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Ticket Hotline: 732-246-SHOW (7469) Group Discount Hotline: 732-247-7200, ext. 517 www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings 15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 90

—New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

“Governor Christie joins me in saluting the historic State Theatre as it celebrates its 90th anniversary as one of the oldest surviving theatres in New Jersey and a treasured resource in Middlesex County. We commend the State Theatre for its ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of its community through its artistically acclaimed programs and innovative, nationally recognized education programs.”

View our 90 years in pictures now featured in our NEW online magazine www.YourStateTheatreNJ.org

State Theatre Celebrates 90 years! Circa 1920s

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 1

“Your Savings” ticket discounts and free Rewards Tickets are available for most seating sections and most shows (not gold circle seating or rental events). Some other restrictions will apply. Discounts are not retroactive. Visit www.statetheatrenj.org/orderinginfo for discount and rewards details. Due to the nature of live performance, all programs are subject to change. No refunds unless the show is cancelled. Prices listed in this brochure display the discount (if applicable) and are valid through 10/15/11.

VISIT US: • 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ • Walk up and save $9 per order GROUPS 12+ DISCOUNTS: • 732-247-7200, ext. 517 • Email: groups@StateTheatreNJ.org • Your group purchase made easy TICKET HOTLINE: • 732-246-SHOW (7469) • Smart and friendly reps await your call

Concerts ONLINE: • www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings • Select-Your-Own Seats (great seat views too) • Print-at-Home eTickets

Photo by Sherry Rubel

heatre Shop State T .. 10/15/11 for. h g u ro th W NO

Comedy BUY TICKETS YOUR WAY

Lewis Black – In God We Rust Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Thu, October 20, 2011 at 8pm As seen on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Brian Regan – Live in Concert

Your Price: $35-75

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

The Temptations and The Four Tops Fri, February 3, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $20-80

Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert Sat, February 11, 2012 at 8pm Burtnik performs the hits of The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, and more. Underwritten by Ann and Lou Asbaty. Your Price: $15-40

The Pink Floyd Experience Fri, February 24, 2012 at 8pm “PFX might be the closest thing (lights and sound) to capturing the real deal!”—Toronto Sun Your Price: $17-47

The Irish Rovers Sun, March 11, 2012 at 3pm Celebrate St. Patty’s early with the rollicking drinking songs and beautiful ballads of The Irish Rovers, including signature hit, “The Unicorn.” Underwritten by Andy and Betty Markey. Your Price: $17-47

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Sat, March 17, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $27-72

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works Sat, April 7, 2012 at 8pm It’s your favorite Queen hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and more! Your Price: $20-50

Johnny Mathis Sat, April 21, 2012 at 8pm The legendary Mathis performs with a 30-piece band. Your Price: $40-115 MORE CONCERTS >

See Holiday Events for more fantastic concerts.

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

Your Savings!

Kathleen Madigan, GONE MADIGAN Sat, September 10, 2011 at 8pm “The funniest woman in America.”— Lewis Black Your Price: $14-39

Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Wanda Sykes Fri, October 14, 2011 at 8pm Sat, December 10, 2011 at 7pm He’s family-friendly and funny. Your Price: $37.50-49.50

The Pink Floyd Experience • 2/24/12

Tommy Emmanuel Your Price: $15-45

Sat, September 17, 2011 at 8pm It’s Australia’s “guitar Wizard of Oz.”

Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll Tramps Like Us (music of Bruce Springsteen), Elevation (music of U2), Voyage (music of Journey), Bad Medicine (music of Bon Jovi) Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Sat, October 15, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $23-75

Young@Heart is Alive and Well Presented by Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple

Sun, October 16, 2011 at 3pm Your Price: $25-118

An Evening with the

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Fri, October 21, 2011 at 8pm The Black Crowes lead singer performs hits new and old with a five-piece band. Your Price: $22-40

A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children A Once in a Lifetime Fan Event! Tad, Jackson, Brooke, David, JR, & Ryan Presented by Celebrity Events Group

Wed, October 26, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $45-75

The Fab Faux Legendary Music of The Beatles Crème Tangerine Strings & Hogshead Horns Presented by HK Entertainment

Sat, November 5, 2011 at 8pm Your Price: $40-110

Golden Oldies Spectacular The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves, and the Legendary Teenagers Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Sat, November 19, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $30-75

An Evening with Michael Amante Presented by The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

Sun, November 20, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $20-100

Dark Star Orchestra “Fly Through the Night” Fall Tour Tue, November 22, 2011 at 8pm DSO recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. Your Price: $27-36

Glen Burtnik & Friends 2/11/12

Your Price: $35-95

Photo by Sherry Rubel Photo by Jeff Dunas

Photo by Yuka Yamaji Photo by Alissa Anderson

Johnny Mathis

AFTERMATH

Wynton Marsalis

Straight No Chaser

Tito Puente, Jr.

Thrills Await You!

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast • 5/4-5/6/12 Photo by Joan Marcus

2011

September 2011 10 Kathleen Madigan (live comedy) 17 Tommy Emmanuel 22 Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s) 23 The Larry Coryell Trio 24 Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra 25 Eliane Elias

October 2011 1 Garth Fagan Dance 4 Mariinsky Orchestra Valery Gergiev, artistic director and conductor 11-12 Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 14 Wanda Sykes (live comedy) 15 Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll 16 Young@Heart is Alive and Well 20 Lewis Black (live comedy) 21 Chris Robinson Brotherhood 22-23 The Rat Pack is Back! 26 A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children! 30 ‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical

Raw Dance Company: Project X The Fab Faux – Music of the Beatles The National Acrobats of China Don Quixote in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

November 2011 2 Tosca, Giacomo Puccini in HD

4 5 6 9

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

AFTERMATH (@ Crossroads Theatre) Masters of Illusion Golden Oldies Spectacular An Evening with Michael Amante Dark Star Orchestra Straight No Chaser The Sleeping Beauty in HD

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

12 Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire” 16 Aida, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

16-20 18 19 20 22 23 30

Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

December 2011 1 Paul Anka – Christmas My Way 2 Messiah 3 The Beach Boys Christmas 4 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift 7 Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011 8 Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart in HD

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10 11

17-18 19 21

31

Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO Brian Regan-Live in Concert My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Starring Steve Solomon American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits The Irish Tenors Christmas Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Salute to Vienna

2012

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

January 2012 8 Cendrillon, Jules Massenet in HD

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

15 Swan Lake in HD

18 Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor 27 Blast! 29 Sing-a-Long Sound of Music

