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Student Matinee Series

Bring your students to see a special 10am show at the theatre as part of the school day! Tickets start at $10 + tax per student, and for every 10 tickets you purchase you receive one free educator ticket! This program is sponsored by the United Way of Cumberland County’s Youth Growth Stock Trust. 

FOOTLOOSE | Best for Middle & High School | Rated PG
Shows at 10:00am | $13 per tickets

About the show: Join Ren and his mother as they move from Chicago to a small farming town, encountering strict rules like a ban on dancing enforced by the local preacher. When Ren meets the preacher’s rebellious daughter, sparks fly, leading to a battle for reputation and freedom! Explore the heartfelt narrative of a father longing for his lost son and a young man yearning for his absent father. Experience this captivating tale 40 years after the film’s release!

Dates Available: Sep. 12, Sep. 19, & Sep. 26

PUFFS | Best for Middle & High School | Rated PG-13
Shows at 10:00 | $10 per ticket

About the show: For seven (increasingly eventful) years, a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School to and ended up conquering evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. Laugh along as this magical parody uses 11 actors play more than 30 roles, including “Lord Voldy”, “A Certain Potions Teacher”, and “Professor McG”. If you loved a certain series that we cannot name, you will love Puffs!

Dates Available: Nov. 7 & Nov. 14

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER | Best for Elementary & Middle School | Rated G
Shows at 9:30am & 11am | $10 per ticket

About the show: In this hilarious classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem (and the fun) when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! We have four casts of youth from our community performing in this Fayetteville favorite. If you are looking for a chance to spend an hour of quality time with your family, take them to see The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

Dates Available: Dec. 10, Dec. 11, Dec. 12, Dec. 13, Dec. 17, Dec. 18, Dec. 19, & Dec. 20

Shows at 10am | $13 per ticket

About the show: Based on Roald Dahl’s novel, the world-famous Willy Wonka is opening the gates to his mysterious chocolate factory…but only to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination including chocolate waterfalls, nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka’s army of curious Oompa-Loompas!

Dates Available: Feb. 6, Feb. 13, & Feb. 20

STEEL MAGNOLIAS | Best for High School | Rated PG-13
Shows at 10am | $10 per ticket

About the show: The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle, the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, Miss Clairee, and M’Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby is about to marry a “good ole boy.” This hilarious show draws on the underlying strength—and love—between this iconic group of Southern women.

Dates Available: Apr. 3 & Apr. 10

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND | Best for Middle & High School | Rated PG-13
Shows at 10am | $13 per ticket

About the show: Once upon a time on a golden and verdant Caribbean island, a little girl is rescued from a disastrous storm by four gods—Asaka, Mother of the Earth; Agwé, god of Water; Erzulie, goddess of Love; and Papa Ge, demon of Death. So starts the myth told in this breathtaking story of joy and sorrow, and the triumph of love against all forces. Told with Caribbean rhythms and instruments, this Tony Award–winning musical is a testament that a beautiful story simply told has the power to inspire and heal all.

Dates Available: May 22


Email Tierra Holmes at BUSINESS@CFRT.ORG to book your school today!