Coming to the stage for Thanksgiving is the Second Annual Comedy Fest featuring Earthquake, Luenell, Capone, and Smokey Suarez on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. Give thanks for the laughs! This In-Person Thanksgiving Comedy Fest is NJPAC’s new favorite holiday tradition, bringing a feast of today’s funniest comics. The laughter will be unstoppable all night long with Earthquake, Luenell, Capone, and Smokey Suarez, and hosted by Tony Rock.
Brooklyn-born comedian, actor, producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. One of comedy’s all-time best hosts, you’ve seen him on All Def Comedy, The Warm Up, Black Card Revoked, Apollo Live, and Living Biblically. He’s recently appeared on the Platinum Comedy Tour with Mike Epps, The Festival Of Laughs with Comedienne Sommore, and his own Tony Rock Live club tour.
The former host of Quake’s House on WBLS-FM and star of the hit comedy special These Ain’t Jokes, you’ve seen Earthquake on HBO, BET, Comedy Central, and the late-night talk show circuit. Since his breakout stand-up special About Got Damn Time, he has appeared on the big screen in Getting Played, Barnyard, Clerks II, and on the small screen in Everybody Hates Chris and Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens.
Other Shows Coming to NJ PAC include those below, but see the website for full schedule. All Covid Protocols in place.
GILBERTO SANTA ROSA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
“El Caballero de la Salsa” returns to NJPAC! Gilberto Santa Rosa is a legendary sonero, six-time GRAMMY® Award winner, and one of the most successful Latin music vocalists in the world. A standout performer since the age of ten, he became the first singer to perform tropical salsa at Carnegie Hall. With dozens of chart-topping albums, he continues to push the boundaries of salsa—always expanding and exploring new styles and sounds. Don’t miss this special evening with the pioneering sonero himself.
October 30, 2021
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I
Saturday, November 6, AT 8:00 p.m.
CHAKA KHAN & LEELA JAMES
November 7, 2021
WBGO Kids Jazz Don Braden Septet
November 10, 2021
The Creator's Room - Beyond the Boards
November 11, 2021
Christ McBride's The Movement Revisited
November 13, 2021
Thursday, November 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Christian McBride Movement Revisited: a musical portrait of four icons
Friday, November 12, at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 13, at 8:00 p.m.
Dianna Reeve and Artemis
Sunday, November 14, at 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Dorthaan’s Place: Cyrus Chestnut
November 18, 2021
Ramy Youssef Live
November 19-20, 2021
Franki Valli and the Four Seasons
Saturday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m.
SWINGIN’ AT 96: ANAT COHEN AND THE NEWPORT ALL - STARS SALUTE GEORGE WEIN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
The Town Hall
123 W 43rd St,
New York, NY 10036
November 27, 2021
Sarah Brightman A Christmas Symphony
November 27, 2021
Chris DeStefano (comedy, adults)
December 1, 2021
Neil DeGrasse Tyson
|Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith team up for some Christmas joy|
December 3, 2021
The Princess Bride - An Inconceivable Evening with Carey Ewes - family
December 5, 2021
Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith - Christmas
December 7-8, 2021
Earth Wind and Fire
December 9, 2021
Jane Lynch - A Little Swinging Christmas
December 11, 2021
The Nutcracker the State Ballet of Ukraine
December 15, 2021
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
December 18, 2021
Hip Hop Nutcracker with mcKurtis
See the website for full list:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, which have reached almost 2 million children, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.