Schare Recital Hall

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Marryott Music Building
81 George Street (parking at 85 George Street)
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Rutgers University, Douglass Campus

Map of venues [PDF]

This venue is available for rental.

GPS coordinates: N 40.48572; W 074.43348. Please be advised that directions to our venues obtained via Mapquest are incorrect.

Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.

Directions

From Route 18 North:

  • Follow Route 18 north past the entrance for the New Jersey Turnpike and Route 1.
  • After the first traffic light (Paulus Blvd.), bear right, following signs for New Brunswick Exits. Take the exit ramp to the left marked Route 172 – Cook/Douglass.
  • At the light, turn left onto Route 172 – Cook/Douglass.
  • Just before the first traffic light, make a right into the Performing Arts Center. Parking is on the left; the PAC is directly ahead.

From Route 18 South:

  • Follow Route 18 south toward downtown, and merge right into local lanes, following signs for the Commercial Avenue exit.
  • Take the Commercial Avenue exit.
  • As soon as possible, merge into the left lane.
  • At the second light, turn left onto George Street.
  • Proceed through the Ryders Lane/George Street traffic circle, bearing left.
  • Just before the next traffic light, take the right-hand jug handle and cross back over George Street. The Performing Arts Center is directly ahead. Parking is on the left; the PAC is directly ahead.

From Route 1 North & South:

  • Follow Route 1 to the “Route 18 north – New Brunswick” exit and follow our Route 18 north directions.

From the New Jersey Turnpike North & South:

  • Take Exit 9 (marked “New Brunswick”) off the Turnpike.
  • Follow signs for “Route 18 north – New Brunswick” and follow the Route 18 north directions.

From the Garden State Parkway Southbound (from North Jersey):

  • Follow Parkway to Exit 129 for the New Jersey Turnpike south
  • Follow our directions from the New Jersey Turnpike.

From the Garden State Parkway Northbound (from South Jersey):

  • Take Exit 127 for I-287 to the New Jersey Turnpike south.
  • Follow our directions from New Jersey Turnpike.

From Route 27 North or South:

  • Take Route 18 south and follow our directions from Route 18 south.

From 287 North & South:

  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike south exit.
  • Follow our directions from the New Jersey Turnpike.

Parking

Parking is available in lots 79 (Hickman Hall), 74A (New Gibbons Dorms), and the Douglass Parking Deck for visitors only starting 30 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. Lot 79A is available for visitors only starting 30 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time Friday-Sunday only. It is strongly recommended that patrons call ahead to confirm parking lot authorizations for the performance they wish to attend.

These are all permit lots. Parking regulations are in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rutgers faculty, staff, and students must follow all rules and regulations regarding lot assignment authorized by their particular permit. Up-to-date rules and regulations are here.

Handicap-accessible parking is available in the marked spaces adjacent to Nicholas Music Center.

Campus Bus Directions

From College Avenue Campus:

  • Take the EE (weekdays) or Weekend 2 (weekends) to the Gibbons stop.
  • Cross George Street and walk through the circle to the Performing Arts Center.

From Busch Campus:

  • Take the REXB (weekdays) or Weekend 1 or (weekends) to the Gibbons stop.
  • Cross George Street and walk through the circle to the Performing Arts Center.

From Livingston Campus

  • Take the REXL (weekdays) or Weekend 1 (weekends) to the Gibbons stop.
  • Cross George Street and walk through the circle to the Performing Arts Center.

Visit the Rutgers Department of Transportation Services website for more specific schedules and bus timetables.

Public Transportation Directions

By Train:

  • NJ Transit services the New Brunswick station via the Northeast Corridor line.
  • Once in New Brunswick, take the stairs down to street level at Somerset Street.
  • Take the EE (weekdays) or Weekend 2 (weekends) Rutgers bus to the Douglass Campus.
  • Take the bus to the Gibbons stop.
  • Cross George Street, and walk through the circle to the Performing Arts Center.
  • Rutgers buses are free.