New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 11 - Page 2

Photo: Chris Cassidy CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH A GREAT PERFORMANCE! Neil deGrasse Tyson • 12/2-3 Theresa Caputo Live! Forces of Nature Dance Theatre “Brick House,” “ABC,” “ I’ll Be There” and more! The psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show Long Island Medium, gives readings to audience members and shares personal stories about her life and gift. NJPAC’s Kwanzaa Celebration includes a FREE Children’s Festival with activities and performances that share the meaning of Kwanzaa and an Artisan Marketplace. Sunday, December 13 at 7pm Friday, December 18 at 7:30pm Saturday, December 19 at 2pm & 7:30pm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Dance Theatre of Harlem Pinchas Zukerman, conductor/violinist Elgar: Serenade for Strings Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 Experience poetry in motion when the legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem headlines this year’s MLK Celebration at NJPAC. Friday, January 8 at 8pm Friday, January 16 at 7:30pm Romeo & Juliet State Ballet Theatre of Russia Molly Ringwald Revisits the Club The Jacksons Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic romance, set to music by Prokofiev, is danced by 55 of Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Delight in a 30th anniversary screening of The Breakfast Club followed by an appearance of Molly Ringwald “Claire Standish”. A Motown Xmas Sunday, December 6 at 3pm Friday, December 11 at 8pm The Hip Hop Nutcracker with special guest MC Kurtis Blow Last season’s holiday sensation returns! Saturday, December 19 at 3pm Handel’s Messiah with special guests The Commodores with the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Orchestra Video Games Live One of the most magnificent achievements in music, Handel’s Messiah is an annual holiday season must for music lovers everywhere. An exciting concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Sunday, December 20 at 3pm All new show! Saturday, January 2 at 7:30pm Long Island Medium For tickets and a full schedule visit njpac.org or call 1.888.GO.NJPAC • Groups: 973.297.5804 NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER • One Center Street, Newark, NJ Kwanzaa Celebration NJPAC’s Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace is made possible through the generosity of Leon and Toby Cooperman ARTICLES #NJPAC