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Student Matinees

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Student Matinees


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.

To book a matinee performance, contact David at (507) 467-2905 x205.

Click here to take our post-matinee teacher survey.

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