March 12 postponement roundup: Prudential Center, McCarter, Basie, more

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Billie Eilish’s March 16 concert at the Prudential Center in Newark has been postponed.

I’m sure by the time this is posted, more postponements will be announced — it’s been that kind of day — but here’s a roundup of today’s most significant Coronavirus-inspired postponements on the New Jersey arts scene.

Of course, many more shows have been canceled, so before you go to anything, it would be a good idea to check, to make sure the show is still on.

The Prudential Center in Newark has postponed all events through the end of March, including Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘n Out Live, March 14; Billie Eilish, March 16; and the Millennium Tour featuring Bow Wow and Omarion, March 22. No new dates have been announced yet.

The McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton is suspending all productions through the end of the month as well, including a run of the play, “Sleuth.”

The Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank has postponed all shows up to March 28, including appearances by The Indigo Girls and Nate Bargatze, and Bobby Bandiera’s “Running Down a Dream” tribute to Tom Petty. Some shows have been rescheduled already; for more information and updates, click here.

Peak Performances at Montclair State University has postponed the rest of its season, and plans to set new dates, TBA, for Kate Soper’s “The Romance of the Rose” and Familie Flöz’s “Hotel Paradiso.”

Luna Stage in West Orange is postponing its spring productions of “Hooray for Ladyland! Gay History for Straight People” (which was scheduled to open this weekend) and April’s “Shruti Gupta Can Totally Deal.”

The Holmdel Theatre Company has postponed its production of “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail,” which was going to run from March 27 to April 11.

All shows in the WP Presents series at William Paterson University in Wayne have been postponed, including the April 4 concert by Graham Parker.

Other postponements: Chelsea Handler at the Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, March 14; the Princeton University Jazz Festival, April 18; Styx at the Tropicana Showroom in Atlantic City, March 20; Phyllis Chen’s “Automatoys” at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum in Morris Township, March 13-14; the Taylor 2 Dance Company at the Wilkins Theatre at Kean University in Union, March 21.

Gov. Murphy recommends cancellation of events to be attended by more than 250

Mayo Performing Arts Center postpones all March shows

Montclair Film postpones 2020 festival

Mayor Fulop says Jersey City will have nightclub curfew starting this weekend

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra postpones all March concerts

Shows and events at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City (Adam Sandler); Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City (MobMovieCon); NJPAC in Newark (AB6IX); Mason Gross Performing Arts Center in New Brunswick; Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg (“Artrageous”); South Orange Performing Arts Center (Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell)

Shows at The Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair by Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche; The Bongos; and Alex Cuba.

Shows at BergenPAC in Englewood (The Robert Cray Band and Sir James Galway) and Rent Party in Maplewood (The Bitter Chills, Wild Carnation and Yung Wu); and Princeton Symphony Orchestra and Montclair Film Events.

The Fest for Beatles Fans in Jersey City.

Coronavirus scare hits home on NJ Arts beat


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