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Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2011/2012 School Shows Series

ASHEVILLE, NC – Diana Wortham Theatre‘s popular School Shows Series features high quality, curriculum-related performances by professional, nationally touring companies. Diana Wortham Theatre serves over 7,000 students and teachers each year, stretching minds, working imaginations and deepening learning. Due to demand, this season features more performances to serve even more students.

Book Today! Reservations for all school shows are now available. Need-based scholarships offered.

2011/2012 School Shows:

• THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

• SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

• SHAKESPEARE ON TRIAL

• THE RIVALRY – THE LINCON DOUGLAS DEBATES

• MADELINE AND THE BAD HAT

• BILLY JONAS

• MACBETH

• RENNIE HARRIS PUREMOVEMENT

• DIAVOLO DANCE THEATER

• CHARLOTTE’S WEB

Helpful Information

• Shows begin at 10:00 a.m. (unless otherwise indicated) at the Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place and are around an hour long (except Macbeth, which is full-length)

• Groups of 11 or more: $6 per person (except Macbeth which is $10 and Seussical which is $8)

• Groups of 10 or less: $7 per person (except Macbeth which is $11 and Seussical which is $9)

Teachers receive one free ticket per 10 students. All others pay the listed student ticket price. Bus drivers are free.

On the Web

Please visit our Teacher’s Page for reservation forms, detailed show descriptions, age recommendations, theatre etiquette information, study guides, and more!

Y.E.S. (Youth Education Scholarship)

The Diana Wortham Theatre Y.E.S. Fund makes it possible for students in underserved schools to attend Diana Wortham Theatre School Programming. Need-based scholarships to cover the cost of admission are available to students on a free or reduced lunch program.

CONTACT: Rae Geoffrey, Associate Director: [email protected], 828.210.9837

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