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  • 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.

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  • Crossroads Theatre Company

    Letters from Zora: In Her Own Words by Gabrielle Pina
    October 9th - October 26th
    Ticket Prices Vary. Please Call the Box Office.
    Through an authentic multi-sensory dramatization of personal letters, Letters from Zora explores Zora Neale Hurston’s controversial views on integration, segregation and social justice showcasing a life that was filled with artistic triumphs as well as abject poverty and self-doubt. Veteran actress Vanessa Bell Calloway plays the title role.
    Holiday Jubilee! Concept by Rick Sordelet
    December 11th - December 21st
    Ticket Prices Vary. Please Call the Box Office.
    Our hit family show and multi-cultural celebration of the holidays, returns for  it’s 5th year and this time “wedding bells are ringing!”  Enjoy the celebration – where kids are admitted free with purchase of an adult ticket.  The perfect way to celebrate the holidays with your family and friends.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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! 

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  • Mason Gross School of the Arts

    Third Rail performances of Roadside Attraction (Dance)
    September 25th at 2:30pm, 4:15pm, & 5:40pm
    Location: Passion Puddle across from Loree Building
    Housed in and around a vintage ‘70s-era pop-up camper that has been retro-fitted to become the stage and setting for a new dance/theater piece, this work incorporates intimate and quirky choreography that is the hallmark of Third Rail’s work.
    FREE & Open to the Public
    Sara Levy’s World: Music, Gender, and Judaism in Enlightenment Berlin (Music)
    September 29th at 7:30pm
    Location: Nicholas Music Center
    “In Sara Levy’s Salon” musical concert with commentary. Performed on period instruments by Rebecca Cypess and colleagues, this salon-style concert features music that Sara Levy played in her home, in a setting that reflects this original milieu. Informative, entertaining commentary by Bach expert Christoph Wolff will enhance the experience. Funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
    Rutgers Jazz Ensemble: Fifth Annual William “Prof” Fielder Memorial Concert (Music)
    October 10th at 7:30pm
    Location: Nicholas Music Center
    General Public: $15, Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors: $10, Students: $5
    Fashion Meets New Music (Music)
    October 18th at 8pm
    Location: Schare Recital Hall
    New York’s Nouveau Classical Project comes to Rutgers to perform new compositions by graduate student composers. The performance features the players wearing new designs inspired by the music and created by Rutgers costume makers. Enjoy mocktails during intermission and a postconcert reception inspired by the music.
    A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde (Theater)
    October 24th-November 2nd
    Tuesday-Saturday Performances at 7:30pm
    Sunday Performances at 2pm
    Location: Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
    Life in high society is replete with glamour and wit. Oscar Wilde’s dark and acerbic comedy explores class and legitimacy with characteristic sharp satire.
    General Public: $25, Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors: $20, Students: $15
    Visual Arts Fall Open House (Visual Arts)
    October 25th, from 10am-3pm
    Location: Civic Square Building
    MFA Open Studios (Visual Arts)
    October 25, from 3pm-6pm
    Locations: Civic Square Building and Livingston Arts Building (39 Road 3, between Joyce Kilmer Avenue and Suttons Lane, Piscataway, NJ)
    Opera at Rutgers Presents Die Dreigroschenoper by Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill (Music)
    November 14th at 7:30pm
    Location: Nicholas Music Center
    General Public: $15, Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors: $10, Students: $5

    DancePlus Fall (Dance)
    November 19th to November 23rd
    Wednesday–Friday, 7:30pm
    Saturday: 2pm and 7:30pm
    Sunday: 2 pm
    Location: Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
    Works by Pam Tanowitz, Meghan Frederick, Paul Ocampo, Graham Lustig, and Mason Gross faculty
    General Public: $25, Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors: $20, Students $15*
    * - Student price available during daytime ticket office hours only, Monday through Saturday. Discounts: Rutgers alumni, employees, and seniors: Limit Two, Students: Limit One. 
    Playwrights Festival (Theater)
    December 4th-December 7th
    Thursday–Friday: 7:30 pm
    Saturday: 3:30pm and 7:30pm
    Sunday: 2pm and 6pm
    Location: Jameson Studio Theater
    Featuring exciting new plays in production written by Rutgers’ M.F.A playwrights.
    General Public: $15, Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors: $12, Students $10

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  • New Brunswick Community Arts Council

    New Brunswick Community Arts Council
    New Brunswick Community Arts Council is an agent of the City of New Brunswick whose goal is to support all of the arts, artists, and arts programs in New Brunswick. We are comprised of a diverse and dynamic group of individuals who are devoted to the belief that the arts enrich and empower the community. 

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  • 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. 

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  • Zimmerli Art Museum

    (September 2, October 7, November 4, December 2)
    Art After Hours returns to the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers on the College Avenue Campus! On the first Tuesday of the month, stop by from 5 to 9pm for guided exhibition tours, Big Ten: Art talks, Slide Jam, and live local music. New fall exhibitions include Jesse Krimes: Apokaluptein: 16389067; Sports and Recreation in France, 1840-1900; Oleg Vassiliev: Space and Light; and A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees. Admission, activities, and refreshments are free.

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  • Special Events

    New Brunswick CicloviaSunday, October 12th
    Promotes active living for the entire community through open and car-free streets in New Brunswick. www.newbrunswickciclovia.com

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