Playhouse Theater Academy’s LITERATURE ALIVE field trip program will offer daytime field trips

Playhouse Theater Academy’s LITERATURE ALIVE field trip program is your opportunity to expand the classroom and experience professional live theater at Playhouse on Park. Educators are encouraged to book a field trip and bring their students to the theater during the day for a matinee performance. Literature Alive performances are $7 per student.

2022-23 offerings include LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL, The Story of Billie Holiday’s Last Performance by Lanie Robertson (Grades 9-12, October 5-14, 2022), August Wilson’s FENCES (Grades 9-12, 9 -November 18, 2022), A Charles Dickens CHRISTMAS (Grades 3-8, December 13-23, 2022) and the world premiere of DANDELION (Grades Pre-K – 3, April 25 – May 12, 2023). For show descriptions, available times and more information, visit

As part of the field trip experience, the following will be provided: a study guide to prepare students for production; a Playhouse on Park professional will visit your school and lead a workshop for students, teaching them elements of the production; a Q&A with the cast after the show.

Playhouse on Park is also thrilled to present its first-ever touring production, POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL. They’re taking this show on the road and bringing it to schools! It is recommended for students in grades K-5, and field trips can be booked Monday through Friday, March 6-31, 2023.

About Playhouse Theater Academy:

Playhouse Theater Academy is dedicated to providing professional theater programs for emerging artists of all ages and abilities. All students will learn from expert teachers who will share their exceptional abilities and love of acting. Operated by Playhouse Theater Group, Inc., Playhouse Theater Academy is able to provide access to professional performers, productions and opportunities through our affiliation with Playhouse on Park. Whether your goal is to be a professional actor or to explore your imagination and creativity in new ways, Playhouse Theater Academy is a home for quality theater education.

About Playhouse on Park:

Operated under the Playhouse Theater Group, Inc., Playhouse on Park is Greater Hartford’s premier professional theater. Playhouse on Park offers a wide range of stimulating, inspiring and very enjoyable productions that often leave audiences smiling, sometimes crying and always talking about what they have just experienced.

To book your trip to Playhouse on Park or to book POLKADOTS at your school, email [email protected] or call 860-523-5900 x16. To learn more about these offers, visit

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