McCarter Stories

Emily Mann on Turning Off the Morning News

Hear McCarter's Artistic Director/Resident Playwright talk about Turning Off the Morning News by Christopher Durang.

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From Bill's Desk

This April at McCarter features a variety of different performers. Bill Lockwood, McCarter’s Special Programming Director, talks about three of his favorite performances this month.

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The Hat Queen Rules

McCarter Theatre Center finds the right fit, on and off stage.

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From Bill's Desk

A pair of March musical highlights include The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway.

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Local Women in Their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project

McCarter is pleased to partner with The Arts Council of Princeton once again!

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From Bill's Desk

Maria Schneider Orchestra plays music from The Thompson Fields (and other works).

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From Bill's Desk

Seong-Jin Cho Makes His McCarter Debut

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Front and Center Stage: Staff Spotlight

McCarter is so much more than what you see on our stages. Dozens of arts professionals are hard at work every day making a difference in the lives of others. This is the first is a series of short interviews with McCarter staff, where they discuss their backgrounds, their work, and their professional passions. We recently sat down with Anna Morton, McCarter’s Literary Manager.

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Protect the Beautiful Place

A conversation with playwright Nathan Alan Davis

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McCarter Nominated in Two People's Choice Awards Categories

McCarter is under consideration for both Best Large Performing Arts Center and Best Theater to see a Play.

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McCarter Theatre Center and The Princeton and Slavery Plays

McCarter Theatre Center presented a reading of new 10-minute plays, commissioned in conjunction with a significant and timely community endeavor: the national public rollout of The Princeton and Slavery Project.

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Front and Center Stage: Staff Spotlight

McCarter is so much more than what you see on our stages. Dozens of arts professionals are hard at work every day making a difference in the lives of others. This is the first is a series of short interviews with McCarter staff, where they discuss their backgrounds, their work, and their professional passions. We recently sat down with Brannan Berman, McCarter’s Director of Individual Giving.

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From Bill's Desk: Andrew Bird

“How do you describe an artist who defies description?” starts Bill Lockwood (McCarter's Special Programming Director). Read more about Andrew Bird’s innovative artistic feats and why his appearance at McCarter will be so impactful.

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Hollywood and Ireland: A History

Nestled in the Wicklow Mountains, about an hour’s drive south of Dublin, lies the tiny village of Hollywood, Ireland.

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From Bill's Desk

What’s better than one superstar? How about two in joint recital? That’s what McCarter has on Sunday, February 4 at 3pm, when pianist Daniil Trifonov and baritone Matthias Goerne join forces for one of only two recitals in the United States this season!

Learn about these two world-class musicians from McCarter’s Special Programming Director, Bill Lockwood.

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A Christmas Carol Press

Read what the press has to say!

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Process and Progress: Song of Rome

Artists Discuss How Princeton University and McCarter Theater Center are Creating Harmony with Artistic and Academic Collaborations

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Front and Center Stage: Staff Spotlight

This is the first is a series of short interviews with McCarter staff, where they discuss their backgrounds, their work, and their professional passions. We recently sat down with Manda Bliss, McCarter’s Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors.

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Harnessing the Power of STEAM in Central New Jersey

Learn more about McCarter’s in-school residency collaboration.

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Front and Center Stage: Education Spotlight

McCarter is so much more than what you see on our stages. Dozens of arts professionals are hard at work every day making a difference in the lives of others. This is the first is a series of short interviews with McCarter staff, where they discuss their backgrounds, their work, and their professional passions. We recently sat down with Mary Gragen from our Education and Engagement Department.

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Endless Possibility with Kimani Isaac

We recently caught up with Kimani to discuss her arts education throughout high school, her projects at McCarter, and her experiences in college so far.

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