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Making Classic Connections
Great Lakes Theater’s acclaimed educational programming has positively impacted the lives of students since our founding in 1962. Today, on our stages and in schools and community venues throughout the region, Great Lakes Theater educational programming connects over 50,000 students from 250+ schools in 21+ counties to the classics each season.
Classic theater comes alive for your students through our Matinee Series. Experience our world-class productions at a fraction of the cost.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Writing Contest
GLT's "A Christmas Carol" Writing Contest inspires 2K+ CMSD students annually to create original written art based on the themes of "A Christmas Carol."
Camp Theater! is an immersive summer drama camp with daily classes for ages 4 - 18 led by professional teaching artists from GLT.
Great Lakes Theater wants to prepare your students and make your job as easy as possible - find the resources necessary here!
Youth & Teacher Discounts
We believe that our youth will shape the future of live theater and are thrilled to celebrate our region’s extraordinary teachers. We make theater visits accessible to both by offering deeply discounted tickets to patrons 25 and younger as well as to teachers!
Camp Theater! 2020
Artist in (Your) Residence
Playnotes at Home
Join us on March 18th for a virtual event that dives into Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile." GLT staff and scholars will present select readings, discussion, and trivia during this fun evening you can join from the comfort of your own home.
COVID-19 Cancellation Updates & Information
Find out the latest information on cancelled performances and ticket resolution options here.
Great Lakes Theater's Great Genres!
We invite you to journey with us over the next several months as we profile each genre that currently holds a slot within a typical Great Lakes Theater season lineup in our latest content series!
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