With the insanity of New Jersey’s doomsday weather this week (first a tropical storm, then a blizzard…where are the locusts?) comes a slew of exciting arts opportunities this weekend! These next couple of weekends before Thanksgiving have a multitude of great shows and concerts in store, nearly all of which you can attend for free with your Student Events Eligible pass (a.k.a. a simple swipe of your prox). Don’t delay–these babies are sure to sell out fast!
- Tonight, the Princeton Katzenjammers present a one-night-only musical extravaganza of co-ed a cappella. If their great vocalizing isn’t enough to tempt you, the night’s also featuring a performance by former KJ Ben Taub ’14, fresh from his stint on NBC’s The Voice. 11pm Thursday night, Theatre Intime. Click here for more.
- This weekend only, the Princeton University Players present Nine, a sexy musical directed by sophomore Eamon Foley ’15. Song, dance, leggy ladies with great pipes: who could ask for more? Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm in the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Click here for more.
- You won’t want to miss eXpressions Dance Company‘s electrifying fall show, Uprising. Tickets go fast for this one-weekend event, so get ’em while you can! Thursday-Saturday at 8pm in the Frist Film and Performance Theater. Click here for more.
- This weekend and next, Theatre Intime presents the hair-rasing comic thriller Wait Until Dark, directed by sophomore Mike Pinsky ’15. 8pm Thursday-Saturday for two weekends in Theatre Intime, with a 2pm matinee next Saturday (11/17). Click here for more.
- All-Nighter with David Drew, Princeton’s only live late-night talk show, presents its second episode at 11pm this Friday in Frist. The first show was a huge hit, so it’s definitely worth a watch! Featuring guests Bruce Easop ’13 (USG president), Professor Sam Wang (election predictor extraordinaire), and singer-Songwriter Mark Watter ’14. Click here for more.
- The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater collaborates with the Department of Music to present its fall show extravaganza, Der Bourgeois Bigwig. Chock full of hilarious hijinks from a talented team of actors, music from the University Orchestra, and stunning costumes and set, it’s a must-see. Friday and Saturday at 8pm; next Thursday-Saturday at 8pm (11/9-10 and 11/15-17). Berlind Theater and McCarter Theater Center (across from the Dinky). Click here for more.
- This Friday only, the Princeton Tigressions present a great night of female a cappella at Richardson Auditorium for their biannual Jam. It also features guest performances from BAC Dance and the Princeton Footnotes (male a cappella). A terrific night of music and dance in a beautiful venue! Click here for more.
- This weekend only, Princeton Chinese Theatre presents Rhinoceros in Love, directed by Jianfei Chen ’15 and Liukun Wu ’15. Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, with a 2pm Saturday matinee, in Whitman College’s Class of 1970 Theatre. Click here for more.
- As you plan your weekend’s viewing schedule, remember to snag tickets for the Princeton Triangle Club‘s newest show, Tree’s Company: Forest’s a Crowd!, which will run next Friday and Saturday at 8pm with a Sunday matinee (11/16-18). It’s in the Matthews Theater at McCarter (the big one at the top of the hill), and tickets sell out fast, so get on it! Click here for more.