Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Opera artists and production staff discuss the pleasures and perils faced on stage and off as they bring the opera to life. Free and open to the public. Learn More
Lecture | Musical Comedy in Ancient Rome: The Genius of Titus Maccius Plautus
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Princeton Professor Denis Feeney discusses how Plautus' works from the 2nd century BC anticipated modern musical comedy, such as this year's Festival musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." Free and open to the public. Learn More
Lecture | Madama Butterfly: Beauty in Betrayal
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Professor Timothy Urban discusses the music and plot of Puccini's beloved opera Madama Butterfly. Free and open to the public. Learn More
WHO are we?
The Princeton Festival is New Jersey’s premier performing arts festival, featuring nationally-renowned professional artists in more than 10 different types of performances plus a dozen free lectures and special events each June. We produce fully-staged musical theater and opera productions and present a varying offering of jazz, chamber music, a cappella and symphonic concerts; piano, organ, choral and dance recitals; world music, a piano competition, a conducting master class, lectures, educational programs … and more! The Princeton Festival is an independent 501(c)(3) organization.
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The mission of The Princeton Festival is to enrich the communities we serve through a multi-dimensional, world-class performing arts summer festival. We create programs that excite, inform, inspire, and invite discovery and engagement as we aspire to become a nationally recognized arts destination.
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