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Events at Mason Gross School of the Arts highlight the works of our student artists, award-winning faculty, and notable visiting guests. As the flagship public arts conservatory of New Jersey, Mason Gross is proud to present performances and exhibitions that enhance the artistic life of the university and the larger community.
Programming information subject to change. Fees may apply.
See ticket on-sale dates.
Contact the Ticket Office
Hours of Operation
Daytime ticket office hours: Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Hours will vary while classes are not in session. Please call the office. If we are unavailable, email the ticket office and we’ll get back to you during daytime ticket office hours.
It is highly suggested that tickets be purchased online in advance.
- Ticket sales for fall 2023 events begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
- Ticket sales for Christmas in Carol & Song begin on Monday, October 2, 2023
- Ticket sales for spring 2024 events begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2024
How to Buy Tickets
Tickets and seating are subject to availability at all venues. The Mason Gross Performing Arts Center reserves the right to refund purchase and refuse entry.
Events at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center (MGPAC)
It is strongly suggested that patrons purchase tickets online.
Tickets for events at the MGPAC can be purchased:
- In person during MGPAC daytime ticket office hours
- At the venue within 60 minutes of the schedule performance time
- Phone transactions have been suspended permanently.
Unless otherwise specified, tickets are not needed for free events.
Print-at-home tickets are required for online transactions and available upon request for in-person transactions ordered during the MGPAC daytime ticket office hours. Print-at-home tickets are not available during before event walk-up sales.
Patrons will receive a confirmation email as well as a print-at-home ticket email 5-30 minutes after receiving the initial confirmation email. Print-at-home tickets must be printed or downloaded to a phone prior to arrival at the venue.
Online advanced orders are encouraged whenever possible. There is a $5 per order fee for online purchases.
- Go to: https://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/events/.
- Click on the event that you want to attend to initiate the ticket order process.
Online ticket sales end 2.5 hours prior to the scheduled performance time.
Patrons may visit the MGPAC Main Ticket Office on the Douglass campus during MGPAC daytime ticket office hours.
For all patrons, ticket sales begin at the performance venue 60 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. Kirkpatrick Chapel sales begin 30 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. We cannot guarantee that seats will be available at this time. There is a $3 per ticket fee for before event walk-ups. During this period, transactions relating to future or past events are prohibited. We are unable to answer phones or check messages during this time.
Events at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC)
Tickets for Mason Gross events at NBPAC can be purchased:
- Online at the Mason Gross website
- In person during MGPAC daytime ticket office hours
- At the performance at the NBPAC box office in downtown New Brunswick
Online Order Troubleshooting
There could be several reasons your online order is not going through:
- If you entered an incorrect email when you created your online account, you will not receive the Order Confirmation or print-at-home ticket email within 30 minutes of completing your online order. Email during daytime ticket office hours for assistance.
- Accepted credit card types are Visa, Mastercard, and Discover only. If you are attempting to use any other credit card type than those listed above, you will not receive an error message in the payment window. Switch to an accepted credit card type.
- Ticket limits apply to the Employee, Senior, Alumni, or Student ticket types. Employee, Senior, Alumni can get up to two tickets. Students can get one ticket. Observe these limits and select another ticket type to continue.
- If you did not receive the print-at-home ticket email, it could be lost in your inbox. If you received the order confirmation email, check your junk/spam folders and/or search by “Your MGPAC” and the email will likely pop up. In Gmail accounts, check the promotions folder. If you still cannot find it, email during daytime ticket office hours for assistance.
- The online ticket sale cut-off time is 2.5 hours prior to the scheduled start time. After this cut-off time, you can purchase tickets at the door starting at 1 hour prior to the schedule performance time (30 minutes for Kirkpatrick Chapel).
Choosing Specific Seats
All of Mason Gross-sponsored events at MGPAC and NBPAC are General Admission seating. This means that specific seat numbers are not selected or assigned at the time of sale. When you arrive at the venue, simply sit in the seat(s) you desire. If you are in need of accessible seating, please email or call during daytime ticket office hours so we can communicate your needs to house management.
