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McCarter Theatre Center

91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-2787
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Princeton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Trenton, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

World class acting, sets, lighting and management. This is a first rate.operation right down to the wine bar!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

McCarter theater has been one if our favorite venues to see broadway style productions and some world class performers. Pavo DeLucia, Savion Glover, Bobby McFerrin and so many more have taken to this stage inside this stone walled theater at Princeton University. Parking is easy and often free and the venue has something for everyone. Make McCarter a go-to place... More

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Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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44 helpful votes 44 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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