NJPAC, BergenPAC, State Theatre, SOPAC and other NJ venues postpone or cancel shows

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The Chieftains’ March 15 concert at NJPAC in Newark has been postponed.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, BergenPAC in Englewood, SOPAC in South Orange, the State Theatre and the George Street Playhouse (both in New Brunswick) and others have become the latest New Jersey venues to suspend activities for anywhere from two to six weeks, in response to the coronavirus.

• NJPAC will go on hiatus for 30 days, starting today; this includes arts education and community engagements programs. Events will be rescheduled when possible; customers who have bought tickets will be contacted and informed of their options.

“The health of our patrons, staff, artists and community is always our primary concern,” said NJPAC president and CEO John Schreiber in a press release.

For information, visit NJPAC.org.

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has suspended entertainment activities in all its venues — the Etess Arena, Sound Waves, Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club and DAER Nightclub — through April 15.

“Our highest priority is our commitment to ensure the safety and security of our guests, team members and community is paramount,” said said the Atlantic City resort’s president, Joe Lupo, in a press release.

For information, visit hardrockhotels.com.

Other cancellations and postponements include:

All shows through March 31 at BergenPAC in Englewood.

All shows through March 31 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick.

All shows through April 17 at The South Orange Performing Arts Center.

“Conscience,” the current play being presented at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, plus the final play in its 2019-20 season, “A Walk on the Moon.”

All plays and other events at the Two River Theater in Red Bank through March 31.

All shows through April 3 at The Newton Theatre

All shows through March 26 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville

All shows through March 26 at Asbury Lanes.

Brian Kirk & the Jirks, March 13, and Anthony Rodia, March 14, at the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan

All shows through March 29 at the Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College in Toms River.

Shows headlined by Moroccan Sheepherders, March 13, and Coin, March 20, at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park.

All events currently scheduled at Little City Books in Hoboken, including its Hoboken Literary Weekend.

Remaining performances of “5 Times in One Night” at Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken.

Succeed2gether’s March 25-29 Montclair Literary Festival.

Shows by Rachel Ana Dobken and Friends, March 13, and John Eddie, March 14, at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park.

All shows through March 27 at the Lizzie Rose Music Room in Tuckerton.

All public program at the Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center in Millville through April 14.

All scheduled shows at the Borgata Comedy Club in Atlantic City.

“The Bachelorette,” which had been scheduled to run at the Little Theatre at Centenary University in Hackettstown from March 19 to March 23, has been moved to April 5-8.

Also, the annual Pi Day Princeton, which usually has a number of public events, will be online only this year.

For previously announced postponements and cancellations, click here.


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