Theater & Shows in Avenel, NJ

<i>Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic</i> (Save Up to 29%)

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic

State Theatre

Behind each door lies a world of grand illusions and your favorite Disney and Pixar stars—and your imagination is the key to unlocking them

$35.05 $28

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes (November 11—23)

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Make memories with the world-famous Rockettes, a production featuring the high-kicking dance troupe and other holiday showstoppers

$75.80 $45

Matilda The Musical through November 20

"Matilda the Musical"

Shubert Theatre

A precocious young girl surrounded by verbally abusive adults finds her only joy in books—and wreaking havoc with her telekinesis

$88.50 $59

"That Physics Show," September 10–December 18

"That Physics Show"

The Elektra Theatre

Professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo of Rutgers University wows audiences with eye-popping segments of scientific “magic”

$54 $29

"One Funny Mother" (Through January 7)

"One Funny Mother"

New World Stages

Comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and mother of three Dena Blizzard muses on the trials of motherhood and marriage in a one-woman show

$73 $35

"Avenue Q" (Through February 26)

"Avenue Q"

New World Stages

Mature musical follows a hybrid of puppets and humans as they look for love and purpose in New York City

$103.50 $45

Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 49% Off)

Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar

West Village

Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

$106.85 $59

"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge (Up to 52% Off)

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lounge

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

$73 $35

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway (September 6–November 20)

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway

Broadway Theatre

The beloved Tony-winning musical tells the tale of a rustic Jewish village through songs such as “Matchmaker”

$88.50 $69

Miles Thorn, Master Illusionist, October 9–November 5

Miles Thorn - Master Illusionist

The Elektra Theatre

New York’s Got Talent-winning illusionist dazzles with feats of magic

$49 $24

Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 54% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's


Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

$48.95 $25

Gazillion Bubble Show (Through February 26)

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

A family that’s honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers countless dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

$83 $45

"Arthur and Esther"

Access Theatre - Black Box

Civic Center

$15 $10.50

Apollo Theater Presents "The First Noel" on December 13–15

"The First Noel"

Apollo Theater

New holiday musical about a Harlem family dealing with loss and looking for redemption includes gospel- and soul-infused Christmas carols

$43.05 $21.50

Shelly Garrett's "Beauty Shop" 30th Anniversary on October 30 at 2 p.m.

Shelly Garrett's "Beauty Shop"

Kings Theatre

Adultery, hygiene, and dirty talk—all are regular topics of discussion in Big Mama Lucille’s beauty shop, now celebrating its 30th year

$53.60 $39

David Caserta's "Haunted Illusions" on October 30 at 4 p.m.

David Caserta's Haunted Illusions

Bergen Performing Arts Center

Halloween-themed magic show features physics-defying feats, spooky effects, and a working guillotine that goes down on one lucky fan

$23.95 $12

"The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe" Through December 31

"The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe"

St. Lukes Theatre

Stage adaptation of the first Chronicles of Narnia tale whisks audiences into C.S. Lewis’s world of fantasy

$47.50 $25

"The Ugly Duckling"

Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Symphony Space

Symphony Space

$17 $11.50

Rascasuelos Tangos Vivos on November 2 at 8 p.m.

Rascasuelos Tangos Vivos

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

A genre-blurring tango collective experiments with the form, pushing the limits of the traditional music as a means of cultural resistance

$56.50 $29

"Perfect Crime" at The Theater Center Through April 30, 2017 (Up to 56% Off)

Perfect Crime

The Anne L. Bernstein Theater

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

$68.75 $30

A Wasabassco Halloween: Costume Party & Burlesque on Saturday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m.

A Wasabassco Halloween: Costume Party & Burlesque

City Winery

Hailed as one of the top burlesque shows in the world, Wasabassco celebrates Halloween during a night packed with costumed numbers

$24.20 $15

"Frankenstein" Musical (October 28–November 13)


The Players Theatre

Victor Frankenstein and his hideous creation speak of obsession and ambition in this steampunk musical take on Shelley’s classic

$52 $29

The Sweet Spot New York City: Red Light Special on Sunday, December 4, at 6 p.m.

The Sweet Spot New York City

The Hall at MP

Poets, burlesque performers, comics, and other artists explore sensuality in a high-energy performance devoted to “pop erotic arts”

$22.09 $11

Rhythm of the Night feat. El DeBarge, Tank, and Troop on Saturday, November 19, at 8 p.m.

Rhythm of the Night: El DeBarge, Tank, Troop

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

The falsetto singer behind DeBarge hits such as “Rhythm of the Night” teams up with R&B hitmakers behind “Under” and “Sweet November”

$50 $25

Terror in Hells Kitchen (Friday, October 28, at 9 p.m.) or Halloween In The Cellar (Saturday, October 29, at 9 p.m.)

Terror in Hells Kitchen or Halloween In The Cellar

Multiple Locations

Don your scariest or sexiest costume, take advantage of an open vodka bar, and dance to DJ tunes until 4 a.m.

$24.88 $15


McCarter Theatre - Matthews Theatre

East Trenton

$74 $44.25

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. on Friday, February 10, Doors open at 10 p.m.

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever.

Gramercy Theatre

World-famous all-male dancers don cuffs, collars, and little else as they raise temperatures with sultry moves

$35 $30

"Goosebumps": An All-Ages Haunted Halloween Spooktacular on October 30 at 1 p.m.

Goosebumps: An All Ages Haunted Halloween Spooktacular


Visitors enjoy carnival with a haunted house, games, obstacle courses, face-painting, spooky shows, unlimited trick-or-treating, and more

$48.47 $33

Comic Mystery: "Shear Madness"

"Shear Madness"

Davenport Theatre

The longest-running play in the U.S., a mystery-farce, serves up laughs and twists in equal measure in its first New York run

$87.50 $49

Diva Royale Drag Queen Show on Saturdays from August 27–December 31

Diva Royale Drag Queen Show

Diva Royale

Drag Joan Rivers hosts a lineup of female impersonations featuring Drag Madonna, Dolly Parton, and Liza Minnelli

$27.37 $18

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  • Woodbridge School of Dance
    Are you ready for unforgettable moments of theater? If so, then Woodbridge School of Dance in Woodbridge Township has all the shows for you. Woodbridge School of Dance features dance classes that will make anyone great on their feet. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
    For a great time at the theater, choose Across The Floor in Woodbridge. Check out the restaurant at this theater for a delicious meal. With its kid-friendly vibe, this theater is a great spot for families. Expert dancers and amateurs alike can move and groove to the classes at Across The Floor. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
  • Vanessa Williams
    For the love of spectacle, you'll want to get to Union County Performing Arts Center - Mainstage, Rahway's premiere theater. Don't worry about packing a snack. This theater has a great restaurant so you can keep the fun going. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this theater — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little customers and their folks. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Rahway, NJ US
  • Rahway Dance Theatre
    The spectacular theater at Rahway's Rahway Dance Theatre will leave you begging for more. Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the theater's Irving St location offers nearby street parking.
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    Rahway, NJ US
  • Dancin In The Spotlight
    The spectacular theater at Rahway's Dancin in the Spotlight will leave you begging for more. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Rahway, NJ US
  • One Step Ahead Dance Studio
    The production calendar for Staten Island's One Step Ahead Dance Studio offers an outrageous mix of comedy and drama for the theatrically inclined. Check out this theater's restaurant, where you can stay for lunch or grab your meal to go. Go ahead and bring your rug rats with you — this theater has kid-friendly policy. At One Step Ahead Dance Studio, you can elongate your muscles with some basic ballet or opt for a less traditional class. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Staten Island, NY US