Newark’s NJPAC recently announced their huge lineup of upcoming performances for the 2016-17 season schedule and it’s filled with an array of different shows for you and your family to enjoy. Viewers can enjoy everything from comedy and concert performances to tap dancing and poetry readings.
This list highlights the nine events you don’t want to miss this season! For NJPAC’s full schedule of entertainment, click here.
1. Steve Martin and Martin Short
The comedians are teaming up for An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life on Sunday, Oct. 30. They’ll be joined by musical guests, The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko.
2. Chris Tucker
The Rush Hour star is ready to bring fans, Chris Tucker Live!, on Saturday, July 30.
3. Gabriel “Fluffy“ Iglesias
The comedian and voice actor is bringing his stand-up fans on Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8.
An Evening with Styx, also known as a night with of rock’s most influential bands from the ’70s, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 22.
5. Boyz II Men and En Vogue
R&B is back in a major way with this joint concert on Sunday, July 24.
6. Jill Scott
“Jilly from Philly” is set to grace the microphone on Thursday, August 11..
7. The Hip Hop Nutcracker
Check out a remix to the classic tale, featuring rap veteran Kurtis Blow, on Saturday, December 17.
8. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The prominent dance company is expected to deliver an unforgettable performance three days in a row: Friday, May 12, 2017, Saturday, May 13, 2017 and Sunday, May 14, 2017.
9. Savion Glover
The Newark native, deemed “the tap dance kid,” will bring fans the Chronology of a HooFer on Friday, September 23.