State Theatre 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala – May 17 State Theatre 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala – May 17

State Theatre 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala – May 17

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 Boraie Development—all of which have […]

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A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

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 Young Person’s Guide to the […]

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Presenting Grammy Award-winner Boz Scaggs Presenting Grammy Award-winner Boz Scaggs

Presenting Grammy Award-winner Boz Scaggs

By Diane Zmirich 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 instead to devote himself to […]

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State Theatre Announces 2014-15 Classical Series

State Theatre Announces 2014-15 Classical Series Four of the world’s most celebrated orchestras will perform at the State Theatre during its 2014-2015 classical season, opening on Sunday, November 2, 2014 with...
Apr 12, 2014 20:08

Behind the Scenes

ABBA The Concert at the State Theatre

ABBA The Concert at the State Theatre By Diane Zmirich ABBA The Concert, the musical extravaganza celebrating one of the best-selling groups in the history of music, is coming to the State...
Apr 3, 2014 14:30

In Review

Deana Sings Dino and Like Her father Dean – She Dazzles

Deana Sings Dino and Like Her father Dean – She Dazzles 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...
Apr 1, 2014 13:53

Fun Stuff

Do You Know The Wizard of Oz?

Do You Know The Wizard of Oz? Fans of The Wizard of Oz are in for a treat when the film, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary, will be shown on the...
Apr 8, 2014 15:33

Recent Articles

Paul Anka: A Video Retrospective

Paul Anka: A Video Retrospective

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 of the biggest singles by […]

Sightings: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Sightings: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

March 22, 2014 – Photos from the Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes performance and meet and greet at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ – Photos by Jason Paddock at iShootRock.com and John Cavanaugh

Sightings: Swimmy, Frederick, and Inch by Inch

Sightings: Swimmy, Frederick, and Inch by Inch

March 24, 2014 – Students attend the State Theatre’s Performance for Schools of Leo Lionni’s Swimmy, Frederick, and Inch by Inch

One Night of Queen at the State Theatre!

One Night of Queen at the State Theatre!

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 be here performing your favorite […]

Broadway’s Greatest Hits Concert with Todd Ellison

Broadway’s Greatest Hits Concert with Todd Ellison

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 at this spectacular event? Meet […]

Havin’ a Party with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Havin’ a Party with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

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 all these years, Southside Johnny […]

The Oak Ridge Boys – Going Strong for Over 50 Years

The Oak Ridge Boys – Going Strong for Over 50 Years

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, 2014. “When I go on […]

Rock of Ages at the State Theatre

Rock of Ages at the State Theatre

The worldwide party musical and five time 2009 Tony® nominee, Rock of Ages, will be performing 28 rockin’ 80s tunes including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “We Built This City,” “The Final Countdown,” “Wanted Dead Or Alive,” “Here I Go Again,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” and “I Want To Know What Love Is” at the State Theatre […]

Celebrating the Beatles with The Classical Mystery Tour

Celebrating the Beatles with The Classical Mystery Tour

By Diane Zmirich This February marks the 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles’ first visit to America. As a tribute to one of the most influential bands, the Classical Mystery Tour will be performing your favorite Beatles hits alongside the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) at the State Theatre on February 9 at 3pm. To […]

The moe. Experience

The moe. Experience

By Karly Kornblatt It all started in a local bar in Buffalo, NY when moe. first captured audience’s attention and gained critical fame as part of the popular jam band and improvisational rock scene during the 1990s. Three decades later, they are still one of the leading progressive rock bands in the current music scene. […]