Avenel Arts Center to open in March; tickets on sale Jan. 31

Avenel Performing Arts Center

An artist’s rendering of the soon-to-open Avenel Performing Arts Center.

The new Avenel Performing Arts Center has scheduled dozens of shows, to begin in March, with tickets going on sale Jan. 31. Located at 150 Avenel St., this is a 13,500-square-foot, 200-seat facility that is funded by the Woodbridge Arts Alliance, and can accommodate music, theater, comedy and dance presentations, and more.

The building will have its own bar and restaurant, Curtains, which is scheduled to open in April.

Here are the shows that are currently on the venue’s schedule. For information and updates, visit avenelarts.com.

Constantine Maroulis performs at the Avenel Performing Arts Center, June 15.

March 16-17: Celtic Angels Ireland (traditional Irish song and dance)
April 10-14 and 16-20: “Dixie’s Tupperware Party”
April 24-25 and June 20-21: BariToned, featuring Joe Hager, Edward Miskie and Kyle Hines. “I Hate Men – The Tough Broads & Loose Women of Musical Theatre”
April 26-28: “Girls Night: The Musical”
May 2 and 4-5: FACE (a cappella rock)
May 3: Matt Wolfe and Lainie Munro
May 8-12: Bodiography Contemporary Ballet
May 14-15 and 28-29: “The Italian Chicks,” featuring Maryann “Boom Boom” Maisano, Mary Dimino, Regina DeCicco, Gina Scarda and Tara Cannistraci
May 16-17: Kaki King
May 18: Charles Peachock (juggler)
May 19 and 22: “Will Martin Sings Dean Martin”
May 23-26: Mike Delamont: “Husky Panda”
May 30-31 and June 1-2: “Housewives of Secaucus: A Suburban Travesty”
June 5-9: Wayne Hoffman (mentalist/illusionist)
June 11-12: Penny Arcade
June 13-14: Alexandra Silber
June 15: Constantine Maroulis
June 16: “Comedy Night” with Johnny Lampert, James Goff, Andy Pitz
June 18-19: Dale K (hypnotist)
June 22: “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical”
June 23: Jeremy Stolle
June 25-26: “Simply Streisand,” featuring Carla Del Villaggio
June 27-30 and July 2-3 and 5: “My Big Gay Italian Wedding”

2 thoughts on “Avenel Arts Center to open in March; tickets on sale Jan. 31

  1. This is an artist’s version; the real building does not look like that, also is not finished yet. One problem that is not mentioned: there is NO public parking at this site.

    • And where exactly will patrons of the Arts Center park?? This Arts Center is at the foot entrance to the Station Village Apartments. The only parking there is only available to those residents.

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