New Jersey

Pax Amicus Castle Theatre

 
A not-for-profit, cultural foundation, Pax Amicus Castle Theatre offers groups in middle school, high school, and college an array of educational performances from the Castle Shakespeare Repertory. See a complete Shakespeare or classic play, enjoy a combat demonstration, and have a Q&A after the show with educational professionals and classically trained actors. With just under 200 seats, the venue provides an intimate, student-friendly environment for exploring the world of theater.
 
Contact Info
Address: 23 Lake Shore Rd., Budd Lake, NJ 07828. Morris County.
 
Tel: Box Office - 973-691-2100. 
 
 
Website: www.paxamicus.com
 
Hrs: Vary. 
 
SCHOOLS
Performances at Pax Amicus Theatre allow students to learn about history and experience the works of literary figures such as Shakespeare and Edgar Allen Poe. Students will also learn about authentic period costumes, sets, and music. Performances can be edited to fit your schedule. Learn more.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Karen Boyer.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 7th-College. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. 
 
Cost: $16/person. Prepaid full house of 195 people - $14/person.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Language Arts, Performing Arts, Social Studies. 
Topics Covered: Literature, history, culture, Shakespeare, Edgar Allen Poe, poetry, drama, acting, set design, music. 
 
SCOUTS
Scouts groups are welcome to visit Pax Amicus to begin working on Theater badges. With Q&A sessions, scouts will have the opportunity to ask performers about the art of their performance. See what’s playing
 
Contact Info
Contact: Karen Boyer.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 7th-12th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. 
 
Cost: $16/person. Prepaid full house of 195 people - $14/person.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Performing Arts, Social Studies. 
Topics Covered: Literature, history, culture, Shakespeare, Edgar Allen Poe, poetry, drama, acting, set design, story, staging, music. 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschoolers in middle school and high school will enjoy learning about history, literature, authentic period costumes, sets, and music during performances at Pax Amicus. Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Karen Boyer.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 7th-College. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. 
 
Cost: $16/person. Prepaid full house of 195 people - $14/person.
 
Topics Covered: Literature, history, culture, Shakespeare, Edgar Allen Poe, poetry, drama, acting, set design, music. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Theater Lesson Plan

Throughout the ages, theater has been used to record history, depict religious stories, spread information and more. When visiting the theater, discuss what jobs people can have at the theater and the process of producing a stage play.... Continue