Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts

Enjoy a live theater performance at Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts. Opened in 1995, the playhouse strives to enhance, support, and enrich classroom learning. Weekday performances for the 2015-16 season include The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Cinderella, and more. Groups of 20 or more can participate in weekday performances. Gatherings can be held in the playhouse’s community center before the show. Select school performances are also open to homeschoolers, allowing them to see a production at the discounted rate. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: Fullwood Theater, Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell Street East, Matthews, NC 28105. Mecklenburg County. Tel: 704-846-8343. Email: tgrover@matthewsplayhouse.com. Website: www.matthewsplayhouse.com. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 2:30PM-4:30PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Performing Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Performing Arts. 

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