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Season Tickets and Individual Tickets available below.

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 during Fall Break, Holiday Breaks, Spring Break, and during Drake's Finals Week. Summer and January hours vary.

Reservations may be made in person or over the telephone at 515-271-3841. Tickets for all shows are available for sale online below.

Questions can be directed to either boxoffice@drake.edu or to danielle.peters@drake.edu

Please note the following regarding ticket reservations and purchases:

  • Ticket prices vary per performance.
  • No refunds on purchased tickets. Exchanges on tickets are not guaranteed.
  • 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 or 1:45 pm for a matinee performance.
  • Ticket purchases and reservations cannot be made at the Box Office outside of ticket sale hours.
  • Credit Card purchases can be made online or at the Box Office, and we accept all major credit cards. Please follow the links below for the appropriate shows. Tickets for shows will be available online until 24 hours before the performance unless otherwise noted.
  • Ticket sales for shows at the box office will begin two weeks before the performance, with exception to the Madrigal Dinners or special events. Online sales start July 15, 2017 unless otherwise noted.
  • All Complimentary tickets must be put on hold under the name of the individual picking up the ticket OR the name of the person on the complimentary ticket list must pick up the tickets themselves. No exceptions.

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

The Fine Arts Box Office is located in the south lobby of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, just north of Carpenter Ave (main entrance is facing west towards the sundial on Carpenter Avenue).

To see a map of available parking, please go here. Lot 1 is open to the public and free of charge Monday-Friday after 4:30 p.m. and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Exceptions may occur due to high volume of events or concurrent athletic events.


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2018-2019 Season

**Online ticket sales vary. Please click on the link to see when online sales start. Box Office sales start two weeks before opening night unless otherwise noted.

Music Events

October 5 in the Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Geof Keezer
Part of the Patty's Place Jazz Series
To purchase tickets, please click here.
For more information about the Patty's Place Jazz Series, please go to www.drake.edu/pattysplace


November 10th in the Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Frank Basile
Part of the Patty's Place Jazz Series
To purchase tickets, please click here.
For more information about the Patty's Place Jazz Series, please go to www.drake.edu/pattysplace

November 10-11 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish
Dona nobis pacem
by Ralph Vaughan Williams
conducted by Aimee Beckmann-Collier. Appropriate for all ages.
To purchase tickets, please click here
For more information about the Choral season, please go to www.drake.edu/choralperformances


December 1-2 at the Olmsted Center

Christmas Madrigal Dinners
directed by Aimee Beckmann-Collier
To purchase tickets, please click here.
For more information about the Christmas Madrigal Dinners, please go to www.drake.edu/madrigaldinners

February 22-24 in the Performing Arts Hall                                                                             Falstaff                                                                                                                                       by Giuseppe Verdi                                                                                                                    directed by Stefano Vignati.                                                                                                    To purchase tickets, please click here.                                                                                    For more information about the Opera program, please go to www.drake.edu/opera 

Theatre Events

For more information about the Department of Theatre Arts, please go to www.drake.edu/theatre

October 4-7 in the William S. E. Coleman Studio Theatre
Christopher Durang's
Theatre Durang-ed

directed by Michael Rothmayer. 
To purchase tickets, please click here.

October 26-28 in the William S. E. Coleman Studio Theatre
Student Theatre Production Showcase featuring
Vices
by Melody DeRogatis
directed by Melody DeRogatis
Stood Up
by Maria Gnoza
directed by Maria Gnoza
Hello Darkness my old friend
by Sue Wilding                                                                                                                        directed by Zach Nachtigal                                                                                                    To purchase tickets, please click here.

 

November 15-18 in the Performing Arts Hall
Nice Work If You Can Get It
book by Joe DiPietro, music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
directed by Erin Horst
To purchase tickets, please click here.

February 21-24 in the William S. E. Coleman Studio Theatre
Student Directed Mainstage featuring
This Is Our Youth
by Kenneth Lonergan
directed by Emily Brown
To purchase tickets, please click here.
in repertory with
Time Stands Still
by Donald Margulies
directed by Kalle Sorbo
To purchase tickets, please click here.


April 4-7 in the Performing Arts Hall
As You Like It
writted by William Shakespeare, adapted by John Graham
directed by John Graham 
To purchase tickets, please click here.


May 2-5 in the William S. E. Coleman Studio Theatre
Sunday on the Rocks
by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Adam Yankowy
To purchase tickets, please click here.

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