Between Two Knees

JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 12

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JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 12, 2023

Between Two Knees

A Co-Production with Seattle Rep In Association with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre

By the 1491s

Directed by Eric Ting 

Between Two Knees is an outrageously funny and wickedly subversive intergenerational tale of familial love, loss, and connection.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 at 8:00PM

Danielle Ponder

American soul singer Danielle Ponder is both empowering and a powerhouse. In 2020, NPR described her music as anthemic while compassionate; soulful, while bold and strong.

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FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 12, 2023

Wise Children’s

Wuthering Heights

A National Theatre, Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal co-production

In association with Berkeley Repertory Theater

 

Based on the novel by Emily Brontë

Adapted and directed by Emma Rice 

Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights. He finds a kindred spirit in Catherine Earnshaw and a fierce love ignites. When forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.

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MARCH 2 - MARCH 4, 2023

Felon: An American Washi Tale

By Reginald Dwayne Betts

Directed by Elise Thoron

Presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University

In partnership with the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, McCarter invites you to Felon: An American Washi Tale. 23 years after his release from prison, MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship recipient Reginald Dwayne Betts explores the consequences of his incarceration in a compelling solo show.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2023 at 8:00PM

Reduced Shakespeare Company

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Now, the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Moliere (Is Moliere funny? Why not?) to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show and Anthony Weiner.

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FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2023 at 8:00PM

Andy Borowitz: Profiles In Ignorance

Laugh and cry as the razor-sharp satirist and New York Times best-selling author takes us on an uproarious examination of American Politics with his newest book Profiles In Ignorance. Borowitz returns to McCarter for an evening of conversation, commentary and comedy. 

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JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 12, 2023

Between Two Knees

A Co-Production with Seattle Rep In Association with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre

By the 1491s

Directed by Eric Ting 

Between Two Knees is an outrageously funny and wickedly subversive intergenerational tale of familial love, loss, and connection.

TICKETS & INFO

FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 12, 2023

Wise Children’s

Wuthering Heights

A National Theatre, Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal co-production

In association with Berkeley Repertory Theater

 

Based on the novel by Emily Brontë

Adapted and directed by Emma Rice 

Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights. He finds a kindred spirit in Catherine Earnshaw and a fierce love ignites. When forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 24 & SATURDAY MARCH 25, 2023 at 8:00PM

The Toni Morrison Project

Original Commissions inspired by TONI MORRISON

In Partnership with Princeton University’s campus-wide celebration of the acclaimed author’s life and legacy.

Experience Workshop performances of original commissions inspired by the TONI MORRISON papers - in Partnership with Princeton University.

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MAY 6 - MAY 28

A bold character drama

Blues for an Alabama Sky

By Pearl Cleage
Directed by McCarter's Associate Artistic Director Nicole A. Watson

In a Depression-era Harlem apartment building, a close-knit group of friends has become a chosen family.Their lives are upturned when Southern newcomer arrives and falls hard for Angel, who is torn between a stable life in Manhattan and an exhilarating overseas adventure with Guy.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 at 8:00PM

Danielle Ponder

American soul singer Danielle Ponder is both empowering and a powerhouse. In 2020, NPR described her music as anthemic while compassionate; soulful, while bold and strong.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2023 at 8:00PM

Randall Goosby

Anna Han, Piano

American violinist Randall Goosby is acclaimed for the sensitivity and intensity of his musicianship alongside his determination to make music more inclusive and accessible, as well as bringing the music of under-represented composers to light.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 24 & SATURDAY MARCH 25, 2023 at 8:00PM

The Toni Morrison Project

Original Commissions inspired by TONI MORRISON

In Partnership with Princeton University’s campus-wide celebration of the acclaimed author’s life and legacy.

Experience Workshop performances of original commissions inspired by the TONI MORRISON papers - in Partnership with Princeton University.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2023 at 8:00PM

Music From the Sole: Partido

Music From The Sole is a tap dance and live music company that celebrates tap's Afro-diasporic roots, particularly its connections to Afro-Brazilian dance and music, and its lineage to forms like house dance and passinho (Brazilian funk).  

This ensemble of dancers and musicians, like a samba bateria during Carnival, is quickly gathering fans who are attracted by its percussive call to good times."

-New Yorker

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FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2023 at 8:00PM

The Moth

The quintessential Moth experience, a two-act show where five tellers and a notable host share true personal stories, without notes.  

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FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2023 at 8:00PM

Andy Borowitz: Profiles In Ignorance

Laugh and cry as the razor-sharp satirist and New York Times best-selling author takes us on an uproarious examination of American Politics with his newest book Profiles In Ignorance. Borowitz returns to McCarter for an evening of conversation, commentary and comedy. 

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Bard at The Gate: Season 22-23

Strong scripts. Raw talent. New audiences. New Bards.

Next:
Tent Revival
 by Majkin Holmquist, directed by Teddy Bergman.
Premiere: January 30, 2023 at 7pm ET

Live talk back to follow, hosted by Nicole A. Watson and featuring Playwrights Majkin Holmquist, Tarell Alvin McCraney (THE BROTHERS SIZE; Oscar-winner MOONLIGHT), Benjamin Benny (ALMA, IN HIS HANDS), and Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoe (literary manager, Arena Stage).

 

All productions streamed by BROADWAY ON DEMAND.

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