You can rent Hopewell Theater for two, four, or eight hours. Start here to see dates and times available.

Booking for our central NJ theater can be placed one month or more, prior to your event but we strongly suggest you book at least two months prior to your desired date to allow time to produce your certificate of insurance 30 days in advance of your event, a requirement for every booking.

2 Hour Rental

Rental Details

Session Length 2 Hour Rental
Start Time  
Security Deposit  
Optional services are available on the next page.

Please read complete Rental Policies before booking.

Hopewell Theater is a 176 seat theater with flexible seating options, from intimate banquette table seating to traditional fixed theater seats, as well as a balcony overlooking the stage. The Theater features a projector and a state-of-the-art surround sound system, as well as a complete theatrical lighting and sound system. 


  1. From the calendar above, select your session length: 2, 4, or 8-hours.
  2. Choose your date and time from what's available.
  3. Click Continue to see and add optional services.
  4. Review order, agree to terms of service and sign electronically.
  5. Fill out Info Form.
  6. Pay amount due; amount due will be held on your card until your rental is approved by Hopewell Theater.

If you don't receive confirmation email from us within 48 hours, please check your spam file and then email us to ask if we received your order.


  1. Within 48 hours or by Monday (if you booked on a Friday) our theater manager will receive and review your portal booking’s requested date and reply by email to confirm whether your booking was approved. If you do not receive a confirmation email, it may mean your booking did not go through. Make sure to check your spam folder before you contact us, should this happen.
  2. When your booking is approved, your credit card will be charged for the Rental Fees, per above. If our theater manager has any questions about your rental request, s/he will contact you by email and if we cannot reach you within 48 hours to resolve questions, your request will be deleted from our system, and your credit card will not be charged.

The additional 50% due for the rental must be paid 30 days prior to the date of your event, and will be charged to your credit card.

Hopewell Theater reserves the right to deny portal bookings for any non-discriminatory reason.


Please read complete Rental Policies before booking.

  • All rentals require a certificate of insurance from renter, naming Hopewell Theater as additional insured. 
  • Serving alcohol is not allowed without liquor liability insurance and a special event permit from the State of New Jersey or proof of same from your caterer.
  • Renters may enjoy the use of our audio-visual system (AV) during their rental, using one of our trained technical staff, at an additional expense (add when booking ).  Renters will not be allowed to operate Theater AV system themselves.
  • Your event can be posted to our website at an additional cost (add when booking ).
  • Basic cleaning is included in your Rental Fees.  However, by the time your rental has concluded, you will be required to return the theater to the condition you found it in, and to bag and remove any belongings and/or trash specific to your event, for example gift bags, papers, packets, brochures or tent cards, and food waste.