Receiving Your Tickets
Tickets ordered online will receive a print-at-home ticket via email 5-30 minutes after receiving the initial confirmation email. If you can’t find your tickets, see Online Order Troubleshooting above.
Tickets ordered in person can be taken with the patron, held in Will Call, or emailed as a print-at-home ticket. Will Call is available for pick-up at the venue beginning 60 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. Kirkpatrick Chapel starts 30 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time.
Mason Gross Performing Arts Center (MGPAC)
The MGPAC Ticket Office strives to keep our ticket fees to the minimum required to support operational costs directly related to the processing of tickets to and front of house operations of our events. Ticket fees collected during transactions support payroll for student staff as well as operational supplies, applications, and hardware devices. Ticket fees allow the MGPAC Ticket Office to provide efficient customer service for our patrons and operational processes for our staff.
- Online: $5 per order
- In person, during regular daytime ticket office hours: No fee
- At the performance: $3 per ticket
- Subscriptions: $6 per subscription
- Exchange: No fee
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC)
- Purchased at NBPAC at performance: $4 per order
Alternative to Printing out Print-at-Home Tickets
If you cannot print your print-at-home tickets, you can screen capture or download the tickets to your phone to present for scanning at the door. WiFi and cellular service can be irregular in all MGPAC and NBPAC venues. It is recommended that you do this prior to arriving at your performance. Pictures taken on a phone of tickets appearing on another device screen will not scan.
Children Under 5 Years Old
Children under the age of 5 will not be permitted into any performance. Children 5+ must have their own ticket and seat and must be able to sit quietly during the performance. Please note that some of our presentations include adult content and language. Due to fire-code regulations and the comfort of other patrons, no strollers, baby carriers, or booster seats are permitted inside the venues.
Accepted Payment Types
Accepted payment types for online transactions are Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Accepted payment types for in-person transactions are Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash, and check. We do not accept American Express.
Refunds & Exchanges
All ticket sales are final.
Refunds for performances canceled by Mason Gross will be provided upon request prior to the end of the fiscal year (June 30 each year). There are no refunds for performances that are not canceled by Mason Gross. The Ticket Office cannot refund Theater Appreciation, Dance Appreciation, or Dance Major tickets.
To request a refund, email the ticket office. Forward the original order confirmation or the print at home ticket email with the request. If the tickets were not ordered online, provide the first and last name of the ticket buyer. Refunds will be provided to the original payment method. Credit card refunds can take up to a week to post. Cash/check refunds can take up to six weeks to process.
Exchanges to another performance are available at no charge before the date and time on the ticket. Only subscribers can exchange past-date tickets. Exchanges will only be made for performances within the original department of purchase. The difference for tickets exchanged to an event of a higher or lower price will not be refunded or collected.
To request an exchange, call or email the ticket office. If calling, provide the unique ticket number(s) for each ticket. If emailing, forward the original order confirmation or the print-at-home ticket(s).
Lost or Unusable Tickets
Lost tickets may be reprinted during daytime ticket office hours and will be held at the door for pick-up beginning 60 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time.
If you are unable to use a purchased ticket, it may be released back to the ticket office for resale during daytime ticket office hours prior to the performance date. A refund will not be issued. All income directly benefits the students and programs within the departments. Transactions of this type do not qualify for a tax exemption receipt.
Free Mason Gross events at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center are not ticketed.
Free Mason Gross events at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center are ticketed.
Online Account Info
This is where you can update your contact info, reset your password, set your interests, opt out of direct and email promotional materials, and view your Upcoming Event list.
To access your Account Info, hover over Events & Tickets and select Buy Tickets. Log into your account by selecting ‘Login’ in the upper left have corner. Enter your username, password, and select Login. Then select your email address in the upper left have corner.
Update Account Info
You can edit any of your account info at any time. If you have entered your email account incorrectly when creating the account, you will have to use the incorrect email address to login. If you cannot remember the incorrect email address, contact us during daytime ticket office hours.
