(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey announces an online Memorabilia & Holiday Shop featuring one-of-a-kind gifts are now available on the State Theatre’s website at STNJ.org/Shop. Proceeds for all purchases go towards supporting the non-profit State Theatre.
The unique Memorabilia & Holiday Shop collection features State Theatre show posters, concert photos, apparel, and accessories as well as historic theater seats and neon signs recently removed from the theater as part of the State Theatre’s upcoming renovations. Apparel and accessories include State Theatre t-shirts and sweatshirts, tote bags, and coffee mugs.
Featured State Theatre show posters include Ringo Starr; Gladys Knight; Crosby, Stills & Nash; RENT the musical, Amy Schumer; and Tony Bennett, among others. Concert photos by professional photographer Jeffrey Auger include past performances by Boyz II Men, Martina McBride, Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul, Buddy Guy, Kool & The Gang, and more. In addition, an autographed surfboard by The Beach Boys from their December 3, 2011 State Theatre performance is available for purchase.
State Theatre was built in 1921 as a silent film and vaudeville palace. Recognizing the historic significance of the theater, PBS honored State Theatre New Jersey by featuring it in its documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, in the fall of 2018. Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey can be streamed at STNJ.org/History. Today, State Theatre is the largest performing arts center in Central New Jersey and has welcomed six million people through its doors since reopening as a non-profit performing arts center in 1988. State Theatre New Jersey is a cornerstone of the cultural vitality of Middlesex County, and averages a total economic impact on New Brunswick and the surrounding area of more than $18 million a year. The mainstage programs have featured high-caliber artists such as Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Kevin Hart, Ringo Starr, Melissa Etheridge, John Leguizamo, Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Program offerings include Broadway, orchestra, family, dance, comedy, rock/pop, jazz, Performances for Schools, and Sensory-Friendly Performances.
STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey.