South Jersey is home to many live theater venues that host some of the most enchanting theatrical productions and musical acts for locals and visitors to enjoy. Each of these ten theater venues has something unique to offer, and is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!
1. Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S. Broadway, Pitman, NJ
The Broadway Theatre of Pitman is dedicated to breathing life into the most exciting theater productions written for a diverse audience. They engage and excite their audience, while using the stage as a place where professional and aspiring actors can learn, explore, grow and produce excellence together. They create a joyous process of discovery for the actors and the audience while educating and entertaining the community.
- She Loves Me, February 28 – March 22
- Big River, April 17 – May 10
- Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, July 10 – August 2
- An American in Paris, September 11 – October 4
- Cabaret, October 23 – November 15
2. Collingswood Scottish Rite Theater
315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ
The Scottish Rite is one of the largest auditoriums in South Jersey and it was voted one of the “150 Best Buildings and Places” by the American Institute of Architects. The Scottish Rite property is comprised of two separate buildings: the Collingswood Grand Ballroom and the 1,050 seat Scottish Rite Auditorium. The auditorium presents over twenty concerts per year by notable musicians and bands, in addition to being the home of the Collingswood Community Theatre, which stages 4 to 5 productions per year.
Upcoming shows & concerts:
- The Machine (Pink Floyd tribute) – March 7
- Steve Hackett – March 13 & 14
- Indigo Girls – March 21
- Brian Culberson, The XX Tour – April 8
- Get the Led Out – April 17 & 18
3. The Eagle Theatre
208 Vine Street, Hammonton, NJ
The Eagle Theatre, South Jersey’s only year-round professional equity theatre, is dedicated to redefining regional theatre through innovation, enlightened production techniques, and the development of eclectic theatrics. Under the direction of Ted Wioncek III and Ed Corsi, this nationally recognized, the award-winning regional theatre produces more than 160 live performances each year.
- Back to the Warning Track, April 24 – May 17
- Next to Normal, September 18 – October 11
- Forever Plaid, November 20 – December 13
4. The Grand Theatre: Home of the Road Company
405 S. Main Street, Williamstown, NJ
Built in 1924, the historic Grand Theater is being kept alive by the Road Company Theatre Group and continues to bring entertainment to the surrounding community. Their mission is to entertain and enrich people by providing a venue for fostering the arts through creative expression, education, social interaction, and community development.
- Agnes of God, March 12 – 22
- Dreamgirls, April 23 – May 9
- Venus in Fur, September 10 – 20
- Carrie the Musical, October 15 – 25
- Elf the Musical, November 19 – December 6
5. Haddonfield Plays & Players
97 E. Atlantic Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ
Haddonfield Plays and Players is a gathering of dedicated individuals who come together to provide quality theater at an affordable price. They offer a wide variety of productions, from comedies to mysteries to musicals. Besides their normal season productions, they also produce shows aimed specifically at children and families, as well as special productions for school groups.
- Picnic, May 7 – 23
- Young Frankenstein, July 9 – August 1
- The Bad Seed, October 8 – 24
- Elf, December 3 – 19
6. The Levoy Theatre
126-130 N High Street, Millville, NJ
The beautiful century-old Levoy Theatre serves as a performing, screen arts, and educational center in South Jersey and surrounding areas. Their mission is to meet and exceed the needs of an active and vibrant arts community through state-of-the-art technology, historic interpretation, culturally diverse programming, and performing arts education for all ages and abilities. They offer a variety of concert, broadway, and comedy events that are sure to please everyone.
7. Moorestown Theater Company
19 W. Main Street, Moorestown, NJ
Since 2003, the Moorestown Theater Company has been a non-profit community theater dedicated to developing young actors and stage performers. It’s a place where families can have fun performing musical theater together.
8. The Ritz Theatre Company
915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township, NJ
The Ritz Theatre Company was founded more than 30 years ago to bring live, quality, professional productions to the region. They have aspired to make theatre accessible to everyone, entertain their audiences with favorites, provide training for actors, introduce kids to the magic of live theatre, and help restore the historic building they call home.
- The Lion in Winter, March 5 – 22
- Next to Normal, May 7 – 24
- Little Shop of Horrors, July 9 – August 2
- The 39 Steps, September 10 – 27
- In the Heights, October 29 – November 22
9. Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
303 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ
The Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts provides performances, exhibitions, education programs, and community projects that inspire a full appreciation and enjoyment of the arts. The center creates meaningful opportunities to participate in the arts, advance the central role of the arts in pre-K-12 education, and increase awareness of the arts as essential to cultural, economic, and community vitality.
10. Salem County Theaters
Carney’s Point & Elmer, NJ
If performing art is your passion, there are a number of large and small venues throughout Salem County including the 400-seat Sol and Jean Davidow Performing Arts Theatre at Salem Community College in Carney’s Point and the intimate 240-seat Clare Rostan Appel Theatre in Elmer. Both venues feature excellent sightlines and acoustics, free parking, and easy access.
11. South Camden Theatre Company
400 Jasper Street & Michael Doyle Lane, Camden, NJ
As Camden’s first professional theater, the South Camden Theatre Company enhances the community by creating quality, artistic productions while anchoring The Waterfront South Arts District. They strive to promote South Camden’s rebirth as a destination by providing a positive experience for its residents and those from the surrounding region.
- Abigail/1702 A Twice Told Tale, February 7 – 29
- Terminus, Saturday, May 16
- A Good Farmer, September 11 – October 3
- The Brothers Size, October 30 – November 21