Student Matinees

Our student matinees offer educators the ability to engage students through the magic of theater and enhance their learning in and outside of the classroom. Performances are offered throughout the school year, as well as study guides, pre-show workshops and post-show talkbacks.

For ticket reservation and payment information: Student Matinee Reservation Policies.

Contact Info: Nichole Young Clarke | 608.255.2080 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Roald Dahl's Matilda

Roald Dahl's Matilda

Book by Dennis Kelly
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Study Guide Coming Soon!

Matilda has a vivid imagination, a clever mind, and dreams of a better life. With the help of her friends and a kind schoolteacher, Matilda is able to set things right despite the odds. Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, this fresh-from-Broadway musical is sure to inspire!

Best suited for grades 4 & up / Run Time approx 2 hours 40 minutes

Themes: Empowerment | Friendship | Learning

  • Performance Dates - October 2019:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    15
    9:30am
    16
    10am
    17
    9:30am
    22
    9:30am
    23
    10am
    24
    9:30am
A Christmas Carol 2019

A Christmas Carol 2019

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Colleen Madden

Study Guide Coming Soon!

Our signature production transports students into the world of Charles Dickens’ Victorian England & the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge. Join us as the ghosts of Scrooge’s past, present, and future teach him about generosity and the joy of giving!

Best suited for grades 4 & up / Run Time approx 2 hours & 10 minutes

Themes: Compassion | Transformation | Redemption

  • Performance Dates - December 2019:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    10
    10am
    11
    10am
    12
    9:30am
Mockingbird

Mockingbird

Based on the book by Kathryn Erskine
Adapted by Julie Jensen

Study Guide Coming Soon!

Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel, this young adult drama centers on Caitlin, a talented 11-year-old artist who is on the autism spectrum. When her older brother Devon is killed in a school shooting, Caitlin must navigate the world without his guidance, including her relationship with her father, her teachers, and the kids at school.

Best suited for grades 6 & up / Run Time approx 90 minutes

Themes: Family | Love and Loss | Resiliency

  • Performance Dates - February 2020:

     

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    25
    9:30am
    26
    10am
    27
    9:30am
    28
    9:30am
    12:15pm
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

A musical based on the play by J.M. Barrie
Lyrics by Carole Leigh, Betty Comden, & Adolph Green
Music by Morris (Moose) Charlap & Jule Styne

Study Guide Coming Soon!

Travel to a place where dreams are born and no one grows up! Peter Pan returns to London in search of stories for his band of Lost Boys and meets the Darling children. Wendy, Michael, and John fly to Neverland (thanks to pixie dust from Tinkerbell!) and into a world of fearsome pirates and Tiger Lily’s team of strong warriors. Filled with iconic songs like "I Won't Grow Up" and "I'm Flying!"

Best suited for grades 3 & up / Run Time approx 2 hours 20 minutes

Themes: Leadership | Adventure | Growing Up

  • Performance Dates - March 2020:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    17
    9:30am
    18
    10am
    19
    9:30am
Beat Bugs: A Musical Adventure

Beat Bugs: A Musical Adventure

Written by Sean Cercone & David Abbinanti
Based on the TV show inspired by music made famous by The Beatles
Based on the Netflix Original Series “Beat Bugs”

Study Guide Coming Soon!

Meet five pals on a mission to save Strawberry Fields, learning how to work as a team and exploring the natural world along the way. Inspired by the music of The Beatles, this brand new musical features iconic songs with great messages, such as “All You Need Is Love,” “Come Together,” and “We Can Work It Out!”

Best suited for grades 4K & up / Run Time approx 80 minutes

Themes: Exploration | Determination | Teamwork

  • Performance Dates - April-May 2020:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    28
    9:30am
    29
    10am
    30
    9:30am
    12pm
    1
    9:30am
    12pm
    5
    9:30am
    6
    10am
    7
    9:30am
    12pm
    8
    9:30am