Press Releases

AUGUST 8, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Presents World Premiere of The Age Of Innocence

Douglas McGrath’s adaptation of Edith Wharton’s timeless love story to open McCarter’s 2018-2019 Theater Series, helmed by Tony Award®-winning director Doug Hughes.

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AUGUST 2, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Announces The 2018 Adult Community Ensemble For Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

McCarter Theatre Center is proud to welcome 27 local community members who will make up this year’s Community Ensemble for its annual production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

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JULY 31, 2018

All 2018-2019 Performances On Sale Now at McCarter Theatre Center

McCarter Theatre Center announced today that patrons can immediately access tickets for all events throughout the upcoming 2018-2019 season.

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JULY 23, 2018

McCarter to Host 8th Annual Block Party

McCarter Theatre Center will celebrate the start of its new season with its 8th annual community-wide Block Party, taking place on Wednesday, August 22nd from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on McCarter’s front lawn.

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July 10, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Receives Action Grant From The New Jersey Council for the Humanities

McCarter is proud to be a recipient of a $7,800 Action Grant from The New Jersey Council for the Humanities for the commissioning of plays written by emerging playwrights involved in the ongoing research project entitled "Migration: People and Cultures across Borders".

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May 8, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Receives Substantial Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts

McCarter Theatre Center is proud to be a recipient of an Art Works grant of $30,000 to support the McCarter LAB.

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May 4, 2018

Presented Season comes to a close

Cirque Éloize Joshua Redman, Brookly Rider, Arlo Guthrie, Pink Martini, and Rhiannon Giddens Close Out McCarter’s 2017-2018 Presented Events

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April 23, 2018

Relaxed Performances

McCarter Announces Expanded Relaxed Performances Schedule For 2018–2019

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April 15, 2018

May Events at McCarter

Includes Jeremy Denk, Zakir Hussian, Dave Holland, Cirque Éloize, and Dark Star Orchestra

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April 9, 2018

McCarter Theatre 2018 Gala

McCarter Theatre Center hosts annual Gala Benefit concert. Six-time Tony Award® Winner Audra McDonald to headline.

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April 6, 2018

April Events at McCarter

Jugglers, magicians, Tweedy and the Trocks at McCarter this April.

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April 5, 2018

McCarter Presents World Premiere of Turning Off the Morning News

Tony Award®-winning playwright Christopher Durang returns to Princeton with his third commissioned work for McCarter.

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April 3, 2018

Jazz From Cuba Next at McCarter

Including Chucho Valdés and Roberto Fonseca

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MARCH 16, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2018-2019 Season

Includes Theater, Dance, Music, and Signature Series.

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MARCH 6, 2018

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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MARCH 3, 2018

March at McCarter

Including Rudresh Mahanthappa and Anaïs Mitchell

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MARCH 2, 2018

McCarter Presents Jazz in June

Inaugural festival to feature four events in McCarter’s Berlind Theatre, June 8 - 15.

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MARCH 1, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Celebrates Major Funding Milestone

A successful conclusion of the Campaign for McCarter.

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FEBRUARY 22, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Announces Casting Information for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Princeton’s Tony-Award winning launches its third annual search for local actors to appear in Dickens’ classic tale this December.

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FEBRUARY 14, 2018

McCarter Presents the 15th Anniversary Production of Regina Taylor’s Crowns

Revised by writer/director Regina Taylor, Crowns features new music and lyrics, new movement, and a new focus. The production runs March 13 - April 1.

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FEBRUARY 1, 2018

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

Accordion Virtuosi of Russia and Sleeping Beauty from the State Ballet Theatre of Russia at McCarter on back-to-back nights

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January 24, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center and New York’s Public Theater Announce 2018 Lab Spotlight Presentation: Nathan Alan Davis’ Protect The Beautiful Place

A unique partnership is piloted to support the development of this new play.  Patricia McGregor directs, with public showing on Feb. 2-3, 2018 at McCarter.

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January 19, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center Receives $50,000 Community Impact Grant

The Princeton Area Community Foundation is supporting McCarter's ongoing Arts Integrated Education Program in Trenton Public Schools.

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January 11, 2018

Next Up at McCarter

A trio of music programs start the 2018 Presented Series calendar

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December 11, 2017

McCarter Presents Stones in His Pockets

Lindsay Posner directs Marie Jones’ hilariously heartfelt quick-change tour-de-force, where a small Irish town is taken over by Hollywood.

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NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Celebrate the Holidays at McCarter!

A medley of festive holiday events on tap for December. Also: great gift ideas now available with multiple new events added to the 2018 schedule.

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November 16, 2017

McCarter Presents A Christmas Carol

Princeton’s annual tradition returns December 5 – 31 with an expanded scenic design, a new Community Ensemble, and enhanced holiday magic.

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October 8, 2017

Next at McCarter

Cuban Jazz from Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez and a ‘60s Celebration with Songs of Freedom

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October 7, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Trustees

McCarter is pleased to add these leading community volunteers to the existing roster of trustees who are outstanding arts advocates, supporters and business professionals dedicated to the support of McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton’s Tony Award-winning theatre.

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October 5, 2017

Two Concerts, Two Music Masters: JOSHUA BELL AND LUDOVICO EINAUDI

JOSHUA BELL, violin with Alessio Bax, piano – Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 pm
LUDOVICO EINAUDI, piano – Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 pm

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October 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center Dance Series Opens With MALPASO DANCE COMPANY

The first in a series of Presented Events featuring the sights and sounds of Cuba, Malpaso Dance Company will perform on October 18 and 19 in the Berlind Theatre.

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September 27, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center Continues 2017-2018 Theater Series With A Night With Janis Joplin

Written and directed by Randy Johnson, A Night with Janis Joplin is a celebration of groundbreaking female vocalists including Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Bessie Smith, Nina Simone, Odetta, and Janis Joplin herself. The production runs October 10-29.

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