Experience and enjoy live performances and the best educational programming for young audiences in Western New York with Shea’s On School Time Series.

The On School Time Series provides educational shows specifically designed for school groups and are open to the general public. Children’s picture books and classic literature, United States history and world history, relevant social issues and experiences are all transformed and presented live on Shea’s main stage. This series is designed to encourage thinking, creativity and fun while complimenting school lessons. This season Shea’s is proud to present a very exciting series that students of all ages are sure to enjoy.


  • On School Time and Family Series performances are available to school groups and the general public.
  • All On School Time shows are approximately one hour in length. Family Series performances typically run one and 1/2 hours in length.
  • Please arrive at least 30 to 45 minutes prior to the performance to allow for bus drop-off and seating. Please allow at least 30-45 minutes at the end of the performance for bus pick-up.
  • Tickets are non-refundable unless the performance is cancelled by Shea's Performing Arts Center. Money will not be refunded due to school closing or student illness.
  • Handicapped seating is available for all shows. Please indicate special seating requirements at the time of booking.
  • Study Guides are available for most performances.
  • All shows, dates, prices and times are subject to change.

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