Theater & Shows in Maplewood

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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"Love Letters" with Carol Burnett & Brian Dennehy on Broadway. Performances through November 8 (Up to 30% Off)

"Love Letters"

Theater District - Times Square

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Brian Dennehy and Carol Burnett exchange a lifetime’s worth of love letters in an intimate, Pulitzer-nominated stage-play by A.R. Gurney

$85.75 $70.75

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"Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies" at Write Act Repertory Theatre, October 13–25 (Up to 35% Off)

"Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies"

Write Act Repertory Theatre

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Two female impersonators must hide their true identities while performing on a cruise ship in this irreverent new comedy

$100 $65

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Unlock the Psychology of Dating with a Pair of Experts

Psychology of Dating Seminar

Upper West Side

Dating expert Nancy Slotnick and psychotherapist Dan Aferiat explain the science behind dating over drinks in a chic boutique

$40 $40

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"iLuminate: Artist of Light" at New World Stages on October 1–31 (Up to 42% Off)

"iLuminate: Artist of Light"

New World Stages / Stage 4

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Dancers in black cloth and LED lights defy gravity in a show about an artist who brings creatures to life with a magic paintbrush

$76.99 $45

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The Eastern European Comedy Show or Wednesday Night at EastVille! on October 14 or 29 (Up to 40% Off)

"The Eastern European Comedy Show" or "Wednesday Night at EastVille!"

EastVille Comedy Club

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Up-and-coming comics showcase a roster of similarly skilled standup performers

$10 $7

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"Lennon: Through a Glass Onion" at Union Square Theatre, October 7–24 (Up to 36% Off)

"Lennon: Through a Glass Onion"

Union Square Theatre

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Actor and singer John R. Waters embodies John Lennon in an intimate show featuring beloved songs by the Beatle

$96.96 $69

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"Rock of Ages" at Helen Hayes Theatre (Up to 38% Off). Choose from 30 Options, October 9-28.

"Rock Of Ages"

Helen Hayes Theatre

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Broadway jukebox musical repurposes the hair-metal hits of Twisted Sister, Journey, and Whitesnake into a light-hearted snobs vs. slobs tale

$78.50 $49

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"Lips Together, Teeth Apart" at Second Stage Theater, October 12–November 2 (Up to 39% Off)

"Lips Together, Teeth Apart"

Second Stage Theater

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Two couples go to Fire Island for Fourth of July weekend, but their vacation is overshadowed by insecurities and secrets

$64 $39

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"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" (Up to 54% Off). Showtimes Available, September 24-November 2.

50 Shades! The Musical

The Elektra Theatre

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Parody of the bestselling “Fifty Shades of Grey” see original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

$85 $49

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Bad Theater Fest at Treehouse Theater, October 17–November 2 (Up to 45% Off)

Bad Theater Fest

Treehouse Theater

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A festival of daring plays that either take tremendous risks or aim to be so-bad-they’re-good

$16.50 $9

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Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos for Two at The Cellar Through November 29 (Up to 53% Off)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos

The Cellar at 22 Warren St.

Duo of bantering pianists leads a night-long, all-request party of rock sing-alongs and onstage games

$46.50 $22

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Bachelorette Party Package at "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" Through November 22 (Up to 35% Off)

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

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Romantic comedy with benefits dishes advice for straight women and is hailed as “uproariously funny” and “saucy!”

$76.90 $55

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Up to 60% Off Broadway's "On the Town" through November 23

"On the Town"

Lyric Theatre

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“New York Times”–praised production of Leonard Bernstein musical follows sailors’ search for love while on shore leave

$147.50 $59

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"Bayside! The Musical!" with Optional Dustin Diamond Meet-and-Greet at Theatre 80, November 14–29 (Up to 41% Off)

"Bayside! The Musical!"

Theatre 80

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“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond joins an energetic cast for a raunchy send-up of the popular ’90s high-school sitcom

$49 $29

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"MAMMA MIA!" on Broadway (Up to 43% Off). Select Performances Through November 23.

"MAMMA MIA!"

