Family, October 2021-December 2022

NJ family entertainment listings

“Disney Princess: The Concert” comes to Red Bank on Nov. 20 and Newark on April 13.

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

Oct. 1-3: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” at Rhino Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

Oct. 2: “Snow White” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.
Oct. 2: “Symphony in C: Musical Adventures” at Pfleeger Concert Hall at Rowan University, Glassboro.

Oct. 2-3: Dino Stroll at Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus.
Oct. 2-3: The Amazing Kreskin at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.

Oct. 7-10: “Grace for President” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Oct. 9: “Magic Rocks!” starring illusionist Leon Etienne at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

Oct. 17: Jeff Boyer’s “Bubble Trouble” at Union Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Oct. 22-24: “Deal or No Deal Live” at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.

Oct. 23-24: Dino Stroll at Atlantic City Convention Center.

Oct. 23 and 26: “Poe by Candlelight,” featuring stories by Edgar Allan Poe, at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynn Theater Company.

Oct. 24: “Haunted Illusions” starring David Caserta, at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 29-31: Chiller Theatre Convention at Hilton Parsippany.
Oct. 29-31: “Sherlock Holmes Weekend: Sherlock Holmes & Making the Grade” in Cape May.

Oct. 30: Wizard Fest at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Nov. 3-7: “Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party” at Prudential Center, Newark.

Nov. 5: Justin Willman at Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood.

Nov. 5-7: “Sherlock Holmes Weekend: Sherlock Holmes & Making the Grade” in Cape May.

Nov. 7: “Champions of Magic” at Union Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Nov. 7: WBGO Kids Jazz: Don Braden Septet at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 7: “National Geographic Live: Secrets of the Whales” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 10-12 and 17-19: “Elf” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Nov. 11: “MasterChef Live!” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Nov. 11-Dec. 30: “A Playhouse Christmas” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Nov. 12-14: “Elf” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Nov. 12-14: New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival at Showboat, Atlantic City.

Nov. 12-14 and 18-21: “Elf” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 13: “Pinocchio” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Nov. 14: “Gazillion Bubble Show” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Nov. 14: “Cinderella” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Nov. 15: “MasterChef Live!” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 19: Justin Willman at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

Nov. 20: Disney Princess: The Concert, with Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, Courtney Reed, Aisha Jackson, Benjamin Rauhala, Adam J. Levy at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 23: A Magical Cirque Christmas at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 26: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Nov. 26-Dec. 12: “A Christmas Carol” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Nov. 27-Dec. 5: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Nov. 27-Dec. 12: “Elf” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 6 and 10-12: “Christmas With Harte and O. Henry” at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynn Theater Company.

Nov. 28: “A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live On Stage” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Nov. 28: “A Magical Cirque Christmas” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Nov. 29-30: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 1: Neil deGrasse Tyson at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 1: Lightwire Theater, “A Very Electric Christmas” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 1-Jan. 2: “A Jolly Holiday With Disney on Broadway” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Dec. 2-5, 10-12 and 17-19: “Scrooge” at Spring Lake Community House & Theatre.

Dec. 3: Recycled Percussion at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 4: “A Magical Cirque Christmas” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 4-5: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Ballet at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 4-5, 7, 9-12 and 15-19: “Ebenezer” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Dec. 8-9: Cirque Dreams Holidaze at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 10-12: “The Nutcracker,” presented by Company of Dance Arts at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 10-19: “Young Performers Workshop: Winter Festival of Shows” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.
Dec. 10-19: “Elf” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Dec. 11: “The Nutcracker,” presented by State Ballet of Ukraine at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 11: Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 11: “A Christmas Carol” at Mine Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by and a fundraiser for Passage Theatre Company.

Dec. 11-19: “The Nutcracker Rocks” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Dec. 12: “Winter Family Holiday Festival” at Pfleeger Concert Hall at Rowan University, Glassboro.

Dec. 14: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Holiday Pops Concert.

Dec. 17-19: “The Nutcracker,” presented by American Repertory Ballet at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 17-19: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Dec. 17-19, 22-24 and 26: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Ballet with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 18: “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker” featuring Kurtis Blow at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 19: Peppa Pig, “Peppa Pig’s Adventure!” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 23: “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 30: “Black Nativity” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 31 and Jan. 2: “Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Jan. 2: “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker” featuring Kurtis Blow at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Jan. 13-17: “Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate” at Prudential Center, Newark.

Jan. 15: “Reza: Edge of Illusion” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Jan. 15: “BubbleMania!” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 16: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, “Neighbor Day” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 22: Acrobuffos, “Air Play” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Jan. 23: The Animaniacs at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Feb. 6: “Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: Time Bubble Tour” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 12: “The Heart and Soul of Magic” featuring Ran’D Shine and Jamahl Keyes at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 20: Garden State Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet at Grunin Center for the Arts, Ocean County College, Toms River. Serge Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” plus music by Claude Debussy, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Scott Joplin, Valerie Coleman and Zequinha de Abreu. Featuring narrator and baritone, Edward Pleasant.

Feb. 23: “The Price Is Right Live” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 24: “The Price Is Right Live” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Feb. 27: “National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

March 4: Recycled Percussion at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

March 5: Catapult at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

March 6: “Stone Soup and Other Stories” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 12: Peking Acrobats at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

March 13: Artrageous at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

March 26: Laurie Berkner at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Solo acoustic sensory-friendly performance at 11 a.m., band performance at 3 p.m.
March 26: “Amazing Magic” with Tommy Wind at Carteret Performing Arts and Events Center.

April 1-3: Dark Side of the Con 4 at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel.

April 1-10: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

April 3: “National Geographic Live: When Women Ruled the World” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 10: “Paddington Gets in a Jam” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 13: Disney Princess: The Concert, with Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, Courtney Reed, Aisha Jackson, Benjamin Rauhala, Adam J. Levy, at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

April 22-24: Supernatural Official Conventions at Hilton East Brunswick.

April 29-30 and May 1: “The Wizard of Oz” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 30: B-The Underwater Bubble Show at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 30-May 1: “Lucifer” Convention at Marriott Hanover Hotel, Whippany.

May 6-15: “A Little Shakespeare” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

May 15: Laurie Berkner Band at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 22: “The Little Mermaid” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

June 25-26: Stranger Con (“Stranger Things” convention) at New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison.

July 16-31: “Mary Poppins” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Sept. 4: Scandinavian Fest at Vasa Park, Budd Lake.

Nov. 5-27, 2022: “The Nutcracker Rocks” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18, 2022: “A Wicked Christmas Carol” at Someset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

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