Student Nights

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Our Student Nights program, as part of our broader Performing Arts Education initiative, provides tickets to select Lensic Presents events free of charge to students in grades 6 through 12, college students, and current educators .

Below is a list of our upcoming Student Nights performances, as well as information about reserving tickets. If you meet the criteria for Student Nights and would like to sign up, please email Development Director Jackie Camborde at with "Student Nights registration" in the subject line of your email.

Upcoming Student Nights

May 1, 2015
National Theatre Live in HD: The Hard Problem

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors). Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brain science institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? This is "the hard problem."
7 pm

May 2, 2015
National Theatre Live in HD: A View from the Bridge
Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) leads a stellar cast in the Young Vic’s "magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold" production of Arthur Miller's masterpiece. The Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent selected it as the top theater pick of 2014.
7 pm

July 16, 2015
National Theatre Live in HD: Everyman
BAFTA winner and Academy Award-nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, but Death is close behind and time is running out.

July 17, 2015
National Theatre Live in HD: Man and Superman
Academy Award-nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, and Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of George Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.
A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.
7 pm

More About Reserving Tickets through Student Nights

  • Once you are registered with the Student Nights program, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a promo code. You can enter it in the "promo code" box on to reserve your tickets for any of the performances listed on this page. Please note: the promo code box is on the upper-right side of your screen, and you must click "submit" after you enter. Click the "Purchase" button for the performance you'd like to attend, and our ticketing system will show you which seats are available. Once you reserve your tickets, they will be held at will call the night of the performance. Student Nights tickets are only available online.
  • Student Nights tickets must be reserved online in advance (no walk-ups) at least two hours before the performance begins. No exceptions.
  • If you have logged on to our website to get tickets and no seats are available, it means we are out of the allotment of free tickets. However, we still have tickets available for the student price of $5. You can purchase $5 tickets at the box office or by calling 505-988-1234.

If you have questions about the Student Nights program, please contact Director of Development Jackie Camborde at 988-7050 ext.1203 or


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