McCarter Stories

McCarter Welomes NJ Secretary Of State During ArtPride NJ’s Support The Arts & Vote Initiative

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and New Jersey State Council on the Arts Interim Director Allison Tratner visited McCarter Theatre Center for a pre-show tour of the Matthews stage and discussion with McCarter staff.

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Reflections: Nyahale Allie on Detroit ′67

Nyahale Allie, playing “Bunny” in McCarter’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67, recently sat down with us to talk about the production, her musical loves, Detroit roots, and much more.

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Reflections: Johnny Ramey on Detroit ′67

Johnny Ramey, playing “Lank” in McCarter’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67, recently sat down with us to talk about the production, Miles Davis, and much more.

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Reflections: Ginna Le Vine on Detroit ′67

Ginna Le Vine, playing “Caroline” in McCarter’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67, recently sat down with us to talk about the production, her connection to music, and much more.

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Reflections: Will Cobbs on Detroit ′67

Will Cobbs, playing “Sly” in McCarter’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67, recently sat down with us to talk about the production, his musical loves, Detroit roots, and much more.

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Reflections: Myxolydia Tyler on Detroit ′67

Myxolydia Tyler, playing “Chelle” in McCarter’s production of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67, recently sat down with us to talk about the production, her love for Prince, and much more.

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From Bill's Desk

Joan Baez and her "Fare Thee Well Tour 2019"

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2018 Block Party

Our 8th Annual Block Party was a huge success!  See the photos and read all about it!

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The Powerhouse Women Behind Detroit ‘67

Learn more about playwright Dominique Morisseau and director Jade King Carroll.

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McCarter’s 17th Annual Artists' Retreat

Twelve Esteemed and Emerging Playwrights Meet in Princeton This June For McCarter’s 17th Annual Retreat

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From Bill's Desk

McCarter’s Director of Special Programming talks about the first Jazz in June Festival.

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25 Years of High-Flying Imagination

Jeannot Painchaud Has Taken Cirque Éloize Where Few Circuses Have Gone Before

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From Bill's Desk

Rhiannon Giddens | Joshua Redman & Brooklyn Rider

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Christopher Durang’s Funhouse Mirror

The Characters of Durang’s Oeuvre and Their Many Eccentricities

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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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Michael S. Rosenberg Named Managing Director of McCarter Theatre Center

A nationally respected arts leader, Rosenberg will work together with McCarter’s Artistic Director/Resident Playwright Emily Mann and Special Programming Director William W. Lockwood in leading Princeton’s Tony Award winning arts institution.

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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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