McCarter Theatre Center Tickets for 2018-2019 Performances on Sale Now

From McCarter Theatre Center:

PRINCETON, NJ: McCarter Theatre Center announced today that patrons can immediately access tickets for all events throughout the upcoming 2018-2019 season. In addition to its five-show Theater Series and annual production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, an eclectic mix of the world’s greatest musicians, dance companies, and performing artists are on tap, including several returning favorites and McCarter debuts.

Numerous new additions to the previously announced season schedule are now on sale as well, including a hilarious 90s flashback with FRIENDS! The Musical Parody (October 30), comedian and satirist Andy Borowitz (February 8), alt-folk super-group I’m With Her (February 16), singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo (April 12), and jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal (May 18).

Of note for the Theater Series: for The Age of Innocence, (Sept. 7 – Oct. 7), McCarter will now be offering 2p.m. matinee performances on Wednesday, September 26 and Wednesday, October 3. These performances will replace the originally scheduled Sunday evening performances on September 23 and September 30.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Emily Mann and Managing Director Michael S. Rosenberg, McCarter Theatre Center is recognized as one of the nation’s premier theater companies. Renowned for major contributions to the theatrical canon, McCarter premieres include such works as Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (winner of the 2013 Tony Award® for Best Play) and McCarter was honored in 1994 with the Regional Theatre Tony Award®.

Thanks to the efforts of Special Programming Director William W. Lockwood, McCarter Theatre Center is also a premier presenter of artists renowned around the world and across genres as varied as dance, classical, pop, jazz, comedy, magic, children’s theatre, and much more.


9/7/18 through 10/7/18 THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Berlind

opening: 9/15/18 by Edith Wharton
adapted for the stage by Douglas McGrath
directed by Doug Hughes
World Premiere in association with Hartford Stage

10/9/18 through 10/28/18 DETROIT ’67 Matthews
opening: 10/13/18 by Dominique Morisseau
directed by Jade King Carroll
in association with Hartford Stage

10/17 & 18/18 at 7:30 p.m. BALLETX Berlind


10/30/18 at 7:30 p.m. FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Matthews

11/2/18 at 8 p.m. MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER Matthews

11/12/18 at 7:30 p.m. BÉLA FLECK, ZAKIR HUSSAIN, EDGAR MEYER Matthews

11/16/18 at 8 p.m. JESSICA LANG DANCE Matthews

11/17/18 at 7:30 p.m. THE NEW CHINESE ACROBATS w/Cirque Éloize Matthews

11/18/18 at 3 p.m. CÉCILE McLORIN SALVANT Matthews

12/4/18 through 12/29/18 A CHRISTMAS CAROL Matthews
opening: 12/7/18 by Charlies Dickens, adapted by David Thompson
directed by Adam Immerwahr

12/14 & 15/18 at 8 p.m. THE HOT SARDINES Berlind

12/19/18 at 7:30 p.m. THE KING’S SINGERS Richardson

1/11/19 through 2/10/19 THE NICETIES Berlind
opening: 1/19/19 by Eleanor Burgess, directed by Kimberly Senior
World Premiere in association with
the Huntington Theatre Company
and Manhattan Theatre Club

1/18/19 at 8 p.m. WE SHALL OVERCOME – A Celebration of MLK, Jr. Matthews

1/19/19 at 11 a.m. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Matthews

1/26/19 at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. POTTED POTTER – The Unauthorized Harry Experience Matthews

1/28/19 at 7:30 p.m. CHAMBER MUSIC SOC. OF LINCOLN CENTER Matthews

2/1/19 at 8 p.m. THE MIDTOWN MEN Matthews

2/8/19 at 8 p.m. ANDY BOROWITZ Matthews

2/9/19 at 8 p.m. THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Matthews

2/10/19 at 3 p.m. SWAN LAKE – National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Matthews

2/13/19 at 7:30 p.m. DIANNE REEVES – Be My Valentine Matthews

2/16/19 at 8 p.m. I’M WITH HER Matthews

2/22/19 at 8 p.m. JORDI SAVALL & HESPÉRION XXI Matthews

2/23/19 at 7:30 p.m. FARRUQUITO – Return of a Flamenco Legend Matthews

2/24/19 at 7:30 p.m. ERIC OWENS, bass-baritone Matthews

2/26/19 at 7:30 p.m. PADDY MOLONEY & THE CHIEFTAINS Matthews

3/2/19 at 3 p.m. THE LAURIE BERKNER BAND Matthews

3/12/19 through 3/31/19 Ken Ludwig’s THE GODS OF COMEDY Matthews
opening: 3/16/19 directed by Kathleen Marshall
World Premiere in association with The Old Globe

3/15/19 at 8 p.m. RANKY TANKY Matthews

3/16/19 at 8 p.m. A WORLD OF STRINGS Berlind

3/17/19 at 3 p.m. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Berlind

3/18/19 at 7:30 p.m. JAN LISIECKI, piano Matthews

4/5/19 at 8 p.m. BOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD Matthews
A Live Journey Through Hindi Cinema

4/6/19 at 8 p.m. MOMIX Matthews

4/8/19 at 7:30 p.m. DAVID SEDARIS Matthews

4/10/19 at 7:30 p.m. THE SPRING QUARTET: Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Matthews
Esperanza Spalding, and Leo Genovese

4/12/19 at 8 p.m. ANGELIQUE KIDJO Matthews

4/15/19 at 7:30 p.m. MIDORI, violin; JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, piano Matthews

4/23/19 at 7:30 p.m. MITSUKO UCHIDA, piano Matthews

4/26/19 at 8 p.m. TRINITY IRISH DANCE COMPANY Matthews

5/3/19 through 6/2/19 SKYLIGHT Matthews
opening: 5/11/19 by David Hare, directed by Emily Mann

5/11/19 at 7:30 p.m. AIR PLAY – Acrobuffos Matthews

5/17/19 at 8 p.m. MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP Matthews

5/18/19 at 8 p.m. AHMAD JAMAL Matthews

McCarter is supported by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Princeton University, and over 2,000 individuals, corporations, community leaders, and foundations. The 2018-2019 Signature, Music, and Dance Series are supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Edward T. Cone Foundation, and the Jerome Robbins Foundation, respectively.