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Events at MPAC throughout June 2023

originally published: 05/10/2023

Events at MPAC throughout June 2023

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers. Photo by Jeff Fasano

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) closes out its 2022-2023 season in June with a variety of concerts and free events. The month kicks off with four performances of MPAC's spring production of Matilda the Musical and includes concerts by Three Dog Night, Bruce Hornsby, Almost Queen, Happy Together, and Rufus Wainwright; Manhattan Comedy Night, free summer concerts and more.

MPAC’s Arts in the Community summer concert series sponsored by ADP also gets underway in June with free events on June 14 and June 28 at 6:00pm.  A series of free concerts will be happening throughout the summer at Pioneer Park at Headquarters Plaza and adjacent to MPAC at the Vail Mansion Plaza.

Tickets for all events are available at, or by calling the box office at 973-539-8008.

Matilda The MusicalFriday June 2 to Sunday, June 4. MPAC’s spring musical returns to our stage for its' 9th annual production! MATILDA is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Please note: Matilda is a full-length musical, running approximately 2.5 hours, and is recommended for ages 6+. Tickets range from $20-$35  Limited tickets to Saturday, June 3 and the Sunday, June 4 matinees.

Happy Together 2023Friday, June 9 at 7:30pm. An evening of hit after hit after hit that will have you heading home whistling the soundtrack of the 60s and 70s! Featuring The Turtles, Little Anthony (“Tears on My Pillow,” “Goin’ Out of My Head”), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap (“Young Girl”), The Classics IV (“Spooky,” “Stormy”), The Vogues (“Turn Around, Look at Me,” “Five O’Clock World”) and The Cowsills (“Hair,” “The Rain, The Park & Other Things”). Tickets range from $39-$89. LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN.

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Manhattan Comedy NightFriday, June 16 at 8:00pmGet some comic relief with our popular stand-up series showcasing the rising stars of comedy. Mature content, language. Adults only. Tickets range from $25-$30.

Almost QueenSaturday, June 17, 2023 at 8:00pmThe most authentic Queen live show since the days of Queen themselves! Donning genuine costumes, and featuring signature four-part harmonies, Almost Queen captures the energy and precision that is the ultimate Queen experience. Tickets range from $39-$79. LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN.

Bruce Hornsby & The NoisemakersWednesday, June 21, 2023 at 7:30pm. Bruce Hornsby first rose to prominence with The Way It Is, his 1986 Grammy-winning debut album. The 13-time Grammy nominee has sold over 11 million albums, and he has performed on releases with over 100 artists including Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead and Willie Nelson, always seeking a unique and personal music path that sparks his creative interest. Tickets range from $39-$79.

Three Dog NightSaturday, June 24, 2023 at 8:00pm. Three Dog Night charted more Top 10 hits than any other music act from 1969-1974. Rock classics like “Joy to the World,” “Black and White,” “Shambala” and “One” crystallize Three Dog Night’s continuing popularity as a legendary rock band. Tickets range from $49-$99.

Rufus Wainwright: Folkocracy TourThursday, June 29, 2023 at 8:00pm. One of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation, Rufus Wainwright performs music from his upcoming release Folkocracy, in which he revisits his roots, of childhood summers spent at folk festivals and watching his famous family on stage. Featuring Lucy Wainwright Roche and Petra Haden on back-up vocals and a four-piece band, the Folkocracy tour showcases Wainwright’s extraordinary vocal range and depth of interpretation. “Nobody sings quite like Rufus Wainwright” – The New Yorker. Tickets range from $39-$79.

MPAC Arts in the Community Free Concerts:

MPAC Music Student of the Month Recital - Wednesday, June 14 at 6:00pm at Vail Mansion Plaza. Students from Morris County schools honored as MPAC Music Students of the Month throughout this past season showcase their talents. Music Student of the Month sponsored by The Walter F. and Alice Gorham Foundation, Inc.

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John McDermott Band’s Sixties Rock & Roll Revue - Wednesday, June 28 at 6:00pm at Pioneer Park. The John McDermott Band performs the iconic hits and music of the 1960s.

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is located at 100 South Street in Morristown, New Jersey.  MPAC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents 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. The 2022-2023 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.



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