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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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Nice venue and good eats

Good venue for performances. Restaurant offers fine dining, suitable for large meetings and parties. Conveniently located with plenty of parking. Near city subway and Robert... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Lamouria B
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Newark, New Jersey
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Newark, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Good venue for performances. Restaurant offers fine dining, suitable for large meetings and parties. Conveniently located with plenty of parking. Near city subway and Robert Treat hotel.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Was expecting more than what I experienced. The location is dodgy at best, really didn't feel safe after the show walking to that parking lot. The acoustics which I truly thought would be fantastic were OK at best, once again just kind of disappointed, not a bad theatre by any means but just OK, hopefully we'll go again and my... More 

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Whippany, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had box seats overlooking the stage. The sound was very good. It was easy in and out. Will go again for sure.

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Harrison, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Within the New York area, this is the best bang for your buck that you can get when it comes to a concert, play or any assortment of other things that can be performed on a stage in a very classy theatre environment. And there are many pre and post theatre venues very close by that are a fraction of... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I've been here about 3 or 4 times and it's always been a good performance! I went during the holidays two years ago, and there were several vendors selling items for sale fell in love w/an item, that was eventually given to me as a Christmas present. Also, I've been here for the outdoor events in the summer after work,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I have been a member of NJPAC for several years now. They offer top-rate artists and performers. Love NJPAC!

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great place to see a musical performance. Great sound beautiful place overall. Very accommodating staff and very friendly. Seats are so comfortable will return over and over.

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Union, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Awesome venue for concerts. The staff is courteous. Ample parking. Walking distance from nice restaurants which makes for a great night

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Being the wife of a musician who played bass in The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, PAC was home for many years, and what a splendid home it is. The architectural materials, acoustics, crystal chandalier, setting all make for a wonderful plays to enjoy offerings. Also, one can dine nicely in restaurant spaces.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

NJPAC is a nice performing arts center. It’s clean and pretty inside, and acoustics seemed fine. I didn’t find their program lineup to be so stellar that I’d regularly make a trip down from Boston (I was only there for the Final Fantasy concert), but if you find something you like, it’s definitely worth a go. Convenient walking distance from... More 

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