching its centennial in 2021, State Theatre New Jersey has an exciting vision for ensuring that the powerful impact of the arts continues to be accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds,” said Wendy Wiebalk, State Theatre New Jersey Trustee, Certified Trial Attorney and Partner at Cahn & Parra, LLC, and Women’s Tea Committee Member.

About the Women’s Tea Luncheon Program

Featuring special guest sopranos Monica Yunus and Camille Zamora—passionate arts access advocates as co-founders of the non-profit Sing for Hope—the Women’s Tea Luncheon program will recognize the valuable contribution artists and attendees have had on the community, through their dedication to dozens of charities, public service, their families, and their commitment to excellence. The program will highlight esteemed female State Theatre artists such as: Debbie Reynolds, Mary Tyler Moore, Audra McDonald, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, Aretha Franklin, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Photo: Monica Yunus and Camille Zamora from Sing for Hope

originally published: 2018-03-07 19:02:19

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Saturday, Jun 23, 2018


White Denim @ House of Independents, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

WICKED HOLLOW @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

Parsonsfield @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 8:00pm

Under the Streetlamp @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 8:00pm

Memories: A Tribute to Barbra @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 8:00pm

Princeton Festival Baroque Chamber Ensemble @ The Princeton Abbey, Princeton - 5:00pm

Rockland Bergen Music Festival @ German Masonic Park, Tappan - 11:00am

Big Jon Atkinson and Dean Shot @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm


DLT Presents Leading Ladies @ Dover Little Theatre, Dover - 8:00pm

The Last 5 Years @ Eagle Theatre, Hammonton - 3:00pm and 8:00pm

Half Time @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 1:30pm and 8:00pm

DIRTY DANCING @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Wizard of Oz Auditions @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 12:00pm

Phoenix Productions Presents: In the Heights @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 9:30pm


Anthony DeVito, Greg Stone, James Mattern @ Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City - 9:00pm


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Inspirational Dance: Great Times in NYC @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 1:00pm and 5:00pm

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