(NEWARK, NJ) -- Get your tickets early and make those holiday plans! New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced shows from a wide range of artists for the holiday season. It’s time to celebrate love, life, family, and the magic of holidays at NJPAC. The festivities begin with the extraordinary voice of Sarah Brightman on November 27 and continue throughout December.
After not holding live performances in the last year due to the pandemic, NJPAC is proud to present these exciting live, in-person concerts this holiday season. Feeling the “magic” that only happens in a live musical performance is sure to make this year’s holiday performances will create lasting memories and warm the soul.
Reserve tickets now for the holidays online, by calling 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office at 1 Center Street, Newark, New Jersey.
Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 8:00pm - Sarah Brightman A Christmas Symphony. It’s no surprise Sarah Brightman is the biggest selling soprano in the world. Her crystalline voice is immediately recognizable across the globe: earthy yet ethereal, haunting yet angelic. Prudential Hall Betty Wold Johnson Stage; $49.00 - $149.00
Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7:30pm - Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery & Tim Davis in A Swingin’ Little Christmas! Live in Concert. See Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch (Glee, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), along with Kate Flannery (The Office, Dancing with the Stars), Tim Davis (Glee’s vocal arranger), and The Tony Guerrero Quintet. What do you get when you mix one part cabaret, one part comedy, and one heaping helping of Christmas kitsch? A Swingin’ Little Christmas! It’s a fun fresh twist on the Christmas specials of the ‘50s and ‘60s when harmonies were tight and swing was the thing. Victoria Theater Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage; $69.00
Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 3:00pm - The Nutcracker State Ballet of Ukraine. ‘Tis the season for making unforgettable memories with your family! Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, The Nutcracker is sure to become your favorite Christmas tradition. Prudential Hall Betty Wold Johnson Stage; $29.00 - $79.00
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 7:30pm - Mannheim Streamroller Christmas. Wrapping traditional tunes with new-age sound, Mannheim Steamroller is the sound of Christmas! The 2021 show features all of your favorite classic carols from the first Mannheim Steamroller Christmas album, along with magical multimedia effects to delight the whole family. Prudential Hall Betty Wold Johnson Stage; $39.50 - $99.50
Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm - The Hip Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow. Celebrate the season with NJPAC’s original holiday extravaganza, which reimagines the traditional Tchaikovsky ballet with explosive urban choreography. Featuring rap legend Kurtis Blow as special guest MC. Prudential Hall Betty Wold Johnson Stage; $29.00 - $79.00
Friday, December 31, 2021 at 10:00am and 2:00pm | Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 10:00am and 2:00pm - PAW Patrol Live! PAW Patrol Live! is back on a roll… IN-PERSON AND LIVE ON STAGE! Ryder and his favorite pups have been working hard to get back on the road and they are ready to roll. $23.00 - $79.00
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street 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, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted nearly 10 million visitors (including over 1.7 million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.