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

February 2012 1 Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company 2 Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini in HD

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

3 The Temptations and The Four Tops 4 One Man Lord of the Rings™ 11 Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert 12 “Tschaikowski” St. Petersburg State Orchestra Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor 17-18 Fiddler on the Roof 22 Coppélia in HD

24 The Pink Floyd Experience

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

March 2012 9 Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor 11 The Irish Rovers 14 La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini in HD

17 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis 18 New Shanghai Acrobats 29 Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance 30 Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble 30-31 Hamlet - BAMA Theatre Company (@ Crossroads Theatre)

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

April 2012 6 Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella 7 One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works 12-15 Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends” 20 MOMIX reMIX 21 Johnny Mathis 22 Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

29 Michael Moschen

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

May 2012 4-6 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 16 Romeo and Juliet in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

June 2012 13 La Fille Mal Gardée in HD

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings


Comedy

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Sat, September 10, 2011 at 8pm “The funniest woman in America.”— Lewis Black

Lewis Black – In God We Rust

Kathleen Madigan, GONE MADIGAN Your Price: $14-39

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Fri, October 14, 2011 at 8pm

Brian Regan – Live in Concert

Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Concerts

Sat, September 17, 2011 at 8pm It’s Australia’s “guitar Wizard of Oz.” Your Price: $15-45

Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll Glen Burtnik & Friends 2/11/12

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Tramps Like Us (music of Bruce Springsteen), Elevation (music of U2), Voyage (music of Journey), Bad Medicine (music of Bon Jovi) Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Sat, October 15, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $23-75

Young@Heart is Alive and Well Presented by Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple

The Temptations and The Four Tops

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 1

Fri, February 3, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $20-80

Sun, October 16, 2011 at 3pm

Photo by Yuka Yamaji

Your Price: $25-118

An Evening with the

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Fri, October 21, 2011 at 8pm The Black Crowes lead singer performs hits new and old with a five-piece band. Your Price: $22-40

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Photo by Alissa Anderson

Thrills Await You!

Thu, October 20, 2011 at 8pm As seen on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Your Price: $35-75

Wanda Sykes

Sat, December 10, 2011 at 7pm He’s family-friendly and funny. Your Price: $37.50-49.50

Your Price: $35-95

The Pink Floyd Experience • 2/24/12

Tommy Emmanuel

Oct. 20 Oct. 11-12

Ticket Hotline: 732-246-SHOW (7469) Group Discount Hotline: 732-247-7200, ext. 517 www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings

Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert Sat, February 11, 2012 at 8pm Burtnik performs the hits of The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, and more. Underwritten by Ann and Lou Asbaty. Your Price: $15-40

The Pink Floyd Experience

A Tribute to Pine Valley

Fri, February 24, 2012 at 8pm “PFX might be the closest thing (lights and sound) to capturing the real deal!”—Toronto Sun

Celebrating 41 years of All My Children A Once in a Lifetime Fan Event! Tad, Jackson, Brooke, David, JR, & Ryan

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 90

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast • 5/4-5/6/12 Photo by Joan Marcus

2011 September 2011 10 Kathleen Madigan (live comedy) 17 Tommy Emmanuel 22 Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s) 23 The Larry Coryell Trio 24 Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra 25 Eliane Elias October 2011 1 Garth Fagan Dance 4 Mariinsky Orchestra Valery Gergiev, artistic director and conductor 11-12 Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 14 Wanda Sykes (live comedy) 15 Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll 16 Young@Heart is Alive and Well 20 Lewis Black (live comedy) 21 Chris Robinson Brotherhood 22-23 The Rat Pack is Back! 26 A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children! 30 ‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical

Johnny Mathis Sat, April 21, 2012 at 8pm The legendary Mathis performs with a 30-piece band. Your Price: $40-115

Tito Puente, Jr.

2012 January 2012 8 Cendrillon, Jules Massenet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

15 Swan Lake in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

18 Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor 27 Blast! 29 Sing-a-Long Sound of Music February 2012 1 Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company 2 Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

24 The Pink Floyd Experience

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

16-20 18 19 20 22 23 30

Raw Dance Company: Project X The Fab Faux – Music of the Beatles The National Acrobats of China Don Quixote in HD

AFTERMATH (@ Crossroads Theatre) Masters of Illusion Golden Oldies Spectacular An Evening with Michael Amante Dark Star Orchestra Straight No Chaser The Sleeping Beauty in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House AFTERMATH

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

April 2012 6 Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella 7 One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works 12-15 Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends” 20 MOMIX reMIX 21 Johnny Mathis 22 Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

29 Michael Moschen

Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

9

MORE CONCERTS >

See Holiday Events for more fantastic concerts.

3 The Temptations and The Four Tops 4 One Man Lord of the Rings™ 11 Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert 12 “Tschaikowski” St. Petersburg State Orchestra Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor 17-18 Fiddler on the Roof 22 Coppélia in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

November 2011 2 Tosca, Giacomo Puccini in HD 4 5 6 9

Wynton Marsalis

17 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis 18 New Shanghai Acrobats 29 Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance 30 Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble 30-31 Hamlet - BAMA Theatre Company (@ Crossroads Theatre)

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

The Irish Rovers

The Fab Faux Legendary Music of The Beatles

Underwritten by Andy and Betty Markey. Your Price: $17-47

Sat, March 17, 2012 at 8pm

December 2011 1 Paul Anka – Christmas My Way 2 Messiah 3 The Beach Boys Christmas 4 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift 7 Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011 8 Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart in HD

Your Price: $27-72

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

An Evening with Michael Amante

March 2012 9 Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor 11 The Irish Rovers 14 La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini in HD

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

12 Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire” 16 Aida, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

Your Price: $17-47

Presented by Celebrity Events Group

Wed, October 26, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $45-75

Sun, March 11, 2012 at 3pm Celebrate St. Patty’s early with the rollicking drinking songs and beautiful ballads of The Irish Rovers, including signature hit, “The Unicorn.”

