91 University Place
, New Jersey
Phone: 609-258-2787 or 1-888-ARTSWEB
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McCarter Theatre is Just a Short Drive Away!
from Bucks County, PA - 15 miles
New Brunswick, NJ - 18 miles
New York City - 49 miles
Philadelphia, PA - 35 miles
NJ Shore Points - 35 miles
Trenton, NJ - 10 miles
Ample FREE parking is available at the indoor parking garage located on Elm Drive off of Faculty Road on the Princeton University campus, a five-minute walk to McCarter.
From New York City (or NJ Turnpike southbound)
Take the NJ Turnpike south to Exit 9. Use a right-hand tollbooth. Take a sharp right after tollbooth (to"New Brunswick, Route 18"). Get onto Route 18; after a few seconds, follow the road as it bears left, then immediately get into the right- hand lane as the road curves to the right. Exit to the right where the sign says "U.S. 1 South to Trenton." After about 18 miles on U.S. Route 1 south, follow directions from Route 1 below.
From NJ Turnpike Northbound
Take Exit 8 at Hightstown. Proceed into Hightstown to T in road; turn left in front of the big fire station. At the next light turn right onto Stockton (Route 571/Princeton Hightstown Road). Stay on 571 West for about 8 miles until reaching a major highway, Route 1. Get on Route 1 South by going left around traffic circle. Proceed to take first exit off of Route 1 South onto Alexander Road. Make a right onto Alexander, (heading West, towards Princeton). At the fourth light turn right onto University Place. McCarter is on the left.
From Route 1
Take Alexander Road exit and head West, towards Princeton. (Traveling South on Route 1, turn right onto Alexander, traveling North, exit on the right and make a left at the light at the end of the off ramp.) At the fourth light, turn right onto University Place. You will see the Princeton Train Station on the right. McCarter is on the left.
From Route 27 (Nassau Street)
Going south into Princeton proper, the first light is Washington Road, the second light is Witherspoon, and the third light is University Place. Make a left on University Place. McCarter is about three blocks down on the right.
From Route 206
Go to the intersection of 206 and Route 27 (Nassau Street) and turn onto it. (Traveling southbound on 206 turn left, going north bear right.) Take an immediate right at the next light onto University Place. McCarter is about three blocks down on the right.
Take I-95 North. Get off at Exit 7B/Route 206 North to Nassau Street, Princeton. Follow the directions above for 206.
Or...Take the Train to Our Doorstep!
NJ Transit/Amtrak Train Service
Amtrak or New Jersey Transit via the Northeast Corridor Line to Princeton Junction (New York train departs from Penn Station), then transfer to the "DINKY" shuttle to Princeton Station, a four minute ride. McCarter Theatre is directly across the street from Princeton Station, at 91 University Place, Princeton.
A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens Adapted by David Thompson Directed by Adam Immerwahr
Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past,
present, and future and watch as our entire community—including 35
members from the greater Princeton area—bring this story to life around
you! This exciting production will usher you into the spirit of the
season with all the joy, wonder, and generosity that Scrooge himself
discovers. Share the happiness of Dickens' perennial masterpiece and
join us in celebrating this McCarter tradition with your friends and
PERFORMANCES Now - December 31 Matthews Theatre - Age recommendation is 7+. Run Time
2 hours (one intermission)
Fri. Dec. 15, 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 16, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Sun. Dec. 17, 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm
Tue. Dec. 19, 7:30 pm
Wed. Dec. 20, 7:30 pm
Thu Dec. 21, 7:30 pm
Fri. Dec. 22, 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 23, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Sun. Dec. 24, 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm
Tue. Dec. 26, 7:30 pm
Wed. Dec. 27, 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm
Thu Dec. 28, 2:00 pm
Fri. Dec. 29, 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 30, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Sun. Dec. 31, 1:00 pm