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1 Pine Drive, Edison, New Jersey, 08837

2019 Annual Indoor Children's Musical!

The Jungle Book Kids

Each October, the backstage area of Plays-in-the-Park is transformed into an intimate, 150 seat performance space where a Children's Musical is performed on weekends. Adapted from Disney's beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and as he makes his way toward the man village accompanied by all of his jungle friends.

The Jungle Book Kids plays at 1 pm and 4pm on October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2019.

Click here for more information on the Annual Indoor Children's show.

25th Year of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!

Every December Plays-in-the-Park moves from its home at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater in Edison and travels to the State Theatre on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, lock, stock and camels, to do our annual production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the delightful State Theatre.

Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat plays at 2pm and 7pm on Deceber 28th and 29th, 2019.
Click here for more information on Joseph at the State Theatre.
​Welcome to Plays-in-the-Park! A unique government sponsored outdoor amphitheater, presenting 3 full-scaled musicals each summer, an indoor children’s musical each October, and an annual production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat each December at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. The Stephen J. Capestro Theater is located in the beautiful Roosevelt Park in Edison, New Jersey.

All summer performances begin at 8:00 PM.

No performances on Sundays.
Tickets - $7.00, Senior Citizens - $5.00, Children 12 and Under - Free

Plays-in-the-Park is conveniently located one block south of the Menlo Park Mall off of Route 1, in Edison, N.J. The turn off is called Grandview Avenue. At the top of the short hill make your first right on to Pine Drive and the Park Rangers will guide you to a parking spot.

Help Us Feed Those in Need!


Plays-in-the-Park is proud to partner with Middlesex County, the Middlesex County Improvement Authority, MCFOODS, and Feeding Middlesex County by collecting nutritious food for those residents in need.

Won't you please help?

Bring a non-perishable food item with you to your next visit to Plays-in-the-Park. All donations will go to MCFOODS, the County food bank.  For more information on MCFOODS, visit their website or call 609-409-5033.  For more information on Feeding Middlesex County, visit their website or call 732-723-8106.

Official Rainouts

The following dates were official rainouts. If you have a ticket stub from any performances listed below, you may use them by exchanging the stub at the box office for a new ticket. Rain checks/cancelled shows are valid up to one year from the date of issue and can be used for any of our summer performances.

The Rain Check Line will open 3 minutes after the Box Office line opens. Only one chair is allowed for each Rain Check stub.


Click here for more information on our Weather Policy.

Stephen J. Capestro Theater
1 Pine Drive, Edison, NJ 08837
Phone - (732) 548-2884
Fax - (732) 548-1484

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