Crème Tangerine Strings & Hogshead Horns Presented by HK Entertainment

Sat, November 5, 2011 at 8pm Your Price: $40-110

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Golden Oldies Spectacular The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves, and the Legendary Teenagers

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works

Sat, November 19, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $30-75

Sat, April 7, 2012 at 8pm It’s your favorite Queen hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and more! Your Price: $20-50

Presented by The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

Sun, November 20, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $20-100

Dark Star Orchestra “Fly Through the Night” Fall Tour Tue, November 22, 2011 at 8pm DSO recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. Your Price: $27-36

Photo by Jeff Dunas

Straight No Chaser

—New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno “Governor Christie joins me in saluting the historic State Theatre as it celebrates its 90th anniversary as one of the oldest surviving theatres in New Jersey and a treasured resource in Middlesex County. We commend the State Theatre for its ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of its community through its artistically acclaimed programs and innovative, nationally recognized education programs.” View our 90 years in pictures now featured in our NEW online magazine www.YourStateTheatreNJ.org

State Theatre Celebrates 90 years! Circa 1920s

“Your Savings” ticket discounts and free Rewards Tickets are available for most seating sections and most shows (not gold circle seating or rental events). Some other restrictions will apply. Discounts are not retroactive. Visit www.statetheatrenj.org/orderinginfo for discount and rewards details. Due to the nature of live performance, all programs are subject to change. No refunds unless the show is cancelled. Prices listed in this brochure display the discount (if applicable) and are valid through 10/15/11.

VISIT US: • 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ • Walk up and save $9 per order GROUPS 12+ DISCOUNTS: • 732-247-7200, ext. 517 • Email: groups@StateTheatreNJ.org • Your group purchase made easy TICKET HOTLINE: • 732-246-SHOW (7469) • Smart and friendly reps await your call ONLINE: • www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings • Select-Your-Own Seats (great seat views too) • Print-at-Home eTickets

heatre Shop State T .. 10/15/11 for. h g u ro th W NO

10 11

BUY TICKETS YOUR WAY

Your Savings!

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

17-18 19 21 31

Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO Brian Regan-Live in Concert My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Starring Steve Solomon American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits The Irish Tenors Christmas Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Johnny Mathis

May 2012 4-6 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 16 Romeo and Juliet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

June 2012 13 La Fille Mal Gardée in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings Salute to Vienna


Comedy

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Sat, September 10, 2011 at 8pm “The funniest woman in America.”— Lewis Black

Lewis Black – In God We Rust

Kathleen Madigan, GONE MADIGAN Your Price: $14-39

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Fri, October 14, 2011 at 8pm

Brian Regan – Live in Concert

Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Concerts

Sat, September 17, 2011 at 8pm It’s Australia’s “guitar Wizard of Oz.” Your Price: $15-45

Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll Glen Burtnik & Friends 2/11/12

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Tramps Like Us (music of Bruce Springsteen), Elevation (music of U2), Voyage (music of Journey), Bad Medicine (music of Bon Jovi) Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Sat, October 15, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $23-75

Young@Heart is Alive and Well Presented by Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple

The Temptations and The Four Tops

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 1

Fri, February 3, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $20-80

Sun, October 16, 2011 at 3pm

Photo by Yuka Yamaji

Your Price: $25-118

An Evening with the

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Fri, October 21, 2011 at 8pm The Black Crowes lead singer performs hits new and old with a five-piece band. Your Price: $22-40

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Photo by Alissa Anderson

Thrills Await You!

Thu, October 20, 2011 at 8pm As seen on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Your Price: $35-75

Wanda Sykes

Sat, December 10, 2011 at 7pm He’s family-friendly and funny. Your Price: $37.50-49.50

Your Price: $35-95

The Pink Floyd Experience • 2/24/12

Tommy Emmanuel

Oct. 20 Oct. 11-12

Ticket Hotline: 732-246-SHOW (7469) Group Discount Hotline: 732-247-7200, ext. 517 www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings

Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert Sat, February 11, 2012 at 8pm Burtnik performs the hits of The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, and more. Underwritten by Ann and Lou Asbaty. Your Price: $15-40

The Pink Floyd Experience

A Tribute to Pine Valley

Fri, February 24, 2012 at 8pm “PFX might be the closest thing (lights and sound) to capturing the real deal!”—Toronto Sun

Celebrating 41 years of All My Children A Once in a Lifetime Fan Event! Tad, Jackson, Brooke, David, JR, & Ryan

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 90

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast • 5/4-5/6/12 Photo by Joan Marcus

2011 September 2011 10 Kathleen Madigan (live comedy) 17 Tommy Emmanuel 22 Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s) 23 The Larry Coryell Trio 24 Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra 25 Eliane Elias October 2011 1 Garth Fagan Dance 4 Mariinsky Orchestra Valery Gergiev, artistic director and conductor 11-12 Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 14 Wanda Sykes (live comedy) 15 Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll 16 Young@Heart is Alive and Well 20 Lewis Black (live comedy) 21 Chris Robinson Brotherhood 22-23 The Rat Pack is Back! 26 A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children! 30 ‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical

Johnny Mathis Sat, April 21, 2012 at 8pm The legendary Mathis performs with a 30-piece band. Your Price: $40-115

Tito Puente, Jr.

2012 January 2012 8 Cendrillon, Jules Massenet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

15 Swan Lake in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

18 Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor 27 Blast! 29 Sing-a-Long Sound of Music February 2012 1 Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company 2 Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

24 The Pink Floyd Experience

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

16-20 18 19 20 22 23 30

Raw Dance Company: Project X The Fab Faux – Music of the Beatles The National Acrobats of China Don Quixote in HD

AFTERMATH (@ Crossroads Theatre) Masters of Illusion Golden Oldies Spectacular An Evening with Michael Amante Dark Star Orchestra Straight No Chaser The Sleeping Beauty in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House AFTERMATH

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

April 2012 6 Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella 7 One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works 12-15 Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends” 20 MOMIX reMIX 21 Johnny Mathis 22 Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

29 Michael Moschen

Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

9

MORE CONCERTS >

See Holiday Events for more fantastic concerts.

3 The Temptations and The Four Tops 4 One Man Lord of the Rings™ 11 Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert 12 “Tschaikowski” St. Petersburg State Orchestra Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor 17-18 Fiddler on the Roof 22 Coppélia in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

November 2011 2 Tosca, Giacomo Puccini in HD 4 5 6 9

Wynton Marsalis

17 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis 18 New Shanghai Acrobats 29 Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance 30 Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble 30-31 Hamlet - BAMA Theatre Company (@ Crossroads Theatre)

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

The Irish Rovers

The Fab Faux Legendary Music of The Beatles

Underwritten by Andy and Betty Markey. Your Price: $17-47

Sat, March 17, 2012 at 8pm

December 2011 1 Paul Anka – Christmas My Way 2 Messiah 3 The Beach Boys Christmas 4 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift 7 Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011 8 Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart in HD

Your Price: $27-72

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

An Evening with Michael Amante

March 2012 9 Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor 11 The Irish Rovers 14 La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini in HD

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

12 Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire” 16 Aida, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

Your Price: $17-47

Presented by Celebrity Events Group

Wed, October 26, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $45-75

Sun, March 11, 2012 at 3pm Celebrate St. Patty’s early with the rollicking drinking songs and beautiful ballads of The Irish Rovers, including signature hit, “The Unicorn.”

