Our SchoolTime Series delivers the joy and wonder of LIVE theater to thousands of local school children each year while offering curriculum support to educators bringing language arts, science, math, and history to life!

All tickets $5. For every 15 tickets sold, the 16th is free!

22-23 Schooltime Series

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Virginia Repertory Theatre: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – 9:45 AM & 11:00AM
The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall

History, Music – Grades 3-6

This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. Her courage helped to change the world. Share her adventurous life with your students in this accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson.

The Ugly Duckling

Virginia Repertory Theatre: The Ugly Duckling
Friday, April 4, 2023 – 9:45 AM and 11:00AM
The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Folk tales, Language Arts, Literary Classic, History, Science, Music, Reading, Self-Esteem, Character Development – Grades Pre-K-2

We all know the fable of the swan who grows up “ugly” in a family of ducks, later to find his appearance changing as he discovers his true identity. Follow along as our “duck” finds friendship with other unlikely misfits: a mole that hates dirt and the bald eagle with a full head of hair. These three “misfit” heroes work together to earn their home on the King’s estate and find the self-confidence that only friendship and accomplishment can provide. Please join us for this all-singing, all-dancing, all delightful new musical.

Tales as Tall as the Sky

Virginia Repertory Theatre: Tales as Tall as the Sky
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 – 9:45 AM and 11:00AM

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Folk Tales, History, Language Arts, Reading – Grades K-5

Designed to encourage interest in books and reading, Tales as Tall as the Sky is the story of three children are in their tree house at the end of the summer and complaining that they have nothing exciting to do. When one produces a book of American tall tales, they begin to explore the wild and adventurous stories of Pecos Bill, John Henry and Hurricane Hallie, bringing to vibrant life this exciting literary genre.

To submit a request, please sign and fill the order form below. If you have any questions, please contact us at 727.712.2706 or email us at Rehedu@rutheckerdhall.net.