The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 10

The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 10

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: This heartwarming holiday musical gives a yuletide spin to the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Delight in Virginia Rep’s rendition of this magical story of a poor shoemaker and the magical elves who show him the true meaning of Christmas.

Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, World Languages.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 6

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 6

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Inspired by the timeless poem and by the real life of its author, Clement Moore, this hilarious musical introduces Santa in a particularly beneficent light. This Virginia Rep classic has been charming audiences nationwide for many years.

Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Social Studies, History.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

A Dickens Tale at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 4

A Dickens Tale at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 4

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

A Dickens Tale

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: See Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” come to life with Bright Star Theatre’s production. Join old Scrooge, bumbling Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Jacob Marley to discover the true meaning of the season.

Recommended for grades K-8. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Character Education.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

Wytold: The Science of Sound at the Publick Playhouse, Nov 28

Wytold: The Science of Sound at the Publick Playhouse, Nov 28

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Wytold: The Science of Sound

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Electric cellist-composer Wytold blends classical techniques with live looping to create interactive musical adventures featuring inventive remixes and original works. By exploring the relationship between the science of waves and musical scales, students learn how basic patterns in the world can create exciting and dynamic music. This production from Artivate has students interact to use their new knowledge to create a short musical piece together as a group.

Recommended for grades 3-8. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Music, Mathematics, Science, Technology.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

Sleeping Beauty at the Publick Playhouse, Nov 16

Sleeping Beauty at the Publick Playhouse, Nov 16

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Sleeping Beauty

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: This musical adaptation, From Virginia Rep on Tour, of the original story by Charles Perrault follows the plot of the traditional fairy tale, but adds delightful surprises and comic situations. A prick on the spinning wheel will take its toll on the kingdom. Will destroying all the spinning wheels be enough to save the King’s daughter? Find out as this tale illustrates that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and true goodness is found only in a loving heart.

Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Character Development.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more