Fine Arts Box Office

2015-2016 Season

Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca - October 8-11

STP Showcase - October 30-November 1

Fiorello! Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott - November 19-22

Drake Music Department presents Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna and John Rutter's Gloria (at St. Ambrose Cathedral on 6th and High Street) - November 21-22

Christmas Madrigal Dinners - December 5-6

Side by Side, by Stephen Sondheim - January 21-23

Patty's Place Presents: John Raymond Group - January 26th

Patty's Place Presents: Jason Klobnak and Friends - February 20th

[title of show] and Fuddy Meers. [title of show] music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell. Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire - February 25-28

 Patty's Place Presents: Koplant No - March 4th

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare - March 31-April 3

*Tickets on sale Thursday, March 17th!!*

Drake Opera Theatre presents: Le Nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart - April 15-17

*Tickets on sale Friday, April 1st!!*

The Wild Party by Andrew Lippa - April 28-May 1

*Tickets on sale Thursday, April 14th!!*

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PLEASE NOTE: Parking for The Wild Party will be difficult due to relays. Please give yourself plenty of time to find parking and plan on paying for parking if necessary. For more help, please check the following link for Drake University parking:

*Links for online ticket sales coming soon for 2015-2016 season.

Drake does not sell tickets for Turner Center Jazz Orchestra or Civic Music Association.

Box Office Ticket Sale Hours:

(September 1 thru May 1)

Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

The box office will be closed over the Holiday Break starting Saturday, December 19th and reopening Monday, January 4th.

Reservations may be made in person or over the telephone.

Questions can be directed to either or to

Please note the following regarding ticket reservations and purchases:

  • Ticket prices vary per performance.
  • No Exchanges or refunds on purchased tickets.
  • Please inform the Box Office of any special needs requests for seating, including ADA needs.
  • Please plan to arrive 30 minutes before the show starts.
  • All reserved tickets and purchased tickets MUST be picked up prior to 7:15 p.m. the night of the performance.
  • Tickets on hold must be paid by cash or check.
  • Ticket purchases and reservations cannot be made at the Box Office outside of ticket sale hours.
  • Credit Card purchases can be made online. Please follow the links below for the appropriate shows. Tickets for shows will be available online until 24 hours before the performance.
  • Tickets for shows will begin two weeks before the performance, with exception to the Madrigal Dinners or special events.


The Fine Arts Box Office is located in the south lobby of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, just north of Carpenter Ave.

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May 20, 2016
Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns August 16-20 with free concerts in venues including the Salisbury House, Jasper Winery, Des Moines Art Center, and Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.