Student Matinee Progam

Neptune Theatre is proud to invite schools to attend productions through our Student Matinee Program, which educates and entertains grade school students while encouraging a lifelong interest in theatre arts.

Under our Student Matinee Program, select performances from our regular season are offered at reduced rates with 11 am showtimes. To register your class, complete the form below. Student Matinees are $25 per student for regular shows, taxes included. One complimentary ticket is available for every 20 purchased.

Neptune's Young Company shows are also available for student matinees.

For more information, please call (902) 494-8485.

The Color Purple

An inspiring family saga telling the story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, this musical features a joyous score containing jazz, ragtime, gospel, rhythm, and blues.

Follow the journey of Celie, a downtrodden young woman, whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. (Grade 8+)

The original Broadway production produced by Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones, and Oprah Winfrey, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and the 2015 revival won two including Best Revival of a Musical.

The show begins at 11 am

  • Wednesday, April 24
  • Wednesday, May 1
  • Wednesday, May 8

Neptune gratefully recognizes Nova Scotia Teachers Union for their support with student matinees. This contribution enables Neptune to provide accessible tickets to regional schools.

Student Matinee Form