Illumination Education Program
Bring your students to Lantern Theater Company for special weekday morning performances that will enrich your classroom curriculum! We offer student matinees for all of our age-approrpriate Mainstage productions. Your reservation includes discounted tickets, lesson plans, study guides, and post-show talkbacks with the cast. For booking and other information, please contact M. Craig Getting, Education Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.829.9002 x104.
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare
Relevant Class Subjects: History and Social Studies, English, Language Arts, Drama, Classics
Best enjoyed by upper middle and high school
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10AM limited availability
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10AM limited availability
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10AM limited availability
Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti
Relevant Class Subjects: English, History, Language Arts, Theater Arts, Drama
Best enjoyed by 10th grade and up
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10AM
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10AM
Copenhagen by Michael Frayn
Relevant Class Subjects: Science (especially Physics), History, English
Best enjoyed by 9th grade and up
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10AM
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10AM
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Relevant Class Subjects: English, Language Arts, Theater Arts, Classics
Best enjoyed by 8th grade and up
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 10AM
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 10AM
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10AM
Additional performances may be added, subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.
Student tickets for weekday morning matinees are $15 each. One free teacher/chaperone ticket is provided for every 10 student tickets purchased.
Each school attending a student matinee performance is provided with a Study Guide in advance of the show. Guides include detailed play/playwright information, thought-provoking questions, context and themes, and additional materials designed to aid educators in planning show-related classroom activities. Lesson plans meet national and state standards in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Language Arts, and Theater Arts.
All students will be invited to a post-show talk with the members of the cast, giving them the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the performance.
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 M. Craig Getting, Education Director, at email@example.com or 215.829.9002 x104. submit inquiry
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.