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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Neighborhood: Newark Central Business District
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Address: 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone Number: 973-642-8989
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Beautiful theater w good seats everywhere.

This is a lovely theater. There is not a bad seat in the house and I might add, the seats are very comfortable. The facilities (restrooms) are spacious and clean. It is near many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim V
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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely theater. There is not a bad seat in the house and I might add, the seats are very comfortable. The facilities (restrooms) are spacious and clean. It is near many nice restaurants and parking is convenient. We saw a ballet (Dance Theater of Harlem) a few days ago; I am a short person and was able... More 

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New Jersey
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Visited NJPAC in Newark to attend the matinee (2pm) Force of Nature Dance show Sat Dec 19th. We arrived at 1PM and attempted to park at surface lot A at Mulberry and Center Street and found it was closed with no cars were parked in it. The sign out front directed us to the Military Park Parking lot which located... More 

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Martinsville, NJ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Today went to see hip hop nutcracker. NJPAC was the place for this show. Wonderful,Clean and comfortable center. Easy to get plenty of parking in and out.It was perfect place to celebrate my daughter birthday

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wonderful place to go in Newark. Always has good attractions! I went with friend to see a London Philharmonic concert! It was outstanding. Nico's Restaurant, inside NJPAC it was not open after the show. We went to the nice restaurant inside Robert Treat Hotel, across the street. It was nice!

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We attended a concert at the NJPAC last Fall. The facility is impressive and its location near the New Jersey Turnpike is a major plus. We saw Josh Groban that night. Even though it was a full house there were no long lines. I've attended other events at the NJPAC and I highly recommend it. No need to go into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

NJPAC is i think one of the best performance arts centers in the country a .place that hosts musical events,theater and all kinds of arts related including pagents .It is a small Radio City Hall at the center of Newark NJ and i love it.I been there in the past for different shows and the past May for the NJIT... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Njpac wow... just so many wonderful things to say about this establishment I don't even know where to begin. I've been to shows here both musicals, ballets, interviews, I've even done brunch, and taken courses on backwards design for educators through the njpac and learned how to put on a children's play by people associated with njpac. NJPAC is such... More 

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We had wanted to see a show in NJPAC for a while. We finally had our chance when we went to see Jerry Seinfeld. The facility is beautiful. Very clean and it seemed as if a majority of the seats were good. Recommended if you have not been there yet. It's worth seeing a show there.

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Staten Island, New York
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290 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We have been here in the past for Music Events, however, tonight we were here for a talk. The building has great acoustics which work for whatever event is going on. The seats are comfortable and a great view can be had from anywhere inside the facility. If you are driving there is really no free parking available anywhere. The... More 

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

NJPAC has quality entertainment in a beautiful and classy venue. Seating is very comfortable. There are multiple parking lots adjacent to and across the streets and a variety of places to eat.

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