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Centenary Stage Company - Hackettstown, NJ

Theater or Performing Arts Center
A look at the interior of the Sitnik Theater.

Operating since 1985, the Centenary Stage Company is a critically acclaimed not-for-profit, year-round performing arts organization, serving over 24,000 patrons a year, with multidisciplinary programming in professional music, theatre and dance events. Our new, $30-million-dollar facility, the Lackland Performing Arts Center, helps to make Centenary Stage Company a cultural destination in our region, with a culinary mecca of excellent dining within walking distance of every one of our over 220 performances a year.

CSC is a professional Equity regional theatre on the campus of Centenary University in the historic town of Hackettstown. Positioned on the historic Morris Canal and just five miles from the 19th-century chalybeate spring and health resorts of Schooleys Mountain, the Centernary Stage Company continues to welcome visitors to our region with patrons who hail from every county in the state as well as Pennsylvania and New York.

Centenary Stage Company's Sitnik Theatre is a 504 seat state-of-the-art performance venue offering audiences the highest quality in live entertainment. The venue serves as CSC's main performance space and features over 20 productions annually in live music events, professional dance and professional Equity theatre. The space features an upper mezzanine seating area, as well as, numerous accessibility options.

The Edith Kutz Black Box Theatre offers an incredibly unique theatrical experience. The "black box" seating can be arranged to meet the specific needs of any production typically seating up to approximately 120 patrons comfortably. Seating is by general admission. Productions ranging from professional equity theatre to small concerts to special events are held in the space.

Located in the Seay Building on the campus of Centenary University at 400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown, NJ. The Little Theatre served as the home of Centenary Stage Company for over 20 years. The space features a proscenium style stage and seats roughly 160 patrons. The space is currently the home of our Young Performers Workshop, NEXTstage Repertory and our Young Audience Series.

Accessibility Notes

The Lackland Performing Arts Center was built up to specifications designated by the Americans with Disabilities Act, and as such is an extremely accessible location. Centenary Stage Company, on top of offering fully accessible seating for those that require it, also offers assisted listening devices and large print programs upon request.


Box Office: 1-5 PM Monday-Friday, and 2 hours prior to events

Seasons Open

All Year Round


$8 - $40

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