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Matthews Playhouse Mainstage Productions features titles that are typically family focused, but select production titles can also be geared specifically towards adults or young people. Read More >

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Matthews Playhouse School of Theatre productions are cast exclusively with students from our year-long theatre classes. Read More >

School/Camp Show Registration

Call (704) 846-8343 to reserve a time or use our "Register Now!" button below

The Special Rate for our School Shows is $7 or $8 per person, depending on the show (with a group of 20 or more)

 


JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK

Recommended for Grades PK & up

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! A terrible thing happened to Junie B.! And it’s called—someone took her new black furry mittens! And they kept them! They didn’t even put them in the Lost and Found at school. So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen on the floor, she should be allowed to keep it, too. Right? That’s fair. Right? Right?

THE YEAR OF THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE

Recommended for Grades PK & up - RIGHTS PENDING

The Armistice has been declared, but still there is no sign of Ruthie's father in their little Appalachian town. So, in accordance with the traditions of Pine Grove, it falls to Ruthie and her mother to bring home the perfect Christmas tree to donate to the town. So Ruthie and her mother set out to find a tree and haul it home. Ruthie, chosen for the role of the heavenly angel in the church Christmas play, finds herself outfitted in a made-over wedding dress of the finest silk, thanks to her mother. The way they work together to fulfil their family's duty is something beautiful to behold.

FREEDOM TRAIN

Recommended for Grades 3 & up

Freedom Train is the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railord which smuggled slaves to freedom prior to the American Civil War. Using traditional songs of the period "Freedom Train" recounts a powerful and inspiring tale of courage, dedication, perseverance and the strength of the human spirit.