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 the Village of Roebling, one of the most intact company towns in the U.S.
On Stage
The stage will come to you with Theater-on-the-Go, a full-service production company specializing
in murder mysteries and comedies with improvisation. The traveling company takes its repertoire to homes, workplaces and community events and performs at its home base in Lawrenceville. The spring 2020 production is Cabaret.
McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, an award-winning regional stage,
offers a full schedule of plays and hosts topflight musicians and performers year-round.
Catch a production at Passage Theatre, which strives to create and produce socially relevant new plays in its 100- seat Mill Hill Playhouse. This year’s schedule includes Sorta Rican, Mother (and me) and A Twist of Water.
Music
Since 1980, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra has been bringing classical music to the area. Its season features six classical concerts, three pops concerts and a chamber music series. Concerts are on the Princeton University campus or at McCarter Theatre Center.
Princeton University Concerts also offer classical sounds. This venerable series begins its 126th season with
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and includes two new artists. All concerts are on the Princeton campus.
Historic Sites
Princeton University’s Nassau Hall, built in 1756 to house what was then the College of New Jersey, has a storied history. It was occupied by both British and American troops during the Revolutionary War and served as the U.S. capitol in 1783.
Built in the 1750s, Morven was the residence of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Two centuries and 11 families later, Brendan T. Byrne was the last governor to call the Princeton mansion home. Guided and self-guided tours of the house and garden are available.
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