Tierney Sutton, Rebecca Luker and Jessica Molaskey Set for NJPAC's 'Jonathan's Choice' Series This Fall

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Tierney Sutton, Rebecca Luker and Jessica Molaskey Set for NJPAC's 'Jonathan's Choice' Series This Fall

Kicking off this fall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Jonathan's Choice: An Evening of Music and Conversation with WNYC's Jonathan Schwartz. The series includes three events featuring Tierney Sutton, Rebecca Luker, and Jessica Molaskey.

WNYC's Jonathan Schwartz, a champion of the masters of the American Songbook, has been a fixture of New York radio for 50 years and a host on WNYC for the past 14 years. His 24-hour online stream, The Jonathan Channel, features timeless standards by legendary artists and up-and-comers, accompanied by Schwartz's colorful anecdotes, personal tales and encyclopedic musical knowledge.

Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).


Tierney Sutton

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, 8pm

Victoria Theater

Six-time Grammy nominee Tierney Sutton joins radio host Jonathan Schwartz for a concert and conversation in the intimate Victoria Theater. The performance, which takes place before a live audience, will be taped for future streaming on The Jonathan Channel.

The New York Times has called Tierney Sutton "a serious jazz artist who takes the whole enterprise to another level." She is often described as a "singer's singer," but just as often she is called "a musician's singer" who uses her voice as an instrument.

Rebecca Luker

Friday, April 10, 2015, 8pm

Victoria Theater

Tony-nominated actress and singer Rebecca Luker joins radio host Jonathan Schwartz for a concert and conversation in the intimate Victoria Theater. The performance, which takes place before a live audience, will be taped for future streaming on The Jonathan Channel.

Rebecca Luker, who returns to NJPAC, has been recognized for her leading roles in Broadway's Mary Poppins, Nine, The Music Man, The Sound of Music and Show Boat. She has appeared with principal orchestras throughout the country and in the Encores! series at New York's City Center.

Jessica Molaskey: Portraits of Joni Mitchell

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8pm

Victoria Theater

Cabaret singer and Broadway star Jessica Molaskey joins radio host Jonathan Schwartz for Portraits of Joni Mitchell, a concert and conversation in the intimate Victoria Theater. The performance, which takes place before a live audience, will be taped for future streaming on The Jonathan Channel.

Jessica Molaskey has appeared in a dozen Broadway shows and is a favorite on the cabaret circuit. She frequently shares the spotlight with her husband, jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli. A champion of the masters of the American Songbook, Jonathan Schwartz has been a fixture of New York radio for 50 years and a host on WNYC for the past 14 years. His Jonathan Channel features timeless standards by legendary artists and up-and-comers, accompanied by Schwartz's colorful anecdotes, personal tales and encyclopedic musical knowledge.


NJPAC is located at One Center Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102. For tickets and more information, visit www.njpac.org or 888.GO.NJPAC. Find NJPAC on Facebook: Facebook.com/NJPAC and Twitter: Twitter.com/NJPAC.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey -- where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. As New Jersey's Town Square, NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the State's and the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted over seven million visitors (including more than one million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents. Visit www.njpac.org or call 888.GO.NJPAC for more information.

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