The McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey will begin its mainstage theater season with the solo musical Herringbone, September 5-October 12, starring BD Wong. The show, to feature a score by Skip Kennon and Ellen Fitzhugh, and directed by Roger Rees, is a ghost story with a vaudevillian twist set in 1929. It was previously seen at the Wiliamstown Theatre Festival.
The season will continue with Marshall W. Mason’s production of Lanford Wilson’s romantic comedy Talley’s Folley (October 12-November 2), George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession, helmed by artistic director Emily Mann (January 9-February 15); Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, directed by Rebecca Bayla Taichman (March 8-29), and Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s In The Red and Brown Water (April 17-June 14), The Brothers Size (May 7-June 14), and Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet (May 7-June 14); as well as its annual production of A Christmas Carol (December 7-28).
The McCarter will also present appearances by performance artist Laurie Anderson (September 20), humorist David Sedaris (October 1), dancer Savion Glover (October 2), singers Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (October 20), classical pianist Lang Lang (October 21), trumpeter Chris Botti (October 27), Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley (December 13), Cirque Eloize (January 23-25), the Reduced Shakespeare Company (February 14), the Golden Dragon Acrobats (February 21), the Mark Morris Dance Group (February 24), singer Rosanne Cash (February 27), musician Dan Zanes (February 28), singer KT Sullivan (March 15), tenor Ian Bostridge (April 7), Tony Award winner Barbara Cook (June 6), and Rain: The Beatle Experience (June 9-10).
For more information, call 609-258-ARTS or visit www.mccarter.org.