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JULY

JUL
24
CINDERELLA
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 @ 11:00 AM
Who doesn’t know this classic tale? Watch as Cinderella, despite the best efforts of her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, triumphs at last with a little help from a Fairy Godmother and becomes the most beautiful princess attending the Royal Ball! 
CINDERELLA

AUGUST

AUG
7
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2024 @ 11:00 AM
Jack is a lazy boy with a cow for a best friend. His mother does not know what to do! Follow this adventure as Jack trades his cow for beans and what grows is a path to fame and fortune. There’s one problem, a Giant wants to eat him.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

 

 

OCTOBER

 

OCT
5
SELECTED SHORTS: DANGER AND DISCOVERY
Saturday, October 5, 2024 @ 7:30pm

It’s story time…for adults! Experience the hit radio show and podcast Selected Shorts for an evening of danger and discovery—intriguing short fiction filled with cryptic characters, treachery, and unexpected twists. Celebrity actors of stage and screen perform stories that will have you on the edge of your seat. 

SELECTED SHORTS: DANGER AND DISCOVERY

 

OCT
11
LIMÓN DANCE COMPANY
Co-Sponsored by the Stockton Dance Program
Friday, October 11, 2024 @ 7:30pm

The Limón Dance Company (LDC) has been at the vanguard of dance since its inception in 1946. The first dance group to tour internationally under the auspices of the State Department, and first modern dance company to perform at Lincoln Center in New York, it has performed twice at The White House. [...]

LIMÓN DANCE COMPANY

 

OCT
20
EXQUISITE AND ELECTRIC
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, October 20, 2024 @ 2:00pm

Brahms’ fiercely demanding Violin Concerto solo, where radiant expression pours out at every turn, is performed by our own Concertmaster Ruotao Mao. The entire orchestra shines with a whimsical Pavane by Gabriel Fauré and a deft, virtuosic and exquisite baroque homage to friendship by Maurice Ravel.

EXQUISITE AND ELECTRIC

 

OCT
23
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC
STUDENT MATINEE
Wednesday, October 23, 2024 @ 10:30am
The first magicians were scientists. They were called the Alchemists. They were woman and men who studied nature, medicine, metals, plants, the weather, the sun, the moon, the stars, and planets. They first said the word, ABRACADABRA.In the Science of Magic show things mysteriously appear and disappear, float in midair, defy gravity and confound audience members.[...]
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC

 

OCT
26
CANDACE BUSHNELL
TRUE TALES OF SEX, SUCCESS, AND SEX AND THE CITY
Saturday, October 26, 2024 @ 7:30pm
In her new one-woman show, New York icon Candace Bushnell, the international best-selling novelist and creator of Sex and the City takes the audience on a whirlwind tour of New York City, from Studio 54 to the Lipstick jungle and beyond, sharing her remarkable stories of fashion, literature and sex [...]
CANDACE BUSHNELL

NOVEMBER

 

NOV
8
SO GOOD! THE NEIL DIAMOND EXPERIENCE
STARRING ROBERT NEARY
Friday, November 8, 2024 @ 7:30pm
As a Broadway, television, and motion picture actor for over 35 years, Robert Neary creates a one of a kind, cut above the rest, show unlike any tribute you have seen before. He talks about the songs and tells the stories behind them. You will swear you are watching the master himself[...]
SO GOOD! THE NEIL DIAMOND EXPERIENCE

 

NOV
16
STEP AFRIKA!
Saturday, November 16, 2024 @ 7:30pm
Step Afrika! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping.For thirty years, Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional West and Southern African dances; and an array of contemporary dance [...]
STEP AFRIKA!

 

NOV
19
DEAR ESTHER BY RICHARD RASHKE
STUDENT MATINEE
Tuesday, November 19, 2024 @ 10:30am
“Dear Esther” is based on the true story of Esther Terner Raab, a Holocaust survivor who escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, and the site of a rebellion by the death camp workers against their Nazi captors. Created as a result of extensive interviews with Esther and incorporating real letters written to Esther [...]
DEAR ESTHER BY RICHARD RASHKE

 

NOV
21
STOCKTON THEATRE PROJECT
Nov. 21 – 22 @ 7:30pm | Nov. 23 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm
The Stockton Theatre Project is a chance for you to see it now, so you can say you saw it when! Stockton University Theatre presents another world-premiere production, and our Fall 2024 guest-artist-in-residence is RIAA platinum-selling singer/songwriter, Eric Hutchinson [...]
STOCKTON THEATRE PROJECT

 

NOV
24
JUNWEN LIANG, PIANIST
FROM THEN AND NOW
Sunday, November 24, 2024 @ 2:00pm

From Then and Now, an enchanting piano recital by Junwen Liang! This captivating program features Maurice Ravel's elegant Sonatine, Catherine Likhuta's contemporary Rondo for Piano, and Claude Debussy's evocative Images, Book 2. The afternoon continues with [...]

