Coronavirus in New Jersey: What concerts, festivals and shows have been rescheduled, canceled. (4/6/20)

Coronavirus in New Jersey: What concerts, festivals and shows have been rescheduled, canceled. (4/6/20)


There may be no place to go, but there certainly are many places to visit -- online, that is -- as stay-at-home entertainment choices continue to populate the internet.

Art House Productions in Jersey City, for one, has created a new “Art House Roundup” weekly email “laying out all of our upcoming online programs" over a six-day period. This week’s lineup, for example, starts with a “Monday Artist Profile,” putting the spotlight on 2019-'20 INKubator Playwrighting Program participant Alyssa Haddad.

Rounding out the week are three live events:

  • Art House will partner with No Dominion Theater Company 7 p.m. Thursday on Zoom for a live virtual story slam on the subject of “Dating Nightmares." To participate, sign up by April 8 by emailing There is a $5 suggested donation.
  • Virtual “Drag Bingo” with Harmonica Sunbeam is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, April 10, on Zoom. Bingo boards are $12.
  • “Saturday Night Online” will present interactive standup comedy on Zoom 8 p.m. on April 11. Tickets are $12.

To get on the Roundup email list or for more information, email or visit

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Here’s a rundown of arts and entertainment events that have been canceled or rescheduled throughout the state to date.


Rutgers University announced all public events scheduled at the university through August are suspended at all campuses. Summer classes will be conducted online. Visit for more information.


Murphy has ordered the indefinite closing of all Atlantic City casinos.

Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City has postponed events at least until its May 9 Mother’s Day concert with Fantasia and Keith Sweat. Visit

The Stockton University Performing Arts Center on the Galloway campus has erased its schedule of all events through May. For more information contact 609-652-9000 or visit

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey has rescheduled the opening reception for its latest exhibit “Talking about HERstory,” at Noyes Arts Garage in Atlantic City, to April 11. Visit or call 609-350-6662.

Events have been canceled or postponed at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford through May, including the May23-24 BTS shows. Justin Bieber has postponed his “Changes” tour, which was scheduled to land at Metlife on Sept. 26. For information visit

Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood has canceled, postponed or rescheduled shows through May 13, some of which already have secured new dates later this year. For information visit or call 201-227-1030.

The Hackensack Performing Arts Center in Hackensack is canceling all events through May 1. For more information visit

The Belskie Museum of Art and Science in Closter is closed until further notice. Visit or call 201-768-0286.

The Mahwah Museum in Mahwah is closed until further notice. Lectures and workshops scheduled for April and May have been postponed. Visit or call 201-512-0099.

The Roebling Museum in Florence has suspended all public programming through April 8 or later. Visit The April 11 volunteer appreciation event and April 18 “Eats N Beats" will be rescheduled. The April 25 11th annual Roebling Museum Car Show is canceled.


The Adventure Aquarium in Camden has suspended operations, but assures proper staffing will be maintained to care of the aquatic life and animals on site. It hopes to reopen in May. Visit or call 844-474-3474.

The Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood has postponed or rescheduled concert dates through at least May 1. For information visit or call 856-858-1000.


The newly renamed Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) -- formerly Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities -- has canceled or postponed all public programming until further notice. It has posted a virtual tour of the Physick House Museum ( and a virtual climb of the Cape May lighthouse ( Its cooperative event with local nonprofit and business partners, the April 3-5 Negro League Baseball Weekend also has been canceled.

The Landis Theater in Vineland has opted to “to postpone all shows and gatherings of any sort on theater property” until further notice. Visit for updates.

The Levoy Theatre in Millville has rescheduled or postponed its slate of shows through May 15. Visit or call 856-327-6400.

Wheaton Arts and Culture Center and the Museum of American Glass in Millville have suspended public programming until further notice. Keep tabs at or call 856-825-6800.

