Happenings & Highlights


Mental Health 2021: Telling Our Stories, Coping with COVID, and How to Reach Out

McCarter and the Princeton Public Library invite you to a Mental Health Awareness month virtual conversation between Resident Producer Debbie Bisno (producer of The Manic Monologues) and special guests Kimme Carlos, Calvin R. Chin, Ph.D., and Whitney B. Ross, Ph.D..


Healing Voices: Caregiver Stories

Over 100 New Jersey professional and family caregivers, as well as patients receiving care, submitted creative prose, poetry, and theatrical pieces that reflect the theme of caregiving or the personal healing experience.

We then paired those writers with a professional director and weaved together an evening of virtual readings celebrating, exploring, and bearing witness to the caregiving experience.


TUESDAY, MAY 25 at 7:00PM

Shakespeare Community Reading Group

HENRY IV, Part 1 (Acts 3-5)

McCarter continues this popular series
 for all ages and experience levels to read plays aloud. Join us virtually for a fun and informal celebration of Shakespeare. All are welcome as readers or listeners!


The Manic Monologues

Nominated for a Drama League Award: Outstanding Digital Theater, Collection, or Festival!

In a unique collaboration with Princeton University Health Services, The 24 Hour Plays, and Innovations in Socially Distant Performance at the Lewis Center for the Arts, The Manic Monologues brings to life true stories — experiences submitted by resilient people living all across the world. 

Take a journey through the minds and voices of people who bravely share the way mental illness has affected their lives, performed by a celebrated cast of actors – enhanced by interactive design and technology.


McCarter Online Classes

Our online classes are great opportunities to make new friendsengage with the arts, and enjoy a weekly dose of fun

Students of all ages (including adults!) are welcome to join us. 


Fireside Chats

Artistic Director Sarah Rasmussen hosts a new web series! Keeping social distance, we've invited a few guests from our community to join us in conversation on McCarter's front lawn. Tune-in each week as she interviews inspiring students, Pulitzer Prize-winners, local business owners, and everyone in between.


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