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Format: 2017-12-14

Middle school

The Smedley Tornadoes have not only never won a football game, the have never scored a single point! Coach Armstrong goes bonkers and Miss Nelson decides to enlist the no-nonsense substitute, Coach Viola Swamp, to whip the team into shape for the big Thanksgiving game. Do the Smedley Tornadoes dare lose again?
Run time 50 Minutes. Appropriate for K-5th grade

Barrier free

Make your experience of The Mousetrap even more spine-tingling by coming early to enjoy an Inside Story pre-show talk, snap mystery-themed selfies, or engage with your friends over "whodunnit" activities in the lobby. Inside Story pre-show talks begin 45 minutes before each performance.

Barrier free

Join us for Dialogue on Drama, a moderated post-show interview with Adam Immerwahr, director of The Mousetrap at McCarter Theatre Center. Immerwahr will discuss his approach to the play, and answer questions from the audience. This event will begin immediately following the 3pm performance of The Mousetrap is free and open to the public, regardless of when you plan to see The Mousetrap. The Mousetrap is recommended for ages 12 and up.

This 45 minute session will spend time discussing audition prep and execution, script analysis, cold readings, scenes/monologues, rehearsing, business readiness and more. Participants will take part in exercises to advance their knowledge and skill set. Ages 10-17.

Our Sponsors

  • New Jersey Arts Council
  • Bank of America
  • The Horizon Foundation
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • PSE&G
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