This is where you can let us know what you are specifically interested in by department.
You can also opt out of Mason Gross direct mail and emails here. This will only opt you out for your online accounts at Mason Gross. If you continue to receive materials, another account may exist. Call the ticket office during daytime hours for assistance. Opting out of emails here will not negatively affect print at home emails delivery for future ticket transactions.
Upcoming Events list
Confirmations for tickets purchased online are saved to your Upcoming Events list. Tickets purchased in person will not appear on this list.
Exclusions may apply.
Rutgers Students and children under 18 years can get up to one discounted ticket.
Information on student complimentary tickets can be found in the Complimentary and Rush Tickets dropdown menu.
Complimentary and Rush Tickets
Mason Gross Complimentary Tickets
Student Complimentary Tickets
Complimentary tickets are generally for students performing in or designing the Mason Gross event for which they are requesting complimentary tickets. Complimentary tickets must be requested by the student authorized on the departmental list provided to the Ticket Office by the producing department. The number of tickets requested must not exceed the number of tickets authorized by the producing department for any given event. Contact the ensemble/choir director, event stage manager, or production manager if you do not know the number of comps you are authorized to request.
Authorized Mason Gross students may fill out the online MGSA Online Student Complimentary Ticket Request Qualtrics form at any time. SSO and DUO login is required. Tickets will be processed during the hours of Monday-Friday 12-5pm only. Requests submitted after 5pm on Friday, or on Saturday or Sunday will not be processed until the following Monday. Complimentary tickets requested online will be sent to the Rutgers email provided on the form as print-at-home tickets. Requests Students must confirm their understanding of all policies and procedures when submitting the form.
The link to the Qualtrics form will be available: (Preferred)
- Direct link to form: Student complimentary tickets can be requested online by filling out this form.
- Mason Gross Website: Student Resources page.
- Main Ticket Office: QR code is posted on the wall.
Student complimentary tickets can also be requested in person at the Main Ticket Office during the daytime ticket office hours.
Faculty and Staff Complimentary Tickets
For detailed information, see https://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/resources/faculty-staff/
Rutgers Rush Tickets
Rush tickets are last minute seat fillers distributed directly prior to performances per departmental policy. A Rush ticket for a specific performance must be used for that performance. The person requesting the Rush ticket must be present at the time of the transaction. Rush tickets are never guaranteed and are distributed on an as available basis. The Ticket Office reserves the right to cease Rush ticket distribution in the case of a reasonably imminent sold-out house. The Ticket Office will not process Rush tickets during daytime ticket office hours.
Rush tickets are not departmental complimentary tickets. A Complimentary Ticket Request Form or email is not required for rush tickets.
Rush tickets are not available for Christmas in Carol and Song or Rutgers in New York. Other exclusions may apply.
Rutgers Student Rush
All Rutgers students qualify for one (1) free Rush ticket per valid Rutgers student ID as specified by the producing department. Rutgers student rush tickets are distributed at the performance venue starting 30 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. Rush tickets are not available for Christmas in Carol & Song and Rutgers in New York events. Additional exclusions may apply.
- Music and Dance events: All current Rutgers students.
- Theater events: Current Mason Gross and SAS declared BA theater majors who appear on the list provided by the Theater Department. Actors and running crew who are working during performance time are not eligible for rush tickets.
Mason Gross Faculty Rush
For detailed information, see https://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/resources/faculty-staff/
Group sales discounts begin with groups of 10 or more and will be given at the lowest price category that best describes the majority of the group, e.g. senior, RU alumni, RU employee. Group sales rate is not available at the student price.
Discounts are not available for Christmas in Carol and Song and off-campus events. Other limitations may apply.
Group sales may be made during daytime ticket office hours prior to the event, but we suggest that reservations be made no later than two weeks in advance. Group ticket discounts are not available online.
We accept payment via Visa, MasterCard, Discover, check, cash, or Rutgers Internal Supplier (Item: 1380). We cannot accept external purchase orders. An invoice can be issued for payment purposes.
