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The Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank presents “Disney Princess: The Concert” on Nov. 26.

Through Oct. 10: Circus Vazquez at Woodbridge Mall.

Through Oct. 31: Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson.

Oct. 5: “Wheel of Fortune Live!” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 6: “Blue’s Clues & You” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 8: Masters of Illusion at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Oct. 8: Laurie Berkner at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29: “Great Pumpkin” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Oct. 9: “Blue’s Clues & You” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Oct. 12: “The Price Is Right Live!” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 13: “The Price Is Right Live!” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Oct. 13: Masters of Illusion at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 13-17: Flip Circus at Freehold Raceway Mall.

Oct. 14: Masters of Illusion at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 14-16: “The Price Is Right Live!” at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.

Oct. 14-17: “A Year With Frog and Toad” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Oct. 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Spring Lake Community House Theatre.

Oct. 14-16, 22-23 and 29-30: “Goosebumps the Musical — Phantom of the Auditorium” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Oct. 16: “Peppa Pig’s Adventure” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Oct. 16: “National Geographic Live: Spinosaurus, Lost Giant of the Cretaceous With Nizar Ibrahim” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Oct. 18: “The Wright Brothers: First in Flight” at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

Oct. 21-Nov. 6: “Peter & the Starcatcher” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

Oct. 22: “Meet the Music: Can Music Tell a Story?,” presented by Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and hosted by Bruce Adolphe at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

Oct. 23: The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of Bob Marley, featuring Jah People at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Oct. 23: Hot Peas ‘n Butter at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Oct. 28-30: Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo at Hilton Parsippany.

Oct. 29: Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Oct. 29: Wizard Fest at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Oct. 30: Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Oct. 30: “Haunted Illusions” starring David Caserta at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Nov. 2-6: “Disney on Ice Presents ‘Frozen’ and ‘Encanto’ “ at Prudential Center, Newark.

Nov. 5: Jeff Boyer’s Big Bubble Bonanza at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Nov. 5: “Pinocchio” at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway.

Nov. 5-27: “The Nutcracker Rocks” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Nov. 6: “Deal or No Deal Live” at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Nov. 6: “Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Nov. 10-13: “Disney on Ice Presents ‘Frozen’ and ‘Encanto’ “ at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Nov. 11-12: The Illusionists, “Magic of the Holidays” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Nov. 11-20: “Seussical” at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Nov. 12: “Sugar Skull: A Día de Muertos Musical Adventure!” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Nov. 12, 19 and 26: “Frosty and Rudolph” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Nov. 13: Jeff Boyer’s Big Bubble Bonanza, Sensory Friendly Theatre at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Nov. 13: “Mutts Gone Nuts” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Nov. 15-Dec. 17: “A Playhouse Christmas” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Nov. 16-Dec. 30: “One Christmas Carol” (one-man “A Christmas Carol”) at Cape May Stage.

Nov. 18-20: “A Christmas Carol” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 18-Dec. 30: “Magic of Lights: Drive Through Holiday Lights Experience” at PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel.

Nov. 20: The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Phish for Kids and More, featuring Uncle Ebenezer at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Nov. 20: “BubbleMania!” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Nov. 23: The Illusionists, “Magic of the Holidays” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 23-Jan. 1: Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson.

Nov. 25: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 25-27: “The Nutcracker,” presented by American Repertory Ballet at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Nov. 25-27 and Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “A Christmas Carol” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Nov. 26: Disney Princess: The Concert, at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 27: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 1: “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 1-4 and 7-11: “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Dec. 1-4, 9-11 and 15-18: “Scrooge” at Spring Lake Community House Theatre.

Dec. 1-24: “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” at Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken.

Dec. 2-11: “Beauty and the Beast” at Summit Playhouse.

Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “A Christmas Carol” at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Dec. 2-18: “The Land of Forgotten Toys — A Christmas Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18: “A Wicked Christmas Carol” at Someset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

Dec. 2-23: “Murray the Elf, and the Case of the Missing Mistletoe” at Pegasus Theatre Company, Bordentown.

