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North Jersey is Home to 18 Fantastic Theaters, Theatrical Artists and, Theater Companies

Here are 18 of the best theaters located in the northern region of NJ. Come explore North Jersey while supporting the theatrical arts, local actors, and theater companies.

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre welcomes patrons from all over the tri-state area. Our season is filled with energetic performances ranging from Broadway shows and comedies, to vibrant musicals, original immersive dinner theatre, world premieres, nationally renowned music events and concerts, and more! Freshly prepared, table-served cuisine and our famous dessert buffet are also included in the ticket price.

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse

  908-730-8007 | Hunterdon County

Hampton, New Jersey

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Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre welcomes patrons from all over the tri-state area. Our season is filled with energetic performances ranging from Broadway shows and comedies, to vibrant musicals, original immersive dinner theatre, world premieres, nationally renowned music events and concerts, and more! Freshly prepared, table-served cuisine and our ... Read More

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Two Shows Only on Feb 1, 2020 

The Company

  201-408-5816 | Bergen County

Hackensack, New Jersey

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Made up a talented group of local actors, writers, and directors - all with a passion for theater - The Company has become a go-to place for those who want to see plays and other performances. Their goal is to provide authenticity in their portrayals of classic and contemporary plays. Whether you are one to admire the arts from afar, or one to take part in t... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Paper Mill Playhouse

  973-376-4343 | Essex County

Millburn, New Jersey

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Paper Mill Playhouse upholds their reputation of one the nation's best musical theaters. It has a huge stage and seating area, only the best quality effects and scenes. This is perfect for any Broadway musical geek! They also encourage and educational and creative environment via classes, camps, and mor... Read More

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

  973-642-8989 | Essex County

Newark, New Jersey

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center is known for its two beautiful halls that host performances by some of the world's most renowned artists. Whether your interest is in theater, dance, orchestra, NJPAC is sure to have everything you are looking for. Take a night out for some live entertainment in Northern Jerse... Read More

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Art House Productions

  201-915-9911 | Hudson County

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Art House Productions provides an opportunity for members of the community to come together to share their work. They put on performances and aide interaction between artists and the local community. They hold various events and educational programs for kids and adults incorporate everyone into the art... Read More

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Community at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts

  973-539-0345 | Morris County

Morristown, New Jersey

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Community at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit center for performing arts. They provide the public with a variety of options for entertainment such as Jazz, ballet, comedians, and theater. If your little one is interested in theater and acting classes, the Mayo Center provides those, too! There is something for everyone at this organization ... Read More

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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre

  (908) 514-9654 | Union County

Summit, New Jersey

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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is a nonprofit organization focused on smaller performances. The nature and size of their shows establishes an intimacy between audience and artists. Come by today for improv comedy, plays, and more... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Bergen Performing Arts Center

  201-227-1030 | Bergen County

Englewood, New Jersey

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Bergen Performing Arts Center presents orchestra concerts, shows, family events, and more. With a variety of events and performances, you are sure to find what you are looking for! They also host a number of educational programs for those interested in the arts. BPAC is also a non-profit organizatio... Read More

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Open for almost a century Union County Performing Arts Center provides the best in live entertainment and the arts. Ranging from theatre productions to live music there's something for everyone. 

Union County Performing Arts Center

  732-499-8226 | Union County

Rahway, New Jersey

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Originally named the Rahway Theatre which was opened on October 16th, 1928 and now fully restored and renamed Union County Performing Arts Center they have been putting on impressive productions for almost a century.

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The Main stage at Union County Performing Arts Center is listed in both state and national registers of historic sites. Now... Read More

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Dover Little Theatre

  973-328-9202 | Morris County

Dover, New Jersey

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Dover Little Theatre is an intimate venue for performances in Northern Jersey. They focus on bringing the community together through the shows they put on. The theatre is run entirely by volunteers. Join in on the local artistic community by seeing a show or participatin... Read More

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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

  973-408-3278 | Morris County

Madison, New Jersey

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Perfect for Shakespeare fanatics, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey hosts plays and performances dedicated to the famous playwright's work. They focus on representing the brilliance of the classics throughout their Main Stage season, from May to December. In the summer, they also have Outdoor Stage so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy a play in the bea... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Rosen Performing Arts Center offers dance, camps, theater, and music education for children and adults of all ages.

Rosen Performing Arts Center

  973-595-0100 | Passaic County

Passaic, New Jersey

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The Wayne YMCA is home to the Rosen Performing Arts Center.

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They have awesome theater, dance and other and arts-related events and classes for children, teens, and adults.

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The Rosen Arts Center is also available to rent for companies, upcoming concerts, filming, and conferences.

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Brook Arts Center is best known for its local cultural theater and plays that they put on throughout the year in Central NJ.

Brook Arts Center

  732-469-7700 | Somerset County

Bound Brook, New Jersey

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The Brook Arts Center, located in Bound Brook NJ was opened in 1927. 

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Today, the Theater is the only existing vaudeville theater in Somerset County.

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The Theater offers fundraising and educational events, silent movies, concerts, plays, and other local arts-related events.

