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.

NEW! Join us for From The Vault, a series of your favorite CTM hit shows, remastered to stream into your classroom. While we are unable to get together, watch the wonderful work we've created over the years. Watch these shows again with a new generation of students or discover the performances for the first time! Study guides and additional bonus content offered with each production.

For questions about our "From the Vault" Series: Student Matinee FAQ.


Contact Info: Laura McMillan | 608.255.2080 x107 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Madagascar (From the Vault Series)

Madagascar (From the Vault Series)

Based on the DreamWorks Animated Motion Picture
Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music & Lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan

Study Guide Now Available

Meet the cast of creatures at the Central Park Zoo! This wacky cast of characters leaves their comfortable enclosures for the wilds of Madagascar, discovering new things out about themselves along the way. Inspired by the popular animated film of the same

Best suited for grades K & up / Run Time approx 70 minutes

Themes: Friendship | Adventure | Determination

 

  • Performance Dates - October 2020:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
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    Any time!
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    Any time!
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    Any time!
Stellaluna

Stellaluna

Book Author Janell Cannon
Playwright Saskia Janse
Composer Guus Ponsioen

We are delighted to bring your class Stellaluna with a Covid-friendly approach – offering you a virtual Stellauna experience. The beloved children’s story about a baby bat, a family of birds, and being true to yourself comes to life on The Playhouse stage through puppetry, music, dance, and humor. Then you share it with your class virtually! More info coming soon!

Best suited for grades 3 & up / Run Time approx 1 hour 5 minutes

  • Virtual Performance Information Coming Soon! 

Peter Pan 2021 (in the Capitol Theater)

Peter Pan 2021 (in the Capitol Theater)

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 Now Available

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 - April 2021:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
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    9:30am
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    10am
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    9:30am