Student Matinees at McCarter

A class trip to a McCarter performance offers you and your students the opportunity to experience some of the finest theater in the nation.

Each production is followed by a post-show discussion with the artists. A post-show production follows each student matinee performance. McCarter performances are an excellent and effective tool for enhancing many areas of study, including Language Arts, Social Studies, and World Languages. In-School Enhancement Programs are also available, at an additional cost, to enrich the performance experience.

Pricing: $15 student tickets, $20 adult tickets, $25 for all A Christmas Carol tickets.
McCarter encourages the attendance of one adult chaperone per 25 students.

Student Matinee FAQ
Theater Etiquette Guide (PDF)

 


 

McCarter is dedicated to making the arts accessible to students regardless of their economic circumstances. Thanks to the generous support of our funders, McCarter is able to provide a limited number of partial and fully-subsidized student matinee tickets to Title 1 Schools. In addition, if transportation is a barrier for your school’s attendance, please reach out and ask about our Bus Mini-Grant program. For more information about financial assistance for student matinees, please contact groups@mccarter.org.

Enrich your students’ experience of a Student Matinee performance and deepen the overall impact of your trip to the theater through a McCarter In-School Enhancement Program available at an additional cost. For more information, please email education@mccarter.org.

The Wolves

By Sarah DeLappe

Directed by Sarah Rasmussen

Meet nine young women from a competitive high school soccer team.  It’s just a few weeks until nationals and the pressure is on.  Relatable and resilient, this pack of adolescent warriors will push and train for their games, while also navigating a growing understanding of their complicated world. The Wolves is about life, love, and loss on and off the Astroturf. 

Parental discretion is advised for strong language and themes. AGES 12+.

 

SEPTEMBER 29 and OCTOBER 6 & 13 

10:30 AM

Grades 9+

Berlind Theater

RSVP

Between Two Knees

Between Two Knees is an outrageously funny and wickedly subversive intergenerational tale of familial love, loss, and connection.

FEBRUARY 9

10:30 AM

Grades 9+

Matthews Theater

RSVP

Wuthering Heights

Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights. He finds a kindred spirit in Catherine Earnshaw and a fierce love ignites. When forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.

FEBRUARY 28

10:30 AM

Grades 5+

Matthews Theater

RSVP