Family, December 2019-November 2020

NJ Family listings

The Cure Insurance Arena in Trenton will present Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” on May 20-23.

Dec. 1: “The Nutcracker” at McCarter Theatre Center. Presented by American Repertory Ballet.
Dec. 1: “Paw Patrol Live!: The Great Pirate Adventure” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 1: “The SpongeBob Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 1: “Mooseltoe” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 1: “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre.
Dec. 1: “Scrooge the Musical” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.
Dec. 1: “It’s a Shore Holiday,” presented by Atlantic City Ballet Company at Stafford Township Arts Center, Manahawkin.

Dec. 1 and 7-8: “The Nutcracker” at Kendall Theater at College of New Jersey, Ewing. Presented by Roxey Ballet.

Dec. 1, 4-8 and 11-15: “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Dec. 1, 6-8 and 13-15: “A Christmas Carol” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Dec. 1, 7-8 and 13-15: “Annie” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 1-12 and 14-21: “The Three Scrooges” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Dec. 1, 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22: “Elf the Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Dec. 1, 6-8, 20-22 and 27-29: “Annie” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Dec. 1, 7-8, 14-15, 20-23 and 26-31 and Jan. 1: Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson.

Dec. 1-30 and Jan. 1-4: “Magic of Lights Spectacular 2019” at PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel.

Dec 3-4: “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 5-6: “A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live On Stage” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 5-15: “A Christmas Carol” at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Presented by Crossroads Theatre Company.

Dec. 5-8 and 10-15: ” ‘Tis the Season” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Dec. 6-8: “Frozen Jr.” at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood. Presented by Brick Children’s Community Theater.

Dec. 6-8 and 13-15: “Home for the Holidays” at Gateway Playhouse, Somers Point.

Dec. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Frosty the Snowman” at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

Dec. 7: “Dog Man: The Musical” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.
Dec. 7: “A Christmas Carol” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 7, 14 and 21: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Dec. 8: “PJ Masks: Save the Day Live!” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 8: “Angelina Ballerina” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 8: “Dog Man: The Musical” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Autism-friendly performance, presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

Dec. 8 and 12-14: “The Great Tree and Other Tales by Zona Gale” at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.

Dec. 9: “Something Merry This Way Comes” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

Dec. 10: ” ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Dec. 12: “Elf the Musical Jr.” at Newton Theatre.

Dec. 13: Lightwire Theater: “A Very Electric Holiday” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.

Dec. 14: “A Christmas Carol” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Nebraska Theatre Caravan.
Dec. 14: “Dragons Love Tacos” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.
Dec. 14: “Holidays Around the World” at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Dec. 15: “Peter Pan” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.
Dec. 15: “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 14-15 and 20-22: Young Performers Workshop: “Winter Festival of Shows” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown. “George M,” “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” and “Anything Goes.”

Dec. 16-21: “Frosty the Snowman” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

Dec. 18: “A Christmas Carol” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 18-23: “Santa Circus” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 19-22: “Mary Poppins” at Old Library Theatre at Fair Lawn Community Center.

Dec. 20-22: “The Nutcracker,” presented by New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Dec. 20-22: “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 21: Yosi and the Superdads, “Kids’ Christmas Party” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 22: “Angelina Ballerina: The Very Merry Holiday Musical” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 28: “Holiday Dreams” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 28: Michael Carbonaro at Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.

Dec. 29: Michael Carbonaro at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 29: “Black Nativity” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 29: “The Big Holiday Show” featuring “The Nutcracker” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan. Presented by Performing Arts Ensemble.

Dec. 30: Harlem Globetrotters at Prudential Center, Newark.

Jan. 11: Shin Lim at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Jan. 11: Reza, “Edge of Illusion” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 11: “Peter and the Wolf” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 15: “Doktor Kaboom and the Wheel of Science” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

Jan. 15-16: “Red Firecrackers: The Legend of the First Chinese New Year” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Jan. 16-20: Disney on Ice: Dream Big at Prudential Center, Newark.

Jan. 17-Feb. 9: “Mary Poppins” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Jan. 18: “Mark Nizer 4D” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 19: “Angelina Ballerina The Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 19: “Kids Rock,” Artists TBA, at Stone Pony, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.

Jan. 20: “Dog Man: The Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 26: Jackson Galaxy, “Total Cat Mojo Live” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Jan. 28: “Wilde Creatures” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Tall Stories.

