Each year, we offer select student matinee performances. These concerts provide a unique opportunity for students and teachers to experience a performance and participate in a talk-back with artists about their work.
All matinees are approximately one hour long, begin at 11am, and include curriculum materials provided to teachers in advance of the performance. Tickets are $10 per person per performance, including students and chaperones.
2014/15 Student Matinee schedule:
Having Our Say...
Fri, Apr 17 | 11am | Perelman Theater
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Now in their 45th Season, PHILADANCO continues their legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides.
The Adventures of
Harold & the Purple Crayon
Mon, Apr 13 | 11am | Merriam Theater
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Enchantment Theatre Company's The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon is based on Crockett Johnson's delightful picture book series that follows the zany adventures of an inventive young boy. The 'Harold' books have captivated families for more than fifty years, celebrating the imagination of children and the unique way they see the world. Resourceful and brave, Harold creates the world he wants to explore, using nothing more than a big purple crayon and his sky's-the-limit imagination. This innovative production will take your family on a wild ride as Harold jets to Mars, joins a circus, and meets a princess in an enchanted garden.
This adaptation and performance based on the book series, Harold and the Purple Crayon, is presented with the permission of the Estate of Ruth Krauss.
This production has been made possible in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts that believes that a great nation deserves great art. Art Works.
Kimmel Center Education programs are generously supported by the Merck Foundation and
Student Matinees are generously supported by TD Bank.
The Kimmel Centerís Education programming is generously supported by ACE Group, Universal Health Services, Deluxe Corporation Foundation, Republic Bank, and Elliott-Lewis Corporation.