June 16, 2021

State Theatre to Reopen Its Season of Broadway Shows

BACK ON STAGE: New Brunswick’s State Theatre NJ will reopen for its Broadway season in November. “Hairspray” is among the shows planned. (Photo by Chris Bennion and Jeremy Daniel)

State Theatre New Jersey has announced its 2021-22 Reopening Broadway Season, featuring 10 shows in a fully renovated theater including brand-new theater seats. The 2021-22 Season will feature Tony Award-winning hits, Broadway fan favorites, and some State Theatre debuts.

The season begins with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical on November 26-28. The other four shows include the new musical based on the film Anastasia on December 3-5; the Gershwin musical An American in Paris on February 25-27; Waitress April 14-16; and Hairspray, April 29-May 1.

Other shows included in State Theatre’s 2021-22 Broadway season include the Jimmy Buffet musical Escape to Margaritaville October 8-10; the musical Million Dollar Quartet November 2; Cats March 18-20; and the new musical Charlie and The Chocolate Factory May 13-15. Also this season, Tony Award-winning Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr., makes his State Theatre debut with his Christmas concert on December 10.

State Theatre New Jersey is offering season tickets to its Broadway Series. Season ticket holders are able to order their series tickets now before single tickets go on sale to the general public on September 1. They are also able to secure some of the best seats in the historic theater and those seats will remain theirs, year after year, for as long as they remain season ticket holders. Season tickets also come with many added benefits such as 20 percent savings off single ticket prices — like getting one Broadway show free — ticket exchanges within the series, and a bring your friends discount that allows single tickets (once on sale) to be added on at a 15 percent savings off single ticket prices.

Broadway show tickets are currently only available through the season ticket program. Single tickets to the Broadway shows will go on sale on September 1. For Broadway Season Tickets, email Concierge@STNJ.org; call the Season Ticket Hotline at (732) 247-7200, ext. 555; or schedule an appointment at STNJ.org/Concierge.