The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville has closed until further notice, canceled all workshops and its planned May 30 spring fundraiser. It has converted “Isolation” to an ongoing online exhibit, to be updated as entries are received. Call 856-327-4500 or visit


The Prudential Center in Newark has closed its facilities, offices, the Grammy Museum Experience and the RJWBarnabas Health Hockey House. New Jersey Devils games and events and concerts until April 24 have been postponed. The May 6 Five Finger Death Punch concert is rescheduled for Oct. 28. The May 16 Prince Royce concert has been canceled. For questions, email For the up-to-date information, visit or

South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange has halted all shows through May 14. For information, call 973-313-2787, email or visit

Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn has postponed its April production of “Sister Act” to a date yet determined and suspended classes. It also announced it was putting its May world premiere production of “The Wanderer” on hold and canceling its May 15 fundraiser. Visit or email

Luna Stage in West Orange has postponed its spring productions of “Hooray for Ladyland! Gay History for Straight People" and "Shruti Gupta Can Totally Deal” until further notice. Visit

Peak Performances at Kasser Theater on the Montclair State University campus in Montclair has postponed the May 7-10 staging of Familie Floz’s “Hotel Paradiso” to next season. For updates, visit

Outpost in the Burbs, based at the First Congregational Church in Montclair, has postponed all seven concerts on its bill, rescheduling some of them to fall dates. Visit

The Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck has canceled April events. Visit or call 201-836-3499 for updates.

The Newark Museum of Art in Newark is closed until May 28. Visit or call 973-596-6550.

The Jewish Museum of New Jersey in Newark has canceled its “Reinventing Eve” exhibit and is closed to the public. Visit

The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair is shut until further notice. Look for updates at

The Nutley Museum in Nutley has canceled all events through April. Call 973-667-1528 or visit


Broadway Theatre of Pitman has closed its doors through May 15. Call 856-384-8381 or visit

The Heritage Glass Museum in Glassboro will be closed until further notice. Contact or call 856-881-7468.

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is closed until further notice. Those who purchased advance tickets will have the option of a refund or donating the ticket price to the center. Visit or call 201-200-1000.


Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville has put its productions on hold, aiming to raise its curtain again for the June 12 opening of “Anything Goes.” The April 11-May 2 young audience production of “Disney’s the Lion’s King Experience Kids” will move to a date to be determined. Visit for more information.

The Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton is closed until further notice but has posted three virtual exhibits online: “Explorations in Felt” in collaboration with Fiber Art Network; “Yael Eisner -- Member Highlight" and “Young Arts Showcase.” Visit

The Red Mill Museum Village will be closed until further notice. The planned April 19 “Retro Ride and Picnic” has been canceled, but the May 17 “Wheels for the Wheel” car show is still on the schedule. Visit


McCarter Theatre in Princeton has suspended all performances, classes and other events through June. For information, visit or call 609-258-2787.

Passage Theatre at the Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton has pushed its production of “Mother (and Me)” to June 19-21. Look online at

The New Jersey State Museum in Trenton is closed until further notice. Visit

The 1719 William Trent House Museum in Trenton has suspended operation until further notice. For information visit or call 609-989-0087.

Mercer County has shut down activities at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton. The April 23 Adam Sandler and three shows set for May -- Trolls Live, Jojo Siwa and Cirque du Soleil -- have been canceled. For information visit

The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie is closed through April, postponing the opening of “Ellarslie Open 37″ until the fall. Visit

The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton is closed until further evaluation. Programming has been canceled through May 5. For information, visit or call 609-586-0616.

All Princeton University public events are suspended and the Princeton University Art Museum is closed until further notice. Visit for updates.

Kelsey Theatre on the Mercer County Community College campus in West Windsor has postponed the rest of its schedule through July. Visit for more.

1867 Sanctuary in Ewing has postponed all events until further notice. For information visit

Rider University Arts has canceled on- and off-campus Westminster Choir College and Rider events through May 15. Visit


State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick has canceled or postponed most programming through May 16. For more information visit or call 732- 246-7469.

Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick has pushed back its opening for “Freedom Rider” from April to Sept. 10. Visit or call 732-545-8100.

George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick has shifted its April 21-May 17 performances of “A Walk on the Moon” to next season. Contact 732-246-7717 or

The Avenel Performing Arts Center in Avenel has postponed performances through May 27, rescheduling April shows to later dates. Contact 732-314-0500 

East Jersey Old Town Village and the Cornelius Low House Museum in Piscataway are closed until further notice. For updates, text CULTURE to 56512.


Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank has postponed performances through April 17, with some events already rescheduled for later this year. Other dates stretching through June also have been postponed or rescheduled. Ticket holders unable to make any new dates should contact the box office at 732-842-9000 to make alternate arrangements. Tonight’s Count Basie Center Teen + College FilmFest screening has been shifted to a free online streaming. Visit for updates.

Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal has suspended all productions through May 28. For information call 732-531-9106 or visit

The Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan has postponed shows through May 28. Visit for updates.

The Asbury Park Boardwalk has temporarily closed venues along the Asbury Park waterfront, which include The Stone Pony, Wonder Bar, Convention Hall and Paramount Theatre; it also encompasses the Grand Arcade (the passthrough located between the Paramount Theatre and Convention Hall) and its retailers, restaurants and public restrooms. For all other establishments along the boardwalk, refer to that business’s website and social platforms for their policies and updates. For information, visit

New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch has canceled its remaining April dates of “The Promotion.” Visit

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County has suspended all programming through April. Visit

The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft is closed until further notice. Visit or call 732-224-1995.


Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown has canceled or postponed performances through June 4. All ticket holders will be contacted with more details. For information, call 973- 539-8008 or visit

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has postponed its April 18 fundraising gala to Saturday, Oct. 3, at STNJ’s Kean Theatre Factory, located in Florham Park. In the meantime, the theater is moving forward with plans for its 2020 season, set to kick off on May 20 with Matthew Barber’s “Enchanted April.” Visit

The Morris Museum in Morristown and its Bickford Theater will be closed until further notice. All upcoming ticketed events have been postponed and will be rescheduled for later dates. For information, call 973-971-3700 or visit

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum in Morristown has canceled programming and will remain closed until April 30 or later. Visit or call 973-538-2404.

The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in Madison has postponed public programs and plans to issue daily updates at

The Folk Project in Morristown has canceled its April slate of weekly concerts and will reassess its plans for May. Visit or call 973-335-9489.

Roxbury Arts Alliance has rescheduled the “The Music of John Denver and the Great American Country” concert with Charlie Zahm and Friends at Investors Bank Theater in Roxbury to May 29. All other events through May 16 and have been postponed with new dates to be announced. Visit or call 862-219-1379.

The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center has re-christened its 19th “Mansion in May” fundraiser as “Splendor in September.” The Designer Showcase and Gardens will run Sept. 8-Oct. 4 at Tyvan Hill in New Vernon. Visit

The Boonton Historical Society and Museum in Boonton is closed until further notice. Visit or email


Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor have temporarily suspended operations and will delay its season opening until mid-May or later. Those who have prepaid tickets or season passes will received date extensions. For more information visit

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts on the Ocean County College campus in Toms River has postponed its lineup of shows through May 30. Visit or call 732-255-0500.

The Strand Center for the Arts in Lakewood announced its temporary closure in accordance with Gov. Murphy’s directive. Ticket holders are directed to monitor the Strand’s website at or on social media for more details.


The William Paterson Presents schedule at William Paterson University in Wayne has removed all events from its spring schedule. Visit for updates.

The Paterson Museum in Paterson will remain closed until further notice. Look for updates at


Raritan Valley Community College Arts on the Branchburg campus has postponed the April 18 Shadows of the ’60s performance. The Artrageous show was rescheduled for Aug. 7. Visit

The Watchung Arts Center in Watchung announced its office and galleries will be closed until further notice. The March 14 Rio Clemente concert was moved to June 6.

The Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook has cleared all events from this schedule through May 9, rescheduling some concerts to later this year. Visit


The Newton Theatre in Newton is setting new dates for events it has suspended through May 7. Ticket holders will be contacted with details and updates will be posted on the theater’s social media channels. For information, visit or call 973-383-3700.

The Rhino Theatre Group in Hamburg has canceled performances, classes and workshops through an undetermined date. Mainstage and Studio 237 shows are being rescheduled. Visit for more information.


The Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway has canceled entertainment events and the Golden Gloves boxing tournament matches through May 28. For more information, call 732-499-8226 or visit

“Rahway Taste of Spring” 20th anniversary celebration scheduled for April 24 has been canceled. For information, email


Centenary Stage Company, based on the campus of Centenary University in Hackettstown, has suspended its 2019/2020 season until the beginning of June. Some of the postponed productions already have been given new dates. Call 908-979-0900 or visit

Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy has suspended all activities, programs and museum hours until further notice. Visit or call 908-852-1894, ext. 338, for more information.

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