Coronavirus in New Jersey: What concerts, festivals and shows have been rescheduled, canceled. (3/18/20) –

Posted By on March 19, 2020

Stages gone dark. Concerts, festivals and other events canceled or postponed. Heres a look at whats happening -- or, more specifically, not happening -- at facilities around New Jersey after the statewide closures announced by Gov. Phil Murphy in response to the coronavirus outbreak.


Rutgers University announced all public events scheduled at the university through the month of May are suspended, including Rutgers Day and commencements at all campuses. Visit for more information.


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

Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City has postponed the March 21 Michael Buble date. All tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. Visit

The Stockton University Performing Arts Center on the Galloway campus has canceled or postponed all events through April 5. Also canceled is the Aunt Mary Pat show at Dante Hall Theatre of the Arts in Atlantic City. 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.


Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood has canceled, postponed or rescheduled 12 shows through April 17, some of which already have secured new dates later this year. Due to the large volume of events that have been postponed or canceled, bergenPAC requests that ticket holders please wait to be contacted regarding their ticket purchase. The Box Office windows will be temporarily closed but open via phone Monday through Saturday from 11am-4pm. The Box Office can be reached at 201-227-1030.

The Hackensack Performing Arts Center in Hackensack is canceling all events through April 16. All tickets purchased for PAC the House James Maddock, Palisades Virtuosi and Rufus Reid, the Italian Chicks and The Tea Interview with the Stars will automatically be fully refunded to credit card accounts through Eventbrite. For more information visit

Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy has suspended operations through April 1 and issued this statement: All activities, programs and museum hours will be postponed. New dates for all concerts, lectures, Murder Mystery Dinner and Paint Night will be determined and announced as soon as possible. We will update the website and contact all current ticket holders for each event as new dates are determined. Visit for more information.

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 through March and aims to resume exhibits and programs in April. Visit or call 201-512-0099.


The Roebling Museum in Florence has suspended all public programming through April 8. Visit


The Adventure Aquarium in Camden has suspended operations through March 27, but assures proper staffing will be maintained to care of the aquatic life and animals on site. Visit or call 844-474-3474.

The Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood has postponed its scheduled concert dates through at least April 24. For information visit or call 856-858-1000.


The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities in Cape May has canceled or postponed all public programming, including tours of the Physick House Museum, the Cape May Lighthouse, the World War II Lookout Tower, and all Trolley Tours through Thursday, April 2. It hopes to resume regular schedule of tours, events, and activities that conclude before 8 p.m., on Friday, April 3, at least until further notice. 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 April 11, aiming to reopen its doors for the April 16 LeAnn Rimes concert. 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 canceled all workshops and its planned May 30 spring fundraiser. The galleries will remain open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and until 7 p.m. on March 20. 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 scheduled for the month of March and concerts through April 14 including Billie Eilish and Elton John have been postponed. For questions, email For the up-to-date information, visit or

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark has suspended all performances through April 13. All NJPAC arts education and community engagement programming also is canceled. For information call 888-466-5722 or visit

South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange has halted all shows through April 16. 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, canceled three March childrens stage productions and suspended classed for eight weeks. It also announced it was putting its May world premiere production of The Wanderer on hold and shifting its May 15 fundraiser to an online campaign. 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

Wellmont Theater in Montclair has postponed six shows on its schedule through April 9, including Southside Johnny, Guster and Fetty Wap. For information visit or call 973-783-9500.

Peak Performances world premiere of Kate Sopers opera The Romance of the Rose is still scheduled for April 2-5 at Kasser Theater on the Montclair State University campus in Montclair. For updates, visit

Outpost in the Burbs, based at the First Congregational Church in Montclair, has postponed three concerts through April 4 and expects to turn the lights back on for the April 17 Alejandro Escovedo concert. Visit

The Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck has canceled all March events, including the March 21 Kersten Stevens Jazz Quintet concert. Visit or call 201-836-3499 for updates.

The Newark Museum of Art in Newark is closed until April 16. Visit or call 973-596-6550.

The Montclair Art Museum in Montclair is closed through March. For updates, visit or check social media pages.

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

Rutgers University announced all public events scheduled at the university through the month of May are suspended, including Rutgers Day and commencements at all campuses. This includes exhibits and programs at the Zimmerli Art Museum. Visit for more information.


Broadway Theatre of Pitman has closed its doors through April 17, erasing eight planned performances from its schedule. It hopes to reopen for the opening night of Big River on April 17. Call 856-384-8381 or visit

Rowan University College of Performing Arts has canceled the March 28 Cashore Marionettes performance at Pfleeger Concert Hall on its Glassboro campus. 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 through March. 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.

The Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City has canceled its planned March 21 exhibit opening. For updated information, visit


Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville anticipates being closed for the next three weeks and has canceled Alice in Wonderland and The Last Five Years. Visit for more information.

Stangl Stage in Flemington has canceled its March 28 The THE BAND Band concert. It reports it will be in touch with ticket holders to arrange refunds.

The Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton is closed and hopes to reopen March 30. Visit

The Red Mill Museum Village will be closed through the end of March. Visit


McCarter Theatre in Princeton has suspended all performances, classes and other events through March. 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 from March 20-22 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 operations through April 1. For information visit or call 609-989-0087.

Old Barracks Museum in Trenton is closed through March 30 but has opened a new online exhibit titled When Women Vote: The Old Barracks and the Anti-Suffrage Movement. The exhibit went live on Tuesday, March 17. For more information visit

Mercer County has shut down activities at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, forcing the cancellation of Disney on Ice later this month. Next event tentatively scheduled for the venue is the Adam Sandler show on April 23. For information visit

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

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market at Roebling Wire Works in Trenton has been moved from April 4-5 to May 30-31. Visit or email

The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton is closed through March 29. 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 through March. Visit for updates.

Kelsey Theatre on the Mercer County Community College campus in West Windsor has canceled Chicken Dance," 33 Variations and Parade." The theater notes it will contact ticket holders to make further arrangements. Visit for more.

1867 Sanctuary in Ewing has postponed all events through April 5. For information visit

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

Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton is closed to April 1. Visit


The State Theatre of New Jersey in New Brunswick has canceled or postponed seven shows through April 7, some of which already have been rescheduled. Ticket holders will be notified by email and phone of their options. 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 suspended the remaining performances of Conscience" and 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 canceled the March 22 New York Tenors concert and postponed Bodiographys April 3-5 performances. Contact 732-314-0500 or


Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank has postponed performances through March 28, with some events already rescheduled for later this year. (The Mandy Moore March 27 concert, however, was still on the schedule as of Monday, March 16). Ticket holders unable to make any new dates should contact our box office at 732-842-9000 to make alternate arrangements. Visit for updates.

Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal has suspended all productions through April 20, including Matilda the Musical, Satchmo and Friends in New Orleans and Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater. For information call 732-531-9106 or visit

The Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan notes its postponements will be made on a rolling basis. The March 30 appearance by author Harlan Coben has been postponed but its holding out hope for the March 27 opening of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Visit for updates.

Monmouth University Center for the Arts in West Long Branch has postponed scheduled events through April 3. Visit for updates.

The Garden State Film Festival, scheduled for March 25-29, will resort to live streaming of its films for ticket holders through its private servers. Physical festival events such as industry activities, workshops and panels have been canceled. Visit

The Asbury Park Boardwalk issued this announcement on Tuesday, March 17: Effective immediately we are temporarily closing venues along the Asbury Park waterfront, which include The Stone Pony, Wonder Bar, Convention Hall, and Paramount Theatre. This temporary closing 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, please refer to that business website and social platforms for their policies and updates. For information, visit

Spring Lake Theatre Company has postponed the planned March 20 opening its production of Monty Pythons Spamalot at the Spring Lake Community House to some time in mid-April. Call 732-449-4530 or visit

Two River Theater in Red Bank has suspended the remaining performances of Radio Golf." Look online at for updated information.

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

The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft is closed until at least March 22. Visit or call 732-224-1995.

The Monmouth Civic Chorus has canceled its March 29 concert at First Presbyterian Church of Freehold in Freehold. For information contact or 732- 933-9333.


Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown is suspending 17 public performances, as well as classes and events through March 31. MPAC is working to reschedule these events. All ticket holders will be contacted as soon as possible with more details. For information, call 973- 539-8008 or visit

Drew University in Madison has canceled its public events through March. Visit for more information.

The Spring CraftMorristown scheduled for March 27-29 at the Morristown National Guard Armory has been postponed to a date to be determined. For information, visit or call 845-331-7900.

The Morris Museum in Morristown will be closed to the public 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 March 31. Visit or call 973-538-2404.

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

The Folk Project has canceled its April slate of weekly concerts. Visit or call 973-335-9489.

Roxbury Arts Alliance has rescheduled the March 28 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. Visit or call 862-219-1379.

Brundage Park Playhouse has rescheduled its March 29 Rocking With the Oldies fundraiser to Sept. 20.


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 April 2, plus it April 4 The Amazing Max show. Visit or call 732-255-0500.

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

Exit 82 Theatre in Toms River has postponed the remaining run of Puffs and aims to reschedule the dates in May. Visit

Albert Music Hall in Wall has canceled its March 21 Irish Show and hopes to reschedule it. Its March 28 lineup had yet to be postponed as of March 17. For latest updates, visit

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