Theater & Shows in East Orange, NJ

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

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

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

"Sistas: The Musical" Through February 26, 2017

"Sistas the Musical"

Multiple Locations

Women reminisce on family and cultural history as they sing and perform landmark songs from “Oh, Happy Day” to “Single Ladies”

$77.50 $35

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

"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

<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

"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

2 Tickets to “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on December 22 at 7 p.m.

2 Tickets to “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Wellmont Theater

The beloved holiday special about everyone’s favorite blockhead discovering the true meaning of Christmas comes to the stage

$57.60 $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

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

"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

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

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

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

"Murdered By the Mob" — Interactive Comedy Mystery Dinner Theater and Dancing on Select Saturdays Through November 19

The New York Mob Show: "Murdered by The Mob"

Arno Dinner Theater

Bullets fly and mobsters dance over a hearty three-course dinner in an interactive murder mystery

$114 $69

"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

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

"The Ugly Duckling"

Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Symphony Space

Symphony Space

$17 $11.50

"Hedda Gabler" Plus a Drink (October 28–November 19)

"Hedda Gabler"

Ophelia Theater at Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens

Hedda Gabler, one of the great dramatic roles in theatre, has just been married—but when an old flame returns, jealousy and rivalry erupt

$19.62 $12

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

The Ugly Duckling on Sunday, October 30, at 2 p.m.

"The Ugly Duckling"

Tarrytown Music Hall

Lightwire Theater combines ballet, puppetry, and technology to bring Hans Christian Anderson’s misfit ducking to illuminated life

$27 $13

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

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

"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

"Not That Jewish" (Through January 29)

"Not That Jewish"

New World Stages

Emmy-winning and Golden Globe–nominated writer and actress Monica Piper shares a hilarious glimpse into her life

$87 $55

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

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos on Saturdays and select Fridays at 10 p.m. through Dec. 17 (Up to 61% Off)

Shake, Rattle, and Roll Dueling Pianos

The Pennsy

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

$23.25 $9

"The Motherf**ker With the Hat"

T. Schreiber Studio

Midtown Manhattan

$30 $19.75

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

Select Local Merchants

  • Unique Performance Arts Center
    West Orange is happy to boast the theatrical stylings of Unique Performance Arts Center. Looking for a bite to eat? This theater also has an awesome restaurant. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this theater. Expert dancers and amateurs alike can move and groove to the classes at Unique Performance Arts Center. Unique Performance Arts Center's customers can make use of nearby parking lots.
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    West Orange, NJ US
  • Fela! The Concert, Afro Beat Party
    New Jersey Performing Arts Center stands firm as a bastion of live entertainment, opening the doors to its two distinct venues for a wide array of productions. Inside Prudential Hall, 2,700 seats fill the multitiered auditorium where ballets, symphony orchestras, and Broadway shows flourish beneath radiant lights and a domed ceiling. Victoria Theater, meanwhile, beckons visitors to its more intimate 500-seat confines for jazz concerts and contemporary dance performances.
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    Newark, NJ US
  • Newark School of the Arts
    When dreaming isn't enough, Newark School of the Arts boasts the most surreal theatrical stages in Newark. Service and taste make a great restaurant, and that's why you won't be disappointed by this theater. Go ahead and bring your rug rats with you — this theater has kid-friendly policy. Learn how to defend yourself with kickboxing. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Newark, NJ US
  • De Bellis Music Center
    When life simply isn't dramatic enough, Newark's stage shows at De Bellis Music Center are for you. If you're a dancer of all trades, come join the fun and varied classes De Bellis Music Center has to offer. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Newark, NJ US
  • Broadway Performing Arts
    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.
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    Bloomfield, NJ US
  • Miss Roseanna's School of Dance
    Miss Roseanna's School of Dance coordinates some of the best theater in Bloomfield. From the moment the curtain draws, you'll be having a great time. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Bloomfield, NJ US