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From school groups to social clubs, Synetic Theater is a popular destination for group activities and educational trips. Conveniently located in Crystal City – just steps from the heart of DC, we offer group sales for all of our professional productions.

As a Center for American Physical Theater, Synetic is a great introduction to the world of theatre and a refreshing change of pace for those students who are interested in the arts. Synetic’s wordless Shakespeare productions offer accessible stories and appeal to speakers of all languages, while our scripted shows include dynamic movement to present these works in a new light. In addition, many of our shows are based on classic literature, which make them a perfect fit for Drama and English curriculums!

Why not bring a group of your students to experience a Synetic Theater production this school year? Tickets for student groups start at $15. Some student matinees have already been scheduled but additional performances can sometimes be added for larger groups.

Benefits of purchasing group sales include:

  • Discounted tickets for your entire party, including chaperones.
  • Access to the best seats BEFORE they go on sale to the general public
  • No handling fees when paying by check.
  • Workshops are available for all groups at an additional fee and can be integrated into in-school curriculum for a richer learning experience!

Choose from the following 4 productions for the 2014/15 School Year:

The Island of Dr. Moreau      October 2 – November 2, 2014

Perfect for Halloween, Synetic’s Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili will direct and appear as the title character in H.G. Wells’ mystical and savage story. Sometime in the future, a shipwrecked survivor is rescued to a remote island inhabited by the deranged Dr. Moreau and his “children” – experimental human-like animals or animal-like humans. This highly physical and immersive tale will surely spark classroom discussions and present many ethical lessons. This production is recommended for ages 16+ for violence and gore.

Beauty and the Beast         December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015
There will be nothing “Disney” about this brand new adaptation of this classic fairytale. Synetic nimble actors and innovative theatrical effects will recreate the darkness and romance of the original French fairytale. Synetic will transform this classic gothic tale into a visual dream full of wonder and mystery. This production is recommended for ages 9+ for occasional scary moments.  Student matinees are currently scheduled for 11am on Wednesday December 10 and Friday December 12, 2014 

Much Ado About Nothing     February 11 – March 15, 2015

Synetic Founding Artistic Director will direct one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies following the success of Twelfth Night. A confirmed bachelor Benedick and equally independent Beatrice will spar, court, and plot in Synetic’s 11th wordless Shakespeare adaptation.  Passionate, frolicking and funny, Synetic’s version of Much Ado About Nothing will explore the nature of courtship and romance. This show is recommended for ages 13+.  Student matinees are currently scheduled for 11am on Friday February 20 and Friday February 27, 2015. *Please note – this production has no dialogue.

Hamlet…the rest is silence     April 9 – April 17, 2015

Performed by our Teen Ensemble, Synetic’s award-winning wordless production will take on new life.  The idealistic, scholarly days of Hamlet, the young prince of Denmark, are ended abruptly with the death of his father the King. He is forced to return home and remain under the watchful eye of his uncle Claudius, who has seized the throne and married Hamlet’s mother, the weak-willed Queen Gertrude. *Please note – this production has no dialogue and is performed through our Teen Production program.

Hunting Cockroaches             May 13 – June 14, 2015

Directed by guest artist Serge Seiden of Studio Theatre, Hunting Cockroaches examines the plight of a pair of immigrant artists who were once successful in their countries. Struggling in their new culture, the couple reflect on their past experiences during a sleepless night in their Lower East Side apartment. Synetic Co-Founders Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, immigrants themselves, star together for the first time since 2010 in this vibrant dark comedy. The play written by Janusz Glowacki premiered in New York in the late 80s with raving reviews: “Quintessentially brash…a comic triumph.” says The New York Times.

To book a group or for more information, call 703-824-8060 X112 or email groupsales@synetictheater.org

For information on the 2014/15 Season shows, click here!

 

Please contact groupsales@synetictheater.org for more information, and include the following information:
1. Your Name
2. Your Organization / Group
3. How many will be attending
4. Production name & performance date you’d like to attend

For more information, call us at (703) 824-8060 x112.