Crème Tangerine Strings & Hogshead Horns Presented by HK Entertainment

Sat, November 5, 2011 at 8pm Your Price: $40-110

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Golden Oldies Spectacular The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves, and the Legendary Teenagers

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works

Sat, November 19, 2011 at 7:30pm Your Price: $30-75

Sat, April 7, 2012 at 8pm It’s your favorite Queen hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and more! Your Price: $20-50

Presented by The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

Sun, November 20, 2011 at 7pm Your Price: $20-100

Dark Star Orchestra “Fly Through the Night” Fall Tour Tue, November 22, 2011 at 8pm DSO recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. Your Price: $27-36

Photo by Jeff Dunas

Straight No Chaser

—New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno “Governor Christie joins me in saluting the historic State Theatre as it celebrates its 90th anniversary as one of the oldest surviving theatres in New Jersey and a treasured resource in Middlesex County. We commend the State Theatre for its ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of its community through its artistically acclaimed programs and innovative, nationally recognized education programs.” View our 90 years in pictures now featured in our NEW online magazine www.YourStateTheatreNJ.org

State Theatre Celebrates 90 years! Circa 1920s

“Your Savings” ticket discounts and free Rewards Tickets are available for most seating sections and most shows (not gold circle seating or rental events). Some other restrictions will apply. Discounts are not retroactive. Visit www.statetheatrenj.org/orderinginfo for discount and rewards details. Due to the nature of live performance, all programs are subject to change. No refunds unless the show is cancelled. Prices listed in this brochure display the discount (if applicable) and are valid through 10/15/11.

VISIT US: • 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ • Walk up and save $9 per order GROUPS 12+ DISCOUNTS: • 732-247-7200, ext. 517 • Email: groups@StateTheatreNJ.org • Your group purchase made easy TICKET HOTLINE: • 732-246-SHOW (7469) • Smart and friendly reps await your call ONLINE: • www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings • Select-Your-Own Seats (great seat views too) • Print-at-Home eTickets

heatre Shop State T .. 10/15/11 for. h g u ro th W NO

10 11

BUY TICKETS YOUR WAY

Your Savings!

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

17-18 19 21 31

Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO Brian Regan-Live in Concert My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Starring Steve Solomon American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits The Irish Tenors Christmas Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Johnny Mathis

May 2012 4-6 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 16 Romeo and Juliet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

June 2012 13 La Fille Mal Gardée in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings Salute to Vienna


Thrills Await You! Lewis Black – In God We Rust

Sat, September 10, 2011 at 8pm “The funniest woman in America.”— Lewis Black

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Your Price: $14-39

Thu, October 20, 2011 at 8pm As seen on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Your Price: $35-75

Wanda Sykes Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Brian Regan – Live in Concert

Fri, October 14, 2011 at 8pm

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Your Price: $35-95

Sat, December 10, 2011 at 7pm He’s family-friendly and funny. Your Price: $37.50-49.50

Concerts

The Pink Floyd Experience • 2/24/12

Tommy Emmanuel

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast • 5/4-5/6/12 Photo by Joan Marcus

Oct. 20

Comedy

Kathleen Madigan, GONE MADIGAN

Sat, September 17, 2011 at 8pm It’s Australia’s “guitar Wizard of Oz.” Your Price: $15-45

Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll Ticket Hotline: 732-246-SHOW (7469) Group Discount Hotline: 732-247-7200, ext. 517 www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings

Sat, October 15, 2011 at 7:30pm

The Temptations and The Four Tops Fri, February 3, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $20-80

Sun, October 16, 2011 at 3pm Your Price: $25-118

Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert Photo by Sherry Rubel

A Tribute to Pine Valley

The Pink Floyd Experience

Celebrating 41 years of All My Children

Fri, February 24, 2012 at 8pm “PFX might be the closest thing (lights and sound) to capturing the real deal!”—Toronto Sun

A Once in a Lifetime Fan Event! Tad, Jackson, Brooke, David, JR, & Ryan

September 2011 10 Kathleen Madigan (live comedy) 17 Tommy Emmanuel 22 Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s) 23 The Larry Coryell Trio 24 Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra 25 Eliane Elias October 2011 1 Garth Fagan Dance 4 Mariinsky Orchestra Valery Gergiev, artistic director and conductor 11-12 Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 14 Wanda Sykes (live comedy) 15 Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll 16 Young@Heart is Alive and Well 20 Lewis Black (live comedy) 21 Chris Robinson Brotherhood 22-23 The Rat Pack is Back! 26 A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children! 30 ‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical

Sun, March 11, 2012 at 3pm Celebrate St. Patty’s early with the rollicking drinking songs and beautiful ballads of The Irish Rovers, including signature hit, “The Unicorn.”

The Fab Faux Legendary Music of The Beatles Crème Tangerine Strings & Hogshead Horns

Underwritten by Andy and Betty Markey. Your Price: $17-47

Presented by HK Entertainment

VISIT US: • 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ • Walk up and save $9 per order

The Irish Rovers

Your Price: $45-75

Sat, March 17, 2012 at 8pm

The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves, and the Legendary Teenagers

Presented by The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

Sun, November 20, 2011 at 7pm

“Fly Through the Night” Fall Tour Tue, November 22, 2011 at 8pm DSO recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. Your Price: $27-36

Photo by Jeff Dunas

Dark Star Orchestra

Johnny Mathis Sat, April 21, 2012 at 8pm The legendary Mathis performs with a 30-piece band. Your Price: $40-115 MORE CONCERTS >

See Holiday Events for more fantastic concerts.

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

BUY TICKETS YOUR WAY

Your Price: $20-100

Your Savings!