Full payment and final head count are required one week prior to the performance. Once payment is made, adjustments cannot be made.
Tickets will be printed after full payment is received. After the tickets are printed, arrangements may be made to mail or pick up the tickets at the Main Ticket Office or the performance venue.
To reserve tickets for a group, email during daytime ticket office hours.
Many performances are part of a subscription package allowing patrons to save on each ticket. We offer two flexible subscription options for music and theater events. You can attend five performances at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center in your choice of a variety of flexible combinations. Go to five different performances or grab four of your friends for a night out!
Benefits for subscribers:
- Past-date ticket exchanges: If subscribers miss their ticketed performance, they can exchange their tickets to another performance within the same department at any time.
- Lost ticket insurance: If you are unable to locate your ticket before your performance, the ticket office will reprint it at no cost to you.
- Subscriber discount: Receive $5 off select events in the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center for tickets purchased in addition to your subscription. Please mention the “Subscriber Discount” at the time of purchase. This may not be combined with any other discount. Exclusions may apply.
- Receive a voucher good for two (2) tickets for one performance–theater, dance, or music. Exclusions may apply.
Music Pick Five Subscription
Get discount prices to most of our music events. (Some exclusions apply, including Christmas in Carol & Song and NBPAC events.)
Prices are $50 for the public and $40 for senior citizens (62 and older) and Rutgers alumni and employees. Events do not need to be chosen at the time of purchase, but the pass must be redeemed no later than 24 hours prior to the performance of choice.
Rutgers Theater Company Pick Five Subscription
Get discount prices to most of our theater events. (Some exclusions apply, including NBPAC events.)
Prices are $50 for the public and $35 for senior citizens (62 and older) and Rutgers alumni and employees. Events do not need to be chosen at the time of purchase, but the pass must be redeemed no later than 24 hours prior to the performance of choice.
Arriving at the Correct Venue
Make sure you are navigating to the correct venue at the correct performing arts center. All venues are printed on the tickets.
Venues at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center on the Douglass Campus include: Nicholas Music Center, Victoria J Mastrobuono Theater, Philip J. Levin Theater, Loree Dance Theater, Schare Recital Hall, Shindell Choral Hall, Voorhees Chapel.
Venues at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center on the Old Queens Campus include: Kirkpatrick Chapel.
Venues at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center include: Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater and Arthur Laurents Theater. These venues are listed on our tickets as NBPAC – E. R. Johnson Theater and NBPAC – A. Laurents Theater.
Venue Opening and Closing Times
Lobby will open 60 minutes prior to the start of the performance and the seating area will open 30 minutes prior. For Kirkpatrick Chapel, the building opens 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.
The length of performances indicated anywhere on the Mason Gross website are estimates and subject to change.
The Ticket Office works with the departments to obtain performance length times in advance of opening night. However, this information cannot be determined for some events with only one performance within the event.
- Events with external groups, guest artists, special occasions, talk backs, or multiple ensembles will increase estimated performance length times.
- The estimates below are only for Mason Gross sponsored events at the following venues: Nicholas Music Center, Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Philp J. Levin Theater, Loree Dance Theater, Voorhees Chapel, Kirkpatrick Chapel, and NBPAC.
- The estimates below are only for Mason Gross sponsored events at the following performance times: Monday-Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm, 5pm, and/or 7:30pm.
- If the performance you wish to attend is not listed below, contact the producing department for estimated performance length times.
Dance events have estimated performance length times of 90-120 minutes. Events include: Dance Plus, Student Dance Concert, BFA Solo/Duet Dance Concert, BFA Thesis Dance Concert, Guest Artists.
Filmmaking events have estimated performance length times of 120 minutes. Talk backs will extend Visiting Filmmaker events. Events include: Visiting Filmmaker, New Lens Festival, and all Showcases.
