Concerts in Metuchen

Rodgers and Hammerstein Tribute at State Theatre on October 5 at 3 p.m. (Up to 65% Off)

Rodgers and Hammerstein Tribute

State Theatre

$43 $15

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Renowned music director & four vocal luminaries of Broadway perform timeless showtunes from the songwriting duo, including "Shall We Dance?"

Festival of Praise 2014 Featuring Fred Hammond & Donnie McClurkin on Friday, October 3, at 8 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Festival of Praise

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

$44.65 $22

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Grammy, Stellar, and Dove Award–winning gospel stars join forces for a night of uplifting and inspirational songs of faith and love

Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts with The Swon Brothers on Friday, October 10, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts With The Swon Brothers

Prudential Center

$91.85 $55

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Country megastars Rascal Flatts and The Swon Brothers of The Voice fame bring their hits to the stage

Buena Vista Social Club Tribute on October 5 or October 10 at Drom (Up to 58% Off)

Direct From Cuba Entertainment

Drom

$69 $29

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Roasted chicken with rice and beans accompanies the rhythms of the Elio Villafranca Quintet or the Pepito Gomez Sextet

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

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

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

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

$30 $15

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

Brooklyn Night Bazaar for Two or Four on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Brooklyn

$62 $44.99

Indoor festival inspired by Asian street markets hosts independent artists, musicians, chefs, vendors, and more

Private Jazz Concert in a 100-Year-Old Mansion

Intimate Jazz Concert in a Historic Mansion

Bedford - Stuyvesant

$45 $45

Enjoy an evening of jazz and mingle with performers and patrons during an intimate concert at a mansion used as a set in Boardwalk Empire

Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through December 31 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

Clinton

$35 $19

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Broadway and cabaret luminaries, including Tony-winning tap dancer Savion Glover, take the stage for solo performances and musical revues

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

$170 $65

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

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Originally from Ukraine and England, dance partners Mechyslav and Gemma were selected to represent the United States at the 2012 WDSF World Championships in Australia. The talented dancers are just two of Joy2Dance's skilled instructors, who teach social and competitive dance in standard and American styles.

Students learn how to sassily swivel their hips during salsa and bachata classes, sweep gracefully across the floor during ballroom classes, and bust a move during hustle and swing classes. Meanwhile, private dance lessons help couples impress the guests at their weddings.

178 US Highway 206
Hillsborough,
NJ
US

Chanteuse and actress Miranda Cosgrove pied-pipers her adoring droves of devoted fans with her electrifying and family-friendly brand of pop. The breakout star of Nickelodeon's iCarly, Cosgrove has been a seasoned showbiz pro since before her baby teeth could crawl and has compiled a songbook featuring singles such as "Dancing Crazy" and the recently released "High Maintenance." For her July 23 concert, Cosgrove shares billspace with crooner, dancer, and Australian import Cody Simpson, as well as effervescent troubadour Greyson Chance, creating a youthful stew of dulcet melodies sure to soothe the most savage beast or most irascible mail carrier.

116 Garden State Pkwy
Holmdel,
NJ
US

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
US

One of the nation's most esteemed Shakespeare outfits, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has brought the playwright's work to life for the past half-century. But the troupe takes its name more as an inspiration than a strict limit, also mounting productions of other classics by writers such as Thornton Wilder and Noël Coward. Once a summer, the company takes to the College of Saint Elizabeth's outdoor amphitheater—modeled after Athens' Theater of Dionysius, a favorite venue for Shakespeare performances in Greece—to present the bard's work in the way he intended: alive under the open sky.

36 Madison Ave
Madison,
NJ
US

Playwrights Theatre stages productions of up-and-coming plays each year through its New Play Development program. The 2010–2011 season keeps the theatre's long-standing commitment to fresh ars theatrica with three works: Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods by Tammy Ryan, MoM A Rock Concert Musical by Richard Caliban, and Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie by Julie Jensen. Your season subscription to Playwrights Theatre entitles you to view all three performances, receive a 50% discount on two tickets for family or friends, gain admittance to opening-night parties, and attend post-show talkbacks about new-play development and the inside story on plays. You'll also receive a pass to the FORUM staged reading series, enough to attend a reading of each of the series' 13 new plays and discuss the material with artists in an intimate setting.

28 Walnut St
Madison,
NJ
US

In 1976, Joan Barnes—a California mom frustrated with the lack of spaces where she could take her kids for safe and age-appropriate play time—took matters into her own hands and founded Gymboree Play and Music. In the decades since Gymboree’s founding, Joan’s vision of a safe place where youngsters could build confidence and creativity has come to fruition and spread to 30 countries around the globe. Staffed by attentive and expertly trained instructors, each Gymboree outpost adheres to a curriculum of activities designed by experts to foster the development of children's cognitive, physical, and social skills through structured play and close readings of Goodnight Moon. The staffers also conduct entertaining classes for parents, newborns, and children under 1 year that cover subjects ranging from music to sports, imparting valuable lessons of imagination and physical activity to developing minds. To further set apart her business, Barnes employed nationally renowned playground designer Jay Beckwith to design the proprietary play equipment at her centers.

220 Triangle Rd
Hillsborough,
NJ
US