George Washington Carver and Friends at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 21

George Washington Carver and Friends at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 21

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

George Washington Carver and Friends

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: George Washington Carver and Friends gives students a fast-paced and accessible introduction to many influential black Americans who have shaped our nation over the last 150 years. The lives and accomplishments of Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, Madame C.J. Walker, and other famous leaders are brought to life in this empowering production.

Recommended for grades Pre-K-5. Curriculum Connections: Black History, History, Social Studies.

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

North by Night at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 12

North by Night at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 12

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

North by Night: More Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Follow the journey of brave men and women who risked it all to travel north and help others escape the terrors of slavery. Meet some familiar names and many more who have gone mostly unnoticed by history–until now! This Bright Star Theatre show features William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Lloyd
Garrison, and others.

Recommended for grades 3-8. Curriculum Connections: History, US History, Women’s History.

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

Madre Africa – African Heritage in Latin America at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 5

Madre Africa – African Heritage in Latin America at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 5

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Madre Africa – African Heritage in Latin America

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Learn how African cultures influenced and inspired fascinating rhythms, instruments and musical styles, such as candombe, festejo, tango, and salsa. As we travel through South America and the Caribbean, hear how each country developed its own blend of cultural and religious traditions while sharing a similar African heritage. Tracing migration through music, geography and social studies become lively subjects that are especially relevant in today’s diverse school and work environments! This fast paced musical tour is interactive with clapping, dancing and African-style call and response. Audience members can join the group on stage to try instruments and dance steps.

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

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

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