Music events have the greatest variation in estimated performance length times. Based on performance length averages for the last three years:
- 30-60 minutes: Brass Ensemble, Brass Prism, Concert Band, Latin American Chamber Music Ensemble, Symphonic Winds (only), Symphony Band (only), Rutgers Sings!, University Choir, Voorhees Choir.
- 60-90 minutes: Christmas in Carol & Song, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Big Band, Kirkpatrick Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia, Symphonic Winds & Symphony Band, Wind Ensemble.
- 90-120 minutes: Brass Bash, Opera Scenes, Spring Glee Club Concert.
- 120+ minutes: Spring Opera.
The Ticket Office obtains estimated performance length times for theater events prior to opening night. Email the Ticket Office no earlier than 3 business days prior to opening night and we will be happy to share any information we have.
- 90-120 minutes: Playwrights Festival, some modern titles
- 120-150: ‘The Classics,’ e.g. plays written by Shakespeare, Chekhov, and modern ‘classic’ titles
Facility temperatures can be a challenge to maintain. It is recommended that patrons dress in layers. By virtue of being in a university setting, the dress code at our events is casual.
Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management. To minimize disruption, patrons are placed in a pre-determined section of the theater and may then move to join their party at intermission. Tickets may be exchanged for another performance in the same event at the venue up to 30 minutes after the curtain time printed on the ticket, subject to availability. Late seating is subject to availability and late-seating times are determined by the sponsoring department.
If you leave the theater during the performance you will be re-seated at the discretion of the management.
Photographing and Recording Performance
Cameras and recording devices of any kind are prohibited inside the audience seating areas, and this includes camera phones. The management reserves the right to hold any of the above during performances. Turn off all electronic devices, including mobile phones, for the duration of the performance. If they cause a disturbance during a performance, they will be confiscated until the conclusion of the event. The house manager will gladly hold phones in case of an emergency.
Smoking and Vaping
Smoking is prohibited inside all MGPAC venues.
Effective January 1, 2023, the Rutgers Tobacco-Free by 2023 policy covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors – and includes the use of all tobacco products. The policy applies to students, employees, and visitors. More info regarding this initiative: https://ipo.rutgers.edu/ru-tobacco-free.
Food and Beverages
Food is permitted in all MGPAC venue lobbies except NMC. Food and beverages are not permitted in the seating areas of our venues. Bottled water will be permitted for medical purposes only. All food and beverages must be consumed or disposed of prior to entering our lobbies and/or seating areas. Food and beverages are not sold at our performances.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, maintains a comprehensive public-safety program aimed at serving all members of the campus community. Detailed information is available on the University Public Safety page.
Addressing Concerns at a Performance
The MGPAC is staffed primarily by Rutgers students from across the university and disciplines. Full-time staff supervisors are always present and are happy to assist you with any issues that our student staff cannot resolve. Please ask a member of our student staff to contact a supervisor.
Canceled & Postponed Events
Information about canceled or postponed performances will be available no later than the day of the performance after 10 a.m. for 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. performances; and after 2 p.m. for 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances. Cancellation decisions are made solely by the department sponsoring the event, not by the ticket office. We do not post cancellation information for rental events taking place at our facilities.
For performance status, check the Mason Gross website calendar, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds or call the Ticket Office. Press 0 to hear a message that will include information regarding unexpected closing info and canceled or postponed performances.
For information regarding refunds and exchanges for canceled or postponed performances, see Refunds & Exchanges section.
Programming & Programs
Programming decisions are made by the presenting department and are based on pedagogical and instructional requirements of the students that are performing. Every effort is made to make programming decisions in advance. However, programming information is subject to change at any time. Call the ticket office for the most up-to-date information.
Most events now offer digital programs and a limited amount of printed programs. Changes in programming may not be reflected in printed programs. A QR code is provided upon entry into the seating areas for access to digital information.
Lost & Found
The MGPAC front of house staff reviews the seating areas after each performance. Any items found are stored in the Main Ticket Office. Efforts are made to identify and contact the owner via email of items with identification.
If you think lost an item at one of our performances, call or email us during our daytime ticket office hours. Provide the title, date, and time of the performance at which you lost the item.
