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Bring your students to the newly renovated Alley Theatre. Remember your first visit to a real theatre? Share this wonderful experience with the students you teach! Boost critical thinking skills, cultural literacy, and help create a life-long arts lover. 

2015-2016 Student Matinees
Start time: 10 a.m.
Ticket price: $12.50

A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas
By Charles Dickens

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Thursday, December 17, 2015


The program includes: 

  • High quality professional theatre
  • Discounted tickets
  • Complimentary chaperone tickets (1 adult comp ticket for every 10 students)

When choosing your visit please note: the Alley Theatre does not censor or change content for Student Matinee shows.


 All student matinee performances begin at 10 a.m. and our lobby doors open at 9 a.m.

  1. Please choose a representative teacher, parent or staff member who will be responsible for coordinating your trip to the Alley. 
  2. Fill out the Student Matinee Registration Form
  3. We take it from there. The Alley Theatre Group Sales Department will send you a contract of your reservation request. To confirm your reservation, you must provide appropriate signatures for the contract and return to the Group Sales Department within (5) business days or receipt. (Please Note: Due to high demand for tickets if the signed contract is not received in time, the reservation will be automatically cancelled without notice.)

Please Note our Policies

  • We will only accept ONE single check, cash, or credit card (AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa)
  • We do not accept purchase orders. 
  • There are NO refunds or exchanges. 
  • If payment is not made in time, the reservation will automatically be cancelled without notice. 
  • The school representative must arrange transportation to and from the Alley Theatre. Alley Theater provides assistance with loading and unloading buses with a police officer to coordinate traffic. Parking information and other key details will be sent to school representative.


Student Matinee performances are not ticketed (actual tickets are not printed or distributed.)

Seating for the student matinees is determined by the Group Sales Department to accommodate students with special needs, dismissal and latecomers. 

If you have questions concerning contracts or payment, please contact Jessica L. Williams, group sales coordinator, at 713.315.3346.

 Photo Credit: The Company in the Alley Theatre's 2012 production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas. Photo by Jann Whaley. 

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Center for Theatre Production and Administrative Offices: 615 Texas Avenue, Houston Texas 77002.  Box office: 713.220.5700