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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 The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia with Branford Marsalis. The theater, known for its superb acoustics and intimate atmosphere, is currently celebrating its 25th year as central […]

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 Theatre on May 2 at 8pm! ABBA The Concert will be performing a memorable tribute to ABBA with favorite hits including “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo,” “Super […]

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 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 […]

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 State Theatre’s 46’ screen on Sunday, April 27th at 3pm. What makes it so special? The film will be accompanied by the New Jersey Symphony […]

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Paul Anka: A Video Retrospective
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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 […]

Sightings

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

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

Music

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 […]

Broadway's Greatest Hits Concert with Todd Ellison
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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 […]

Havin' a Party with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

Celebrating the Beatles with The Classical Mystery Tour
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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 […]

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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 […]