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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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Nice venue for a concert

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 28, 2016
Charmain D
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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Kearny
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank jck515
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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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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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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This past week I went to two concerts the first was to see the London Symphony Orchestra with Pianist Yuja Wang and the second was a reading, musical from the late Ralph Ellison, both events were spectacular. The sound in the building may be the best I have heard it is truly remarkable. If you go there you will love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We were able to see River Dance show at NJPAC. From the staff at the ticketing booth, to the ones taking you to your seat, they are all very professional and courteous. The hall is very impressive. Just go and experience it yourself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Last night my wife and I attended a rock concert at NJPAC, only the second time we had been to this smart, stylish performing arts venue. The seats and acoustics were good and the sight lines unobstructed from where we sat. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the normal $25 parking fee was waived for us. I'm not sure... More 

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