An Evening with Michael Amante

3 The Temptations and The Four Tops 4 One Man Lord of the Rings™ 11 Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert 12 “Tschaikowski” St. Petersburg State Orchestra Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor 17-18 Fiddler on the Roof 22 Coppélia in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

24 The Pink Floyd Experience March 2012 9 Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor 11 The Irish Rovers 14 La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini in HD Wynton Marsalis

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

17 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis 18 New Shanghai Acrobats 29 Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance 30 Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble 30-31 Hamlet - BAMA Theatre Company (@ Crossroads Theatre)

AFTERMATH

April 2012 6 Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella 7 One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works 12-15 Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends” 20 MOMIX reMIX 21 Johnny Mathis 22 Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

29 Michael Moschen

Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

heatre Shop State T r... h 10/15/11 fo NOW throug

Sat, April 7, 2012 at 8pm It’s your favorite Queen hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and more! Your Price: $20-50

ONLINE: • www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings • Select-Your-Own Seats (great seat views too) • Print-at-Home eTickets

Your Price: $30-75

TICKET HOTLINE: • 732-246-SHOW (7469) • Smart and friendly reps await your call

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works

Sat, November 19, 2011 at 7:30pm

Straight No Chaser

AFTERMATH (@ Crossroads Theatre) Masters of Illusion Golden Oldies Spectacular An Evening with Michael Amante Dark Star Orchestra Straight No Chaser The Sleeping Beauty in HD

December 2011 1 Paul Anka – Christmas My Way 2 Messiah 3 The Beach Boys Christmas 4 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift 7 Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011 8 Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart in HD

Your Price: $27-72

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

16-20 18 19 20 22 23 30

18 Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor 27 Blast! 29 Sing-a-Long Sound of Music February 2012 1 Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company 2 Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

GROUPS 12+ DISCOUNTS: • 732-247-7200, ext. 517 • Email: groups@StateTheatreNJ.org • Your group purchase made easy

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Golden Oldies Spectacular

Tito Puente, Jr.

Raw Dance Company: Project X The Fab Faux – Music of the Beatles The National Acrobats of China Don Quixote in HD

Sat, November 5, 2011 at 8pm Your Price: $40-110

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

“Your Savings” ticket discounts and free Rewards Tickets are available for most seating sections and most shows (not gold circle seating or rental events). Some other restrictions will apply. Discounts are not retroactive. Visit www.statetheatrenj.org/orderinginfo for discount and rewards details. Due to the nature of live performance, all programs are subject to change. No refunds unless the show is cancelled. Prices listed in this brochure display the discount (if applicable) and are valid through 10/15/11.

Wed, October 26, 2011 at 7pm

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

15 Swan Lake in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

4 5 6 9

Your Price: $17-47

Presented by Celebrity Events Group

January 2012 8 Cendrillon, Jules Massenet in HD

November 2011 2 Tosca, Giacomo Puccini in HD

12 Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire” 16 Aida, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

Circa 1920s

Photo by Alissa Anderson

Underwritten by Ann and Lou Asbaty. Your Price: $15-40

State Theatre Celebrates 90 years!

Fri, October 21, 2011 at 8pm The Black Crowes lead singer performs hits new and old with a five-piece band. Your Price: $22-40

Sat, February 11, 2012 at 8pm Burtnik performs the hits of The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, and more.

View our 90 years in pictures now featured in our NEW online magazine www.YourStateTheatreNJ.org

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

“Governor Christie joins me in saluting the historic State Theatre as it celebrates its 90th anniversary as one of the oldest surviving theatres in New Jersey and a treasured resource in Middlesex County. We commend the State Theatre for its ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of its community through its artistically acclaimed programs and innovative, nationally recognized education programs.”

An Evening with the

2012

—New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

Photo by Yuka Yamaji

Presented by Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple

90

Young@Heart is Alive and Well

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 1

Your Price: $23-75

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Oct. 11-12

Glen Burtnik & Friends 2/11/12

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Tramps Like Us (music of Bruce Springsteen), Elevation (music of U2), Voyage (music of Journey), Bad Medicine (music of Bon Jovi)

2011

9 Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO 10 Brian Regan-Live in Concert 11 My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Starring Steve Solomon 17-18 American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker 19 Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits 21 The Irish Tenors Christmas Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan 31 Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Johnny Mathis

May 2012 4-6 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 16 Romeo and Juliet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

June 2012 13 La Fille Mal Gardée in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings Salute to Vienna


Thrills Await You! Lewis Black – In God We Rust

Sat, September 10, 2011 at 8pm “The funniest woman in America.”— Lewis Black

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Your Price: $14-39

Thu, October 20, 2011 at 8pm As seen on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Your Price: $35-75

Wanda Sykes Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Brian Regan – Live in Concert

Fri, October 14, 2011 at 8pm

Presented by Live Nation and State Theatre

Your Price: $35-95

Sat, December 10, 2011 at 7pm He’s family-friendly and funny. Your Price: $37.50-49.50

Concerts

The Pink Floyd Experience • 2/24/12

Tommy Emmanuel

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast • 5/4-5/6/12 Photo by Joan Marcus

Oct. 20

Comedy

Kathleen Madigan, GONE MADIGAN

Sat, September 17, 2011 at 8pm It’s Australia’s “guitar Wizard of Oz.” Your Price: $15-45

Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll Ticket Hotline: 732-246-SHOW (7469) Group Discount Hotline: 732-247-7200, ext. 517 www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings

Sat, October 15, 2011 at 7:30pm

The Temptations and The Four Tops Fri, February 3, 2012 at 8pm Your Price: $20-80

Sun, October 16, 2011 at 3pm Your Price: $25-118

Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert Photo by Sherry Rubel

A Tribute to Pine Valley

The Pink Floyd Experience

Celebrating 41 years of All My Children

Fri, February 24, 2012 at 8pm “PFX might be the closest thing (lights and sound) to capturing the real deal!”—Toronto Sun

A Once in a Lifetime Fan Event! Tad, Jackson, Brooke, David, JR, & Ryan

September 2011 10 Kathleen Madigan (live comedy) 17 Tommy Emmanuel 22 Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s) 23 The Larry Coryell Trio 24 Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra 25 Eliane Elias October 2011 1 Garth Fagan Dance 4 Mariinsky Orchestra Valery Gergiev, artistic director and conductor 11-12 Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 14 Wanda Sykes (live comedy) 15 Living Legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll 16 Young@Heart is Alive and Well 20 Lewis Black (live comedy) 21 Chris Robinson Brotherhood 22-23 The Rat Pack is Back! 26 A Tribute to Pine Valley Celebrating 41 years of All My Children! 30 ‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical

Sun, March 11, 2012 at 3pm Celebrate St. Patty’s early with the rollicking drinking songs and beautiful ballads of The Irish Rovers, including signature hit, “The Unicorn.”

