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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Went to watch the Gypsy Kings, saw comedian Gabriel Iglesias, was entertained by an acapella... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maria M
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Hip Hop Nutcracker AMAZING!

I love NJPAC, it was a great show at a great venue. I look forward to attending other shows at this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wallkill, New York
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1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102-4501
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to watch the Gypsy Kings, saw comedian Gabriel Iglesias, was entertained by an acapella group,and went to their Salsa Palooza shows. I really love the atmosphere in NJPAC. It feels grand and the shows are always amazing to watch. The lighting and sound quality...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love NJPAC, it was a great show at a great venue. I look forward to attending other shows at this venue. Parking was convenient we parked in lot A which is the closest parking right next door to NJPAC. The Kwanzaa Artisan Marketplace was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to see Gregory Porter and we enjoyed it very much, however the seating is too close and the drinks were quite costly.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

This one of NJ's treasures, beautiful theatre, outstanding sounds and effects, convenient location. As well as super convenient parking (if you arrange for it in advance). I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BlessedNM
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is one of the best concert halls in the USA the Acoustics are excellent and most views are unobstructed. Parking on site at the right... All staff are very accommodating and friendly and professional Their Jazz series with Marcus Miller David Sanborn Lalah Hathaway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The prices are good. Parking can be a little tricky. However, there is plenty of public transportation to get you there. They're are a lot of nice restaurants. Yippy can make a whole day of it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

NJPAC is a wonderful place! I went to a concert here and it was very well organized-the staff was very very nice and the sound was excellent. I had orchestra seats and for a smaller concert hall the sound was clear and not overwhelming and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jjkam91
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I attended the Dodge Postey Festival in October in the NJPAC. A great place. Good visibility anywhere. Handicapped access. Good bathrooms in many places. Restaurant on premise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garymiller
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have now seen 6 shows here and am going back in November. It is clean, sounds great and is classy. The trick is to park 3 blocks away and save $10. Also, around show time the street in front is closed so drive 2...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mobemt
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We have been to NJ PAC many times. It never ceases to amaze as a place to see the performing arts. It is very large, beautiful and has very old acoustics. The NJ Symphony sound great in this hall.

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 9, 2018|
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Response from Cfangel | Reviewed this property |
The sound is perfect and generally natural
Geri M
April 10, 2018|
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Response from Alison L S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, take PATH to Newark. Then you have two or three long blocks to walk.
Kaola N
March 25, 2018|
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Response from louisg319 | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the venue event that you are going to see.