Dec. 2-Jan. 1: “The Sound of Music” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Dec. 3: Cirque Musica, “Holiday Wonderland” at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

Dec. 3, 1 p.m.: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Yates Musical Theatre for Children at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 3, 7 p.m.” OCC Concert Band, “A Children’s Holiday” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 3-4: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Ballet, at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 3-11: “A Little Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Dec. 3, 10 and 17: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Dec. 3-18: “A Christmas Story, The Musical” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Dec. 3-18: “The Story of the Velveteen Rabbit” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

Dec. 4: “Zalmen Mlotek’s My Yiddishe Chanukah” at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

Dec. 7-24: “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 9-10: “The Nutcracker,” presented by Atlantic City Ballet at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

Dec. 9-11: “The Nutcracker,” presented by Company of Dance Arts at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 9-18: “A Christmas Story: The Musical” at The Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Dec. 9-21: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Chatham Community Players at Chatham Playhouse.

Dec. 10: “Blue’s Clues & You” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 10: “The Nutcracker,” presented by Ballet for Young Audiences at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 11: “The Nutcracker,” presented by American Repertory Ballet and Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton.
Dec. 11: “Deck the Halls with Disney” featuring DCappella, at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 11: Cirque Dreams, “Holidaze” at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 11: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Ballet at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Dec. 15: “Deck the Halls with Disney” featuring DCappella at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 16-18: “The Nutcracker,” presented by American Repertory Ballet at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 16-18: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Dec. 16-18, 22-24 and 26-27: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Ballet with New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 17: “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” featuring Kurtis Blow at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 17: Lightwire Theater, “A Very Electric Christmas” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 17-18: “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” with Joshua Holden at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 18: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Virginia Rep at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 18: “The Nutcracker,” presented by Atlantic City Ballet at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Dec. 18: The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of The Beatles for Kids and More, featuring the Wag, at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 26: Cirque Dreams, “Holidaze” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 28: “Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 30-31: “PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 31: First Night Morris County.
Dec. 31: First Night Ocean City.

Jan. 15: “Dragons and Mythical Beasts” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Jan. 22: Lightwire Theater, “The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Generation” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Jan. 28-29: Garden State Comic Fest at Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta.

Feb. 1-2: “Anastasia” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 3-12: “Maddie & Eleanor” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Feb. 5: “Pinkalicious” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Feb. 5: “Llama Llama Live!” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Feb. 9-March 12: “Disney’s Hercules” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Feb. 10: “Doktor Kaboom!: It’s Just Rocket Science” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Feb. 11: Cirque Zuma Zuma, at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Feb. 11: “The Heart and Soul of Magic” featuring Ran’D Shine and Jamahl Keyes at South Orange Performing Arts Center.”
Feb. 11: “Blue’s Clues & You: Live On Stage” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Feb. 11: “Doktor Kaboom! and the Wheel of Science” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Feb. 11: The Great Dubois: Masters of Variety at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

Feb. 18: The Mind Noodler at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 19: “Paddington Gets in a Jam” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Feb. 20: “Paddington Gets in a Jam” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 25: ConSoul: Indie Video Game Music at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 3-5: “Annie” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
March 3-5: David Anthony, magician at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

March 5: “The Cat in the Hat” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 7: “Dear Esther” at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

March 10: Jazz at Lincoln Center, “Let Freedom Swing” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 10-26: “The Lightning Thief — The Percy Jackson Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

March 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26: “Mary Poppins” at Spring Lake Community House Theatre.

March 11: “Stone Soup and Other Stories” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 18: “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 19: “National Geographic Live: Untamed With Filipe DeAndrade” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

March 22: Cirque FLIP Fabrique, “Muse” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 1: Peking Acrobats at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

April 2: “Dragons and Mythical Beasts” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
April 2: “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
April 2: “The Great DuBois: Master of Variety” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

April 5: “Bella Gaia” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 16: “National Geographic Live: Live on the Vertical With Mark Synnott” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 22: John Cassidy, “Comedy, Magic & Really Weird Things With Balloons” at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway.

April 29: “Mutts Gone Nuts” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 30: Catapult at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

May 5-21: “D0n’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

May 6: “Madagascar the Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
May 6: “The Jungle Book” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

May 20: “CMS Kids: Exploring Dvořák,” presented by Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and hosted by guitarist Rami Vamos at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. 

July 14-30: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

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