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Matinees for students and seniors

We offer special discounts to student and senior groups that book three or more shows. Complimentary show study guides and exciting post-show discussions with the cast and creative team available:

Student Matinee Series:

$25 tickets* for your students when you choose three or more weekday matinee performances!

Enhance the learning experience: Ask about our play study guides available for all students and possible pre-attendance visits from an Arena Stage staff member. Many shows also feature pre- or post-show discussions with members of the cast or creative team!

Select a package of three or more mid-week matinee performances at a greatly reduced ticket price. All Tuesday and Wednesday matinee performances start at noon.* Payment must be made in full to receive the Student Series rate. Call 202-488-4380 for rates and more information.

*Some matinee start times may be adjusted at the discretion of Management.

Senior Matinee Series:

$35 tickets* for seniors when you choose three or more weekday matinee performances!

The Mead Center for American Theater is completely accessible. Please inform of us any special needs at the time of your booking.


Written and Directed by Morris Panych
In the Kreeger Theater
September 5 – October 19, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Molly Smith
In the Fichandler Stage
October 31, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2pm
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 2pm
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 12pm

Book by Clarke Peters
Music and Lyrics by Louis Jordan
Directed by Robert O'Hara
In the Kreeger Theater
November 14 – December 28, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2pm
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 2pm

A co-production with McCarter Theatre Center
Directed by Amanda Dehnert
In the Kreeger Theater
January 16 – February 22, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

By August Wilson
Directed by Timothy Douglas
In the Fichandler Stage
February 6 – March 8, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

By John Strand
Directed by Molly Smith
In the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle
March 6 – April 26, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

By Christopher Durang
Directed by Aaron Posner
In the Fichandler Stage
April 3 – May 3, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

By Katori Hall
Directed by Kamilah Forbes
In the Kreeger Theater
April 24 – June 7, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Enhance you experience

Take the guesswork out of planning for your group and complete your experience at Arena Stage.

  • Not coming on a Bus? No problem! You can reserve space in our convenient, onsite parking garage for each person in your group.
  • Avoid brown bags by taking advantage of our Boxed Lunches and Drink options. Each lunch comes with bag of chips, fruit salad and bottle water. Choose from the following options:

Ham and Cheddar on Kaiser Roll
Turkey and Swiss on Kaiser Roll
Tuna Salad on Whole Wheat
Peanut Butter and Jelly on Whole Wheat
Taco Burrito Wrap
*Menu subject to change.

Contact INformation

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1101 Sixth Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Office Hours
Monday – Friday
9:30AM – 6:00PM

Weekday Matinees
don't work for you?

Senior Groups
Save up to 30%
on any individual performance!
Student Groups
Save up to 50%
on any individual performance!


One Night with Janis Joplin


Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin in
One Night with Janis Joplin.
Photo by Jim Cox.