The 25th Anniversary State Theatre Benefit Gala, on May 17, 2014, will be an unforgettable evening! This year our fantastic honorees are: Silver Anniversary Honoree Johnson & Johnson, Leadership in the Arts Honorees The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and J. Seward Johnson, Sr. 1963 Charitable Trust, and Corporate Honoree […]
By Jordan Schwartz Glen Burtnik has had an impressive and versatile career over the years. He has written for musicians such as Marshall Crenshaw, Patty Smyth, and Randy Travis, played guitar and sang vocals as a member of the band Styx, played alongside artists like Celine Dion, Jan Hammer, and […]Read more...
By Jessica Sanchez Terry Fator, the ventriloquist comedian of Las Vegas, can do over 100 ventriloquial impersonations, and entertains audiences with 16 different puppets in his acts. A winner of America’s Got Talent in June 2007, Fator has hit the funny bones of audiences of all ages. Prepare to laugh out […]Read more...
By Lindsay Primeau MOMIX may be a name you are not familiar with, but after seeing the dance company perform it will be hard to forget them. With the use of dance and theater pieces to celebrate movement, the company creates magic and illusions in a way you’ve never seen […]Read more...
By Lindsay Primeau Boyz II Men is arguably one of the most commercially successful R&B groups of all time. With songs that people can remember for a lifetime it’s no surprise that the group has found a place in so many people’s hearts. Now you can dance and sing along […]Read more...
By Jordan Schwartz Come see one of the most exciting new companies in today’s dance scene as Jessica Lang Dance takes the State Theatre stageOctober 23, 2014 at 8:00 PM! Jessica Lang Dance was founded in 2011 by choreographer, Jessica Lang. Based in New York City, the company incorporates music and […]
By Jessica Sanchez Terry Fator, the ventriloquist comedian of Las Vegas, can do over 100 ventriloquial impersonations, and entertains audiences with 16 different puppets in his acts. A winner of America’s Got Talent in June 2007, Fator has hit the funny bones of audiences of all ages. Prepare to laugh out […]
By Elizabeth Millar Deana Martin graced the State Theatre March 29th opening the show with the song “I love Being Here With You” from her album, Destination Moon. The song was apropos as it was evident she, and the audience, enjoyed the show immensely. Deana knew at an early age that […]
By Jordan Schwartz Do you love Steve Earle, Shawn Colvin, or both? Come see them both LIVE in concert at the State Theatre on September 28, 2014 at 8pm! How well do you really know Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle? Test yourself by guessing which of these trivia questions applies […]
The State Theatre’s Education Department will present its last Performance for Schools on Thursday, May 1st. The show, Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s production of Benjamin Britten’s A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, will be performed twice that day, at 10am and 12pm, for students in grades 2 through 6. A […]
By Diane Zmirich2 See Grammy Award®-winner and talented singer, songwriter, and guitarist Boz Scaggs perform his greatest hits such as “Lowdown,” “It’s Over,” “Lido Shuffle,” “What Can I Say,” and “Look What You’ve Done to Me” at the State Theatre on May 6 at 8pm! Soon after entering college, Scaggs decided […]
As we welcome Paul Anka to the State Theatre on April 15, 2014 at 8pm, we look back on the diverse career of one of the most prolific singer-songwriters in popular music history. In 1957, Anka took the music industry by storm with his blockbuster #1 hit “Diana”, still one […]
By Diane Zmirich The greatest tribute to one of the most legendary rock bands and lead singers of all time is returning to the State Theatre on April 6 at 7pm! That’s right! One Night of Queen, a theatrical recreation of Queen concerts featuring Gary Mullen and The Works, will […]
By Diane Zmirich Broadway’s celebrated Musical Director Todd Ellison will present Broadway’s Greatest Hits at the State Theatre on March 21 at 8pm. The program will include songs from Beauty and the Beast, Cats, The Fantasticks, Wicked, and more! So who are the talented Broadway singers that will be performing […]
When Southside Johnny Lyon and Little Steven Van Zandt formed what would become Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, no one knew the enormous impact that the little Jersey Shore town of Asbury Park and its underground music scene was about to have on rock music across the globe. After […]
The Oak Ridge Boys have been leaving their indelible mark on the country music landscape for over 50-years. With their signature four-part harmonies, and hit-after-hit like “Elvira, “Bobby Sue,” and “I Guess It Never Hurts To Hurt Sometimes,” The Oak Ridge Boys come to the State Theatre on March 13, […]