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Centenary Stage Center is a top venue in Warren County which offers many diverse events and live performances throughout the year.

Centenary Stage Company

  908-979-0900 | Warren County

Hackettstown, New Jersey

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The Centenary Stage Company is dedicated to presenting high-quality professional theater, live dance and music events.

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Centenary Stage for over twenty years has served as an amazing local cultural resource.

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One of their goals is to make the arts accessible for all walks in and around the regional community.

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White Eagle Hall has been recently completely restored and renovated.

White Eagle Hall

  201-885-5166 | Hudson County

Jersey City, New Jersey

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White Eagle Hall is the place to visit if you are interested in dance, family shows, comedy, live music, and theater in the Jersey City area. They have an intimate event space that can be used for fundraisers, corporate meetings, weddings, private parties, and pretty much any type of event.

... Read More

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The long-standing Wellmont Theatre hosts a variety of popular (big-name) musical acts, comedians and special events.

The Wellmont Theater

  973-783-9500 | Essex County

Montclair, New Jersey

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The Wellmont Theatre is a New Jersey institution that has been a favorite concert venue for local NJ residents for many years.

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The small theatre boasts great shows, amazing lighting, intimate seating, and very friendly staff.

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The small downtown area of Montclair has a couple of really nice bars and restaurants to check o... Read More

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The Newton Theatre has an Arts Academy that serves children over the age of 5 with fun educational classes!

Newton Theatre

  973-940-6398 | Sussex County

Newton, New Jersey

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The Newton Theatre is a lovely (recently restored) intimate venue with a seating capacity of 605. Their Arts Academy (which opened in January of 2018) serves children from the age of 5 years and up with workshops and classes. Newton Theatre gives back to the community by holding benefits, fundraisers, and awareness. They are also, fully dedicated to in... Read More

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RVCCArts is a community based non-profit performing arts center that offers everything from major artists and touring theatre companies to school-time performances. 

RVCCArts

  908-725-3420 | Somerset County

Branchburg, New Jersey

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The Theater at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCCArts) is a community based non-profit performing arts center. Offering a wide variety of cultural programming by pro-touring companies as well as educational programming to the community.

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RVCCArts works hard to be a centerpiece of culture providing a prime location for a meeting place o... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre welcomes patrons from all over the tri-state area. Our season is filled with energetic performances ranging from Broadway shows and comedies, to vibrant musicals, original immersive dinner theatre, world premieres, nationally renowned music events and concerts, and more! Freshly prepared, table-served cuisine and our famous dessert buffet are also included in the ticket price.

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse

 908-730-8007 | Hunterdon County

Theaters in NJ

Hampton, New Jersey

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre welcomes patrons from all over the tri-state area. Our season is filled with energetic performances ranging from Broadway shows and comedies, to vibrant musicals, original immersive dinner theatre, world premieres, nationally renowned music events and concerts, and more! Freshly prepared, table-served cuisine and our ... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Two Shows Only on Feb 1, 2020 

The Company

 201-408-5816 | Bergen County

Theaters in NJ

Hackensack, New Jersey

Made up a talented group of local actors, writers, and directors - all with a passion for theater - The Company has become a go-to place for those who want to see plays and other performances. Their goal is to provide authenticity in their portrayals of classic and contemporary plays. Whether you are one to admire the arts from afar, or one to take part in t... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Paper Mill Playhouse

 973-376-4343 | Essex County

Theaters in NJ

Millburn, New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse upholds their reputation of one the nation's best musical theaters. It has a huge stage and seating area, only the best quality effects and scenes. This is perfect for any Broadway musical geek! They also encourage and educational and creative environment via classes, camps, and mor... Read More

Visit Website View Details

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

 973-642-8989 | Essex County

Theaters in NJ

Newark, New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center is known for its two beautiful halls that host performances by some of the world's most renowned artists. Whether your interest is in theater, dance, orchestra, NJPAC is sure to have everything you are looking for. Take a night out for some live entertainment in Northern Jerse... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Art House Productions

 201-915-9911 | Hudson County

Theaters in NJ

Jersey City, New Jersey

Art House Productions provides an opportunity for members of the community to come together to share their work. They put on performances and aide interaction between artists and the local community. They hold various events and educational programs for kids and adults incorporate everyone into the art... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Theaters in NJ

Morristown, New Jersey

Community at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit center for performing arts. They provide the public with a variety of options for entertainment such as Jazz, ballet, comedians, and theater. If your little one is interested in theater and acting classes, the Mayo Center provides those, too! There is something for everyone at this organization ... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre

 (908) 514-9654 | Union County

Theaters in NJ

Summit, New Jersey

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is a nonprofit organization focused on smaller performances. The nature and size of their shows establishes an intimacy between audience and artists. Come by today for improv comedy, plays, and more... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Bergen Performing Arts Center

 201-227-1030 | Bergen County

Theaters in NJ

Englewood, New Jersey

Bergen Performing Arts Center presents orchestra concerts, shows, family events, and more. With a variety of events and performances, you are sure to find what you are looking for! They also host a number of educational programs for those interested in the arts. BPAC is also a non-profit organizatio... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Open for almost a century Union County Performing Arts Center provides the best in live entertainment and the arts. Ranging from theatre productions to live music there's something for everyone. 

