All performances now on sale for groups of 10 or more!
Bringing a group to McCarter has never been easier. Exclusive opportunities await your group!
Exceptional performances │ All-inclusive party packages │Private event rental opportunities │ Flexible payments and convenient online bookings │Customized packages, including food, beverage, transportation, and nearby attractions │Educational engagement add-ons and meet & greets with the actors and artistic team
McCarter Theatre Center offers a wide variety of exceptional performances throughout the season, including theater, music, dance, and more!
Groups receive discounted prices to all theatre series productions as well as select dates of A Christmas Carol. In addition to our theater performances, groups also have the benefit of a 10% discount on most McCarter presented event. Book your group today for the best seats at the best prices.
All-inclusive Party Packages
Add something special to your show experience and leave the planning to us with one of our all-inclusive events.
- Pride Nights
Mix and mingle at a pre Theater Series performance party with the LGBTQ community.
Package Price starts at $55.
Scheduled for January 24, March 21, and May 16, 2019.
- Fezziwig Party
Enjoy hearty appetizers while sipping on holiday inspired cocktails in an atmosphere fit for all Dickens enthusiasts!
Package Price starts at $55.
Scheduled for December 4 & 18, 2018.
- Scrooge Meet & Greet
Banish the bah-humbugs and meet Ebenezer Scrooge at a post-show reception with cookies and hot cocoa.
Package Price starts at $30.
Scheduled for December 27, 2018.
- Nassau Inn Holiday Package
A Princeton holiday tradition! Enjoy a 3-course meal in the Yankee Doodle Tap Room of the historic Nassau Inn followed by a performance of A Christmas Carol.
Package Price starts at $37.50.
Scheduled for December 19, 2018.
Private Event Rental Opportunities
Visit our Rental page for more information.
Flexible Payment and Online Booking Plans
Reserve the best seats now and finalize payment closer to the performance date. Please contact us for details on a flexible payments or creating an online booking plan that will work for your group.
We can customize your group experience through our dinner and transportation packages.
Dinner & Theater
Enjoy a private dining experience in the historic Nassau Inn followed by a performance. Dinner package includes a three-course menu and starts at $75 per person.*
Leave the driving to us! We offer bus transportation for groups of 20 or more through our Driven to Excellence program. We can provide motor-coach transportation for your group from a central pick-up location to McCarter and back. Pricing will vary based on distance. Please contact us for more information.
Driven to Excellence is sponsored by Munich RE.
A1 Limousine is our preferred transportation provider.
Make a day of it! Princeton, NJ has a lot to offer. Walk around Princeton’s beautiful campus, visit the Princeton University Art Museum, or the Morven Museum during the day and then see a performance at night. For this and other ideas on how we can expand your visit to Princeton with a performance at McCarter please contact us.
Meet & Greets and Engagement Add-ons
Enhance your evening with a number of additional experiences. We are happy to explore meet & greet opportunities with artist(s) based on artist’s availability. Artist meet & greets must be arranged through the theater. We can also provide opportunities to have a member of the artistic or engagement team speak with your group. These private opportunities are based on artist’s availability and are $5 per person.
McCarter provides public engagement opportunities that your group can take advantage of for free.
- The Inside Story
A 20-minute talk offered 45 minutes before every theatre series performance is led by a member of McCarter Theatre's artistic staff. Get a sneak peek into what inspired the playwright, intriguing tidbits about the production, and more. This is a great way to learn more about the play. Each talk is tailored to the performance and is developed once the shows rehearsal period begins…so stay tuned.
- Post-Show Discussions
This is open to everyone in the theater after select theater series performances and is a discussion with member(s) of the cast. These discussions focus on topics including how artistic choices were made for the production, the actors' process, and questions from the audience members.
- Dialogue on Drama
This free event is offered on the Sunday after opening night and is an in-depth post-show interview with a member of the creative team, often the playwright or director, followed by a Q&A with the audience.
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