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Attending one of George Street Playhouse’s Student Matinees is a wonderful opportunity for students to come to a professional, regional theatre, watch an engaging production, and have a fun field trip while they’re at it!

Attend one of our Touring Theatre performances here at the Playhouse and fulfill the students’ state-mandated requirement to watch live theatre. Each play comes with a comprehensive post-play workshop that fosters critical thinking and allows students to investigate the issues and themes of the play.

Arranging a class trip to GSP in New Brunswick has never been easier. Our specially priced student matinees are designed to accommodate any size student group.  Teacher and student study guides are available with a host of support mateirals to enhance student learning. For an additional fee, we offer classroom residencies focused around the themes of each play.

Matinee Performance Prices 
$14 for IRL: In Real Life 
$10 for New Kid, In Between

One chaperone ticket will be provided for every 15 students. 
Contact Diana at 732-846-2895 ext. 117 or email education@georgestplayhouse.org to book your class trip to GSP!

Austin the Unstoppable

a new musical comedy

Thursday, May 1, 2014; 10 am and 12 pm

Reigning master of the X-box and junk food junkie, eleven-year-old Austin must facethe long-term consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle when he learns his mother has contracted Type II Diabetes. In partnership with ShapingNJ, this new musical comedy explores the challenges of one family learning how to make healthy choices together.

This fun, upbeat musical engages students in the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise by celebrating how positive change can occur through the power of love, hard work and support.

Cyberbullying IRL: In Real Life

Tuesday, April 29, 2014: 10 am and 12 pm

From shared text messages, exploited secret photos and threatening online conversations, cyber-bullying reaches every facet of the students' lives and leads to consequences everyone needs to face. This production investigates how students can take an active role to end cyber-bullying.everyone needs to face.

New Kid

Monday, April 28, 2014; 10 am and 12 pm

New Kid remains the Touring Theatre's most successful program, addressing racism, prejudice, peer pressure, and conflict resolution. New Kid asks students to explore issues of: moving to a new place, being the outsider, making and keeping friends.


Friday, May 2, 2014; 10 am and 12 pm

Encouraging audience participation, Peacemaker is a charming parable of our increasingly diverse society, promoting an end to prejudice based on what people look like or where they come from.

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