Tuesday, August 19, 2014



WHEN: Wednesday, August 20, 5:00 to 8:00 PM
on the front lawn of McCarter’s Matthews stage, 91 University Place in Princeton.
College Road will be closed-off for the event (between Alexander Rd. and University Place), which will give an expanded area for families to play, eat and enjoy the day.
ADMISSION: This event is free and open to the public.

The afternoon will feature live music of the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra, a band comprised of top high school and college jazz musicians in the Greater Philadelphia and NJ regions. Other highlights include the opportunity to win prizes, scavenger hunts, a dunk tank, backstage tours, and more.

Food and drink can be purchased at the event from local eateries including Gil & Bert’s Ice Cream, Maddalena’s Cheesecake & Catering, Mediterra, Bitter Bob’s BBQ, Chez Alice Catering, Nomad Pizza, Capital Corn Confections, Surf and Turf, The Cow and the Curd, Four Daughters Franks, and more.

To learn more about McCarter’s 2014-2015 season, visit or call 609.258.2787.

Construction Updates
Construction continues around McCarter for Princeton University’s Arts & Transit project and the expansion of the Lewis Center for the Arts. This will have an impact on parking, traffic, and transit in and around McCarter through early Fall 2014. Stay informed by visiting to get the latest construction updates.

(Image: The Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra entertains the McCarter Block Party crowd (2011). Photo courtesy McCarter Theatre Center.)