Jan. 30: “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 31-Feb. 9: “A Little Shakespeare: Twelfth Night” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Feb. 2: Champions of Magic at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Feb. 6-9: “Bunnyboy” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Feb. 7: “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Lightwire Theater.

Feb. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-29: “The Sound of Music” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Feb. 8: “Alice in Wonderland” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.

Feb. 9: “Dinosaur World Live” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Feb. 9: “Lightwire Theater: Dino-Light” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Feb. 10: “Pete the Cat at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Feb. 15: “Reading Rocks” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 16: “Blippi Live” at Count Basie Center for the Performing Arts, Red Bank.
Feb. 16: Mike Super at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Feb. 17: “Blippi Live” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Feb. 22: The Laurie Berkner Band at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 23: “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 24: “Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Mad River Theater Works.

Feb. 25: New Shanghai Circus at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Feb. 26: “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Feb. 27: “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.
Feb. 27: “Pete the Cat” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 27-29 and March 1: Jurassic World Live Tour at Prudential Center, Newark.

Feb. 28: Masters of Illusion at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Feb. 28: “The Spinning Tales of Peter Pan & Cinderella on Ice” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

March 5: “Dog Loves Books” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 6-7: “Finding Neverland” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 7: The Harlem Globetrotters at Cure Insurance Arena, Trenton.
March 7: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
March 7: Yosi and the Superdads, “Pajama Party” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 8: Flip Fabrique, “Blizzard: Taking the Stage by Storm” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
March 8: “MasterChef Junior Live!” at State Theatre, New Brunswick. 

March 10: “MasterChef Junior Live!” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

March 12: “The Boy Who Grew Flowers” at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Treehouse Shakers.
March 12: Cirque Ziva at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

March 13: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 13-29: “Pinkalicious the Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

March 15: Yogapalooza with Bari Koral at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
March 15: “Dinosaur World Live” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

March 16: “The Cat in the Hat” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 19: Artrageous at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 20: Artrageous at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

March 22: Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
March 22: Max Darwin, “The Amazing Max” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 26: Mr. Ray at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.

March 26-29: “Disney on Ice: World of Enchantment” at Cure Insurance Arena, Trenton.

March 27: New Shanghai Circus at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

March 28: The Peking Acrobats at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 31: The Peking Acrobats at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 2: “Chicken Dance” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

April 4: “Cinderella” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
April 4: The Amazing Max at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 4-5: Cirque Éloize at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 10-11: “Scooby-Doo! And the Lost City of Gold” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

April 10-11 and 13: “Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party” at State Theatre, New Brunswick. 

April 11: “My Little Pony” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 15: “My Little Pony” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 15: “The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 18: “The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

April 19: “Click Clack Moo” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.
April 19: “Llama Llama — Live,” presented by Bay Area Children’s Theatre at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 20: “The Giver” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

April 22: “Scooby-Doo! And the Lost City of Gold” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
April 22: “The Magic Schoolbus: Lost in the Solar System” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

April 24: Recycled Percussion at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

April 25: “The Little Red Hen” at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway. Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre.

April 25-26: “Rosie Revere Engineer” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

April 26: “Llama Llama Live” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
April 26: “B — The Underwater Bubble Show” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 1-17: “Go, Dog. Go!” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

May 2: The Laurie Berkner Band at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 3: “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
May 3: “Charlotte’s Web” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.

May 5: Bay Atlantic Symphony Education Concert at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

May 7: “Charlotte’s Web” at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.

May 9: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. “The ‘New World’ Symphony and Beyond!” Family Concert.

May 10: Underwater Bubble Show at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 15-17: “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

May 17: “BubbleMania,” featuring Casey Carl at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

May 19: “Click, Clack, Moo” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

May 20-23: Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” at Cure Insurance Arena, Trenton.

May 21: “Biscuit” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 22-31: Young Performers Workshop: “Spring Festival of Shows” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

May 28: “The Scarlet Letter” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 29: “The Magic School Bus” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

June 6: Acrobuffos at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

June 13: “Charlotte’s Web” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

June 14: “Charlotte’s Web” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Autism-friendly performance, presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

June 20: “The Pout Pout Fish” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA.

July 10-18: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

July 10-12 and 17-19: “Oliver!” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

July 11-26: “Mary Poppins” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

July 17-18: Tyler Henry: Hollywood Medium at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City. 

Aug. 7-16: Young Performers Workshop: “Summer Festival of Shows” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Aug. 21-30: “Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

Nov. 13-22: “Elf the Musical” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

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