Union County Performing Arts Center

 732-499-8226 | Union County

Theaters in NJ

Rahway, New Jersey

Originally named the Rahway Theatre which was opened on October 16th, 1928 and now fully restored and renamed Union County Performing Arts Center they have been putting on impressive productions for almost a century.

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The Main stage at Union County Performing Arts Center is listed in both state and national registers of historic sites. Now... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Dover Little Theatre

 973-328-9202 | Morris County

Theaters in NJ

Dover, New Jersey

Dover Little Theatre is an intimate venue for performances in Northern Jersey. They focus on bringing the community together through the shows they put on. The theatre is run entirely by volunteers. Join in on the local artistic community by seeing a show or participatin... Read More

Visit Website View Details

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

 973-408-3278 | Morris County

Theaters in NJ

Madison, New Jersey

Perfect for Shakespeare fanatics, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey hosts plays and performances dedicated to the famous playwright's work. They focus on representing the brilliance of the classics throughout their Main Stage season, from May to December. In the summer, they also have Outdoor Stage so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy a play in the bea... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Rosen Performing Arts Center offers dance, camps, theater, and music education for children and adults of all ages.

Rosen Performing Arts Center

 973-595-0100 | Passaic County

Theaters in NJ

Passaic, New Jersey

The Wayne YMCA is home to the Rosen Performing Arts Center.

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They have awesome theater, dance and other and arts-related events and classes for children, teens, and adults.

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The Rosen Arts Center is also available to rent for companies, upcoming concerts, filming, and conferences.

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... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Brook Arts Center is best known for its local cultural theater and plays that they put on throughout the year in Central NJ.

Brook Arts Center

 732-469-7700 | Somerset County

Theaters in NJ

Bound Brook, New Jersey

The Brook Arts Center, located in Bound Brook NJ was opened in 1927. 

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Today, the Theater is the only existing vaudeville theater in Somerset County.

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The Theater offers fundraising and educational events, silent movies, concerts, plays, and other local arts-related events.

... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Centenary Stage Center is a top venue in Warren County which offers many diverse events and live performances throughout the year.

Centenary Stage Company

 908-979-0900 | Warren County

Theaters in NJ

Hackettstown, New Jersey

The Centenary Stage Company is dedicated to presenting high-quality professional theater, live dance and music events.

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Centenary Stage for over twenty years has served as an amazing local cultural resource.

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n

One of their goals is to make the arts accessible for all walks in and around the regional community.

n

 

n... Read More

Visit Website View Details

White Eagle Hall has been recently completely restored and renovated.

White Eagle Hall

 201-885-5166 | Hudson County

Theaters in NJ

Jersey City, New Jersey

White Eagle Hall is the place to visit if you are interested in dance, family shows, comedy, live music, and theater in the Jersey City area. They have an intimate event space that can be used for fundraisers, corporate meetings, weddings, private parties, and pretty much any type of event.

... Read More

Visit Website View Details

The long-standing Wellmont Theatre hosts a variety of popular (big-name) musical acts, comedians and special events.

The Wellmont Theater

 973-783-9500 | Essex County

Theaters in NJ

Montclair, New Jersey

The Wellmont Theatre is a New Jersey institution that has been a favorite concert venue for local NJ residents for many years.

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The small theatre boasts great shows, amazing lighting, intimate seating, and very friendly staff.

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The small downtown area of Montclair has a couple of really nice bars and restaurants to check o... Read More

Visit Website View Details

The Newton Theatre has an Arts Academy that serves children over the age of 5 with fun educational classes!

Newton Theatre

 973-940-6398 | Sussex County

Theaters in NJ

Newton, New Jersey

The Newton Theatre is a lovely (recently restored) intimate venue with a seating capacity of 605. Their Arts Academy (which opened in January of 2018) serves children from the age of 5 years and up with workshops and classes. Newton Theatre gives back to the community by holding benefits, fundraisers, and awareness. They are also, fully dedicated to in... Read More

Visit Website View Details

RVCCArts is a community based non-profit performing arts center that offers everything from major artists and touring theatre companies to school-time performances. 

RVCCArts

 908-725-3420 | Somerset County

Theaters in NJ

Branchburg, New Jersey

The Theater at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCCArts) is a community based non-profit performing arts center. Offering a wide variety of cultural programming by pro-touring companies as well as educational programming to the community.

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RVCCArts works hard to be a centerpiece of culture providing a prime location for a meeting place o... Read More

Visit Website View Details


Venture Deeper Into The Arts

Explore the performing arts by attending something outside your comfort zone. You may get used to watching plays, improvs, and musicals. New Jersey extends far beyond actors and musical singers. Visit a local live opera show to learn about traditional opera and see it in action. It's an educational and entertaining experience for those with interests and passion in the arts.

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