The Fab Faux Legendary Music of The Beatles Crème Tangerine Strings & Hogshead Horns

Underwritten by Andy and Betty Markey. Your Price: $17-47

Presented by HK Entertainment

VISIT US: • 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ • Walk up and save $9 per order

The Irish Rovers

Your Price: $45-75

Sat, March 17, 2012 at 8pm

The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves, and the Legendary Teenagers

Presented by The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

Sun, November 20, 2011 at 7pm

“Fly Through the Night” Fall Tour Tue, November 22, 2011 at 8pm DSO recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. Your Price: $27-36

Photo by Jeff Dunas

Dark Star Orchestra

Johnny Mathis Sat, April 21, 2012 at 8pm The legendary Mathis performs with a 30-piece band. Your Price: $40-115 MORE CONCERTS >

See Holiday Events for more fantastic concerts.

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

BUY TICKETS YOUR WAY

Your Price: $20-100

Your Savings!

An Evening with Michael Amante

3 The Temptations and The Four Tops 4 One Man Lord of the Rings™ 11 Glen Burtnik & Friends The British Invasion Concert 12 “Tschaikowski” St. Petersburg State Orchestra Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor 17-18 Fiddler on the Roof 22 Coppélia in HD Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

24 The Pink Floyd Experience March 2012 9 Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor 11 The Irish Rovers 14 La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini in HD Wynton Marsalis

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

17 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis 18 New Shanghai Acrobats 29 Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance 30 Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble 30-31 Hamlet - BAMA Theatre Company (@ Crossroads Theatre)

AFTERMATH

April 2012 6 Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella 7 One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works 12-15 Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends” 20 MOMIX reMIX 21 Johnny Mathis 22 Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

29 Michael Moschen

Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

heatre Shop State T r... h 10/15/11 fo NOW throug

Sat, April 7, 2012 at 8pm It’s your favorite Queen hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and more! Your Price: $20-50

ONLINE: • www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings • Select-Your-Own Seats (great seat views too) • Print-at-Home eTickets

Your Price: $30-75

TICKET HOTLINE: • 732-246-SHOW (7469) • Smart and friendly reps await your call

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works

Sat, November 19, 2011 at 7:30pm

Straight No Chaser

AFTERMATH (@ Crossroads Theatre) Masters of Illusion Golden Oldies Spectacular An Evening with Michael Amante Dark Star Orchestra Straight No Chaser The Sleeping Beauty in HD

December 2011 1 Paul Anka – Christmas My Way 2 Messiah 3 The Beach Boys Christmas 4 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift 7 Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011 8 Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart in HD

Your Price: $27-72

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

16-20 18 19 20 22 23 30

18 Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor 27 Blast! 29 Sing-a-Long Sound of Music February 2012 1 Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company 2 Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

GROUPS 12+ DISCOUNTS: • 732-247-7200, ext. 517 • Email: groups@StateTheatreNJ.org • Your group purchase made easy

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Golden Oldies Spectacular

Tito Puente, Jr.

Raw Dance Company: Project X The Fab Faux – Music of the Beatles The National Acrobats of China Don Quixote in HD

Sat, November 5, 2011 at 8pm Your Price: $40-110

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

“Your Savings” ticket discounts and free Rewards Tickets are available for most seating sections and most shows (not gold circle seating or rental events). Some other restrictions will apply. Discounts are not retroactive. Visit www.statetheatrenj.org/orderinginfo for discount and rewards details. Due to the nature of live performance, all programs are subject to change. No refunds unless the show is cancelled. Prices listed in this brochure display the discount (if applicable) and are valid through 10/15/11.

Wed, October 26, 2011 at 7pm

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

15 Swan Lake in HD

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

4 5 6 9

Your Price: $17-47

Presented by Celebrity Events Group

January 2012 8 Cendrillon, Jules Massenet in HD

November 2011 2 Tosca, Giacomo Puccini in HD

12 Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire” 16 Aida, Giuseppe Verdi in HD

Circa 1920s

Photo by Alissa Anderson

Underwritten by Ann and Lou Asbaty. Your Price: $15-40

State Theatre Celebrates 90 years!

Fri, October 21, 2011 at 8pm The Black Crowes lead singer performs hits new and old with a five-piece band. Your Price: $22-40

Sat, February 11, 2012 at 8pm Burtnik performs the hits of The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, and more.

View our 90 years in pictures now featured in our NEW online magazine www.YourStateTheatreNJ.org

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

“Governor Christie joins me in saluting the historic State Theatre as it celebrates its 90th anniversary as one of the oldest surviving theatres in New Jersey and a treasured resource in Middlesex County. We commend the State Theatre for its ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of its community through its artistically acclaimed programs and innovative, nationally recognized education programs.”

An Evening with the

2012

—New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

Photo by Yuka Yamaji

Presented by Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple

90

Young@Heart is Alive and Well

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 1

Your Price: $23-75

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Presented by Legends Entertainment Group

Oct. 11-12

Glen Burtnik & Friends 2/11/12

Photo by Sherry Rubel

Tramps Like Us (music of Bruce Springsteen), Elevation (music of U2), Voyage (music of Journey), Bad Medicine (music of Bon Jovi)

2011

9 Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO 10 Brian Regan-Live in Concert 11 My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Starring Steve Solomon 17-18 American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker 19 Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits 21 The Irish Tenors Christmas Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan 31 Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Johnny Mathis

May 2012 4-6 Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 16 Romeo and Juliet in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

June 2012 13 La Fille Mal Gardée in HD Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org/YourSavings Salute to Vienna


Presented by the State Theatre in association with Emerging Pictures.

It’s all-star music in a creative setting — seven sets of Blues & Jazz in our 192-seat on stage club-style venue.

Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues (SOB’s)

‘S Wonderful

Lord of the Dance

The Rat Pack is Back!

