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How to Buy Tickets

The Performing Arts Box Office is located in the Roe Green Center lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for School of Theatre and Dance productions can be purchased in person, over the phone and online.

In Person:

Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance
Center for the Performing Arts
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242

By Phone:

330-672-ARTS (2787)

Order Online:

Tickets for School of Theatre and Dance performances can also be purchased online. Kent State University faculty and staff are required to log in to receive their faculty/staff discount.

Students are required to log in in order to receive their student discount.

Buy tickets online

Performing Arts Box Office Hours

Advance purchase of tickets is encouraged. This includes students using their Arts Pass ticket.

Monday - Friday12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Performance Day60 minutes prior to curtain

During the academic year, the Performing Arts Box Office is staffed from mid-September through mid-December and then from mid-January through early May. The box office is closed during Kent State's winter break and during spring break. During the summer months, the Performing Arts Box Office becomes the box office for Porthouse Theatre and Kent Blossom Music Festival. For Porthouse Theatre box office hours, please visit







Ticket Prices

Ticket Type

Price for
Plays and Dance Performances

Price for

Kent State faculty and staff (with valid university ID)$15$20
Senior (60+)$15$20
Non-Kent State students (with student ID)$12$17
Students under 18$12$17
Groups (10+)$15 per ticket$20 per ticket
Full-time Kent Campus undergraduate studentsFREE (See "Arts Pass" Policy below)FREE (See "Arts Pass" Policy below)









Seating and Accessibility

Seating in E. Turner Stump Theatre is reserved and seating in Wright-Curtis and Erdmann-Zucchero Theatres is general. The house for all theatre and dance performances opens 30 minutes before curtain.

Accessible seating is available for all Theatre and Dance performances. Those in need of accessible seating are asked to call the box office at 330-672-2787 to ensure that they receive the best seats possible to meet accessibility needs.



Fun blue graphic with the words "Arts Pass"

Arts Pass

KSU STUDENTS: Unlock your FREE pass to the arts! Kent State University full-time undergraduate students at the Kent Campus are entitled to one FREE ticket per event for designated arts events (theatre, dance, fashion, art, and music).

How to Use Your Arts Pass:

  • Reserve your ticket online by entering your FLASH ID # here
    Visit the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the main lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent Campus.

Keep in mind:

  • Each undergraduate student must reserve their own ticket.
  • We recommend undergraduate students reserve a ticket in advance to guarantee a seat; however, tickets can be obtained through the Performing Arts Box Office at the event location before the performance if seating is available.
  • For sold-out events, Arts Pass tickets at will call are subject to be released to our waitlists if tickets are not picked up at least 15 minutes prior to curtain time.

Box Office Policies

Please note for performance nights: Performances in Wright-Curtis will use the box office in the B-Wing by Wright-Curtis Theatre (B149), performances in E. Turner Stump and the Erdmann-Zucchero Blackbox will use the box office in the main lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts (B110), performances in Ludwig Recital Hall will use the box office in the Music Wing by Ludwig Recital Hall, and performances in Cartwright Hall will use the box office in Cartwright near the auditorium. 

Purchased tickets are non-refundable. All sales are final; there are no refunds

  • Tickets may be ordered over the phone or in person at the box office. Only adult and senior tickets can be purchased online. Discounts must be processed directly though the box office. 
  • The box office accepts cash, check, MasterCard, Visa and/or Discover. Checks should be made out to KSU School of Theatre & Dance or KSU School of Music. Bills larger than $20 are not accepted unless the total order is over $40. The box office cannot make change. 
  • Tickets can be exchanged, but this must be done during normal business hours Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m., at least 24 hours before the day of the show and at a cost $5 per ticket to be exchanged. 
  • Tickets can be exchanged within the same production only. We cannot exchange to a different show.
  • Should tickets be lost or misplaced for any reason, there is a $2 reprint fee per ticket. This also applies to Seat Assignments and Arts Pass.