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VIRTUAL STUDENT MATINEES

 

EDUCATORS! Are you looking for a way to connect your students to the arts? Diversify your curriculum? Take a virtual field trip?

As we await a future where we can all be in the same space again, we realized that virtual theater enables us to reach so many more people and bring new communities into our theater. 

MCC brings you the best of both of our worlds – our compelling and conversation provoking shows and our education program that fosters discovery and exploration of student’s artistic voices. Our Virtual Student Matinees will bring a mix of prerecorded one-act MCC Live Labs and a workshop hosted by a MCC Master Teaching Artist, all in an hour and a half!

We hope you can join us. 

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PLEASE NOTE: Once you’ve purchased, please contact education@mcctheater.org to redeem and select your performance

If you’re interested in smaller groups of 8-19 students, please contact education@mcctheater.org for details

*Educators and chaperones do not need to purchase tickets for themselves

SCHEDULE

Our shows are available for a limited time only and new performances may be added throughout the season. Keep checking back for updated availability.

Matinee shows are at 11am with select offerings at 4pm Eastern Time.

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ON LOVE

Fire. Butterfly. Rollercoaster. How do you meaningfully connect? In this series of 7 short vignettes, poems and songs, ON LOVE, showcases the eight different types of love and the depths in which the human emotion can feel.

FRI, MAR 5 @ 11AM ET

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FRANKIE & WILL

It’s 1606 and Will Shakespeare is quarantined with his unpaid apprentice. What better time to write his next great masterpiece? If only he had an idea…

FRI, FEB 26 @ 4PM ET

FRI, MAR 12 @ 11AM ET

FRIDAY, MAR 26 @ 11AM ET

FRIDAY, MAR 26 @ 4PM ET

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WHEN

Maribel loves costume dramas and her daughter Jessie loves her. On any given day, their daily Downton Abbey watch is punctuated by the plunking of piano keys and the flurry of strings, but today there’s so much more on the menu. Maribel really wants to fix her daughter’s love life. And despite her mother’s many diversions, Jessie wants her mother to face the real music: the world is changing, and they could both use a little fresh air.

FRI, MAR 19 @ 11AM ET

 

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GOOD AS NEW

Revisiting this acclaimed work – a brutal one-act comedy about a learning-to-drive daughter who comes face-to-face with the mother she thinks has let her down – Good as New first played in 1993-94 as part of MCC’s (then called Manhattan Class Company) One Acts. It was then extended to a full-length work and presented by MCC in 1997.

FRI, APR 16 @ 11AM ET

MCC virtual student matinees are supported by the Axe-Houghton Foundation, Tiger Baron Foundation, and by Public Funds from the New York City Council Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.