Biggest Surati Lights of Diwali 2018


October 24th through the 28th 

Surati for Performing Arts  in partnership with  Art House brings the largest, most culturally relevant Diwali festival in the East coast to the people of Jersey City and beyond which will run for 4 days.

Diwali celebrates light over darkness and good over evil and this year people will celebrate three-fold with three distinct events.

Rimli Roy’s “RAMAAVAN” – A Musical – An original Broadway style production with world genres – songs, Indian classical and contemporary dance theater, drama, song, opera… that links the story of Diwali with Prince Ram from India and King Ravan from Lanka. Inspired by the Indian epic tale of love, courage, revenge and righteousness – “The Ramayana”.
Shows Wed Oct 24 – Fri Oct 26 at 7:30 pm, Sat Oct 27 at 12 pm
At the Art House theater, 262 17th St, Jersey City, NJ
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2. Diwali Ethnic Bazaar and Street fair
Inside all covered tents, Vendors, Kids Zone, Food, Drink, Sparklers, Interactive dance and music, Rangoli, Henna
Sat Oct 27, 11 am – 7 pm
17th Street, between Coles St and Jersey Ave, Jersey City
Entry is free
Online registration coming soon.
3. Diwali Spectacular – Indoor Gala style Diwali Party
Delicious Indian Dinner buffet spread, Live entertainment, DJ, Dance, Fashion Show, Cash Bar, Special Kids hang out room
At Art House, 262 17th St, Jersey City, NJ
Limited tickets go on sale soon at

Comedy Open Mic at Art House


Open Mics are now every Thursday at 7pm! 

$5 gets you five to seven minutes of performance time. All spots are first come, first served. Comedy open mics will happen every Thursday at Art House and the last Thursday of the month is open to all performance artists (comedians, musicians, poets, spoken word artists, etc)! Come out and hone your skills in a fun and supportive performance environment.

Hosted by: Elise Valderrama


50th JC Fridays!


On September 7th, 2018, Art House Productions’ JC Fridays will be holding its 50th festival! Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival features arts events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces in almost every neighborhood of our great city. Our 50th JC FRIDAYS will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with visual and performing artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Continue reading for full schedule Continue reading

PRIDE NIGHT Performance of Grace, or the Art of Climbing


Friday, March 30th at 7 PM at Art House Productions

Art House Productions is partnering with Hudson Pride for a special performance of Grace, or the Art of Climbing to celebrate LGBTQ+ community in the Jersey City area. Following the performance will be a reception for audience to mingle with Cast and Creative team

The theater is located at 262 17th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (part of the Cast Iron Lofts Building)
It is off of the Hoboken stop on the PATH train toward Hoboken (1 stop after the Christopher Street stop in West Village.) And then a breezy 10-15 minute walk from the Hoboken PATH train stop to the theater!
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Spring JC Friday!

27539963_1712745045456581_1913905388347714990_nSpring is on the way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 20 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more.

All events are free and open to the public.

As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Held quarterly, thousands of residents pour out to experience these artists’ latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the community.


The Snow Ball Gala is almost here


The Art House Productions Snow Ball Gala Committee and SILVERMAN proudly present the 12th Annual SNOW BALL on SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th, 2018 (Snow Date: Saturday, February 3rd). SNOW BALL is a creative black tie gala to benefit Art House’s innovative arts programs and features live music, light fare, open bar, silent and live auctions, and a festive, arts-friendly crowd! VIP tickets include a 7pm champagne reception with Snow Ball honorees Lou Mont and Sandy Weiss of Manhattan Building Company, first look at our silent auction, and an exclusive performance.

Pre-sale price of $90 available until December 18th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Afterward tickets go up to $100

Art House Productions
262 17th Street
Jersey City, NJ 07310

JC Fridays – Quarterly Citywide Arts Celebration


JC Fridays – a full day of arts events in Jersey City! This quarterly citywide celebration of the arts is organized by Art House Productions. All events are free and open to the public. * art * performance * music * film * education Support the arts! Explore your city! For more JC Fridays information and full listings, visit Jersey City Independent is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

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A December Chill – An Immersive Theatrical Event at the Libary


December 8th, 2017 – December 9th, 2017
Jersey City Main Library
472 Jersey Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07302

Similar to “Sleep No More”, Art House Productions brings you “A December Chill”, an immersive theatrical event taking place on all four floors of the Jersey City Main Library. Guests will follow performers around the library as the action unfolds. Each audience member will have a unique experience based on the performer they choose to follow. Afterwards, audience members will want to share their experience with friends and family as this event will be sure to titillate, spook, and provoke. “A December Chill” will also feature an exclusive VIP bar with passed hors d’oeuvres. Story influences from Shakespeare, Stephen King, Tolstoy, and more. While AHP is committed to accessibility at our venue, please note that this event is off-site and not fully accessible. For more information please contact Meredith Burns at 

Cocktails Under the Stars

2017-06-19_11-39-39Art House Productions cordially invites you to COCKTAILS UNDER THE STARS

Wednesday, August 9
6:00pm – 9:00pm
(Rain date: Thursday, August 10)

A midsummer party raising necessary funds for Art House’s education programs, Stages! and Say Word, with honored guest Reg E. Gaines.

Come celebrate with friends and supporters on the gorgeous Charles & Co rooftop with breathtaking, panoramic views of the skyline.

Specialty Cocktails, Wine & Beer | Performances | Hors d’oeuvres

$45 in Advance
$50 at the door
Your donation will support Art House’s youth theater education programs!

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Charles & Co
Rooftop Terrace
201 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

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The Art of Tasting



Art House Productions presents “The Art Of Tasting” an evening including bites from Hudson County’s best restaurants, a fine selection of wine from around the world & entertainment and dance lessons from Swingadelic! Thursday, May 4th, 6pm – 9:30pm Harborside Atrium, Jersey City Made possible by Mack-Cali Realty and Super Buy Rite! *Tickets can also be purchased the night of at the door!