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Not a bad seat in the house!

I Love this intimate Performing Arts Center. They have an eclectic mix of shows so there’s bound to... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
GikoKadampa
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New Jersey
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Outstanding Venue

A wonderful place to see a concert. Acoustics, staff and the intimate concert hall were all... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Robin S
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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1 Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079-4402
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

I Love this intimate Performing Arts Center. They have an eclectic mix of shows so there’s bound to be something for everyone throughout the year. No matter where you sit, it’s the equivalent of being front row in larger centers. Can’t beat the view.

Thank GikoKadampa
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A wonderful place to see a concert. Acoustics, staff and the intimate concert hall were all exceptional. I would totally return again to see another artist.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed June 28, 2018

First timer at this venue to enjoy The Nutcracker. Lovely performance and fine orchestra. Seats are a bit uncomfortable. Will certainly return, as they offer a terrific and varied line-up of entertainers.

Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We are so lucky to have a performing arts center in our town! The whole family enjoys the music, shows and events. We recommend the SOPAC membership!

Thank 4elbows
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I recently attended the Catherine Russell concert at SOPAC. Both the performance and the venue were excellent. SOPAC is a smaller size intimate theater with good seating, acoustics and views. Seats are comfortable and no matter where you sit you'll be fine. Ushers, who seem...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I love this intimate performing arts center because there is literally not a bad seat in the house. It has a cozy local vibe and lots of talented musicians, theatre groups and dance troupes perform here as well. I especially love that you can have...More

Thank GikoKadampa
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great venue for family entertainment, live R&B or pop-music or classical music concerts of well-known and or local artists, and best of all the Jazz concert shows every year at South Orange Performing Art Center. You can buy tickets in advance for best seating OR...More

Thank BWS828
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The facility houses live theater and movie theaters. The movie theaters are EXTREMELY uncomfortable unless you like to sit in the first 4 rows of a large theater constantly straining your neck to look up. Went to see the movie "Marshall" and the only local...More

Thank ams44
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The facility is small but this is a good thing. Cozy is a great way to describe it. They have some really great acts appear.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Saw a trubute to The Band by former adjunct members (no original) and the venue is small, great sound, visual and lighting. The town is very nice with lots of restaurants around. Get there 2-2.5 hrs ahead of show time, walk around, have a liesurely...More

Thank EWATWC
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