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NJPAC presents SNL Comedian Jay Pharoah

originally published: 08/23/2023

NJPAC presents SNL Comedian Jay Pharoah

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Jay Pharoah will perform at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Friday, September 29, 2023 at 7:00pm. The actor and comedian is one of the industry’s most sought-after leading men. Best known for his spot-on impressions, Pharoah spent six seasons as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.

Recently, Pharoah was seen in The Blackening, one of the biggest purchases out of the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, and in the starring role of Cecil Homes, the right-hand man of 1970s record producer and co-founder of Casablanca Records, Neil Bogart, in Spinning Gold.

Additional film and television credits include hosting and producing the hit Nickelodeon gameshow, Unfiltered, Comedy Central’s Out of Office, Mort in Sherman Oaks, Floyd Mooney in Showtime’s White Famous, Sony Picture’s animated feature The Mitchells vs. the Machines, Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane, Universal’s animated feature Sing, CBS Films’ Get a Job, CBS’s Remote, FOX Searchlight’s Lola Versus, FOX’s Family Guy and The Simpsons, Bojack Horseman on Netflix, and Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken. Pharoah currently serves as a consulting writer/producer on Family Guy. In addition to acting and stand-up, Pharoah released his first EP titled “Spittin Image” in August 2021. Pharoah continues to headline comedy clubs across the country throughout the year.

Tickets range from $29.50-$49.50 and are available for purchase online, by calling 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, which have reached almost 2 million children, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.

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