Happenings & Highlights

May 25-31


Shakespeare Community Reading Group

Love theater and reading plays aloud? Our next community reading group will virtually convene to finish the second half of The Comedy of Errors. As a special bonus, the event will end with a Shakespearean Monologues Slam. All ages and experience levels are welcome to attend!


FRIDAY, MAY 29 at 4:30PM

McCarter LIVE: In Conversation with Cynthia Nixon

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Cynthia Nixon ("Sex and the City"; The Little Foxes and Rabbit Hole on Broadway, and A Doll's House at McCarter) joins McCarter’s Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann for a moderated conversation about their careers, theatrical history, and activism.


Scenes from Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll

You may have enjoyed last Friday's McCarter LIVE chat with actor Dylan McDermott (currently starring in Netflix’s latest hit, “Hollywood”). We went to our archives and found these short scenes from McDermott's stage time at McCarter. Watch him turn up the heat in our 2015 production of Tennessee Williams Baby Doll


Pitch Your Story to The Moth

Everyone has a story and our friends at The Moth want to hear yours! Submit your pitch on their interactive website and you might find yourself on-air on The Moth Radio Hour or on stage at a future Moth Mainstage show.


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Save The Date

McCarter Online Summer Classes

Join us for a series of creative and engaging online summer classes for children and adults starting June 1!

Whether you're a dancer, playwright, actor, or just starting to explore theatre, we have something for you. These classes have a limited capacity and are open to digital audiences across the globe, so register today to reserve your spot!


FRIDAY, JUNE 5 at 7:30PM

McCarter LIVE: In Conversation with David Catlin and Emily Mann

Director, writer, and founding Ensemble Member of Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company David Catlin (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Lookingglass Alice at McCarter) joins McCarter's Emily Mann for a moderated conversation about their work as playwright-directors, their co-production collaborations, and the joys and artistic value of ensemble-based work.