JUNWEN LIANG, PIANIST

DECEMBER

 

DEC
5
FALL CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT
December 5 – December 7 @ 7:30pm
Fall Choreography Project brings a mix of new dance works from the most promising choreographers in the Stockton dance community. Fall Choreography Project continues a Stockton tradition of presenting exciting and thought-provoking works from choreographers at all stages of their artistic development. [...]
FALL CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT

 

DEC
8
A MACCABEATS HANUKKAH
Sunday, December 8, 2024 @ 2:00pm
Using nothing more than the unadulterated human voice, a clean-cut presentation, and a little Jewish humor, this unique group of singers is able to connect with fans of all backgrounds and ages.The Maccabeats were originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University’s student vocal group. The Maccabeats have recently emerged as both Jewish music and a cappella phenomena. [...]
A MACCABEATS HANUKKAH

 

DEC
8
HANDEL’S MESSIAH
40th YEAR PERFORMANCE ANNIVERSARY
Sunday, December 8, 2024 @ 7:00pm
Join the Stockton Choral Program and guest artists in a deeply moving and inspirational performance of highlights from this incredibly beloved masterpiece, “Messiah” by Handel! Soloists and a large chorus of singers of all ages will be accompanied by a[...]
HANDEL’S MESSIAH

 

DEC
13
THE NUTCRACKER
ATLANTIC CITY BALLET
Friday, December 13 @ 7:00pm & Saturday, December 14 @ 11:00am and 3:00pm

Celebrate a long-cherished tradition of wondrous holiday performances from the Atlantic City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This beloved ballet tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. [...]

THE NUTCRACKER

 

DEC
13
THE NUTCRACKER
STUDENT MATINEE
Friday, December 13, 2024 @ 10:30am

Celebrate a long-cherished tradition of wondrous holiday performances from the Atlantic City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This beloved ballet tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve.[...]

THE NUTCRACKER

 

DEC
15
HOLIDAY EXPRESSIONS
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, December 15, 2024 @ 2:00pm

Soprano soloist Melissa Chavez sings two Christmas classics while our flutists and Concertmaster Ruotao Mao are featured in Johann Bach’s bejeweled and uplifting Fourth Brandenburg Concerto. Music for Hannukah and Kwanzaa round out our holiday celebration [...]

HOLIDAY EXPRESSIONS

 

DEC
16
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
ED VEZINHO & THE JIM WARD BIG BAND
Monday, December 16, 2024 @ 7:30pm

Stockton’s resident big band takes on an ever-changing catalog of holiday hits inspired by the classic Christmas tale – A Charlie Brown Christmas.  

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

JANUARY

JAN
19
YES TO NO-NETS!
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, January 19, 2025 @ 2:00pm

A ravishing display of incredible contrasts. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Nonet piano composition is filled with long lines and beautiful color. And two early 20th-century Czech composers sketch both the pastoral countryside and a more suave and urbane[...]

YES TO NO-NETS!

 


FEBRUARY

FEB
1
BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
Saturday, February 1, 2025 @ 7:30pm
The Blind Boys of Alabamaare recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and The Recording Academy/GRAMMYs with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of six GRAMMY® Awards [...]
BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

 

FEB
4
LIFT EVERY VOICE: A LETTER TO THE EDITOR
PUSHCART PLAYERS
Tuesday, February 4, 2025 @ 10:30am
“Lift Every Voice…” celebrates the courage and resilience of everyday Americans during the Civil Rights Movement. The story centers on Junebug, a 12-year-old boy in the 1960’s South, who learns of James Meredith’s attempt to enroll as the first African American at the University of Mississippi[...]
LIFT EVERY VOICE: A LETTER TO THE EDITOR

 

FEB
7
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF VERISMO OPERA
Friday, February 7, 2025 @ 7:30pm
The sun rises on turn-of-the-century Nagasaki, where American naval officer Pinkerton has chosen Cio-Cio-san to be his bride. A naïve young geisha on the verge of womanhood, the clearly smitten and fiercely loyal “Butterfly” [...]
MADAMA BUTTERFLY

 

FEB
27
SPRING DANCE CONCERT
February 27 – March 1, 2025 @ 7:30pm

Spring Dance Concert highlights the gifted artists of the Stockton Dance community, presenting dances from notable choreographers that challenge these maturing performers. Reviving a work from Limón Dance Company A Choreographic Offering, Artistic Director Dante Puleio carries on the Jose Limón legacy by reconstructing dances from the repertory for the next generation of dance artists.[...]

