High quality live performances for School Audiences & Families
$8.00 per ticket Camden, NJ students & residents; all others $10.00 per ticket
You must call to reserve space: Miranda Powell, 856-225-6202, miranda.powell@rutgers.edu

 

Fall 2018 Schedule

 

 

Frankenstein*

Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers-Camden 
Friday, November 2, 2018, 10 am
Grades 6 – 12

By Mary Shelley, Adapted by Austin Tichenor 
Directed by Damon Bonetti & Charlotte Northeast
 

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley’s horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with Austin Tichenor’s thrilling and faithful stage adaption. The brilliant Dr. Frankenstein creates life in his laboratory, but he soon realizes that he can’t control it, and must destroy it. Widely regarded as the original science fiction novel, the amazing twists and turns of this classic tale have gripped generations of readers and will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

For this special partnership with the Department of Fine Arts, RU-C we will be offering tickets at 
$8.00 each with teacher & chaperone tickets free of charge. Limited availability.

 

 

Holiday Dances from Spain & Latin America

Alborada Spanish Dance Theater
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 10 am
Grades K-12

Celebrate Three Kings Day! Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre will transport you to the streets of the Spanish-speaking nations, exposing you to their cultures and customs on their holiday of giving with dance, live music and song. Be captivated by the performances of Gypsy Flamenco and folkloric dances from Spain and swirling dances from Mexico and Ecuador.

 

Spring 2019 Schedule

 

Ellis Island: Gateway to America 

Pushcart Players
Monday, March 4, 2019, 10 am
Grades K-6

As we settle into the 21st Century, Pushcart Players offers a spirited salute to America in song, dance, and story. This uplifting production takes a loving look at a small group of immigrants who came to this country in 1903 seeking freedom, opportunity and a better life for themselves, their children and their children’s children. The immigrants in our play provide a symbolic representation of the many émigrés from a multitude of nations that have reached our shores over the years. Prevailing themes throughout the presentation are the immigrant experience, ethnic diversity, and the precious legacy of freedom and democracy in America.

 

Superheroes of Science

Dinoman!
Monday, May 20, 2019, 10 am
Grades K-12

A fast paced look at science around us!  What does the world’s fastest toilet paper shooter, quantum locking levitation, and T Rex have in common?  They are all featured in the newest Dinoman Science Series presentation–Super Heroes of Science!  Of course there is a multitude of science Super Heroes, but for this show Einstein, Bernoulli, and Mary Anning will be featured.  Although there is an abundance of information and experiments, the show is suitable for audience members ages 4 to adults. How do planes fly? How cold is 321 below zero? How do you entangle electrons? How are fossils created? All this and more is explained in this fast paced high energy production!

 

The Velveteen Rabbit

Pushcart Players
Friday, June 7, 2019, 10 am
Grades Pre/K-5

A young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit. The Boy and Velveteen embark on exciting imaginary adventures, from deep dark caves to the wide open sea, and together they learn the true meaning of friendship in this musical re-telling of one of America’s favorite storybooks.