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  • Tony Kenny’s Irish Celebration
    Mar 05, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Tony Kenny is one of Ireland’s most beloved artists, having sung in countless musical productions such as Joseph, starred in the world famous Jurys Irish Cabaret for more than 20 years with the legendary comedian, Hal Roach – Ireland’s King of Blarney, and won many awards for his work over the course of decades.  Kenny has entertained millions of people in Ireland, and across the U.S. in dozens of coast to coast tours, including Carnegie Hall.

    Admission:  $30 Gold Circle • $25 Rear Orchestra/Loge

    Tony Kenny's Irish Celebration


     

  • Big Nazo Creature Show
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The friendliest creatures you’ll ever meet!

    BIG NAZO is an international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians who unite to create bizarre and hilarious larger-than-life sized characters.

    Their innovative mask & puppetry techniques combine stand-up comedy, Sci-Fi, Go-Go dancing, daredevil stunts, soap opera hysterics and professional wrestling with live rock & funk music and audience-interactive improvisation.

    Join Dr. Crumblebottom as he introduces a galaxy of strange but friendly creatures, in this audience-improvised intergalactic dance party, that teaches tolerance and celebrates diversity.

    Admission:  $15 Adults •  $12 Children

    Big Nazo


     

  • Theater for Children with Autism presents
    Artspower’s
    The Monster Who Ate My Peas

    Mar 22, 2017 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Based on the multi-award winning book written by Danny Schnitzlein and illustrated by Matthew Faulkner, ArtsPower’s sensory-friendly musical tells the funny and poignant story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas.  Children and adults alike will be entertained and engaged by this wonderfully written tale about the value of will power.

    Admission:  $8 General Seating

    Please note this performance is only open to classes and families with children with autism. 
    Please call 973-720-3178 for ticket reservations and information

    ArtsPower's THE MONSTER WHO ATE MY PEAS


     

  • A History of Hip Hop
    Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works Dance Company

    Mar 23, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    This lecture/demonstration by dancers of RHAW illustrates how Hip Hop has its roots in African tradition and culture throughout the Diasporas and includes not only African American, but Afro-Brazilian, Afro Cuban and Puerto Rican cultures from the early sixties throughout today.

    Admission:  $8 Non-WP students • WP Students admitted free with ID

    Schools Call 973-720-3178 for reservations and information

    Rennie Harris Awe-Inspiring Works


     

  • N.J. Theatre Alliance 19th Annual Stages Festival
    Stone Soup and Other Stories
    A Sensory Friendly performance

    Mar 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    A charming, well-seasoned blend of folk tales from around the world!

    Dynamic, participatory and filled with zesty entertainment, “Stone Soup…” is on the gourmet “not to be missed” list for young viewers!

    Admission:  $10 Adults • Children: Free!

    Pushcart Players' Stone Soup and Other Stories


     

  • Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix
    Comedy Dog Show

    Apr 23, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Sit! Stay! Get ready to howl! Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines present a show for the whole family, and the dog lover in all of us. Staring mostly dogs rescued from shelters, these Animal Planet Pet Star Winners have appeared on David Letterman, Disneyland, the Big Apple Circus, and at the White House.

    Admission: $15 Adults • $12 Children

    Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix