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Field Trips

First Stage is thrilled to welcome back educators and students to our live theater performances beginning January 2022.

Explore our upcoming season and Classroom Workshop Opportunities to add to your field trip experience, and complete this form to begin your Field Trip reservation for the upcoming 2021/22 School Year.

For questions or further information, please contact us at (414) 267-2962 or fieldtrips@firststage.org.

Virtual Field Trip Pricing and Reservation

Performances for the 2021/22 Season are priced at $6.75/seat for all performances at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater, and $5.50/seat for all performances at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.


A minimum of 10 people is required for a school matinee reservation, with a non-refundable deposit of $50 per show.


School groups receive one complimentary ticket for every 20 tickets purchased. The cost of the complimentary tickets will be deducted from the total amount due. 


Adults attending with students are limited to no more than one out of every ten students in attendance.


Group size will be adjusted as needed until one month prior to the performance date.


Full payment is due no later than 30 days prior to your performance. No refunds or exchanges are available later final payment is made, and refunds are not given to students that are absent. Payment must be remitted in one single check from the school.


To make your Virtual Field Trip reservation, complete this interest form, or contact fieldtrips@firststage.org or (414) 267-2962. 

Learn More

The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

January 20 - February 11, 2022 at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater

Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis
Adapted by Cheryl L. West

From the hilarious and deeply moving award-winning novel, the Watson family heads south towards a pivotal moment in American history. 

For upper elementary & middle school students and teachers

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors

March 4 - April 1, 2022 at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater

By Drew Daywalt
Illustrated by Adam Rex
Book and Lyrics by John Maclay, Music and Lyrics Eric Nordin

From the Kingdom of Backyard came Rock, from the Empire of Mom’s Home Office came Paper, and from a messy village in the Junk Drawer Realm came Scissors. When these fierce warriors meet, a musical battle royale begins to see who comes out on top!

For kindergarten and lower elementary school students and teachers

The Amazing Lemonade Girl

April 22 - May 13, 2022 at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater

Based on the true story of Alexandra Flynn Scott
By James DeVita

Meet Alex Scott. She has a story to tell – about her life and her legacy, her humor and her heart. The story of a young girl fiercely determined to make a difference despite the challenges she faces, reminding us all that a single person can change the world – one act, or one cup, at a time.

For elementary school students and teachers

The Dancing Granny

February 16 - March 4, 2022 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

By Mansa Ra 
Adapted from the book by Ashley Bryan

This world premiere play is based on the beloved children’s book by the 2017 Newbery Honor winner. Kids and adults will be tapping their feet as Ananse, the clever spider of African folklore, tries to trick Granny into dancing away from her garden so he can take her vegetables. But his plan backfires when he is drawn into the dance himself!

For pre-K and lower elementary students and teachers

Last Stop on Market Street

May 11 - June 10, 2022 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

Book, Music & Lyrics by Gloria Bond Clunie
Adapted from the book by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson

In this theatrical adaptation of a simple, yet powerful book, a bus ride down Market Street prompts young CJ to marvel at his grandmother’s ability to see beauty in a less than perfect world.

For pre-K and lower elementary students and teachers

Macbeth

March 22 - April 1, 2022 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

By William Shakespeare
First Stage Young Company presents one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, heralded as one of his most popular and influential masterpieces, in this Performance Project.
 
For middle and high school students and teachers

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