Lantern Theater Company: Geneviève Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in ARCADIA (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in THE TRAIN DRIVER (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.
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Learning opportunities extend far beyond the classroom.
Our award-winning Illumination education program engages local students in the world of theater and nurtures their artistic expression, reaching the Greater Philadelphia region through discount matinee performances, in-school residencies, and after school drama clubs. We look forward to working with you to create a unique theater experience for your students! To talk about your specific needs, please contact Dani Bryant, Education Programs Coordinator, at 215.829.9002 x105 or via email.
Illumination Education Program

Student Matinee Series

Bring your students to Lantern Theater Company for special weekday morning performances that will enrich your classroom curriculum! Your reservation includes discounted tickets, lesson plans, study guides, and post-show talkbacks with the cast. For booking and other information, please contact Dani Bryant, Education Programs Coordinator, at dbryant@lanterntheater.org or 215.829.9002 x105.

The Heir Apparent
When the family of a wealthy geezer gets wind of his imminent demise, an exuberant and hilarious struggle breaks out to get hold of his estate. From the playwright who brought you New Jerusalem and The Liar, this modern farce in the tradition of Molière crackles with humor, poetry, and romance.

Best Enjoyed By
9th Grade and up

Relevant Class Subjects
English, Language Arts, Theater Arts, French History and Literature

Student Matinee Performances
At Lantern Theater Company
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10AM
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10AM

Measure for Measure
When the power of the State is put in the service of one man, Shakespeare creates one of his greatest heroines to combat the abuse. Isabella's courage and brilliance are called upon to fight back against power, blackmail, and corruption in this major play in the Bard's canon.

Best Enjoyed By
9th Grade and up

Relevant Class Subjects
English, Language Arts, Theater Arts, Classics

Student Matinee Performances
At Lantern Theater Company
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 10AM
Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 10AM

Romeo and Juliet
Next season will also include the return of Romeo and Juliet, designed specifically for high school audiences. Featuring a company of Philadelphia's finest classical actors, this production focuses on the clarity of action and language as well as the emotional power of the story.

Best Enjoyed By
8th Grade and up

Relevant Class Subjects
English, Language Arts, Theater Arts, Classics

Student Matinee Performances
Returns in Spring 2019; dates will be announced in August.

Pricing
Student tickets for weekday morning matinees are $15 each. One free teacher/chaperone ticket is provided for every 10 student tickets purchased.

Study Guides
Carry the show into the classroom with detailed guides that include play/playwright information, thought-provoking questions, and fun classroom activities. Lesson plans meet national and state standards in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Language Arts, and Theater Arts.

Q&A with the Cast
Learn about the making of each play! All students will be invited to ask questions during a post-show talk with the members of the cast.

Academic Group Discounts for Public Performances

We offer discounts for groups of 10+ for all regularly-scheduled Mainstage performances, but large groups attending from local middle, high schools, and universities receive an even bigger discount! For group pricing and availability, please contact Dani Bryant, Education Programs Coordinator, at dbryant@lanterntheater.org or 215.829.9002 x105.  more info
Pictured: Dave Johnson in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011). Photo: Mark Garvin.
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Header Photo: Geneviève Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A Child's Christmas in Wales (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in Arcadia (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in The Train Driver (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.

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