Welcome to Plays-in-the-Park, a unique, government-sponsored outdoor amphitheater presenting three full-scale musicals each summer, an indoor children’s musical each October.

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.

See below for new and exciting performances for 2024!

 Performing Arts Schedule: 

For Box Office information, click here.

beauty and the beastJune 19 - 29

No Sunday Performances 

Beauty and the Beast – Experience the magic as this “tale as old as time” takes the stage! When Belle stumbles upon an enchanted castle, she comes face to face with the Beast—who is really a prince that has been placed under a magic spell! If the Beast can learn to love another and be loved in return, the spell will be broken. Will Belle be able to love a Beast? This Tony Award nominated Broadway musical features beloved, show-stopping songs, including “Be Our Guest”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Human Again”, and many more! Sure to be a family favorite!


Cast and Crew List 


2024 Schedule of Accessibility Services

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/canceled 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 three minutes after the box office line opens. Only one chair is allowed for each rain check stub.

  • 7/15/2023

View more information on our weather policy.