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The McCarter Theatre FY15 Annual Report is now available to view as an online flipbook!
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The Mousetrap - Mar 8-27, 2016

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It's murder—pure and simple...and spine-tinglingly fun. The snow is falling around Monkswell Manor, but the body count keeps rising. Agatha Christie, the undisputed queen of crime, pens this fiendishly delightful, nerve-shredding whodunnit. A perfectly twisted web of a play, this mystery-thriller truly invented the rules of the genre. You'll be filled with shuddering suspense and edge-of-your-seat intrigue until the final twist unfolds. Be careful, murder lurks around every corner!

Mandolin Magic:
Avi Avital, mandolin
- March 13, 2016
Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital is one of the world’s most exciting and adventurous musicians. He recognizes no limits; from Concertos by Bach and Vivaldi to Bartok’s Romanian Dances and music by De Falla, Villa-Lobos, Bloch, and Dvorak. He is one of those rare artists who specializes in bypassing the obvious, continually “playing with the border,” the non-existent line between folk and classical music, all the while taking listeners to the brink of wildest expectation.

Romeo and Juliet - February 14, 2016
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, hails from the city of Veronezh and has brought several of its productions to McCarter in past seasons. This time, the company of 55 brings a new production of one of classical ballet’s all-time favorites to Princeton: Romeo and Juliet, set to the familiar Prokofiev score and choreographed by Mikhail Lavrovsky, former principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet in the l960s and now a leading Soviet choreographer for the Bolshoi and other companies.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour - February 12, 2016
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the granddaddy of all the big-time summer jazz festivals, boasting a legacy that ranges from Gillespie and Armstrong to Rollins, Mulligan, Harry James, Max Roach and Billie Holiday. Jazz masters and mentors joining forces with their protégés is one of the reasons the Monterey gathering continues to play such a major role in the evolution of American jazz.

Listening Assistance


We have installed brand new assistive listening equipment in both our theaters. Both stages are now outfitted with dedicated microphones allowing patrons to hear a play or concert with clarity.

Parking at McCarter

View our updated instructions and maps before you plan your trip to McCarter, as we recommend you park in the West Garage, just a 5 minute walk to the theater!

McCarter is grateful for the support of our corporate impresarios.
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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