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Group Services
Check out our all-inclusive Holiday Packages starting at $52 per person

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Director of Group Services
Megan Johnston

Special Event Manager
Christine Murray

Marketing Associate

E-mail groups@mccarter.org


Group Benefits

Groups of 10 or more benefit in more ways than one!

  • Ticket discounts - up to 50% off select performances*
  • Waived handling charges
  • Personalized service
  • Opportunity to reserve private event space*
  • Drink coupons*
  • Seat upgrades*
  • Exclusive behind the scenes*

*subject to availability, select performances may apply

Arrange an all-inclusive group experience:

Pre and Post-show discussions can compliment your theater performance and are FREE and open to the public. From our Inside Story, before each performance offering insight into each production to our Dialogue on Drama, an in-depth post-show interview with a member of the creative team to Post-show Discussions that are highly interactive audience-based conversations facilitated by an artist from the production; your theater going experience is certain to be enhanced!

Dine in and enjoy a dinner and theater experience from start to finish with reserved seating at TERRA TEATRO.

  • TASTING MENU - includes one glass of wine or beer, salumi, formaggi, crostini with two toppings, spiced nuts, biscotti and dried fruit to share. $20 per person*
  • PRE-THEATER DINNER - includes one glass of wine or beer, crostini with two toppings, farro salad, choice of one food item (panini, foccacia, or salumi & formaggi) and one dessert. $30 per person*
  • DESSERT OFFERING - includes coffee and platter of cookies, fruit and mini desserts featuring rice pudding, tiramisu, and brownies. $7 per person*
    * Price for menu only - served family style, ticket price based on the date selected.

Leave the driving to us!
Forget parking, traffic and weather and just sit back and relax with worry-free travel to and from the theater. Transportation package start at $18 per person* (minimum 20 people required)
*Price for transportation only, ticket price determined on performance date selected.

Student Groups!
Receive $15 tickets to our Theater Series performances and select Presented events. Educator benefits include: dedicated website with show background and context, discussion questions and activities, plus additional resources. Student chaperones/professors and facilitators also enjoy the same $15 price!

Contact Megan Johnston at 609-258-6526 or groups@mccarter.org to find out more!



A Christmas Carol
December 5 - 28


Gather family, friends, and co-workers for a performance of A Christmas Carol and enjoy group rates & special
benefits. Private events space is available, although growing more limited by the day. Don’t miss this timeless classic that is sure to warm the hearts of even the Scroogiest in your group!

“Years ago my mother arranged an evening at McCarter Theatre to see A Christmas Carol. It has since become an annual holiday family tradition. Throughout the year, we attend different musical events and enjoy the intimate atmosphere at McCarter Theatre. Thanks, McCarter, for one of our fondest family traditions!

— Eileen Hardcastle, Group Patron

Check out our all-inclusive Holiday Packages starting at $52 per person

Contact Megan Johnston at 609-258-6526 or groups@mccarter.org to find out more!




“McCarter Theatre is an ideal setting for our annual spring fundraiser.
We are fortunate to be able to offer our guests world-class entertainment
right here in our community. It's always fun and festive, which adds to
our success. McCarter never disappoints!”

— Sue Bonfield, President,
Corner House Foundation



Profit from award-winning performances by hosting your next philanthropic effort at McCarter. With ticket prices at half of what you would pay in NYC or Philadelphia, you’re sure to exceed your sales expectations. Raising money couldn't be easier, and with unforgettable entertainment and a good cause, your organization will be talked about for many days to come.

Request McCarter’s “How-To” Guide for more information.

Or, for additional crowd-pleasing fundraising ideas, please see our Event Planning section below.

 Raise funds for your favorite non-profit by piggybacking on any of our all-inclusive party packages and leave the details to us.

Contact Megan Johnston at 609-258-6526 or groups@mccarter.org to find out more!




Event Planning

“Our first event at McCarter was a great success, and here’s
how we define success: Raising funds for Parkinson’s research
—and enjoying a wonderful show—all within 4 hours! Our job
was made easier by a very professional staff at McCarter—
and we will be back.”

— Carol Walton, Chief Executive Officer,
The Parkinson Alliance


Host a holiday party, dinner meeting, fundraising effort, or other event right here at McCarter theater. Our facilities can accommodate sit-down dinners, standing cocktail receptions, silent auctions, a full bar, and themed accents, and our staff will provide professional, personalized service to make your event a success.

By hosting your event with us, you’ll receive the Group Benefits listed above, plus:

  • Expert assistance in selecting caterers, florists, and other vendors

10% off the lobby rental fee when you select one of our Preferred Caterers to cater your event

Let our partner Event Rental Ltd. help apply the finishing touches—from chairs to china, they have it all!


Contact Megan Johnston at 609-258-6526 or groups@mccarter.org to find out more!



Party Packages

No time to plan your own event? Sign up for one
of our all-inclusive party packages:

Pride Night

Before the show, mingle with other LGBT and gay- friendly theatergoers at the party that always satisfies!

Pride Night Party

Dine on an all-inclusive three-course chef tasting menu before the show at EnoTerra & Mediterra

Dinner & Theater

Before the show celebrate the holidays with lots of good cheer at one of our all-inclusive holiday packages that are a treat for all senses!

Dinner & Theater

Contact Megan Johnston at 609-258-6526 or groups@mccarter.org to find out more!





Call Group Services: 609.258.6526

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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