Broadhurst Theatre

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The tale of a young woman searching for her father is driven by numerous ABBA hits, including “Dancing Queen” and “Take a Chance on Me”

$70 $45

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"Avenue Q" at New World Stages, October 15–November 22 (Up to 33% Off)

"Avenue Q"

New World Stages

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Tony-winning musical recounts the tale of a recent college grad in the city with bawdy songs and salty-mouthed puppets

$102.50 $69

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Magic Show for Two at Broadway Comedy Club (Up to 54% Off). Five Saturday Showtimes Available, September 20–November 22

Allen Batista Travel: Magic Show

Broadway Comedy Club

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The magic show may include mind-reading tricks inside a lauded comedy club

$63 $29

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Standup Show Hosted by Mary Dimino at 13th Street Repertory Company on October 17–December 6 (Up to 81% Off)

Stand-Up Show hosted by Mary Dimino

13th Street Repertory Company

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During her acclaimed act, Mary contrasts her innocent appearance with her hard-nosed New York–Italian personality

$52.69 $10

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"How 2 B A New Yorker" with Full Italian Dinner on September 26–January 3 (Up to 31% Off)

"How 2 B A New Yorker"

The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square

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Comedic actors Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle take on more than 70 characters as they weave tales of NYC past and present

$62.50 $43

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"Dead Sexy Burlesque" Admission and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Times Scare NYC (Up to 55% Off)

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Clinton

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Neo-burlesque performers put on titillating performances themed around monsters, zombies, and death

$40 $20

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Show and Drinks for Two, or Show Only for Two, Three, or Four at Tribeca Comedy Lounge (Up to 94% Off)

Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Tribeca

Comedy club directs spotlight toward renowned comics who have appeared on Letterman and Comedy Central during schedule of sidesplitting acts

$50 $4

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Brazilian Dinner and Dancing for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 65% Off)

S.O.B.'s ( Sounds of Brazil )

SoHo

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

$170 $65

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Standup Comedy for Two, Four, or Six, Plus Tickets to Future Shows at New York Comedy Club (Up to 96% Off)

New York Comedy Club

New York Comedy Club

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Every night hosts standup or themed events such as Paid or Pain, where audiences decide if comedians are rewarded or punished

$150 $9

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"Once" at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, October 23–November 14 (Up to 34% Off)

"Once the Musical"

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

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Two musicians form a bond in this award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning film

$98 $65

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"Blank! The Musical" on November 1–December 14 (Up to 36% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com.

"Blank! The Musical"

New World Stages

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Use your smartphone to suggest song lyrics and dialogue to the cast, who will bring them to life with the help of a Tony-winning design team

$56 $39

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"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center on Friday–Wednesday Through November 23 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

The world's longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

$83.25 $37

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"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater (Up to 56% Off)

"Perfect Crime"

Theater District - Times Square

The city’s longest-running play details the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of a wealthy Connecticut man

$68.25 $30

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Final Weeks: "Pageant: The Musical" at Davenport Theatre, September 27–October 26 (Up to 47% Off)

"Pageant: The Musical"

Davenport Theatre

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Male performers portray female beauty pageant contestants in this glittery, campy comedy

$59 $39

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"Bad With Money" at The Duplex on September 4–November 6 (Up to 47% Off)

Bad With Money

The Duplex

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Actor and playwright Ben Rimalower details his addiction to spending in this disarming, darkly humorous, and graphic one-man play

$54.27 $29

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Comedy Show with Drinks and Tickets to a Future Show for Two or Four at Stand Up NY (Up to 78% Off)

Stand Up NY

Upper West Side

Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

$112 $26

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"The Ugly Duckling" or "Rapunzel," Presented by Galli Theater on October 4–November 30 at 2 p.m. (Up to 45% Off)

"The Ugly Duckling" or "Rapunzel"

Gloria Maddox Theater

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Andersen’s fable about self-acceptance features vibrant songs; Grimm’s tale about a long-haired princess gets a German-language treatment

$39.70 $22

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Standup with Popcorn for Two or Four at EastVille Comedy Club (Up to 77% Off)

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

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A club that has hosted Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman fills a schedule with sets by D.C. Benny, Ted Alexandro, and Todd Barry

$44 $10

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Wayra: Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre on September 1–January 4 (Up to 60% Off).

