Guide: Theater shows in New Jersey

Are you looking for a theater show but don’t to travel to New York City?  Look no further. Here is a guide for some shows playing in New Jersey. Please check with the theater before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.
NOTE: COVID-19 guidelines and protocols, such as masks or vaccine requirements, maybe in place. Please check with the theaters ahead of time.

UPCOMING SHOWS

Oct. 7-Nov. 6
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn
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Oct. 7-22
Once On This Island: A Musical

Cranford Dramatic Club
Cranford
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Oct. 11-30
Her Portmanteau

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick
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Oct. 14-23
Man of La Mancha

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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Dec. 2 - Jan. 1, 2023
The Sound of Music

Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn
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Dec. 3-18
A Christmas Story

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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Dec. 7-30
Joy

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick
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Dec. 9-18
Elf

Cranford Dramatic Club
Cranford
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Dec. 15
A Christmas Carol

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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Dec. 18
The Nutcracker: The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark
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2023

Jan. 20-29, 2023
Broadway Bound by Neil Simon

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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Jan. 31-Feb. 19
Clyde’s

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick
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Feb. 10-25
William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Cranford Dramatic Club
Cranford
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Feb. 16-March 19
Disney’s Hercules

Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn
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Feb. 18-26
Wait Until Dark

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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March 10-12
Cats

Mayo Performing Arts Center
Morristown
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March 14-April 9
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick
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March 24-April 2
Kinky Boots

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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April 12-May 7
Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express

Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn
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April 15-16
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Mayo Performing Arts Center
Morristown
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April 25-May 21
Tales from the Guttenberg Bible

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick
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May 5-20
In the Heights: A New Musical

Cranford Dramatic Club
Cranford
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May 6-21
Hello Dolly!

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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May 31-June 25
Rent

Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn
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PAST EVENTS

July 2022
Annie Jr.

Main Street Theatre Company
Old Bridge
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Aug. 12-21
The Who’s Tommy

Algonquin Arts Theatre 
Manasquan
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August 2022
Green Day’s American Idiot

Main Street Theatre Company
Old Bridge
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Sept. 9-11
La Valentia

Cranford Dramatic Club
Cranford
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