Student Matinees are specially scheduled weekday shows offered to area schools for Commonweal productions playing during the school year.
For only $5 per student, classes receive the following:
- Theatre ticket
- Pre-show workshop by the actors
- Study guide
- Video enhancement materials
- Theatre lobby art installation tour (on request)
- Post-show talk-back
Our goal is to expose every student in our eleven-county region to a professional production at the Commonweal, and come away with a greater understanding of how theatre can teach us about ourselves, each other, and our place in the world. In fact, a 2014 study concluded: “Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students….” Click here to read the full Science Daily article.