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Pre-Performance Insights

KNow the show before you go!

Make the most of your State Theatre experience with Pre-Performance Insights. Offered free of charge for selected performances, these entertaining and informative talks are led by experts in the field, who delve into the history, inspiration, and people who bring the performance to life.

Insights are scheduled 45 minutes prior to the performance in the studio space on the theater’s second floor. The talks are offered free of charge to ticketholders. No reservation or additional ticket is required.

The Color Purple

From Page to Stage: Fiddler on the Roof

Sat, January 31, 2020
Pre-Performance Insights at 7:15pm
Performance at 8pm

This free talk is open to Saturday evening ticket holders and will take place from 7:15-7:45pm in the Studio, just off the second-floor lobby. No advance reservation or separate ticket is required, but you must have a ticket to the evening's performance. Seating is limited.


Pre-Performance Insights take place on the second floor of State Theatre New Jersey. There is no elevator access to this space.

contact the education & Community engagement department | 732-247-7200, ext. 545

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

Christopher Cartmill with Students

Pre-performance Insights are led by Christopher Cartmill (left)—an award-winning playwright, actor, director, and Professor of Theater at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts—pictured here with his students at  Pre-performance Insights for The SpongeBob Musical.

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