Children's Matinee Series

2018 – 2019 Children’s Theatre Matinee Series

Sponsored by:
Wightman/Wieber Foundation
and Ohio Arts Council

Erie County School District (Only) FREE

All Other Students $4.00

TCT On Tour

Selected with state and national educational standards in mind. Our programs explore historical events, celebrate cultural heritage, and set the stage for learning.

We are proud to present performances throughout the school year for those teachers who make the community their classroom and wish to introduce their students to live theater.
The children’s matinee productions are for are area school students and home school students in grades K-12.

*Lesson plans are available for most of the performances and can be found at
https://www.thechildrenstheatre.com/for-educators/content-search

For reservations call 419.626.1950 or 877.626.1950
or e-mail: Kristen Moldovan or Geoffrey Stuck

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Tuesday September 11, 2018 - 10:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Presented by

Wightman/Wieber Charitable Foundation
& Ohio Arts Council

Runtime: 45 minutes | Grades: 3-12 | Subject: Musical

​Do you know the myth, the legend, or the truth? This musical follows the true story of Pocahontas and how she became an international symbol of peace. The Legend of Pocahontas combines history and storytelling with music. Follow the truthful account of Pocahontas as she grows from being a curious and brave child to one of the most respected and treasured women in history.

Thematic Connections

American History, Arts Integration, Courage and Honor, Diversity, Native American Cultures, Social Studies, Women’s History
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Tuesday December 4, 2018 - 10:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Presented by

Wightman/Wieber Charitable Foundation
& Ohio Arts Council

Runtime: 45 minutes | Grades: K-4 | Subject: Musical

​“Join in all our Reindeer Games” as TCT takes on the holidays – game-show style – featuring Santa’s four-hoofed sleigh team as both hosts and contestants. This TCT world premiere, written by Kenneth Jones, has plenty of audience participation, laughs, good cheer and celebration!

Credits

Written by Kenneth Jones

Thematic Connections

Arts Integration, Critical Thinking, Fairness, Holiday Giving, Imagination, Music, Teamwork
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Friday January 25, 2019 - 10:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Presented by

Wightman/Wieber Charitable Foundation

ALL Students
Pay $4 for this show

Runtime: 55 minutes | Grades: 2-5 | Subject: Math

Cyrus can solve anything! Whether it be puzzles, mysteries, or riddles. If there’s a problem to be solved Cy’s your guy! But in this original musical from Stars Within Reach, Cyrus meets his match; Math Class. Come along as Solve it Cyrus and his friends learn the ins and outs of all things math in “The Aftermath of Math Class”. Students and teachers alike will learn what makes math fun in this delightfully charming musical adventure!

Curriculum Connections: STEM or STEAM Education System, Mathematics Based, Values Based, Musical, Language/Communication Skills
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Tuesday February 5, 2019 - 10:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Presented by

Wightman/Wieber Charitable Foundation
& Ohio Arts Council

Runtime: 45 Minutes | Grades: 3-8 | Subject: Historical Drama

​When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man more than sixty years ago on December 1, 1955, she was tired and weary from a long day of work. Little did she know that this simple act would significantly change the course of our nation. Adapted by TCT’s Deondra Kamau Means.

Thematic Connections

American History, Biography, Diversity, Government, Language Arts, Multi-Cultural, Reading, Social Studies, Women’s History

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Tuesday April 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Presented by

Wightman/Wieber Charitable Foundation
& Ohio Arts Council

Runtime: 45 minutes | Grades: K-5 | Subject: Musical

​Is your name Harry? Or Sam? Or could it be Rumpelstiltskin? TCT retells this classic tale of the miller’s daughter, her boastful father, a handsome prince and the ability to spin straw into gold. Discover the magic and wonder of one of the world’s best loved fairytales.

Thematic Connections

Bullying, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Friendship, Kindness, Literary Classic, Reading, Self-Esteem, Strength of Character

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