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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
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Amazing venue to see a show, very clean!

Came here to see sebastian maniscalco and the place was fantastic. Great place to see a show, cant wait to come back! Very high if you are in the back and rows are full length so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to see sebastian maniscalco and the place was fantastic. Great place to see a show, cant wait to come back! Very high if you are in the back and rows are full length so get tickets in the middle to avoid having to get up a million times! Very clean facility with friendly staff. Parking lot on site... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NJPAC is a wonderful asset in our community. Of course, any theatre in Newark will suffer from being only 10 miles or so from NYC, but the NJPAC does us proud with the performances it hosts, especially with jazz and classical concerts (the NJSO being a highlight of the latter). We also enjoy the fact that it has two different... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True, ticket prices can get a little hefty - but if you manage to get a good deal on a seat close to the ice for a Devils game, do it. And expect to pay alot for a beer. It happens. It's a stadium.

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Thank akacicz
Kearny
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful; staff is very professional and has to say a hidden jewel in Newark,second floor has some great views

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Came for the Jazz Fest celebration of James Brown on my birthday. I was not disappointed. It was a great performance. The seats are comfortable. The view of the stage was good from my level. After the performance there was a special dance celebration outside the venue.

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Hillside, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

It was my first time at the Center and I was impressed at how the staff handled everything. They are organized and made getting to my seat easy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

I went here recently to see a show with my girlfriend and was shocked at how enormous and beautiful the inside of this venue was! We were lucky enough to be down in the orchestra, but there is plenty of room on all FIVE seating levels. I would definitely go back if another performer I enjoy plays there!

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Thank Matt B
New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place to see a concert. Sight lines are amazing. One of the last great performing arts spaces built.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

I went to NJPAC for my daughter's 10th birthday to attend a Miranda Sings show. The venue was clean. Not much left in the way of concessions on the 2nd tier level by the time we arrived (close to show time). I thought the seats, even though they were on the tier/balcony were great and had a good view of... More 

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Hillside, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Good venue for multiple events. Clean bathrooms, nice refreshments and restaurant and close parking.

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