All Events

  • WP Wind Ensemble
    Apr 26, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP Wind Ensemble
    Conducted by Dr. J. Craig Davis

    Music selections by Peter Jarvis, David Gillingham, Howard Hanson, and Alfred Reed.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • Broadway Backstage!
    Featuring Stars from Blockbuster Broadway Musicals

    Apr 27, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Broadway Backstage!

    Starring Donna Vivino (Hairspray, Les Miserables), Burke Moses (Beauty & the Beast, Guys & Dolls), Sarah Litzsinger (Beauty & the Beast, Les Miserables, Oliver!), Michael Seelbach (Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose), Daniel C. Levine (Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Rocky Horror Show), and Jennifer Babiak (Fiddler on the Roof)?.

    Broadway Backstage! is one of the most unique and satisfying theatrical experiences available for contemporary audiences of today. From their starring roles in Broadway’s most popular musicals such as ChicagoWicked, Les MiserablesMamma MiaEvita, and Jesus Christ Superstar, six Broadway stars belt out the tunes that they sing for thousands every night on the Great White Way! Hear their backstage gossip, on-stage mishaps, 'big break' moments, and other insider stories - while enjoying songs from your favorite Broadway shows!

    Admission: $48.00 Gold Circle • $45.00 Rear Orchestra/Front Loge • $42.00 Rear Loge?

    Broadway Backstage!


     

  • Vocalist Alexis Cole
    Apr 29, 2018 @ 4:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Award-winning vocalist Alexis Cole is at the heart of today’s New York jazz vocal and cabaret scene.  After graduating from William Paterson in the mid-90s, she became a member and featured vocal soloist with the remarkable jazz big band ensemble at West Point Academy.  Today, she has moved on to establish a major reputation as a virtuoso vocalist, in command of a wide array of repertoire and always in touch with the jazz traditions.  Today’s backing trio also consists of fellow William Paterson alumni, including two recent arranging master’s degree recipients, pianist/musical director Scott Arcangel, and drummer Joe Spinelli.

    Admission: General Public $15 • WP faculty, staff, alumni, and senior citizens $12 • Non-William Paterson students $8
    WP students are admitted free. • All tickets are an additional $3 on show day.

    Each Jazz Room concert is preceded by a “Sittin’ In” meet-the-artist session one hour prior to performance. Free to all ticket holders. Audience members have a chance to meet and interact with that day’s artist in a question-answer format.

    Alexis Cole


     

  • The Spring Choral Concert
    PARTITION8Music of Solidarity & Convergence

    May 01, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The WP Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Women’s Chorus, and Men’s Chorus will perform the music of Brahms and Schubert, in addition to contemporary choral literature. WP alumna and horn player Erika Arango will perform as guest artist on this concert.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • University Theatre presents
    The Comedy Improv Show

    May 02, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall

    In this comedic competition, WP students take suggestions from the audience and create improvisations, vying against each other for the highest score.

    For information please contact WP professor Elizabeth Stroppel at stroppele@wpunj.edu.


     

  • University Theatre presents
    The Sketch Comedy Show

    May 04, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall

    Come laugh with us as WP students perform comedy sketches written and developed in the format of Saturday Night Live!

    For information please contact WP professor Elizabeth Stroppel at stroppele@wpunj.edu.


     

  • University Theatre presents
    The Stand-Up Show

    May 05, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
    Location: Gotham Comedy Club, NYC

    Join us as WP students take their final exam for Stand-up I by performing their sets live at Gotham Comedy Club in NYC!

    Please call Gotham Comedy Club at 212-367-9000 for reservations. Ask for William Paterson Comedy Performance.


     

  • Battle of the Brits: The Concert That Never Was
    May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    James D’Amico Productions presents
    Battle of the Brits: The Concert That Never Was
    Featuring Classic Stones Live and The Cast of Beatlemania

    It has been a hotly debated topic for fifty years: which group captured the hearts of more fans – The Beatles or The Stones? Experience the music that shaped a generation as the super tribute groups the cast of Beatlemania and Classic Stones Live square off for a Battle Royale!

    Admission: $40 Orchestra • $35 Loge

    James D'Amico Productions