Join us for a fun-filled TPE field trip! See a show at a local professional theatre, in the company of one or more of our expert teachers. We see plays throughout the DC area, and sometimes further away. The field trip leader provides perspective and context for the show with a pre- or post-show discussion, as well as oversight and sometimes transport or introductions to the performers.
Join us in October for the excitement and revelry of the Maryland Renaissance Festival! Meet knights, wizards, and more at this incredible fun-filled festival, and learn a little about life in the time of the great bard, William Shakespeare. Transportation included.
When: Sunday, October 9 – 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Where: Maryland Renaissance Festival
Price: (Before September 9) Ages 16 & up $85; ages 15 & younger $75
(After September 9) Ages 16 & up $90; ages 15 & younger $80
Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 6
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
This November, we’ll join Faction of Fools for a Commedia dell’Arte exploration of The Merchant of Venice, one of Shakespeare’s most controversial plays. In the vibrant marketplaces Renaissance city of Venice, young lovers steal away in the night, old enemies battle back and forth, and braggart Captains vie for the hand of a wealthy heiress, whose luck is running out.
Includes a post-show talkback and discussion. Recommend age to enjoy the show: 12 and up.
When: Saturday, November 26 – 2:00 pm
Where: Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave. NE Washington, DC
Price: $23 (parents and friends welcome!)
Transportation: Bus pick-up/drop-off at TeqCorner: 12:45 pm/5:30 pm. Bus transportation is optional; additional price $20.
Registration Deadline: Monday, November 21st