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta

Daryl Roth Theatre

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Aerial acrobatic dancers dazzle audiences as they run through walls, dance through thin air, and even swim through a pool of suspended water

$99 $49

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"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge on December 12–January 17 (Up to 50% Off)

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lounge

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The show that TimeOut New York calls a “live-action Drunk History” always starts the same way: one cast member downs shots of whiskey

$58 $29

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Two or Four Draft Beers and Specialty Burgers at Wicked Willy's (Up to 53% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

$39 $19

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Jazz Performance Wednesday–Saturday at 10 p.m. for Two or Four at Jazz at Kitano (50% Off)

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

Jazz night at a club named one of the best in the city by NYC Jazz Record

$30 $15

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Up to 50% Off Stand-up Show — Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 $10

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Monday Night Magic at The Players Theatre (Up to 44% Off)

Monday Night Magic

The Players Theatre

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, and comedy

$69.50 $39

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"Pirate Pete's Parrot" or "Princess Particular" for Two at The Secret Theatre Through December 20 (Up to 49% Off)

"Princess Particular" or "Pirate Pete's Parrot"

The Secret Theatre

Audience interaction, musical numbers, and crazy characters ignite kids’ imaginations in a black-box theater space

$29.34 $15

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Admission for Two to Every 2014 Show at Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 90% Off)

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

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Queens club stocks each show with three to six standups from TV, film, and the local comedy scene

$500 $50

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Bleep! Standup Show for One, Two, or Four at 8 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Ashley Strand presents Bleep!

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

$15 $7

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"Wondershow" at Galapagos Art Space on Friday, November 21 (Up to 40% Off)

"Wondershow"

Galapagos Art Space

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Underground and nationally known magicians astound during a variety show with a vaudeville twist

$20 $12

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The Maplewood Theatre's name hovers above the marquee in an art-deco script over a row of lights, conjuring up nostalgia of the classic cinemas of yesteryear. But the retro-style facade doesn't mean that the movies are also throwbacks. Instead, the modern movie screens flicker with first-run films. The theater's 3D capabilities allow patrons to slip on glasses that make them feel as if they're in the middle of the action or to protect their eyes when they accidentally dunk their faces into 3-D popcorns.

155 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood,
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Since 2006, SOPAC has been serving as a premier performing arts center in the region. SOPAC offers cultural experiences for audiences in an intimate, inviting environment. The multidisciplinary arts center hosts a variety of live performances, community events and education programs for all ages.

1 SOPAC way
South Orange,
NJ
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Winner of the JerseyArts.com 2009 People's Choice Award for favorite Professional Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse has been opening the curtain on top-quality musical theater and plays since its debut in 1938. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a Tony Award-winning musical comedy, follows the travails of a group of young students participating in their countywide spell off. With hilarious tunes and frequent fourth wall demolition, the musical expertly tickles audience funny femurs while filling their ears with the harmonious euphony of the Tony-nominated score. Groupon buyers will leave the theater with a Paper Mill Playhouse cup (a $5 value), allowing patrons of the arts to signal their theater affiliation to rival gangs of symphony and museum cup holders.

22 Brookside Dr
Millburn,
NJ
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Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, the Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with other classmates as the instructors assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

6 S Passaic Ave.
Chatham,
NJ
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Whether coaching students as individuals or in a group setting, the certified instructors at the Westfield School of Dance draw from years of teaching and performance experience in their chosen styles. All are specialized in one to three disciplines of dance, and pass on their knowledge through a progressive syllabus in a range of classes. They organize students by skill level, coaching them in tap, jazz, modern dance, Russian ballet, and musical-theatre performance. For more experienced dancers and aspiring professionals, they also conduct work-study programs and student-teacher training. These experiences allow students to work alongside their teachers as well as guest artists to learn new choreography, develop teaching techniques, and uncover the mystery of what really happened that fateful night at Swan Lake.

Throughout the year, students are given the chance to showcase what they've learned in two venues. In the more minimalistic setting of the Black Box, beginner-level students perform original choreographed dance concerts. The annual spring Main Stage show folds novice through advanced dancers into a full-scale production, complete with live musicians, costumes, scenery, and props.

137 Central Ave
Westfield,
NJ
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Before taking the reins at Broadway Performing Arts, Elisa Heinsohn appeared on the TV series Fame, and Cleve Asbury acted in the Oscar-winning film Chicago. The duo also racked up an impressive set of Broadway credits—Asbury most recently played Mr. Ovington in the hit How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying—and starred in more television commercials than a dog who can talk. Nowadays, the two continue their performing-arts work while co-owning and co-directing their studio, leading their team as they teach students from 3-year-olds to adults. The studio’s eclectic curricula hone students’ skills in disciplines such as musical theater, dance, and guitar.

357 Broad St
Bloomfield,
NJ
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