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.
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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

By Joseph Robinette
Adapted from the book by E.B. White

Study Guide Now Available!

Wilbur is a small piglet with a big problem: he doesn’t want to end up on a dinner plate! Wilbur gains an unlikely friend in Charlotte, the crafty spider, whose dedication and loyalty changes his life forever. Students will love this heartwarming tale based on the beloved children’s book.

Best suited for grades 2 & up / Run Time approx 90 minutes

Themes: Friendship | Generosity | Bravery

  • Performance Dates - October 2018:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    9
    9:30am
    10
    10am
    11
    9:30am
    12pm
    12
    9:30am
    16
    10am
    17
    10am
    18
    9:30am
    12pm
    19
    9:30am
    12pm
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Colleen Madden

Study Guide Now Available!

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 2018:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    11
    10am
    12
    10am
    13
    9:30am
How I Became a Pirate

How I Became a Pirate

Based on the book by Melinda Long and illustrated by David Shannon
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman

Study Guide COMING SOON!

Set sail with Jeremy as he joins Captain Braid Beard and his crew on a grand musical adventure! Although Jeremy finds the life of a pirate to be adventurous and exciting, he discovers the treasures he left on the shore (and at home) are more valuable than he thought.

Best suited for grades 4K & up / Run Time approx 70 minutes

Themes: Home | Adventure | Gratitude

  • Performance Dates - February-March 2019:

     

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    19
    9:30am
    12pm
    20
    10am
    21
    9:30am
    12pm
    22
    9:30am
    12pm
    26
    9:30am
    27
    10am
    28
    9:30am
    12pm
    1
    9:30am
Tibet Through the Red Box

Tibet Through the Red Box

By David Henry Hwang
Based on the book by Peter Sis

Study Guide COMING SOON!

Based on an incredible true story! While filming a documentary in Tibet in the 1950s, Vladimir gets caught in an avalanche. Miles away in Prague, his son Peter has been waiting for his father’s return home. While Peter recovers from an injury, his father’s journey comes alive through the fantastical letters he writes. Travel between two very different cultures and discover the interconnectedness of the human spirit.

Best suited for grades 5 & up / Run Time approx 95 minutes

Themes: Connection | Trust | Family

  • Performance Dates - March 2019:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    12
    9:30am
    12:15pm
    13
    10am
    14
    9:30am
    12pm
    15
    9:30am
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

Based on the novel by Roald Dahl
Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen Mcdonald
Music & Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

Study Guide COMING SOON!

Charlie Bucket’s simple life is turned upside down when he finds a golden ticket: an invitation to the Wonka Chocolate Factory! The mysterious candy maker and his infamous Oompa Loompas take Charlie, his Grandpa Joe, and some inquisitive friends on the adventure of a lifetime. Join us for this iconic musical into a world of “Pure Imagination.”

Best suited for grades 3 & up / Run Time approx 80 minutes

Themes: Imagination | Humility | Discovery

  • Performance Dates - April-May 2019:

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    30
    9:30am
    12:15pm
    1
    10am
    2
    9:30am
    3
    9:30am
    7
    9:30am
    8
    10am
    9
    9:30am
    10
    9:30am