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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!

The Salzburg Marionettes - Feb 27-28, 2016
Salzburg Marionettes have cast their spell around the world since 1913 with their sumptuous productions of the Mozart operas and fairytales like Hansel & Gretel. On this visit, they bring their brand new full-length production of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, plus a special matinee performance for families: consisting of Little Red Riding Hood and Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. The puppeteers will reveal their genius in front of the curtain for everybody to just how they accomplish their miracles.

Mitsuko Uchida - February 20, 2016
Mitsuko Uchida’s presence at McCarter is always a singular event. A reputation second to none, she is, quite simply, Uchida—a musician’s musician who maintains an inspired balance of head and heart in everything she plays. Her program will include Berg’s Piano Sonata, Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Op. 90, and Schumann’s Piano Sonata No. 1.

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.

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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