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"I had to pass along that the kids responded so well to this production. I have students write a reflection on it afterwards, and they really enjoyed themselves" Teacher at West Shamokin High School
"As one of the teachers accompanying our students today, I want to thank you for your efforts in providing such a wonderful outreach to the schools in our area" Literature Teacher, Private High School
"I have taken groups to these student performances; they are very well done and the students learned a lot." English teacher at North Catholic High School
"It was a superb production. I particularly appreciated the Q and A session which followed it." Teacher from West Allegheny High School.
Prime Stage Student Matinee Field Trips

Prime Stage Theatre will once again offer its popular student matinee performances during the 2023/2024 school year as we celebrate our 27th Season of "Discovery"."

Our Student Matinee Performances are In-Person and located at the New Hazlett Theater Center for Performing Art on Pittsburgh's North Side (6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212), and begin at 10:00am followed by a post-show discussion.

Student Matinee Field Trip Reservations for 2023/2024 Register Your Class Here!

The Miracle Worker

Student Matinee Field Trips
November 8 and 9, 2023

Ticket Prices $12
*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Prime Stage Sprouts
Student Matinee Field Trips
January 24 and 25, 2024

Ticket Prices $12
*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

Student Matinee Field Trips
March 6 and 7, 2024

Ticket Prices $12
*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

Witness for the Prosecution

Student Matinee Field Trips
May 9, 2024

Ticket Prices $12
*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

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Education Program Funding

Our Education Programs are funded in part by:

The Grable Foundation, American Eagle Outfitters, The Laurel Foundation, PNC Charitable Trust, Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of The Buhl Foundation

Past Student Matinees


Student Matinee Field Trips
November 9 and 10, 2022

Ticket Price $12

*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad

Sprouts Student Matinee Field Trips
January 26, 2023

Ticket Price $9

*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Student Matinee Field Trips
March 8 and 9, 2023

Ticket Price $12

*One Free Chaperone Tickets for every 20 student tickets purchased

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STREAMING ONLY Student Matinee Field Trips
April 24th - May 7th

Ticket Price $12

Performance Cancellation Policy

Prime Stage Theatre maintains a firm policy of not cancelling performances. For this reason, we urge all ticket holders to make every effort to attend. Our policy includes no refunds.

Student matinees - If you are unable to attend a performance due to school delay or cancellation, a representative must call Prime Stage Education Box Office at 412-841-7353 prior to the performance. We will make every effort to arrange another time for you to see that production. There is no guarantee, however, that seats for an alternate performance will be available

If Prime Stage cancels a performance due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control, we will offer a refund based on the amount of your purchase within 30 days of our cancelled performance.


All Prime Stage productions and Resource Guides address the following:

PA Academic Standards for Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking

CC.1.3.9-10.A: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

CC.1.3.9-10.C: Analyze how complex characters develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

CC.1.3.9-10.D: Determine the point of view of the text and analyze the impact the point of view has on the meaning of the text.

CC.1.3.9-10.E: Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it and manipulate time create an effect.

CC.1.3.9-10.F: Analyze how words and phrases shape meaning and tone in texts.

CC.1.3.9-10.G: Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment.

CC.1.3.9-10.H: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms themes, topics, character types, and/or other text elements from source material in a specific work.

CC.1.3.9-10.K: Read and comprehend literary fiction on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

CC.1.5.9-10.A: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions on grades level topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

CC.1.5.9-10.G: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking based on grade 9-10 level and content.

CC.1.6.11.A: Listen critically and respond to others in small and large group situations. Respond with grade level appropriate questions, ideas, information or opinions.

CC.1.6.11.C: Demonstrate awareness of audience using appropriate volume and clarity in formal speaking presentations.

CC.1.6.11.D: Listen to and acknowledge the contributions of other students well introducing ideas and opinions to enrich the discussion

Magic of Live Theatre

The Importance of Field Trips

"Arts-based field trips can boost students’ academic performance, improve school engagement, and support social-emotional well-being."

(Greene, Levenberg, and Pogue, 2021)

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