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For those who want to shake things up.

Highland Park Sculpture River Walk
Friday, April 28–Friday, September 1
GRAND OPENING: Sunday, April 30, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Featuring an open-air artist meet & greet and live performances.
A team of intrepid MFA sculpture students joins forces with the Borough of Highland Park on a sculpture intervention just across the river from Mason Gross. The result: Seven sculptures on view along the Raritan, an outdoor "gallery"  stretching from the entrance of Highland Park at the Albany Street Bridge to the beginning of Johnson Park, Middlesex County. Click here for a walk sheet guide.
The Highland Park Sculpture River Walk is a cooperative project with the Highland Park Arts Commission, Borough of Highland Park, and Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Eugene Young Environmental Education Center
20 River Road, Highland Park, NJ
This installation has been made possible through the gracious support of the following sponsors: County Concrete Corp, Harry Gordon Studios, Highland Park Arts Commission, and Smooth-on, with additional support from The Home Depot and Digital Atelier.
 
Mason Gross Presents: Nevertheless, She Persisted: Female Composers of the Baroque
7:30 p.m. Monday, September 25, 2017
Cantatas, songs, and instrumental music by female composers of the 17th and 18th centuries, including Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, and Isabella Leonarda. Featuring Marguerite Krull, soprano; Dongmyung Ahn, baroque violin; David Bakamjian, baroque cello; and Rebecca Cypess, harpsichord.
Voorhees Chapel
 
Rutgers Theater Company presents: Playwrights Festival
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 26–Friday, September 29, 2017
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30–Sunday, October 1, 2017
Original works by our MFA playwrights, performed by the graduating company. For titles and showtimes call 848-932-7511.
Philip J. Levin Theater – limited seating
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $12 / Students $10
 
First Fridays
October 6, November 3, December 1, 2017
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, October through December, featuring rotating events and performances.
Mason Gross Galleries
 
Rutgers Theater Company presents: An Octoroon
By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
7:30 p.m. Friday, November 3–Sunday, November 5, 2017
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8–Friday, November 10, 2017
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017
MacArthur Fellow Jacobs-Jenkins adapts this controversial Dion Boucicault melodrama. Set on the Terrebonne plantation in Louisiana in the decade before the Civil War, the play explores issues of identity and the power of theatricality.
Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
Public $25 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $20 / Students $15
This event is underwritten by the Leora M. Sies Theater Fund Foundation.
 
Rutgers in New York: Dance at The Joyce
7:30 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017
Students perform works by Lar Lubovitch, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Mark Morris, and Reggie Wilson.
175 Eighth Avenue, New York City
Public $20 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $20 / Students $20
 
MFA coLAB Performance
7:30 p.m. Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2017
A performance in partnership with New Brunswick-based coLAB Arts in their mission to create dances that emerge from community-based creative engagement with local social advocacy organizations. This program is supported, in part, by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.
Loree Dance Theater
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5
 
Rutgers University Choir: Visions and Vigils
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Reid Masters, conductor
Inspired by a fascination with what lies beyond this world, this program features imaginative works that speak of seers and sages.
Kirkpatrick Chapel
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5