McCarter Theatre Bids Farewell to Eight Board Members

  McCarter Theatre Center bid a fond farewell to eight outgoing board members at the board’s final meeting of the 2014-15 season this month. Departing the Board are: Tony Award winning producer and director James Burke, Princeton University Vice President for Campus Life Cynthia Cherrey, Rita Allen Foundation President Elizabeth Christopherson, Gianna International President Gigi…

Princeton Festival Piano Competition Winners

  Six winners emerged from the finals of The Princeton Festival’s eighth annual piano competition for young musicians on June 14 in the Clark Music Center at the Lawrenceville School. One hundred seven young artists between the ages of  six and 25 competed in the preliminary rounds on June 6 and 7. Adjudicators Mikhail Yanovitsky,…

McCarter Theatre Center Wins $300,000 Grant

McCarter Theatre Center Wins $300,000 Grant

McCarter Theatre Center is the recipient of a $300,000 grant from the James E. and Diane W. Burke Foundation, one of the largest grants in support of educational initiatives in the organization’s history. The three-year grant will be used to launch a new phase of growth for McCarter’s education and engagement programs to reach more people…

McCarter Theatre Artistic Director Emily Mann Receives 2015 Margo Jones Award

Emily Mann, McCarter Theatre Center’s artistic director and resident playwright, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Margo Jones Award presented by The Ohio State University Libraries and Ohio State University Department of the Arts and the Humanities. The award honors people who have demonstrated a significant impact on the craft of playwriting and…

McCarter Theatre Announces Added Performances for Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

  Due to popular demand, McCarter Theatre has added two performances to the run of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Performances have been added on Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. on the Matthews Stage. Adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved 1901 mystery, Ken Ludwig’s…