Playhouse on Rodney Square

The Playhouse on Rodney Square is one of the oldest continually performing theatres in the country. Throughout its 100 year history, the theatre has remained at the forefront of creating classic Broadway experiences as well as engaging the theatre-going community with spectacular innovations and special childrens’ programs. In addition to box office performances, private backstage tours can be arranged allowing one to explore the building’s history through its architectural and technical details. Tours must be scheduled in advance. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1007 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. New Castle County. Tel: 302-888-0200. Email: playhouse@grandopera.org. Website: www.duponttheatre.com. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Summers Mon.-Fri. 10AM-2PM.  
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Tours, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 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