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Monday, April 24, 2017
 Jed Peterson

Jed Peterson, a member of Princeton's class of 2006 and artistic director of the Princeton Summer Theater, appears in the theater's production of "Dial 'M' for Murder."


At left: Peterson plays Tony Wendice, who is caught in a suspenseful love triangle with his wife Margot (played by Carly Voight, center) and her lover Max Halliday (played by Craig Jorczak, right).

Below: Carly Voigt

  Carly Voigt



Photos: John Jameson


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Summer theater season runs through Aug. 14

The Princeton Summer Theater will perform six plays this summer, including two shows for children, Thursdays through Sundays until Aug. 14 in 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.

The season will begin June 16-19 and 23-26 with a production of "Dial 'M' for Murder," the thriller written by Frederick Knott and made famous by the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock film.

Other performances include:

  • "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" by Steve Martin, June 30-July 3 and July 7-10;
  • "Godspell" by Stephen Schwartz and John Tebelak, July 14-17, 21-24 and 28-31; and
  • "The Voice of the Turtle" by John Van Druten, Aug. 4-7 and 11-14.

Dial "M"

Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Saturdays and Sundays.

For Thursday and Friday shows, tickets are $13 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $9 for students. For Saturday and Sunday shows, tickets are $15 for general admission, $13 for seniors and $10 for students. Season tickets also are available.

In addition, the theater will present two children's shows:

  • "The Jungle Book" by Tim Kelly, adapted from stories by Rudyard Kipling, July 7-9 and 14-16; and
  • "Tales of Wonder" by Jonathan Elliott, adapted from folk tales from around the world, July 21-23 and 28-30.

Show times for children's performances are 2 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. All tickets are $5.

For more about the performances or to make reservations, call (609) 258-7062 or visit the theater's Web site.

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