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Department of State

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State
War Memorial

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

Events 2022

Emily Jorgensen ARB's The Nutcracker  
December 11 2022


3:00 p.m.

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet

American Repertory Ballet, featuring Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey

This holiday favorite tells the magical story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle toy soldiers, larger-than-life mice, and travel through a whirlwind of dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets. Greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, Clara enjoys a suite of brilliant and joyful dances in this family-friendly concert. Ethan Stiefel, Artistic Director.



Sleeping Beauty  
December 15 2022


7:00 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty

Don't miss the world's favorite masterpiece of classical ballet, Sleeping Beauty! The internationally acclaimed State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine returns to North America and Canada in the 2022/23 season for the sparkling performances.

The evil fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years of sleep with a single-finger prick on her 16th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a sweet kiss from the prince can break the spell and wake up the sleeping beauty. The fascinating tale comes to life in Andrey Litvinov's exquisite production, "a master class in classical style" (The Guardian), with "some of the most delightful steps in the 19th-century repertoire". This superb classical production features Tchaikovsky's delightful music, visually stunning lavish sets and elaborate costumes by Konstantin Pinchuk. A magical experience the entire family will love, filled with spectacular sets and enchanting choreography. Create unforgettable memories with friends and family - make it your cherished holiday tradition!



Paula Johns  
December 31 2022


7:30 p.m.

New Year's Eve: The Fabulous 40's and 50's - Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Paula Johns, Soprano

Ring in the new year with your favorite nostalgic tunes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Gershwin, and more. Paula Johns will serenade you with the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald’s iconic songs, with a surprise from CPNJ’s Principal Trumpet, Bob Gravener.



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