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Summer theater season runs June 12-Aug. 10

Thursdays through Sundays, June 14 through Aug. 10, various times Hamilton-Murray Theater.
Princeton Summer Theater is celebrating its 40th anniversary of bringing live shows to audiences of all ages with a lineup of productions ranging from plays by Tom Stoppard and Noel Coward to new interpretations of children's classics. The shows will run Thursdays through Sundays, June 14 through Aug. 10, at the Hamilton-Murray Theater.

Princeton Summer Theater is a summer stock company of young professionals and students from Princeton and other colleges interested in pursuing careers in theater and drama.

Mainstage performances will include:

  • "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard," June 12-22.
  • "Bus Stop" by William Inge, June 26-July 6.
  • "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestly, July 10-27.
  • "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward, July 31-Aug. 10.
Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Saturdays and Sundays.

For all evening shows and Sunday matinees, tickets are $20 for general admission and $16 for senior citizens. For Saturday matinees, tickets are $16 for general admission and $14 for senior citizens. Season tickets are available.

Princeton Summer Theater also will present the following classic children's tales:

  • "The Princess and the Porcupine" by Ed Munk, July 3-12.
  • "Snow White" by Marjorie Sokoloff, July 24-Aug. 2.
Show times for children's performances are 11 a.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. All tickets are $6; children under 3 are admitted free.

Princeton Summer Theater also offers a series of education theater workshops for young performers. Every Friday afternoon from June 27 through Aug. 8, company members lead classes to help children ages 7 to 12 get the most out of the theater. The cost is $30 per workshop, or $135 for all six workshops.

For more information or to make reservations, call (609) 258-7062 or visit the theater's website.

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