Make your event a success at State Theatre New Jersey

Looking for a special place to present your special event? State Theatre New Jersey is a newly renovated Art Deco style venue that is adaptable to fit the vision of any gathering. With the second-largest auditorium in New Jersey and ancillary spaces, STNJ is ready to host your event and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Performance Rental

With the second largest capacity in the state, STNJ is a favorite of promoters and producers. Whether it is a concert, film, dance, theater, or guest speaker, STNJ will help you reach your maximum audience. Explore the Auditorium or our intimate Studio.


  • Backstage Spaces: a 3-star dressing room with private showers and facilities, a green room, and a chorus dressing room that will accommodate up to 55
  • Large in-house inventory, including extensive LED and incandescent lighting inventory, sound reinforcement inventory, movie projector, and 9’ Steinway grand.
  • 2 slot-loading dock
  • Stage Dimension – 40’ deep by 85’ wide
  • Seating Capacity – 1,811


  • Seating Capacity – up to 90. Contact Production if a higher capacity is desired
  • Flexible space setup
  • Stage up to 12’ x 24’ available
  • Limited lighting and sound equipment are available
  • Elevator for talent and guests to get to the room

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Corporate Rental

Located in the heart of New Brunswick, State Theatre New Jersey is a perfect spot to bring your corporate event. Bring your team to the newly renovated venue. Whether it is a board meeting, fundraiser, company training, conference, or new product kickoff, STNJ’s professional staff will see to your every need so that you can focus on the impact of your day.

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Special Event Rental

Let your beautiful event be mirrored by beautiful surroundings! Let our team make your special day the most it can be, be it a bar /bat mitzvah, wedding, quinceañera, anniversary, family, or class reunion. With a 1800+ seat auditorium, a 150-person capacity Studio, and a sizeable second-floor lobby, the possibilities are as endless as your imagination.

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Filming/Broadcast Rental

Looking for a historic spot to provide ambiance for your film or video shoot? State Theatre New Jersey’s historic venue has been recently renovated with upgraded HVAC, stage rigging, projectors, and more! Come and scout our location to find your Art Deco inspiration.

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