NJPAC Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts

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NEWARK – John Schreiber, NJPAC’s President and CEO, announced today that the Arts Center will be rolling out an ongoing relief effort for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, including designating 2,000 tickets for upcoming performances as relief fund tickets, where 100% of the ticket price will be donated to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.

All relief fund tickets will be $25 and will be in locations throughout Prudential Hall and the Victoria Theater. The Center will also become a drop-off site for the ongoing collection of goods that will be donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

“NJPAC shares its heartfelt empathy for all of the families impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. This great tragedy has put into perspective for all of us what is truly important in life — family, health, home and safety. As fellow New Jerseyans, Sandy affected all of us personally,” said Schreiber. “We want to join the massive efforts to help New Jersey recover and rebuild, and as the State’s needs continue to evolve, the Arts Center will do all it can to be useful to our statewide community.”

Relief Fund Tickets

For each of 18 upcoming Prudential Hall and two Victoria Theater performances, NJPAC has set aside one hundred $25 tickets throughout the house for which 100% of the ticket price will be donated to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund (https://sandynjrelieffund.org/).

Relief fund tickets are available now, for Classic Albums Live: Beatles Festival (Nov. 11), Jamaica at 50 (Nov. 30), Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette (Dec. 1), Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra (Dec. 2), New York Philharmonic (Dec. 7), George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic and special guest Morris Day and The Time (Dec. 8). Natalie Merchant and orchestra (Dec. 10), Ronald K. Brown/Evidence (Dec. 15), Fred Hammond (Dec. 21), Darlene Love & Friends (Dec. 22) NJPAC’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration with Marvin Sapp and Kim Burrell (Jan. 18), Budapest Festival Orchestra (Jan. 19), Paco Pena Flamenco Ensemble (Jan. 27), State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s Cinderella (Feb. 1), Sing-A-Long “Sound of Music” (Feb. 16), Bowfire (Feb. 22), Hilary Hahn (Feb. 24), Sweet Honey in the Rock (Mar. 2), and Whoopi Goldberg (Mar. 8).

Tickets must be purchased by Dec. 1. Relief Fund tickets are available by calling 1-888-GO-NJPAC. Patrons should request Relief Fund Tickets. For best available Relief Fund Tickets, it is advised that patrons call as early as possible. For information about any of these performances, visit www.njpac.org/Relief


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