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McCarter Theatre Center

91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-2787
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Princeton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love most of the plays. Especially enjoy a different perspective offered on old classics. The acting is always superb and we have been satisfied season ticket holders for 10 years. Most recent 3 seasons have been the best!

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We heard Dar Williams at the McCarter. It was our first visit to the theater. There are so many great options to see and hear there, and it is a really charming place.

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Used to frequent with our Red Hat group - performances were always top notch and seating was comfortable!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Consistently terrific performances. Many plays go on to Broadway. Eclectic mix of performers suits the Princeton culture. We always find something great to see... And we appreciate the large number of family-friendly offerings.

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NEW HOPE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Everything at McCarter is world class. One of the best regional theaters in the country along with an eclectic mix of other programs in music, dance and performance. If you are in the area looking for great entertainment, don't pass McCarter by.

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Fords, New Jersey
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you have not been down at the corner of Princeton where McCarter Theater is, you're missing a handsome area of Princeton. McCarter theater has expanded and grown, so the little theater on the hill has become quite the thing. But, if you look only at McCarter Theater only and don't turn around, to look across the cornered street, you'll... More

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I enjoyed a wonderful evening at the McCarter, ate dinner at the Cafe with a specialty cocktail, then attended the pre-performance discussion before the first of the Figaro Plays, The Barber of Seville. I did not know what to expect, but the whole experience exceeded my expectations.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We attended a concert in the Berlind Theatre at the McCarter Theatre Center and enjoyed the show immensely. They had food out after the show which was very nice and the artist was in the lobby to sell and sign CD's. The show was free but we weren't aware until we got there that you needed to reserve tickets (that... More

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Belmar, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Karen and I were in town for dinner and a play at McCarter Theater. Everyone should see the terrific Barber of Seville and or Marriage of Figaro there during April 2014. Consistently fine productions.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place has been renovated a few years ago and is physically attractive. Parking is sometimes an issue. All things considered, it is one of the best regional theaters in the country with an interesting mix of new, old, and avant garde productions. Personally I have a clear preference for some of the more traditional plays and shows. We have... More

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