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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Address: 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102-4501
Phone Number: 973-642-8989
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Beautiful place

Great place for all kinds of shows and events. Plenty of parking nearby for a fee. Go to Ironbound nearby to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jaymaxx
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Jersey City, NJ
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Jersey City, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for all kinds of shows and events. Plenty of parking nearby for a fee. Go to Ironbound nearby to eat.

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Newark
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely adore NJPAC. I was just there for the Boyz 11 Men and EnVogue concert which was awesome! It's very nice and clean. Just make sure you eat before you come because the snacks, food, and drink prices are absolutely ridiculous' Great place to attend for a concert tho.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent show with Jill Scott had a great time it's located in and around alot of public transportation and alot of restaurants

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Thank Wendell H
Linden, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

not a nice place to see a show,, parking if lucky ,across street, not well lit, Drinks ,..Prices thru the "ROOF". more than the city, Security stinks and so do MAINTENANCE of the rest rooms! the so called ,super of maintenance "T" was very rude and arrogant ,!my wife did not feel well and neede more toilet paper, I had... More 

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Thank Kevin K
Scotrun,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went to see "CATS " there a while back but it was truly awesome. I have seen the one in New York City but this was equally good. Getting there from South Jersey was a breeze however, getting out got confusing so that would be my only negative. Be careful to look for signs leading out.

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Thank maryvS3075KT
Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

My experience at NJPAC was truly delightful. I attended multiple shows and each time, staff was very polite and professional. I was able to enjoy shows with my family, my mom truly enjoy herself when we attend NJPAC shows. I appreciate the professionalism and cleanliness from beginning to end.

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Thank yoggiedrum
Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

So happy to have this added to our list of places to go and see. We have been coming here since it opened and have enjoyed world class performances.

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Thank Travel L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I have been to NJPAC for a variety of shows from comedy, rap, r&b, musicals and plays asked have always walked away passed with this venue! Well maintained and both the hall and theater feel cozy and offer great views even in tiers! I have sat in the very last row of the highest tier and the 2nd row center.... More 

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Thank Da Q
Stewartsville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Attended a concert recently. Very elegant theatre. Staff friendly and accommodating. The have alcohol and snacks before and during intermission. Reasonable priced parking close by. Have attended other evenest here in teh last few years, always a pleasant experience.

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new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I went to a concert recently. The NJ PAC is a very beautiful place. It's location is perfect. The venue is great, the staff was very accomodating. My only drawback is that when the artist comes out to perform, how people are allowed to come up to the stage and block your view! If I paid for the expensive seats... More 

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