For more information or to be placed on our Student Matinee mailing list, please contact:

Allie Steele

Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement

302.594.1100 x 249

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Delaware Theatre Company makes it easy to bring your class to a student matinee:

  • Free classroom visits by DTC staff to prepare your students for the show​ (must be arranged in advance with DTC Education Department)

  • Complimentary study guides

  • Opportunities to meet the cast after the play

  • Specially-priced student tickets

Student Matinees—just $11.50 per student

Includes one free chaperone ticket per 20 students

Regular Performance—$20.00 for students

$15.00 for student groups (10 or more)

Complimentary study guides and preshow classroom visits from DTC teaching artists are included in the student matinee experience! To book your seats, contact the Education Department at, or call Allie Steele, Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement, at 302.594.1104 x 249. 


Please note: Special student group pricing is also available for evening and weekend performances of our other DTC offerings this season. Contact the DTC's Education Department for more information.



by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 

adapted by Steven Canny & John Nicholson ​

directed by Matt Pfeiffer

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most beloved Sherlock Holmes story gets a makeover in an exhilarating collision of slapstick, absurdity, and silliness. Zany and fast-paced, The Hound of the Baskervilles offers farcical surprises and brilliant theatrical invention performed by a trio of endearing clowns and klutzes. Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for three actors, this barkingly hilarious spoof leaves audiences dying from laughter.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10:30am


by Charles Dickens

a new adaptation by Patrick Barlow

directed by Brendon Fox

A holiday story and tradition unlike any other returns. Gather your loved ones around the holidays and come see Ebenezer Scrooge at it again in this bold take on a holiday classic. Using nothing more than props, puppets, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination, five actors bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life right before your eyes. Don’t be left out in the cold for this timeless tale with a fresh twist!

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:30am

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 10:30am

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 10:30am


book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux

original concept & direction by Floyd Mutrux

inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, & Carl Perkins

directed by Matt Silva

This worldwide smash-hit musical is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. In December 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary night to life with a treasure trove of the greatest  standards of the 1950s including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” and “Hound Dog.” On this unforgettable night in rock and roll history, don’t miss your chance to be a fly on the wall. 

Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 10:30am

Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 10:30am

2019/2020 Student Matinee performances are generously supported, in part, by:

Laffey-McHugh Foundation

This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on


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Delaware Theatre Company

200 Water Street

Wilmington, Delaware 19801


This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.


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