$14 for One Ticket to “'S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical” at State Theatre in New Brunswick on October 30 ($42 Value)

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Musical revue accompanied by live orchestra treats spectators' ears & eyes to toe-tapping Gershwin classics

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Promotional value expires Oct 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Must be 4 or older. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at State Theatre. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at State Theatre. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to State Theatre. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects State Theatre current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Though now commonplace, acting was condemned in colonial times as "public lying," with offenders being yanked off the streets with novelty-size shepherd's crooks. Embrace vaudevillainy with today's GrouponLive deal: for $14, you get a ticket for mid-balcony seating in section B to 'S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical at the State Theatre in New Brunswick on Sunday, October 30, at 3 p.m. (a $42 value, including fees). Doors open at 2 p.m.

'S Wonderful treats audiences' ears to the timeless music of George and Ira Gershwin, whose collaborations resulted in 20th-century American-songbook standards. The all-singing, all-dancing revue is split up into several mini musicals, each set in a time and place reflective of a different phase of the Gershwins' career. Like a space-shuttle launch, a live orchestra accompanies the musical extravaganza, which enhances renditions of popular tunes from 1930s Paris and jazz standards from 1950s New Orleans. The performers recreate more than 40 Gershwin classics throughout the evening, including "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off." The toe-tapping euphony will take place in the elegant confines of the State Theatre, a restored 1921 vaudeville and silent-film palace complete with sepia ghosts dangling from its luxurious chandelier.

State Theatre New Jersey

The State Theatre New Jersey was saved, as its website states, from "the ravages of time." Built in 1921 as a vaudeville and silent-film palace, the venue fell on hard times in the 1970s. In 2003, however, a $3 million renovation restored the State Theatre New Jersey to much of its original glory, as crews painstakingly rehabbed the ornamental plaster, terracotta exterior, and actor holding cells. Inside the theater, a stunning chandelier sparkles more brightly than ever below the venue's signature dome.

Customer Reviews

Amazing show
Nalani · September 9, 2017
everything was beautiful
Maria M. · June 26, 2017
The kids had a great time.
Paul C. · May 10, 2017

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