Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy

March 12–31, 2019

Venue Matthews Theatre
Run Time 90 minutes plus a 15 minute intermission
Opening Night March 16, 2019


A young Princeton Classics professor puts her career—and her love life—in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. When the gods who show up are the gods of Comedy, things don't go according to plan. Don’t miss the latest hilarious comedy from Ken Ludwig, the two-time Olivier Award winning playwright who penned Lend Me a TenorBaskerville, and most recently, the thrilling adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.


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SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019

Dialogue on Drama

An in-depth post-show interview with a member of the creative team, often the playwright or director, that offers audiences a window into the artistic process of bringing a play to life.


Pride Night Party

Before the show, catch up with friends old and new while enjoying hearty appetizers, cash bar, exciting giveaways, and special guest appearances.  It's Princeton’s most vibrant LGBTQ night out!

MARCH 24 & 28, 2019

Post Show Discussions

Highly interactive audience-based conversations facilitated by a member of McCarter’s artistic staff, often featuring cast members.

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