Education - Students

Theatre Explorer

Activities to enjoy before the show.

June 10 to October 20, 2012

Playful Previews
Much Ado About Nothing: Saturdays, June 30, July 21 and August 11, at 12:30 p.m.
Henry V: Sunday, July 15, and Saturday, August 25, at 12:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family for an interactive introduction to the story and characters of the play you're about to see.
$15* plus tax.

42nd Street: Dancing Feet
Saturday, June 23; Thursday, July 19; Wednesday, August 15; and Saturday, September 15, at 10:30 a.m.
Learn the basics of tap with members of the 42nd Street company! Observers must have tickets.
$30* plus tax.

The Pirates of Penzance: A Pirate's Life for Me
Sunday, June 10, and Saturday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m.
This interactive, fun-filled workshop for 8- to 12-year-olds introduces the plot, pirates and patter songs that populate Penzance!
$30* plus tax.

Gilbert and Sullivan Singalong
Thursday, June 21, and Tuesday, August 14, at 6 p.m.
Gather round the piano and learn a famous patter song from The Pirates of Penzance – and how to sing it lightning-fast!
$22* plus tax.

Charlie Brown: Creating Comics
Fridays, July 20, August 10, 17 and 24, at 10:30 a.m.
Create your own comic-strip character while you learn more about Charlie Brown and his friends. Take home your artwork, suitable for framing! Observers must have tickets.
$30* plus tax.

Sixty Seasons of Stories and Laughter
Saturdays, June 16 and September 22, at 10 a.m.
Members of the cast and crew let you in on "insider" secrets and regale you with stories of backstage hijinks, highlights, gaffes and mishaps. Followed by a buffet lunch.
$45* plus tax.

It's a Farce!
Wednesday, August 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Join Tappan Wilder, Thornton Wilder's nephew and literary executor; Ken Ludwig, erstwhile collaborator with Thornton Wilder and acclaimed playwright in his own right; and The Matchmaker cast members for a lively panel discussion on comedy and farce. Followed by a buffet lunch.
$45* plus tax.

Caring for the Craft
Fridays, July 6 and October 5, at 5 p.m.
Acting company veterans and newcomers talk about the role of mentorship at the Festival and how it benefits experienced and emerging artists alike. Followed by a buffet dinner.
$45* plus tax.


*Theatre tickets sold separately.

HamletThe Taming of the ShrewLove's Labour's LostThe Adventures of PericlesThe Sound of MusicCarouselThe Diary of Anne FrankThe PhysicistsPossible WorldsShe Stoops to ConquerOedipus RexThe AlchemistThe Last Wife