The University of Toledo Arts and Culture Events

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Microscopic image of the CoronavirusPlease note: in an effort to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Toledo is canceling public events through the end of spring semester 2020. Some may be rescheduled if possible. We will make updates as things develop. View the events list. Changes to events will be noted on the events themselves.

For ticket refund information contact the box office manager at 419-530-4776.

For more information about the Coronavirus and the University's response, visit https://www.utoledo.edu/coronavirus/


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If you're trying to get to an event presented by the UToledo College of Arts and Letters and/or its School of Visual and Performing Arts - you've come to the right place! Below are some links and information to help you quickly get the information you're looking for.

WHAT'S HAPPENING?

This link will take you a listing of major events presented by the College or its departments. It lists many upcoming events in chronological order, depending on what's available. Each event in the list provides the date and name of the event. Click on individual events for greater detail about that particular event. Details will include date, time and venue plus admission information. It may also include additional information such as program information for concerts or a description or synopsis for plays and films, plus links to other kinds of helpful background information. 

UToledo Arts Events Listing

GETTING TO CAMPUS

The link above is the University's directions and maps page. It provides maps, virtual tours and driving directions to all UToledo campuses. It can also answer many of your questions about parking as well.

Most of our events are held in venues are on the main campus of the University of Toledo. However the Center for the Visual Arts (home to our Department of Art) is near downtown Toledo and is located next to the Toledo Museum of Art. 

WHERE DO I PARK? WILL I GET TICKETED? DO I NEED A VISITOR'S PASS?

Where to park depends on the venue. Our most common venues are listed below. For venues not listed, check with that venue or review the parking information provided in the event information.

PARKING FOR EVENTS IN THE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS - Parking is free only in Area 12 and only during our events that indicate that free parking is available during the event. Check the event's details to be sure. HOWEVER, there are also metered spaces in Area 12 that are pay spots 24/7.  They are marked with signage. You can park in metered spaces, but you must pay at the kiosk. Handicapped parking is also available in this lot only for those vehicles displaying the proper permit.

PARKING FOR EVENTS IN THE CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS - Parking is free only in Lot #3, to the east of the CVA and only during our events that indicate that free parking is available during the event. Check the event's details to be sure. Handicapped parking is also available in this lot only for those vehicles displaying the proper permit.

PARKING FOR EVENTS IN DOERMANN THEATRE - Parking is free only in Area 13 and the West Ramp parking garage adjacent to that lot and only during our events that indicate that free parking is available during the event. Check the event's details to be sure. HOWEVER, there are also metered spaces in Area 13 that are pay spots 24/7. They are marked with signage. You can park in metered spaces, but you must pay at the kiosk. Handicapped parking is also available in this lot only for those vehicles displaying the proper permit.

MORE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is the UToledo Center for Performing Arts Box Office located? 

The Box Office is located in the Center for Performing Arts, 1910 W Rocket Drive, on UToledo's main campus. The CPA is on the west side of main campus and can be easily reached by taking the West Entrance into campus off of Secor Road. Metered parking is available 24/7 in Area 12, the lot across the street from the building. Pay at the nearby kiosk. It accepts quarters and credit cards. Free parking in this lot is available only during certain events. Check the event's details to be sure. Handicapped parking is also available in this lot only for those vehicles displaying the proper permit.

CPA Box Office Phone: 419.530.ARTS (2787)

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Where is Doermann Theatre?

Doermann Theatre is located on the third floor of University Hall on the main campus of the University of Toledo. It is accessible from the Bancroft entrance to the building. Doermann is handicapped accessible and there is a drop off area at the Bancroft entrance. Nearest parking is west of University Hall in Area 13 and the adjacent west ramp parking garage.

What are the Box Office hours?

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the UToledoCenter for Performing Arts Box Office is open on the following days and times.  (Hours subject to change, call ahead if you are unsure.)

  • Monday - Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday – CPA Box Office Closed (HOWEVER - Ticket sales at the door are available 1 hour prior to show time for all events occurring on weekends. Cash and major credit cards accepted.)
  • On Theatre Performance Dates the Box Office is Open
    • Evenings – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Sunday Matinees – 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Summer - CLOSED

*Hours subject to change, please call ahead 419.530.ARTS (2787).  Tickets for many events, (if there is a charge for tickets) can be purchased at the door or online at https://utoledo.tix.com/


How much are tickets?

