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Fine Arts Box Office

Box Office Ticket Sale Hours:

(September 1 thru May 1)


Holidays/Breaks Hours:

The box office will be closed during Fall Break, Holiday Breaks, Spring Break, and during Drake's Finals Week. Summer and January hours vary.

Ticket Reservations & Purchases

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. 
  • 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.

Fine Arts Box Office Location

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


Fine Arts Box Office Parking

To see a map of available parking, please go to the Parking Map, or use the interactive map below. 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 if there are a high volume of events or concurrent athletic events happening on campus at the time.


2023-2024 Season Events

Online ticket sales will vary. Please click the "Purchase Tickets" link below the event to purchase tickets for that event. Box Office sales start two weeks before opening night unless otherwise noted.

Music Events

Die Fledermaus

Written by Johann Straus II
Isaiah Feken, conductor
Performing Arts Hall
February 17 at 7:30pm, February 18 at 2:30pm.
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To view our performance schedule and find the links to our free virtual performances, please visit the Friends of Drake Arts Calendar.

Theatre Events

For more information about the Department of Theatre Arts, please go to

To view our performance schedule and find the links to our virtual performances, please visit the Friends of Drake Arts Calendar.

Neighborhood Playwright Series: PROLOG

by Karen and Alex Schaeffer
A staged reading, directed by Josie Poppen
Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
September 15 & 16, 2023 at 7:30PM
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Directed by Erin Degner
Coleman Studio Theatre
October 5-8, 2023
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Almost, Maine

by John Cariani
Directed by Michael Rothmayer
Performing Arts Hall
November 16-19, 2023
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Student Theatre Productions

Coleman Studio Theatre
February 23-25, 2024
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42nd Street

Music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin
Book by Michael Stewart & Mark Bramble
Directed by Shayne Mims, choreographed by Erin Degner
Performing Arts Hall
March 28-31, 2024
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Stop Kiss

by Diana Son
Directed by Erik Meixelsperger
Coleman Studio Theatre
May 2-5, 2024
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Contact Us

Questions can be directed to either / 515-271-3841 

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