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In 1955, in the
redwood country north of San Francisco, a multiracial girl grows up
in a predominantly white town whose residents pepper their speech
with the historical dialect ofBoontling. Found floating in a basket on
the river as an infant, Bulrusher is an orphan with a gift for
clairvoyance that makes her feel like a stranger even amongst the
Friday, October 6, 2023 David Sedaris
writer, humorist, and master of satire returns to McCarter for an
evening of readings and recollections, Q&A, and book signing.
Saturday, October 14, 2023 Madison
generation of a storied musical legacy brings dulcet tones and
impeccable vibes to McCarter.
Thursday, November 2,
2023 Roman Stories: An Evening with Jhumpa Lahiri
The renowned bilingual writer, translator,
and literary critic, discusses her new collection of short stories,
her life’s work, and the power of translation.
Presented in collaboration with Labyrinth Books and
the Princeton Public Library
November 17, 2023
The Sound of
(Black) Music An Afrofuturist take on a Rodgers &
Hammerstein classic, with an electrifying group of more than 20
musicians and vocalists that pays tribute to the rich, communal
history of Black roots music.
November 18, 2023
Alan Cumming & Ari Shapiro:
"Och & Oy: A Considered Cabaret" Two famous storytellers perform
their tongue-in-cheek two-man cabaret with a flair both bawdy and risqué.
March 17, 2024
Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Dozens of characters
from Eric Carle’s classic children’s stories—including the titular
ravenous caterpillar—come to life on stage through the magic of
*Tickets must be booked in
the same transaction to qualify for the Choice Pass discount. Total
package price determined by events selected and seating locations. Some
events and zone restrictions may apply. Restricted events may be part
of a Choice Pass, but full ticket prices will apply. Discount does not
apply to Zone D $25 tickets. All events and prices are subject to
change without notice.
following events are not eligible for a 2023/2024 Choice Pass discount:
Melissa Aldana Quartet, Maria Schneider Orchestra, The
Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, An Evening with Jhumpa Lahiri and
McCarter’s virtual programming including Bard at the Gate.