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  • George Street Playhouse

    My Name is Asher Lev

    April 12 - May 1, 2016
    Asher Lev is a young Jew growing up in post-war Brooklyn who must create art at any cost, regardless of the will of his family, his community and tradition. The award-winning play by Aaron Posner is based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok.

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  • Lustig Dance Theatre

    Please visit their website here

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  • Mason Gross School of the Arts

    DancePlus Spring
    Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George Street
    Wednesday, April 20—Friday, April 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m. 
    Saturday, April 23, 2016, 2 and 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, April 24, 2016, 2 p.m.
    Students perform works by Mason Gross faculty and award-winning guest artists including the dance-theater piece Rambler by Joe Goode, as well as pieces by Yvonne Rainer and Netta Yerushalmy
    Tickets: General Public $25 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $20 / Students $15
    Rutgers Theater Company presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Philip J. Levin Theater, Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George St. Fridays, April 22 and 29, 2016, and Saturdays, April 23 and 30, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2 p.m. By William Shakespeare Everything is moonlight and madness, as two mismatched pairs of lovers and a troupe of amateur actors go into the woods where magic and transformation await. Tickets: General Public $25 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $20 / Students $15 848-932-7511 or
    This event is underwritten by the Leora M. Sies Theater Fund Foundation. 

    New Lens Student Film Festival
    Nicholas Music Center, Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George Street
    7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016
    Now in its fifth year, New Lens celebrates and screens the works of Rutgers student filmmakers. Awards will be given out for best fiction, best documentary, best cinematography in fiction and documentary, best animation, and more. Join the filmmakers for refreshments after the screening.
    Free; no tickets required

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  • New Brunswick City Market

    Summer Afternoons Music Series
    Every Friday from June 3rd - August 26th, 12PM-1PM
    Kilmer Square Park, Corner of George & Albany Streets
    Weather dependent! Stay tuned for more details!

    New Brunswick Restaurant Week
    July 9th - 23rd, 2016
    Stay tuned for more details!

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  • State Theatre

    Please visit website here.

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  • Zimmerli Art Museum

    All programs are free and open to the public.
    Rutgers Day
    April 30, 10am-4pm
    Stop by the Zimmerli for FREE art activities on Rutgers Day! Join us throughout the day for scavenger hunts, face painting, gallery tours, and caricatures, as well as printmaking (using fruits and vegetables!) with the Brodsky Center and a performance by the Rutgers Children’s Choir and Scarlet Singers from the Mason Gross Extension Division.
    Art After Hours: First Tuesdays, 5 to 9pm
    Each month, the evening kicks off with a curator-led tour of a new exhibition, followed by live music, opportunities to meet artists, and engaging presentations by special guests. Free admission and complimentary refreshments.
    May 3 / Raging through Time: The Art of David Wojnarowicz and Abstraction Squared
    June 7, July 5 / TBA
    NBCO@Zimmerli: Reframing Classical Music Spring Salon
    April 24 at 3pm
    Other Current Exhibitions
    HereNow: Rutgers 250 (submit YOUR photos by May 15!)
    Honoré Daumier and the Art of La Caricature
    Simeon De Witt: Mapping the Revolution
    Donkey-donkey, Petunia, and Other Pals: Drawings by Roger Duvoisin
    More than Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Warhol's Prints and Photographs
    Dreamworlds and Catastrophes: Intersections of Art and Science in the Dodge Collection
    Ezra Ames (American, 1768-1836)
    Simeon De Witt, 1804
    Oil on canvas
    Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
    Gift of the grandchildren of Simeon De Witt
    Photo Jack Abraham

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  • Special Events

    N.B Community Farmers Market
    Kilmer Square Park
    Starting in June 2016! Stay tuned for more details!
    Open Streets for Active Living
    April 24, 2016
    June 25, 2016
    August 6, 2016
    October 2, 2016

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