Switch Display


  • American Repertory Ballet

    Our Town at Crossroads Theatre
    7 Livingston Avenue
    Friday, May 2nd at 7pm
    Set to the majestic music of Aaron Copland, Our Town is a ballet by Philip Jerry based on Thornton Wilder’s classic tale of love, loss, and modern life. 
    Pictured: Philip Jerry's Our Town; Photo Credit: Leighton Chen.

    More Information

  • Crossroads Theatre Company

    Crossroads Theatre Company
    7 Livingston Avenue
    Lift by Walter Mosley
    April 10th –April 25th
    A young couple trapped in an elevator search for an escape - from the situation and each other. Gripping new thriller by best-selling novelist Walter Mosley.

    More Information

  • George Street Playhouse

    Written by Thornton Wilder, Directed by David Esbjornson
    April 22nd – May 25th 
    This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of life in the small village of Grover’s Corners, has become a classic. Its poignant—and pointed—observations on life and love are as relevant today as they were at its premiere 75 years ago. This production marks the beginning of a landmark collaboration between George Street Playhouse and Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts. 
    Our Town Now
    Saturday, May 17th at 2pm
    Inspired by Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, members of the larger New Brunswick community will write and perform a piece of theatre that celebrates their experience working and living in our town. 

    More Information

  • Lustig Dance Theatre

    Lustig Dance Theatre Dance & Wellness Studio
    80 Albany Street, 2nd Floor
    Classes for all ages and abilities. Ballet, tap, modern, jazz, hip hop, Pilates, and more. Home of the professional Lustig Dance Theatre company under the Artistic Direction of Graham Lustig. Visit www.lustigdancetheatre.org for more information or call 732-246-7300. FREE trial classes available! 

    More Information

  • Mason Gross School of the Arts

    DancePlus Spring
    Friday, April 25–Sunday, April 27
    Friday, May 2–Sunday, May 4
    Work by guest artists Shen Wei, Sidra Bell, Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, Douglas Dunn, and select faculty members
    Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.
    Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
    General Public $25 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $20 / Students $15*
    *Student price available during daytime ticket office hours only, Monday through Saturday.
    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
    Friday, April 25–Sunday, May 4
    By William Shakespeare
    Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
    A cautionary political tale about envy and ambition from ancient Rome via Shakespeare
    Performances: Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
    Philip J. Levin Theater
    General Public $25 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $20 / Students $15
    Rutgers Symphony Orchestra
    Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
    Works by Mahler, Messiaen, and Shawn; world premiere of Benny Goodman’s final commission
    Nicholas Music Center
    General Public $15 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $10 / Students $5

    More Information

  • New Brunswick Community Arts Council

    New Brunswick Community Arts Council
    Paint Our Town - Our Town Event! 
    60 Livingston Ave
    Saturday, April 5th, 11am-5pm
    Easels, canvas, and paints will be set up throughout the city; community members can paint their impressions of New Brunswick under the guidance of artists. The painting of a community mural is being planned as part of this event.

    More Information

  • State Theatre

    West Side Story 
    at State Theatre at 15 Livingston Avenue
    (732) 246-7469
    May 30th - June 1st
    From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time. Featuring "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "America," "I Feel Pretty," and "Somewhere," Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction is recreated for this tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway and the Artistic Director for George Street Playhouse. 

    More Information

  • Zimmerli Art Museum

    (JANUARY 25TH - JULY 13TH)
    Visit “Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture” at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers in New Brunswick. Spanning two centuries and surveying work by some 80 artists from around the world, this new exhibition presents an innovative exploration about an enduring subject: the portrait. With 130 works, “Striking Resemblance” examines the genre as a historic tradition, as well as a continually evolving phenomenon. February 2 is Free First Sunday, with free admission and family activities for all visitors.

    More Information

  • Special Events

    coLAB Arts presents New Brunswick Story Slam Saturday, April 26th at 7pm at Crossroads Theatre at 7 Livingston Avenue A celebration of the people and stories that define our little city.  

    Rutgers Day Saturday, April 26th, 10am-4pm Come visit the Community zone at the 6th Annual Rutgers Day! Free admission and fun activities for all! www.rutgersday.rutgers.edu    


    Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center presents Remembering Our Town: Films About New Brunswick Saturday, April 26th at 7pm at Voorhees Hall #105 71 Hamilton St/College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University An exciting series of films about New Brunswick curated and produced by Albert Nigrin. 


    New Brunswick CiClovia Sunday, May 4th Promotes active living for the entire community through open and car-free streets in New Brunswick.

    More Information


First Name
Last Name
You are a
Downtown News Feed

Shop Local in New Brunswick!