Rutgers Custodial services occur regularly in all areas of our buildings. If they find a lost item, it will be directly returned to Rutgers Public Safety: https://ipo.rutgers.edu/publicsafety/lost-found-nb
Unattended items such as backpacks, purses, laptop cases, etc. are immediately reported to the RUPD for pick up.
Unclaimed items will be disposed of, donated, or turned in to RUPD at the end of each semester. The MGPAC is required to turn in cash, high value items (Ex: jewelry, laptops, cell phones), government issued identification, passport, visa, etc., any item presumed to be stolen to RUPD.
Please read the Parking Regulations section prior to registering.
All parking regulations on Rutgers campuses are managed by the Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS).
RUDOTS parking regulations are in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All Rutgers lots are permit lots. Listed lots for each venue are subject to availability and approval by RUDOTS. Visitor parking for MGPAC performances is available in the lots listed for each venue from 60 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time.
Visitors to Rutgers campuses: parking registration for is free, applies immediately, and no further confirmation is required. Registration is only valid for the month in which vehicles are registered. If you do not register prior to the event you are attending, you may receive a citation from the Rutgers University Department of Transportation. See Parking Registration Links for further instructions. Call the Main Ticket Office during daytime ticket office hours with any questions.
Rutgers faculty, staff, and students: those with a current valid RUDOTS parking permit must follow all rules and regulations regarding lot assignment authorized by their particular permit. Details for various Rutgers parking permits can be found on the RUDOTS page. Rutgers faculty, staff, and students who do not have a permit authorizing parking in MGPAC lots, cannot park in MGPAC lots at any time.
Accessible Parking: See Accessible Parking section below for further information.
Registration Links for Rutgers Campuses
Visitors to Rutgers campuses must register their vehicles in order to park in Rutgers University lots and parking decks. Registration for Rutgers lots is free.
Visitors to Rutgers campuses should use the links below to register your vehicle for parking for the time you will arrive on campus. These links will redirect you to the RUDOTS registration pages. Visitors to Rutgers campuses must use a link to register their vehicles for each month in which they are attending performances. If attending multiple events within the same month, the visitor only needs to register once per month.
When registering, enter the state, license plate number, make, type, color of vehicle, and click Add. On the next page, click Register. The screen will not change and there is no confirmation. If Register was clicked on this page, the registration is completed. The visitor may print this page to place on their dashboard, but it is not necessary.
For weekday parking (events occurring Monday–Friday before 6:30 p.m.), patrons may park in lots 74A, 70, and the Douglass Parking deck. For night and weekend events (Monday–Friday after 6:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sunday all day), patrons may park in lots 79, 79A, and the Douglass Parking deck.
Kirkpatrick Chapel Events
For events at Kirkpatrick Chapel, refer to the Instructions line on the IP&O Parking Registration page for authorized lots for the performance you are attending.
Here are the most common reason you received a RUDOTS citation:
- Visitors to Rutgers: you did not register for parking in MGPAC lots prior to arriving at the venue.
- Rutgers faculty, staff, or student: RUDOTS permit does not authorized you to park in MGPAC lots.
The MGPAC Ticket Office cannot waive parking citations for any reason. Appeals must be made directly to RUDOTS: https://ipo.rutgers.edu/dots/parking/tickets-refunds.
Visit Rutgers University’s Department of Transportation Services for up-to-date rules and regulations.
Parking lots are available for performances in the following venues:
- Mason Gross Performing Arts Center (85 George Street, New Brunswick, on the Douglass Campus between Ryders Lane and Route 18), which includes Main Ticket Office, Nicholas Music Center, Levin Theater, Mastrobuono Theater, Schare Recital Hall in Marryott Music Building, Shindell Choral Hall in Mortensen Hall, Rehearsal Hall Room 104, and Voorhees Chapel
- Registration link for performances: Use the Weekdays after 6:30 p.m./Weekends after 12 p.m. for the month in which the event you are attending occurs.
