Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center Tickets
First envisioned as a world-class performing arts center by Governor Thomas Kean in 1986, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) was ultimately built in Newark on the site of the former Military Park Hotel. The center was designed by Barton Myers who drew his inspiration from Newark's industrial past. NJPAC opened in 1997 in a grand ceremony featuring the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Tango X2, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the American Ballet Theatre and other groups and performers. Prudential Hall is the largest of the four theaters housed in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The stage dimensions are 60 feet by 45 feet, and the orchestra pit is hydraulic. Prudential Hall is host to many different types of events and performances and have showcased the talents of Yo-Yo Ma, The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Hudson, the Russian Ballet, Antonio Sanchez and other like performers. The Nutcracker Ballet and Fiddler on the Roof are often returning favorite productions. See all the NJPAC has to offer when you purchase Prudential Hall tickets at StubHub.
What is the Prudential Hall's seating capacity?
The Prudential Hall theater seats 2,868 and is the largest of the four theaters in the NJPAC.
Is Prudential Hall accessible by public transportation?
There are plenty of public transportation options when visiting Prudential Hall at NJPAC. You can take a NJ Transit train, an AMTRAK train or a PATH train to Newark Penn Station. You can also take a NJ Transit train to Newark Broad Street Station. You can either take the NJ Transit Light Rail directly to the Prudential Hall from the train stations or walk to Prudential Hall from Penn Station or Broad Street Station.
Is there on-site parking at Prudential Hall?
There is on-site parking at Prudential Hall for a fee. Parking at either a parking garage at Military Park or in the NJPAC parking lot can be purchased in advance for a slight discount. Members of NJPAC can also receive discounted parking.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings for Prudential Hall?
Nico Kitchen + Bar is a restaurant at NJPAC that offers salads, sandwiches, appetizers and entrees. They also offer two- and three-course set menus for fast meals on performance days. There is a Happy Hour with cocktails and light hors-d'oeuvres. Tier 3 CafŽ is a buffet-style restaurant located in Prudential Hall but is only open for select performance days. Patrons can pay a fixed price for the buffet and a beverage.
Is Prudential Hall a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Prudential Hall is wheelchair accessible. Patrons can stay seated in their wheelchairs at designated areas, or they can transfer to a theater seat. Adjacent seating is available for purchase. Guest services will assist once the guest is inside. There is handicap parking in the NJPAC and Military Park parking lots. There are large print programs for vision-impaired patrons and listening devices for the hearing-impaired.Back to Top