MPAC School-Time Field Trip Series

Bring your class for an enriching live performance and make your curriculum come alive!

Field trip shows are offered for a variety of grade levels. MPAC’s field trip series meets Common Core standards, and free study guides are available for every show.

For information about Field Trip Programs or to reserve tickets for your school, please call 973-539-0345 ext. 6556 or submit your reservation online using the Reservation Request Form button.

• Discounts available for groups over 100
• 1 FREE ticket for every 15 purchased!

Funding for our Field Trip Series is provided, in part, by Wells Fargo.

2018-19 Field Trip Performances

Wed Dec 5, 2018 @ 10:30 am


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Grades PreK-3 Curriculum Connections: Language arts, storytelling, family relationships This musical based on the iconic series of children’s...
Tue Jan 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am

That Physics Show

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Grades 3-8 Curriculum Connections: Physics, Science What damage can a ping pong ball do as it hurtles at 700 miles an hour through a vacuum tube?...
Mon Feb 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Madeline and the Bad Hat

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Grades PreK-3 Curriculum Connections: Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based This colorful musical captures the...
Feb 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am & 12:15 pm

Danny Carmo’s Mathematical Mysteries

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Grades 1-5 Curriculum connections: Math Math and magic collide to create a fun and interactive performance about an aspiring magician who discovers...
Mar 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am & 12:15 pm

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Grades 3 - 12 Curriculum connections: History, Language, Biography, Multi-Cultural, Women’s Studies This deeply moving musical history lesson...
Mar 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am & 12:15 pm

Call of the Wild: Illustrated Edition

Grades 4-12 Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Literature, Science, History, Emotional Development Jack London’s classic tale comes to life...
Mar 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am & 12:15 pm

Ellis Island: Gateway to a Dream

Grades 1-5 Curriculum connections: History Twelve million people passed through Ellis Island on their way to a new life in America from 1892-1954....
Tue Apr 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am

The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook

Grades: 1-5 Curriculum: Inclusion, Anti-Bullying, Empowerment This moving and humorous look at growing up without a right hand is a stirring,...
Apr 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am & 12:15 pm

Peg + Cat Live! (Field Trip Show)

Grades: PreK-5 Curriculum Connections: Math, Problem Solving Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids series about math and problem solving, this totally...
Wed May 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am

National Geographic Live presents Bertie Gregory: “A Wild Life” – Field Trip

For information on school trips to this event, please call 983-539-0345 X 6556 or email Whether camping with wolves on...
Mon May 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am

The Crucible

Grades 7-12 Curriculum Connections: Drama, Reading, History, Current events Arthur Miller’s searing drama set during the 1692 Salem witch trials...
Tue May 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Twelfth Night

Grades 7-12 Curriculum Connections: Shakespeare, Drama, Reading One of Shakespeare’s most delightful plays, Twelfth Night is a classic tale of...
Thu May 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Black Violin (School-Time)

Grades: 4-12 Curriculum Connections: Music, diversity, empowerment, inclusion, unity, challenging stereotypes Black Violin blends classical and...

Below is a listing of 18/19 Season Theatreworks performances:

PETE THE CAT                                   Monday, January 28, 2019            10:00 AM   12:15 pm

FREEDOM TRAIN                             Wednesday, January 30, 2019    10:00 AM

ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER              Monday, March 4, 2019 10:00 AM   12:15 pm

JIM WEST PUPPETS (AESOP)         Monday, April 1, 2019  10:00 AM

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS                  Monday, April 15, 2019  10:00 AM and 12:15 PM

CHARLOTTE’S WEB                          Monday, May 06, 2019  10:00 AM    12:15 PM

HENRY AND MUDGE                       Tuesday, May 07, 2019  10:00 AM    12:15 pm

To purchase tickets for these performances please go to or call (800) 497-5007.

Our Mission

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.

MPAC is grateful to the following donors whose major support helps to sustain the general operating needs of our organization:

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