Ballet in Cinema

Broadway/Stage

Fiddler on the Roof

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Photo by Joan Marcus

Don Quixote, Bolshoi Ballet Wed, November 9, 2011 at 7pm

2 shows • Sat-Sun, October 22-23, 2011 A re-creation of the legendary nightclub act— with a 12-piece orchestra—stars Vegas’ four favorite sons: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, and Joey Bishop. Underwritten by

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

Choreography by Alexei Fadeyechev Music by Ludwig Minkus Starring Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev Your Price: $17

Doug and Diane Garback. Your Price: $20-57 Photo by Johan Persson

Wed, November 30, 2011 at 7pm Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Sun, October 30, 2011 at 3pm This new, all-singing, all-dancing, musical revue features a live orchestra and over 40 timeless Gershwin classics including “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “I Got Rhythm,” and more. Your Price: $20-45

Choreography by Marius Petipa Starring Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin Your Price: $17

Rigoletto • 4/22/12 Photo by Johan Persson

Swan Lake, Bolshoi Ballet

Opera in Cinema

Sun, January 15, 2012 at 2pm Il Trittico

Il Trittico, The Royal Opera

Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini

Wed, November 2, 2011 at 7pm

Thu, February 2, 2012 at 7pm

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, and Lukas Jakobski

Starring Lucio Gallo, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anja Harteros, Anna Larsson, and Elena Zilio

Your Price: $17

Your Price: $17

Aida, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

La Bohème, Liceu

Giuseppe Verdi

Giacomo Puccini

Wed, November 16, 2011 at 7pm

Wed, March 14, 2012 at 7pm

Captured Live at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Captured Live at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

Your Price: $17

Coppélia, Bolshoi Ballet

Starring Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen 7 shows • Wed-Sun, November 16-20, 2011 @ Crossroads Theatre Created from interviews with Iraqi refugees, AFTERMATH tells the story of nine Iraqi people who lost their country in the six years since the United States invasion. Through the voices of those who suffered, the audience gets a glimpse into the realities of wartime and its innocent victims. Your Price: $25

Wed, February 22, 2012 at 7pm Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

Original Choreography by Marius Petipa, recreated by Sergei Vikharev Music by Leo Delibes Starring Viacheslav Lopatin and Natalia Osipova Your Price: $17

Your Price: $17

Rigoletto, The Royal Opera

La Fille Mal Gardée, The Royal Ballet

W.A. Mozart

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Thu, December 8, 2011 at 7pm

Starring Dimitri Plantanias, Ekaterina Siurina, Vittorio Grigolo, and Christine Rice

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House Your Price: $17

Photo by Damir Yusupov

HD Broadcasts sponsored by

Paul Anka – Christmas My Way Presented by AM Productions

Dave and Carolyn Horn; The Hyde and Watson Foundation; J. Seward Johnson, Sr. Charitable Trusts; The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation; Vornado Realty Trust

Thu, December 1, 2011 at 8pm Don Quixote • 11/9/11

Orchestra

Mariinsky Orchestra

“Tschaikowski”

Valery Gergiev, artistic director & conductor Tue, October 4, 2011 at 8pm Program: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13, “Winter Daydreams” and Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathetique”

St. Petersburg State Orchestra

Hamburg Symphony Orchestra Jeffrey Tate, chief conductor Guy Braunstein, violin soloist Wed, January 18, 2012 at 8pm Program: Vaughn Williams, Wasps: Overture; Johannes Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77; and Ludwig Van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 Your Price: $31-53 MORE ORCHESTRA >

12/9/11 Home for the Holidays Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO

Thank You to Our Sponsors & Donors www.StateTheatreNJ.org/Donate

12/31/11 Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! It’s Time to Dance!

5 shows • Fri-Sun, May 4-6, 2012 It’s the national tour of the smash hit Broadway musical based on the Academy® Awardwinning animated feature film. Featuring dazzling hits like “Be Our Guest” with a live orchestra. Your Price: $35-77

Presented by Kia Motors Co-presented by AEG Live and State Theatre 4 shows Tue-Wed, October 11-12, 2011 Features DJ Lance Rock, Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie, and Razzle Dazzle Gabba favorite Leslie Hall.

G. F. Handel MESSIAH (Christmas Portion) Fri, December 2, 2011 at 8pm Featuring: Christ Church Choir, Coro Lirico, New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, Conductor John Sheridan, Soprano Marvis Martin, Contralto Leah Summers, and Baritone Keith Spencer.

Roman Leontiev, music director & chief conductor Alexandre Pirojenko, piano soloist Sun, February 12, 2012 at 3pm Program: Maurice Ravel, Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No. 2; Fryderyk Chopin, Concerto No. 2 in F minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 21; and Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

Your Price: $27

The Beach Boys Christmas Presented by State Theatre and AM Productions

Sat, December 3, 2011 at 8pm

Dresden Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, principal conductor Gautier Capuçon, cello Fri, March 9, 2012 at 8pm Program: Carl Maria Von Weber, Overture to Der Freischütz; Antonin Dvor^ák, Cello Concerto in B minor; and Ludwig Van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 Your Price: $31-53

Fri, March 30, 2012 at 8pm See 70 singers, dancers, and musicians perform magnificent combinations of traditional Russian music, folk songs, and dances. Your Price: $27-67

Masters of Illusion Fri, November 18, 2011 at 8pm This world premiere tour features illusionists, comedic magicians, escape artists, tigers, exotic birds, snakes, beautiful dancers, and a cast of 25.

Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Your Price: $14-75

Sing-a-Long Sound of Music

Fri, December 9, 2011 at 8pm Brian Stokes Mitchell, vocalist • Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor Film, television, and Tony® Award-winning Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell joins NJSO in a heartwarming holiday performance. Your Price: $15-85

Sat, October 1, 2011 at 8pm Led by The Lion King and Tony® Awardwinning choreographer Garth Fagan, the company brilliantly blends AfroCaribbean dance, ballet, and post-modern. Your Price: $27-47

Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJUH. Your Price: $27-52

Raw Dance Company: Project X

Underwritten by Warren and Wendy Zimmerman. Your Price: $33-150

Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan Wed, December 21, 2011 at 8pm The original Irish Tenors reunite to deliver a program of traditional Irish songs and holiday hits, backed by a 30-piece orchestra. Your Price: $32-97

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert • Sat, December 31, 2011 at 6pm Featuring The Strauss Symphony of America; Alexander Steinitz, conductor (Vienna); Rebecca Nelsen, soprano (Vienna); Thomas Sigwald, tenor (Budapest); and dancers from Vienna Imperial Ballet. Your Price: $42-107

Your Price: $10-30

Garth Fagan Dance

4 shows • Sat-Sun, December 17-18, 2011 A lush Victorian-era production featuring Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, performed with a live orchestra, and a cast of over 100. Sponsored by Bristol-

Wed, December 7, 2011 at 8pm Koz and friends perform hits from their respective catalogues and jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites. Your Price: $20-72

Sun, April 29, 2012 at 3pm It’s one of the world’s leading jugglers!