- Use Rutgers Lots 79, 79A (Hickman Hall), and Douglass Parking Deck
- Accessible parking is available in designated spaces adjacent to Nicholas Music Center & lot 79A in front of Hickman Hall.
- Loree Dance Theater (inside Loree Gym, 70 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, on the Douglass Campus)
- Registration link for performances: Use the Weekdays after 6:30 p.m./Weekends after 12 p.m. for the month in which the event you are attending occurs.
- Use Douglass Parking Deck and Rutgers Lots 79, 79A (Hickman Hall)
- Accessible parking is available in designated spaces in the Douglass Parking Deck.
- Entrance on the Passion Puddle side of the building
- Kirkpatrick Chapel (81 Somerset Street, New Brunswick)
- Registration link for performances: Use the link for the specific event you are attending under Kirkpatrick Chapel.
- Refer to the Instructions line on the IP&O Parking Registration page for authorized lots for the performance you are attending.
- Limited accessible parking is available in designated spaces in between the Chapel and the Old Queens building as well as by Geology Hall. It is suggested that those who require accessible parking make arrangements for drop off and pick up at events at Kirkpatrick Chapel.
RU DOTS Lot Prohibitions: Parking in Lots 70 (adjacent to Douglass Deck), 73 (Marryott Music Building), 74A (Gibbons Residence Hall), and Lot 78 (Loree Gym) are prohibited at all times. Due to fire codes, parking in the circle drive in front of the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center is prohibited. Parking for ticket transactions is not available during daytime ticket office hours.
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
Address: 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick
Venues: Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater and Arthur Laurents Theater
We respectfully request that tickets for patrons with disabilities be purchased no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled performance time.
Accessibility services are available but vary greatly between our venues. For more specific accessibility information and services for individual events, patrons may call the ticket office during daytime ticket office hours. In order for us to provide the best service for our patrons with disabilities, please email the ticket office with disability requests no later than 24 hours prior to the event you are attending.
Assistive services such as audio description, sign language interpreting, and select publications in alternative formats such as Large Print, Braille, and CD format are available. Advance notice for all services is necessary.
In order to park in Rutgers University lots, visitors to Rutgers campuses with accessibility tags are required to register vehicles for accessible or non-accessible parking spaces. Handicap-accessible parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the lots around the performance venues. Placards are required. Fire codes prohibit parking in the circle in front of Nicholas Music Center.
For parking lot details by venue, visit the Parking Lots accordion folder under the Parking section.
Wheelchair & Accessible Seating
To request any of the services below, email the ticket office within the required time frames for the specific service.
American Sign Language-interpreted performances are available for our theater and vocal performances with a two-week advance-notice request by the patron.
Assisted listening devices are available for events at Philip J. Levin Theater, Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Nicholas Music Center, and the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.
Supertitles are available for some Opera Theater Rutgers performances not performed in English.
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Sign up for our monthly digital newsletter, which features upcoming events as well as stories about our faculty, students, alumni, and programs. Once you subscribe, you will receive an email with a link to confirm. You will not receive information until you confirm in this email. If you would prefer to receive printed materials, email the ticket office and we will be happy to mail you our latest offerings. You must provide or have a postal address associated with your account to receive information with this method. Those who purchase tickets are automatically added to the mail list.
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Rutgers Community Arts
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Visitors to Rutgers Community Arts are required to register their vehicles. See the Registration Links for Rutgers Campuses section above for more information.
Students of Rutgers Community Arts are required to have parking permits if they plan on using the parking lots on campus. Students wishing to purchase a parking permit should contact the Rutgers Community Arts office via phone (848-932-1500) or email (email@example.com). A parking permit is for one vehicle and needs to be renewed at the start of each semester. Any ticket issued is the responsibility of the vehicle owner. Rutgers Community Arts parking permits allow students to park in Lot 79 and Lot 74a.
*Rutgers affiliates (students, faculty, staff) are not allowed to purchase special program permits and should only park in lots specifically designated for their permit types.