Weekday Educational Matinees
Looking for an educational field trip to enrich your classroom curriculum? How about giving your students an unforgettable live-theatre experience!
Performances take place at The Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin, Illinois 60120, an outstanding 1200-seat theatre with plenty of free parking for buses and cars alike.
All cast members are Fox Valley 2nd-9th graders. Who knows: someone from your class may be in the show!
CTE’s “Lost in Paradise” Educational DVD
Check out our anti-bullying film preview and order your free DVD at CTEelgin@hotmail.com.
2018-19 Weekday Matinees
A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens
The famous tale with a twist from the Magic Tree House series
Thursday & Friday, November 15 & 16, 2018
Big, Bad Wolf?
Mixed-up fairy tale adventures like you’ve never seen before
Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9:45 a.m. – SOLD OUT!
PERFORMANCE ADDED: Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:15 p.m.
Friday, April 12, 2019, 9:45 a.m. – SOLD OUT!
Call 847-214-7550 or CTEelgin@hotmail.com to be put on the waiting list for the sold-out shows in case anyone cancels.
Tickets: $5 each
(Groups of 10 or more only, please; one free teacher ticket for every 20 purchased)
Appropriate for all ages
Approximately 90 minutes in length
The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, Illinois 60120
Matinee Reservation Information
Read the information in the tabs below before submitting your order.
If you have questions, want to drop off a payment, or prefer to make a reservation by phone, call 847-214-7550 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.
Remember to book your buses early!
No paper tickets issued. Groups check in at the door and seating is determined by our ushers.
DO NOT send payments to Hemmens Cultural Center.
Credit card payments are accepted for full amount only plus 3% handling fee when submitting your order.
Payment terms: A non-refundable 25% deposit is required after reservation is submitted. Balance is due in full by 30 days prior to performance. Ticket payments are not refundable.