The Cape Cod Theatre Company has a solid repertoire of touring productions that are scaled for presentation in classrooms, at The Arts Center, or on our main stage.
These productions – appropriate for middle and high school students – bring history and literature alive and can support school curriculums in several subject areas. Performances vary in length and several can be adapted to fit into an assembly or class period.
We can accommodate in-class performances or host field trips at either of our properties. We also can tailor additional workshops (in-class or onsite at our location) to supplement the performances.
Discover how our touring productions can meet your specific needs. Call us at 508.432.2002 extension 18 for more information.
THE BELLE OF AMHERST
In this remarkably powerful, one-woman play, Emily Dickenson herself invites students into her 1850s home and world. Through a combination of her poetry and stories, students get to meet and know this reclusive poet, enabling them to gain an understanding of the deeper meaning behind her always beautiful, often tragic words. Appropriate for middle and high school students. Learn more…
A riveting dramatization of the last hour in the life of Marie-Antoinette. The play takes place in 18th century France at the onset of the French Revolution as Marie-Antoinette relives her role in the downfall of the monarchy. Fits Massachusetts Education Curriculum Frameworks for World History, Political Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts. Appropriate for high school students.
This potent production spotlights 3 actors in 75 minutes to provide students with a rich venture into one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. HAMLET offers all the trappings of a timeless Shakespeare masterpiece, with complex characters, symbolism, and classic themes that still resonate today. Appropriate for high school students.
TAMSEN DONNER — A WOMAN’S JOURNEY
This is a moving and powerful portrayal of a pioneer woman’s adventure of heroic and tragic proportions. Tamsen traverses a new America during the westward expansion of 1846. It is a compelling 50-minute journey with a follow-up discussion that fits into the American History and Literature components of the Massachusetts Education Curriculum Frameworks. Appropriate for middle and high school students.
THE UNEXPECTED MAN
Two strangers on a train. One is a famous author, the other a great admirer of his. In this play, French dramatist, novelist, and actress Yasmina Reza portrays these characters’ lives through internal monologues, and the journey that begins as a trip from Paris to Frankfurt becomes an adventure of the mind.