We’ve got a great lineup of exciting education performances this season.  From talking mice to a classic musical, the Headless Horseman to major league baseball – there’s something for everyone.  Check back soon for specific show times!

Upcoming Performances

Check back soon for our exciting 2014-2015 school performance lineup with theatre, music and more!

Click here to see our Theater Etiquette information cards for simple tips on how to make your theater experience more enjoyable for everyone! 

Be sure to ask about special hands-on workshops to complement your performance experience. Workshops available on a first come, first served basis.
Call 304-561-3562. 


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Recent Performances

Theatre IV presents
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Wednesday, October 9
Grades K – 5

Join Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, the residents of Tarry Town and, oh yes, the Headless Horseman, as they live the story made famous by the legend. This autumnal classic is faithful to the original story written by Washington Irving in 1819 and will thrill and perhaps chill students (though it’s not too scary).

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Click here to see clips from the show and other Theatre IV productions.


Les Miserables
co-presented with the Charleston Light Opera Guild

Tuesday, November 5
Wednesday, November 6
Grades 7 – 12
A sung-through musical set in early 19th century France, based on the novel of the same name by French poet and playwright Victor Hugo.  It is the story Jean Valjean, a French peasant and his quest for redemption after serving 19 years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving child.

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Click here for program cast list.


Mad River Theater Works presents
Everybody’s Hero: The Jackie Robinson Story

Wednesday, February 12
Grades 3 – 12

This play with music by Mad River Theater Works shows the events that shaped Jackie Robinson’s character, his struggle to gain acceptance, and the tremendous obstacles he overcame on his way to changing the face of our nation and our national pastime.

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Theatre IV presents
Stuart Little

Thursday, March 6
Grades K – 5

From the loving heart of E. B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web, comes this merry musical about a noble mouse who jumps headlong into adventures big enough to match any imagination. By turns funny, tender and exciting, Stuart Little mixes gorgeous child-size puppets with live actors to work theatrical magic.

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Click here to see clips from the show and other Theatre IV productions.


Janet's Planet
Wednesday, April 2
Grades K – 5

Janet's Planet travels at the "speed of thought" and is designed to fuel STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) potential in elementary school age kids. Already viewable on more than 144 public television stations nationwide, Janet Ivey of Janet's Planet is excited to tour her introduction to the wonders of the galaxy in performing arts centers and Elementary schools across the country! Performance features an interactive presentation that engages and challenges students and each teacher is provided with lesson plans designed to integrate with Next Generation Science Standards, based on a curriculum endorsed by NASA and Space Florida.


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Click here to visit the site and watch video clips of the show and download copies of the lesson plans.
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