TICKETS TO PLAYS AND FILMS

THEATRE SEASON TICKET PACKAGES (SAVINGS OF UP TO 20% OFF TICKETS SOLD SEPARATELY)

  • 2019-2020 UToledo Full Season Pass (no longer available this season)
    • The UToledo Full Season Pass includes admission to all theatre and film events during the 2019-2020 Season.  Each pass guarantees one seat to each theatre production and film screening listed.  The season includes THE JUNGLETHE FLICKMR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, and the 2020 STUDENT FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE.  Contact the Box Office (419/530-ARTS) to choose a specific theatre performance date for each production (no selection is needed for film showcase).   #TheatreandFilmUT

  • 2019-2020 UToledo Flex Pass
    • The UToledo Flex Pass is a flexible subscription package that offers flexible choices during the 2019-2020 Season.  Each pass guarantees four seats to any UToledo Theatre and Film event - allowing anything from one ticket to four different events, a pair of tickets to any two events, or four tickets to a single event...the choice is yours.  The season includes THE JUNGLETHE FLICKMR. BURNSA POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, and the 2020 STUDENT FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE.  Contact the Box Office (419/530-ARTS) to choose a specific theatre performance date for each production (no selection is needed for filmmakers showcase).  Advanced event selections are recommended.   #TheatreandFilmUT

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS TO any THEATRE and FILM DEPARTMENT PLAY

  • $10 Students and Children
  • $12 Seniors, UToledoFaculty/Staff/Alumni, Military
  • $18 General Admission

2020 STUDENT FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE - Saturday, May 2

  • $10 Students and Children
  • $12 Seniors, UToledoFaculty/Staff/Alumni, Military
  • $18 General Admission

Music Department REGULAR Concerts

UToledo ChoirS and UToledo Symphony Orchestra
  • $10 General Admission
  • $5 Students, Seniors, Children
UToledoJAZZ CONCERTS
  • $5 General Admission
  • $3 Students, Seniors, Children
UToledo Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble REGULAR CONCERTS
  • Free

Music Department Special Events

 Also check the online box office https://utoledo.tix.com/

Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series Master Classes & Recitals - FREE!
(Master classes - Saturdays 10 a.m., Recitals Sundays 3 p.m.)
  • September 28-29, 2019 | Pianist: Louis Nagel
  • February 23, 2020 (recital only) | Guests: The Bezonian Trio (Michael Boyd, piano; Merwin Siu, violin; Damon Coleman, cello)
  • April 18-19, 2020 | Pianist: Frances Renzi

What discounts are available?

Group Discounts

When you purchase any 10 tickets or more in a single order, you automatically save 15% off the price of those tickets purchased separately. This discount is available online, by phone or at the Box Office. 

Weekday Matinees for Schools & Community Groups

For some productions, we offer a daytime matinee performance. Daytime matinee show times are always at 9:30 a.m. and most performances are about 2 hours. These performances offer special incentive pricing. See below. 

Daytime Matinee Theatre Performance Schedule - 2019-2020

THE JUNGLE, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
THE FLICK, February 11-12, 2020
MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, April 21-22, 2020

Tickets are $10 each.  Please reserve seats as soon as possible! The number in your group can be revised as the show date draws near. Seats can be reserved by calling Christopher Montpetit at 419.530.4776 or by email at Christopher.Montpetit@utoledo.edu. Payment is due by the time of the performance. Please provide a credit card or a single check from the school (or teacher) - not cash and/or a group of checks from students. Thank you.

*Weekday Matinees are for school groups and community organizations only, not individuals or for commercial resale. Weekday Matinee pricing does not apply to Sunday matinee performances. 

How do I buy a ticket?

Tickets for all of our ticketed events are available at the Box Office, by phone (419.530.ARTS (2787) or go online to http://utoledo.TIX.com

Is there a cutoff time for online ticket sales?

Yes. The cut-off is generally 2 and a half hours prior to showtime.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express)
  • UToledoRocket Card (in person at the Box Office only) 

Can I reserve a seat and pay later?

No. We do not allow reserved seating without payment. 

What is Will Call?

When you purchase a ticket you have the option of taking it with you or having it set aside for you at Will Call. When you come to the performance, give your name to the usher and they will give you the tickets you bought. There is no extra fee for this service. If you buy tickets online, your tickets will automatically be placed at Will Call.

Can I have tickets mailed to me?

No. Tickets purchased in advance online or by phone will be placed at Will Call for easy pick up on the date of the performance.

I had problems with my online purchase. Who do I contact for help?

Christopher Montpetit
Box Office Manager
419.530.4776
Christopher.Montpetit@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 3/16/20