Student Matinee Specifics
STUDENT MATINEE COST: $12 per student.
PERFORMANCE LENGTH: Running times vary, but all matinees will be finished by 1:00 pm to allow adequate time for bus departure.
RESERVATIONS: To place an order for a Student Matinee please call Group Sales at Proctors at 518•382•3884 x139.
SCHOLARSHIPS: If individual students or schools are in need of scholarship support to make attendance at a Capital Rep performance possible, we will try to work together with the school to help facilitate attendance. Please contact the Education Program Manager, for a Request for Assistance Form at 518•382•3884 x168.
CHAPERONES: For every 15 students, one complimentary adult ticket is provided.
Engage students with the genius of Charles Dickens. This beloved timeless classic receives a merry retelling by the creator of the two-time Tony Award winning hit, The 39 Steps. Dickens’ text is re-imagined with a fresh new physicality and theatricality combining comedy and a heart-felt spirit to brighten the holidays!
On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King cools down in a lonely Memphis hotel room after delivering the speech of a lifetime – when an unexpected visit from a feisty, young hotel maid pushes him into a confrontation with his doubts, fears and haunting premonitions. The Mountaintop presents a human portrayal of King’s dreams and foibles, revealing the man behind the public image and the great ideals that formed a new America.
Let us entertain you with the rags to riches story of ugly-duckling, Louise, who rose to national fame as Gypsy Rose Lee, the Queen of Burlesque. Share the joy and heartbreak of a pushy backstage mother living vicariously through her daughter’s fame, and pays a high price for it. Enjoy unforgettable characters and a thrilling musical score, including “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “Let Me Entertain You” and more - as only Capital Rep can deliver – up close and personal!
Students receive a powerful complement to American History studies with this political drama about what happens when a moderate, non-religious candidate is tapped to run for Vice President with a religious conservative. The separation between church and state and the role of privacy in public life come into play in this drama that was the hit of Capital Rep’s NEXT ACT New Play Summit!