SPRING DANCE CONCERT

 


MARCH

 

MAR
2
STOCKTON CHAMBER PLAYERS
Sunday, March 2, 2025 @ 2:00pm
Come and hear some of the area’s finest classical musicians perform outstanding examples taken from the chamber music repertoire! Under the direction of Dr. Christopher DiSanto, the Stockton Chamber Players concert is one of the area’s most beloved musical events! 
STOCKTON CHAMBER PLAYERS

 

MAR
5
THE HERON’S JOURNEY
STUDENT MATINEE
Wednesday, March 5, 2025 @ 10:30am
A new story about the oldest question: Who am I? Join us for a unique storytelling experience with renowned story artist, Adam Booth. The Heron's Journey uses spoken storytelling, quilting, and paper sculpture to tell an allegory filled with magic, challenges to opposition, and transformation.[...]
THE HERON’S JOURNEY

 

MAR
8
CELTIC ANGELS IRELAND
Saturday, March 8, 2025 @ 7:30pm
An evening of Craic (fun), Ceol (music), and Traidisiún (tradition). Get swept away in the enchanting harmonies of the Celtic Angels as they present ahomage to their beloved Emerald Isle. This gloriousjourney will captivate audiences and have them clapping their hands, wiping their tears, and stamping their feet [...]
CELTIC ANGELS IRELAND

 

MAR
16
POWERFUL VOICES
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, March 16, 2025 @ 2:00pm

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 opens with a mysterious and bareboned musical introduction previewing the elements that erupt in each movement with playful rhythms and tunes. A smashing vocal quartet of soloists in Joseph Haydn’s resplendent[...]

POWERFUL VOICES

 

MAR
21
FOREVER YOUNG
A TRIBUTE TO YOUR LIFE AND MUSIC
Friday, March 21, 2025 @ 7:30pm
A Jukebox Musical! Follow an unforgettable group of friends as they discover the greatest hits of all time. Set in a music-filled suburban basement, this heartfelt true story is guaranteed to take you back to the first time you pushed play, tuned in, and set the needle down. [...]
FOREVER YOUNG

 

MAR
23
LIGHTWIRE THEATRE
MOON MOUSE: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Sunday, March 23, 2025 @ 2:00pm
Marvin the Mouse wants to be popular but is constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats. He retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy where he longs to be the hero. Join Marvin on the space adventure of a lifetime [...]
LIGHTWIRE THEATRE

 

MAR
28
GIORDANO DANCE CHICAGO
Friday, March 28, 2025 @ 7:30pm

As America’s original jazz dance company, Giordano Dance Chicago embodies the quintessentially American art form of jazz dance. Giordano Dance Chicago will showcase their lively style with a selection of jazz music, featuring new works by Emmy-winning choreographer Al Blackstone danced to some of Gershwin’s most beloved melodies [...]

GIORDANO DANCE CHICAGO

 

MAR
29
CARMINA BURANA
featuring the ATLANTIC CITY BALLET, GREATER SOUTH JERSEY CHORUS, and the OCEAN CITY POPS
Saturday, March 29, 2025 @7:30pm
A feast for the senses that pairs sensual, powerful choreography with Carl Orff’s masterpiece Carmina Burana cantata. Unbridled passion and highly physical technique express raw emotion [...]
CARMINA BURANA

APRIL

APR
5
TITO PUENTE JR. & HIS LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Saturday, April 5, 2025 @ 7:30pm
If his father, the great musician Tito Puente, was the Rey del Timbale, then surely, we have the prince in our midst.Rather than shy away from his father’s profound impact on Latin music, Tito Puente Jr. embraces the legacy and works to keep it alive.[...]
TITO PUENTE JR. & HIS LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE

 

APR
12
THE DRIFTERS
ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMERS
Saturday, April 12, 2025 @ 7:30pm
Up on the Roof. Under the Boardwalk. This Magic Moment.There Goes My Baby. Dance with Me. Spanish Harlem. Stand by Me. The list of hits goes on and on.THE DRIFTERS…one of Rock & Roll’s founding vocal groups is once again touring the U.S. under the auspices of their original management team[...]
THE DRIFTERS

 

APR
24
EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE
Apr 24 – 26, 2025 @ 7:30pm
Emerging Choreographers Showcase is filled with moments of striking physicality, unusual grace, and the unexpected. This juried showcase for dance makers at the start of their composing careers is a laboratory for choreographic experimentation and innovation[...]
EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE

 


MAY

MAY
4
COMBINED CHOIR CONCERT
Sunday, May 4, 2025 @ 7:00pm
You will not want to miss the annual Combined Choir Concert presented by the Stockton Choral Program! This rousing, fast-paced evening of music will feature the Stockton Pops, University Chorus, and the Stockton Oratorio Society. The choirs present an evening of individual and joint performances of highlights covering a wide genre of music including arrangements from Broadway to Pop to Classical! 
COMBINED CHOIR CONCERT

 

MAY
4
SPRING IN OUR STEP
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY
Sunday, May 4, 2025 @ 2:00pm

American composer James Grant’s homage to the theater Entr’acte is witty and rollicking. Solo pianist Byeol Kim performs Robert Schumann’s Concerto in A Minor with magic and joy. George Bizet’s effervescent and youthful Symphony is adored for its charm and Romanticism. 

SPRING IN OUR STEP

 

May
6
BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY: HOW MUSIC TALKS
STUDENT MATINEE
Tuesday, May 6, 2024 @ 10:30am & 12pm

"How Music Talks" is our annual concert program designed for students. This educational event will feature highlights from our upcoming "Spring in Our Step" performance on May 4th. Included in the program is a comprehensive study guide for teachers. Join us for an exciting finale to a remarkable season!

BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY: HOW MUSIC TALKS