The closing of events and arenas where large gatherings would be encouraged, such as stadiums or theaters, have taken a toll on the entertainment side of life. Instead of heart-pumping sporting events and awe-inspiring artist display the television, computers and phones are all that is left.

There are several New Jersey theaters that have been working to bring the arts to their audience even while stuck at home. Virtual content is being provided as entertainment and enriching education for those who wish to continue going to the theater during quarantine.

The Paper Mill Playhouse is providing weekly specials live-streamed to viewers. According to New Jersey Monthly, every Thursday at 7 p.m. people can see Paper Mill and Broadway stars perform.

The Mayo Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit theater and posts updated video content on its page of local, national and international performing artists.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has a new diary series by artistic director Bonnie J. Monte for view.

Other New Jersey theaters with different offerings include the State Theatre of New Jersey, the Jersey City Theater Center, the New Jersey Repertory Company and the McCarter Theatre Center.

For a list of more theaters, click here.