Student Matinees

Student Matinees

JUST ANNOUNCED! 2023/2024 Season:

Bring your students to see a play at Hartford Stage! Each student matinee is followed by a talkback with members of the cast and creative team.

The classic love story — with a contemporary twist.


By Kate Hamill 
Adapted from the novel by Jane Austen 
Directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo

Wednesday, October 25
Thursday, October 26
Thursday, November 2

It’s about time for the Bennet sisters to get married, only the independent and outspoken Elizabeth isn’t keen on the idea. Meanwhile, the proud and mysterious Mr. Darcy keeps appearing in the Bennet social sphere, sparking conflict and marital questions. Might a change of heart be in the cards for Elizabeth?

In this playful adaptation, Kate Hamill bends tradition and social conventions. It is a truth universally acknowledged that this Pride and Prejudice is not to be missed.


Hartford’s beloved Christmas tradition is back! 

A Christmas Carol:
A Ghost Story of Christmas

By Charles Dickens 
Adapted & Directed by Michael Wilson  

Tuesday, November 28
Thursday, November 30
Tuesday, December 5
Wednesday, December 6
Thursday, December 7
Friday, December 8
Wednesday, December 13
Thursday, December 14
Friday, December 15
Tuesday, December 19

The magic of Charles Dickens’s heartwarming classic returns with former Hartford Stage Artistic Director Michael Wilson at the helm.

Come see Connecticut’s favorite family holiday tradition and spend some time with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as they bring A Christmas Carol to life on stage. It’s perfect holiday entertainment!


A timely revival that weighs the cost of the American dream. 


By Arthur Miller 
Directed by Melia Bensussen  

Wednesday, April 24
Thursday, April 25
Thursday, May 2

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright behind Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, and A View from the Bridge comes another masterpiece of American theater. All My Sons brings us into the Keller’s backyard, where a neighborhood is forced to reckon with buried truths. The fallout exposes the fault lines beneath their lives, leading to the unravelling of a family.

75 years later, this Arthur Miller classic still packs a strong emotional punch and reveals as much about today’s America as it did when it first premiered.