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McCarter Theatre Center

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Address: 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone Number: 609-258-2787
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Not a bad seat in the house

I go to every play they have. Most have been great. A few just good. There is not a bad seat in the house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Milltown NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I go to every play they have. Most have been great. A few just good. There is not a bad seat in the house.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We mainly attend the plays but there are many other musical performances and family entertainment all year long. They are organized and the guest services are outstanding. The pre-show talks are worthwhile and interesting. Parking is a bit crazy due to construction but there is a free shuttle. There are snack bars. The prices for tickets are very reasonable. We... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Get place to go see anything. Small enough to have good searing everywhere but big enough to have some room

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I took my mom to see Five Mile Lake for Mother's Day. It was in the smaller theater that is attached to McCarter theater (in the back, and down the stairs). We were surprised how big the theater was since we didn't even know it was there! We really enjoyed the production. For a Saturday afternoon, I paid $90 for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We subscribe and are rarely disappointed. Eclectic season gives great breadth to cultural tastes. Proced well. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Went to see Mary Chapin Carpenter, Princeton native. Gorgeous facade, looks like a medieval castle. Welcoming ticket takers, a bar on each side in the lobby and very nice bathrooms. Not a bad seat in the house although we prefer first row balcony. Reasonably priced tickets. Definitely will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Always a wonderful experience. First class theater, as close to Broadway as you can get without traveling to New York City. Just recently saw "Baskerville" at the Theater and it was a wonderful event. Additionally, there is wine and food available at intermission and the facilities within the theater are beautiful. All of this is set in the middle of... More 

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A lovely theater to see shows. I've been to about 10 here so far - all very enjoyable. The theater is small so every seat in the house is good. Ticket prices are reasonable.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The McCarter Theater always puts on a top notch theatrical experience. This play, Baskerville, based on Sherlock Holmes, was great fun and highly creative. We've seen many great plays at the McCarter and it is easily accessible.

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Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is the 6th year we've purchased season tickets. Some years (early on) were not so great. But recently, we've been really enjoying the productions. The writing and acting are brilliant and certainly offer a new perspective on old traditional pieces. And if not all are to your liking, the prices are so reasonable that you can "gift your tickets"... More 

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Additional Information about McCarter Theatre Center

Address: 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone Number: 609-258-2787
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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