Jim Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His comedy primarily focuses on his fatherhood, food and laziness. He is also regarded as a "clean" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has had several successful comedy specials, including Mr. Universe, Obsessed, and Cinco, all three of which received Grammy nominations. He also co-created and starred in a TV Land television series based on his life called The Jim Gaffigan Show.
The Moonperson is coming to Jersey MTV will bring the 2019 “VMAs” to the Garden State for the first time ever, live on Monday, August 26th at 8:00PM ET/PT from Prudential Center. This years VMAs will be hosted by comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco MTV unveiled the nominations for the 2019 “VMAs,” which includes dozens of artists whose reach and influence have elevated the music industry and global cultural conversation. Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations with 10 nods each in categories including, “Video of the Year,” “Song of the Year” and “Best Pop.” Other top contenders include first-time VMA nominees Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X who both entered the category of “Best New Artist,” presented by Taco Bell®. This year’s show will introduce two new categories, “Best K-Pop” and “Video for Good.”
Comedian, actor and best selling author, Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was sixteen years old. With a career that has spanned over three decades, Jay has become an artist that is very difficult to define. Never wanting to rest on his accomplishments, Jay has always pushed himself to be more than just a comic.
Tony Award winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover directs a talented cast of student performers in a revival of the hit Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid - the show that launched his brilliant career! Glover, who is NJPAC's Dance Advisor and a Board member, auditioned young artists for this exciting new production in the Victoria Theater. The Tap Dance Kid, which opened in 1983 and was nominated for six Tony Awards, winning two, marked the Newark native's Broadway debut when he joined the company at the age of 11. Set in New York City, The Tap Dance Kid is the story of Willie, a determined youngster who dreams of becoming a tap dancer, but faces opposition from his father. The original show featured music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, book by Charles Blackwell and choreography by Danny Daniels.
A new take on a classic 1920s musical farce – it’s the tale of Jimmy Winter, a wealthy and carefree playboy living the good life in the midst of Prohibition. Jimmy has an unfortunate habit of marrying chorus girls, until he’s forced to marry a woman of substance – Eileen Evergreen, the finest interpreter of modern dance in the world. On the weekend of their nuptials, Jimmy meets Billie Bendix, a tough-as-nails bootlegger who has inadvertently stashed 400 cases of gin in Jimmy’s basement. Knocked out by this one-of-a-kind woman, Jimmy must deal with his high strung fiancée and an assortment of bootleggers, prohibitionists, G-Men and chorus girls, as well as one very moralistic senator….all to the tunes of George and Ira Gershwin.
See actor and three-time Grammy® Award nominated comedian George Lopez at The State for his new stand-up comedy tour, The Wall World Tour! The multi-faceted star, best known for his self-titled hit television sitcom George Lopez, has embarked on three solo stand-up tours, voiced animated characters for both film and television; and has written two books; an autobiography entitled Why You Crying? (2004) and a memoir, I’m Not Gonna Lie and Other Lies You Tell When You Turn 50 (2013). He has also produced and starred in several HBO specials including The Wall; Tall, Dark and Chicano; and America’s Mexican.
Enjoy this intimate, fun-filled evening with some of your favorite Television Housewives - Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs and Sonja Morgan onstage live in person! Hear all about these dazzling ladies, their sensational personal lives, cherished families, amazing businesses, and how fame has changed their lives forever. Grab a cocktail and have your own questions ready, as your favorite Housewife will answer all your burning questions. You don't want to miss this outrageous, courageous, sometimes bawdy, but always honest evening with these fabulous Reality TV stars!
From his spectacular Double Levitation to his phenomenal illusions, Jason Bishop, along with his lead assistant Kim Hess, presents an astonishing magic show for all ages. The show features grand illusions, sleight of hand, and close-up magic tricks in a modern and unique way.
Now's your chance to peek behind the curtain, as Chevy Chase shares stories from his career and answers audience questions LIVE after a screening of the 1980 classic Caddyshack. Considered one of the funniest movies of all-time by the American Film Institute, Time and ESPN, Caddyshack gained a cult following in the years after its initial release. The movies Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation, Fletch, and Three Amigos all contributed to making Chevy Chase a world-wide household name. Don't miss Chevy Chase Presents Caddyshack at Borgata in Atlantic City on September 28!
Bubble rainbows with people inside...Audience members making volcano bubbles…Gigantic bubbles that blow their own bubbles! Guinness Book of World Records-holding master bubble wrangler Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max with big bubble flair!
When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there's one problem...Elmo doesn't know how to do magic! That's when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the "power of yet" - the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life. In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic comes to your neighborhood *Note: Costumes not permitted for guests 14 years & older.
Comedian Steven Wright made his first “Tonight Show” appearance in 1982 – getting a rare invite from Johnny Carson to return the next night – and has been cracking up audiences around the world ever since with his off-beat routines. In addition to releasing beloved albums and specials, Wright appeared in films like Oliver Stone’s “Natural Born Killers,” Nora Ephron’s “Mixed Nuts” and Dave Chappelle’s “Half-Baked.” Wright was the first inductee into The Boston Comedy Hall of Fame in 2008 and is a regular guest with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers.
Joel and Victoria Osteen will hold "A Night of Hope" at Prudential Center. Their messages of hope impacts millions around the world and tens of thousands fill arenas and stadiums across America to hear. Joel and Victoria are the pastors of America's largest church and one of the most diverse - the 50,000 strong Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. This Night of Hope will bring together people of all different backgrounds from across the region for an exciting time of praise and worship where lives are changed and hope is restored.