Inquire about 2021/22 Student Matinee performances!

When you book a Student Matinee, you gain access to:

  • Free residencies that help students navigate the themes and ideas of the play and draw connections to the world around them, tailored to your needs by our experienced Teaching Artists. These residencies can be pre-show or post-show, either in-person or virtual.
  • An in-school field trip option for students/groups unable to attend in person
  • Downloadable Play Guides, linking the themes of each show to EALRs and Common Core Standards
  • Two complimentary preview tickets for Educators so you can see the show ahead of your students

All student matinees begin at 10:30 a.m. Please note each show’s content advisories on the pages below. Tickets are $10 per student, with 1 FREE chaperone per 10 students.

Please note that Seattle Rep will be requiring masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for all attendees to its 2021/22 performances. Learn more about our COVID safety protocols here.

To inquire about financial assistance and other virtual student and classroom opportunities, contact our Youth Engagement team


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  • Artwork for Teenage Dick

    Teenage Dick

    Thurs., March 24, 2022
    Grade recommendation: 9th grade and up
    EALRs: English Language Arts, Theatre

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    In this satirical retelling of Shakespeare’s Richard III, one of the most famous disabled characters in literary history is reimagined as a 16-year-old outsider with all the teenage angst of high school.

    Content warnings: Suicide, blood, violence, bullying, ableism, discussions of abortion.

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  • Artwork for Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    Thurs., May 19, 2022
    Grade recommendation: 6th grade and up
    EALRs: Social Studies (Civics, History), Theatre

    Taroon once served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. After the Americans have withdrawn, their promises of protection and safety disappear. What are the consequences of taking sides during wartime?

    Content warnings: Discussion of terrorism, murder, and violence

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  • Artwork for Bruce


    Thurs., June 9, 2022
    Grade recommendation: 6th grade and up
    EALRs: Music, Media Arts, Theatre

    In 1974, a virtually unknown 26-year-old director set out to film a best-selling novel with a highly dysfunctional mechanical star named Bruce. Don't miss this world-premiere musical, based on The Jaws Log by Carl Gottlieb.

    Content warnings: Profanity, discussion of sexual harassment

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  • Artwork for The Winter's Tale

    The Winter's Tale

    December 16 & 17, 2021
    Streaming Only
    EALRS: Theater, Music

    Seattle Rep’s Public Works family of community and professional actors join together for a dazzling journey of reunion and redemption in a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic.

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  • Artwork for Fannie


    Thurs., Feb. 3, 2022
    Grade recommendation: 7th grade and up
    EALRS: Civics, History, Music, Theatre

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    Following the life of impassioned American civil rights activist and hero
    Fannie Lou Hamer, this one-woman show with music is part theater, part revival, and all power.

    Content warnings: Anti-Black racism, violence against women, gunshots, glass shattering noises, mild profanity

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  • Artwork for Freestyle Love Supreme

    Freestyle Love Supreme

    Thurs., March 3, 2022
    Grade recommendation: 6th grade and up
    EALRS: Music, Theatre

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    Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme. Now — direct from Broadway — the original hip-hop musical phenomenon arrives in Seattle. See it for the first time each time, as no two shows are ever the same.

    Content warnings: Profanity

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Seattle Rep’s K-12 Youth Engagement Programs are supported by:

The Chisholm Foundation 

ArtsFund | Loeb Family Charitable Foundations | City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Hazel Miller Foundation | Horizons Foundation | Muckleshoot Charitable Fund
Forest Foundation | Hubbard Family Foundation | Theatre Forward