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Special Programs: K-12 Theatre

Theatre in the Museum
Add dramatic flair to your field trip! Schedule a one-person play to be performed before or after your guided program. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a complete list of historical characters you can choose from!

GradesDurationAvailabilityMaximum # of StudentsCost
K-1230 minutesSept.1 - May 2770$75


History to Go
Our theatre programs can travel to your school! Bring history to life in your classroom with short, one-person theatrical interpretations. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a complete list of historical characters you can choose from! Note - to cover travel expenses, performances outside the St. Louis area may be subject to addtional costs.

GradesDurationAvailabilityMaximum # of StudentsCost
4-1230 minSept.1 - May 2770$150 

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Veuve Chouteau
Veuve ChouteauSet at the time that the first news of the Louisiana Purchase first reached St. Louis, this play offers a glimpse at Colonial St. Louis’s founding mother, considers how the French colonists might have felt about the purchase, and how the villagers might adapt to the change.


Postcards From the Fair
Postcards from the FairThis play is a fond look back at a 12 year old’s experience of the 1904 World’s Fair. Hear about what the favorite attractions were and how it felt to be the focus of attention for much of the world.


Go Home Rosie!
Go Home Rosie!Millions of women went to work on the home front during World War II, making airplanes, munitions and much more for the war effort. This play is about how those women felt about that work, and about what happened to them as the war drew to a close.


Glory the Gargoyle Finds a Home
Glory the Gargoyle Finds a HomeGlory the Gargoyle was a gargoyle with a big dream – to be a history gargoyle! But she couldn’t find a place to be until the History Clubhouse opened. Hear about Glory’s adventures on her way to becoming the History Clubhouse mascot. (Best for ages 4-8)

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