Dance

American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker

The Irish Tenors Christmas

Michael Moschen

Sun, January 29, 2012 at 3pm See the original 1965 Julie Andrews musical movie in glorious Technicolor™ on a big, oversized movie screen. Dress up and sing-a-long (if you want to)! Free goodie bag included. Your Price: $17

Starring Steve Solomon Sun, December 11, 2011 at 3pm All new show! Steve Solomon returns with his latest tale of family shenanigans and crazy characters. Your Price: $34-59

Sun, December 4, 2011 at 3pm Celebrate the holidays with a big band program of holiday songs both old and new. Underwritten by

Presented by VEE Corporation 8 shows – Thu-Sun, April 12-15, 2012

Underwritten by The Saviano Financial Group. Your Price: $17-57

Presented by NJSO and State Theatre

Mon, December 19, 2011 at 8pm

Dave Koz & Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas 2011

Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble

Your Price: $17-33

Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra & the Pied Pipers in A Christmas Gift

Ralph Voorhees. Your Price: $27-47

Your Price: $17-33

Sun, November 6, 2011 at 3pm

Presented by AM Productions and State Theatre

Your Price: $31-53

Sun, March 18, 2012 at 4pm

The National Acrobats of China

Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits

Your Price: $30-70

New Shanghai Acrobats

Your Price: $25-125

My Mother is Italian, My Father is Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays

Your Price: $35-125 Swan Lake • 1/15/12

Festival underwritten by

The Nutcracker 12/17-12/18/11

Wed, November 23, 2011 at 8pm The a cappella sensation performs songs from their Christmas albums plus new tunes and your favorite hits. Your Price: $25-45

Your Price: $31-53

Series underwritten by

Madiha Boraie. Your Price: $32-67

Presented by AM Productions, AEG Live, and State Theatre

Starring Joyce DiDonato, Alice Coote and Eglise Guttiérez Your Price: $17

3 shows • Fri-Sat, February 17-18, 2012 The Tony Award® winning musical, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “If I Were A Rich Man.” Underwritten by Omar and

Your Price: $50-85

@ backstage JAZZ club Sun, September 25, 2011 at 1pm & 4pm Pianist/vocalist/composer/arranger Eliane Elias—who will perform with her quartet—combines jazz, pop, soul, and other styles to her deep Brazilian roots to create a cool hybrid groove. Your Price: $50-85

2 shows – Fri-Sat March 30-31, 2012 @ Crossroads Theatre Following last year’s sold-out Midsummer Night’s Dream, BAMA Theatre Company is back with their brand-new production of Hamlet. Your Price: $25

Straight No Chaser

Jules Massenet Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Starring Charles Ross Sat, February 4, 2012 at 3pm & 8pm The mastermind behind One-Man Star Wars Trilogy returns with a recreation of the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy, from The Shire to the fire and everywhere in between. Your Price: $10-35

Photo by M. Logvinov

Your Price: $17

Sun, January 8, 2012 at 2pm

One-Man Lord of the Rings™

@ backstage JAZZ club Fri, September 23, 2011 at 8pm & 10pm The trio of Coryell (guitar), John Colliani (piano), and James Cammack (upright bass) present The Montgomery Project: Tales from the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Holiday

Wed, June 13, 2012 at 7pm

Your Price: $50-85

Eliane Elias

The Larry Coryell Trio

Thu, March 29, 2012 at 8pm Described by the New York Post as “fascinating, rewarding and above all, entertaining,” Lord of the Dance is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. Your Price: $25-60

Captured Live at the Royal Opera House

Your Price: $17

Cendrillon, The Royal Opera

Underwritten by Dave and Carolyn Horn.

Presented by State Theatre & The Roberts Group

Romeo and Juliet, The Royal Ballet

Your Price: $17

Sun, April 22, 2012 at 2pm

Starring Anna Netrebko and Bryn Terfel Conducted by Daniel Barenboim

AFTERMATH

Wed, May 16, 2012 at 7pm

Don Giovanni, La Scala Captured Live at the Teatro alla Scala

Your Price: $17

Starring Ramón Vargas and Fiorenza Cedolins

Giuseppe Verdi

Fri, January 27, 2012 at 8pm Tony® Award-winning spectacle of brass, percussion, and flag corps. Your Price: $20-52

Photo by George Jones

Starring Roberto Tagliavini, Luciana D’Intino, Hui He, and Marco Berti Conducted by Zubin Mehta

Starring Nicolai Tsiskaridze

@ backstage JAZZ club Sat, September 24, 2011 at 8pm & 10pm Lively Latin music with bandleader Tito Puente, Jr. and his 11-piece orchestra of piano, bass, percussions, brass, and vocals.

J. Seward Johnson, Sr. Charitable Trusts

McCrane Foundation

Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company Wed, February 1, 2012 at 8pm Program: OYSTER (1999) A magical and mysterious circus-world of wandering street acrobats and oddly beautiful creatures, combining ballet, contemporary dance, and acrobatics. Your Price: $27-47

Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella

Fri, November 4, 2011 at 8pm It’s funk tap, hip-hop, acrobatics, percussion, and beat-boxing—set to funk, techno, and Latin music!

Fri, April 6, 2012 at 8pm A company of 50, including a large corps de ballet, performs Prokofiev’s masterpiece, directed by former Bolshoi legend Sergei Radchenko.

Your Price: $27-47

Your Price: $27-47

Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel “Gypsy Fire”

MOMIX reMIX

Sat, November 12, 2011 at 8pm Authentic dancers, live musicians, and vocalists deliver their newest show (and a State Theatre premiere), Gypsy Fire.

Fri, April 20, 2012 at 8pm This best of program features pieces from the MOMIX repertory from over 25 years of work. Underwritten by Andy Chen and Heidi Mass. Your Price: $27-47

Your Price: $27-47 Garth Fagan Dance 10/1/11

Prices listed are valid through 10/15/11.

The Garback Agency

Family

Tosca, The Royal Opera

Captured Live at the Bolshoi Theatre

@ backstage JAZZ club Thu, September 22, 2011 at 8pm Award-winning combo includes: Branch (harmonica & vocals), Dan Coscarelly (guitar & vocals), Ariyo (piano & vocals), Nick Charles (bass & vocals), and Mose Rutues (drums & vocals). Your Price: $35-65

The Sleeping Beauty, The Royal Ballet

Tosca

Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra

Photo by Mary A. Brown

HD Broadcasts

State Theatre presents broadcasts captured live in HD from around the world. Enjoy your screening experience on our new HD digital cinema projection system— Barco projector, digital surround sound, and 40' x 22.5' film screen, one of the largest of its kind manufactured by industry leader Stewart Filmscreen Corp.

Buy Tickets:

732-246-SHOW (7469) www.StateTheatreNJ.org

2011-2012 State Theatre Performances  

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