Field Trips to Adventure Stage Chicagoís Educational Matinees

Every year, Adventure Stage Chicago produces a season of main stage productions recommended for young people ages 8-14. These performances are open to the public on weekends, and during the week we perform educational matinees for school audiences.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best grade/age to come see an ASC production?
Our shows are best suited for 4th - 9th grades (ages 8-14)

Are there any supporting materials for the production?
Each teacher that attends an Adventure Stage Chicago production receives a free online Learning Guide. This educatorís text includes themes, questions, vocabulary, classroom activities, recommended resources, and an introduction to our space, cast, and production team.

What is a "Curtain Conversation?"
ASC Curtain Conversations are 10-15 minute talkbacks with the cast of the play. Students will get a chance to answer questions about their experience of seeing the show as well as get to ask their own questions to the actors.

What time do performances begin?
All shows begin at 10:30 a.m.

What time should we arrive?
We ask that you arrange for your bus to arrive at our theater between 10:00am-10:15am.

How long does the show last?
Worthy + post show post show curtain conversation (75 minutes)

Are seats assigned?
Our Student Matinees are General Admission. Groups are seated as they arrive.

How much do tickets cost?
Previews: $7
CPS Marketplace: $7
Non-CPS Students: $8
Chaperones: School groups receive one complimentary chaperone ticket for every ten student tickets purchased.

Try these organizations for funding options:
Target Field Trip Grants
Donors Choose
Kids in Need Foundation
Oppenheimer Family Foundation


Call 773.969.5550 with your number of student tickets and preferred dates. 
For more information, email Education Coordinator Dani Bryant.