Rosen Performing Arts Center

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The Wayne YMCA is home to the beautiful Rosen Performing Arts Center - a 406 seat professional performing art center located in Wayne, New Jersey.  We are home to many special events including theater productions for youth, teens and adults, dance programs and special events.  The performing arts center is also available to rent for companies producing or presenting theater, concerts, dance or film as well as for meeting spaces or conferences.

Upcoming Shows

"at the door" ticket pricing goes into effect 1 hour before each show begins

Audience members ages 18 months+ must purchase a ticket.
Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Free family and teen movies

Check out these free and fun family and teen movies twice a month at the Rosen PAC!

Backstage at the Y

January 15, 22, 29 and February 5
Enter the Y through its Backstage Door, pass the dressing rooms, wander in the wings, say hello to the stagehand, step onto the stage, and finally be seated to become part of an intimate audience treated to wonderful music.  The setting alone makes this Series unique, but it is the performing artists who make it special.

Backstage at the Y

Talks Disney!

February 12 and March 19
Join us for two special BACKSTAGE AT THE Y talks with writer, podcaster, theme park historian, storyteller and more JIM HILL from the Disney Dish Podcast.

Talks will feature Disney's hit movie "Beauty and the Beast" and
Spaced-Out Disney: 60 years of going out-of-this-world with Walt.

Save the date!

Willy Wonka Jr.

March 4 & 5
Performed by over 50 area children in partnership with Pushcart Players, follow the delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.