Keep Safe @ HT

At Hopewell Theater, the safety of our patrons, talent, and staff is of utmost importance. We have developed new procedures and protocols with guidance from the CDC and in keeping with State mandates to keep you and your family safe upon your return to HT.

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Hopewell Theater Reopening!

After over a year of closure, Hopewell Theater is thrilled to announce that we are REOPENING!

This past week, Governor Murphy lifted capacity restrictions and six foot social distancing between patrons in New Jersey. With that, Hopewell Theater is now able to reopen its doors and sell shows at full capacity,

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New Jersey music venues are waiting for COVID relief from state and feds

Hopewell Theater was featured in this article by Chris Jordan from Asbury Park Press on May 17, 2021.

Like the Tom Petty song says, the waiting is the hardest part.

New Jersey live music venues are waiting for the disbursement of funds from both the federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant,

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Theaters Get Creative to Engage Remote Audiences

Hopewell Theater was featured in this article by Joe Emanski on U.S. 1 on January 13, 2021.

The stages went dark before almost anyplace else.

In early March 2020, few people knew what to think about the looming COVID-19 pandemic.

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NJIVA looks to boost support for local live venues statewide

Hopewell Theater and the New Jersey Independent Venue Association (NJIVA) were featured in this article by Andrew Harrison on on December 21, 2020.

New Jersey Independent Venue Association (NJIVA) seeks to give live entertainment independent venues and promoters a stronger voice,

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Thank You for Your Support!

Thanks to everyone who watched our first ever livestream on Friday, October 30 with Central Jersey Show Dance Band, and to those who also donated to the NIVA’s #SOS Emergency Relief Fund – we raised $1,518 for #SOS!

Special thanks to NJ Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman for sharing on video her support for the SOS Act,

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Save Our Stages Fest October 16-18!

Hopewell Theater is a member of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and proudly supports its efforts to keep our industry afloat at this time of financial crisis for venues. NIVA has been lobbying the federal government to pass the Save Our Stages Act, which provides support for independent live music venues that have lost nearly 100% of their revenue since the pandemic began in March,

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See Which NJ Representatives Supported Save Our Stages!

Thank you Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Rep. Albio Sires, Rep. Josh Gottheimer, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Tom Malinowski, and Rep. Jefferson Van Drew for signing on to support #SOS, the Save Our Stages legislation to rescue indie venues facing financial hardship at this time.

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Hopewell Theater Reopening Update


We miss our patrons.  We miss bringing you together at our emerging theater.  We miss the incredible artists and filmmakers who brought selectively eclectic shows to our stage and screen.

The Governor is now allowing venues like ours the opportunity to reopen at 25% capacity,

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Support Hopewell Theater Through Three Virtual Screenings!

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional and cautionary documentary about Robbie Robertson’s young life, and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music – The Band. The film blends rare archival footage, photography,

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