Box Office

2021/22 Season


Fall 2021’s audience protocols were as follows:

  • External and CMU community members were permitted to attend performances. 
  • All audience members were required to be either fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the performance. 
  • Facial coverings were required for all audience members. 
  • Cast members were unmasked and subject to regular testing. 
  • Audience capacity was capped at 50%.
  • Tickets were free and made available beginning at noon the day before each performance for all shows.
  • CMU’s online box office can be found here.

Upcoming Productions

Past Productions


Content advisories can be found here.
Tickets are free to all productions in the fall semester.
You may reserve tickets online at

Tickets will be released at noon the day before each performance and are given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited.
You may also call the Box Office at 412-268-2407 or visit the Box Office located in the main lobby, first floor, Purnell Center for the Arts.

Tickets will be sent via email.

There will be no Subscription Season sold for 2021.

Free parking is available after 5 pm and on weekends at the Morewood Gardens lot across Forbes Avenue from the Purnell Center.

You can also pay to park in the East Campus Garage.

Accessible parking is available in the Warner Hall lot located behind the Purnell Center. Call the box office for directions.

General Parking information can be found here.

Monday through Friday, noon to 5 pm
Weekdays of performance, noon to 5 pm and 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Weekends of performance, an hour and a half before curtain

Tickets can be procured over the telephone with Visa or MasterCard.
The Box Office telephone number is 412-268-2407.

Click here to purchase tickets online for individual shows.

View Our Ticket Exchange Policy

Ticket Exchange Policy

If you cannot use your tickets please call the Box Office at least 24 hours in advance to make an exchange. If you cannot exchange for another date, please consider donating your seats to the Box Office so we can help accommodate student demand for seats.

The above image depicts the seating available in a standard configuration of the Philip Chosky Theater

The above image depicts the seating available in a thrust configuration of the Philip Chosky Theater

Our mailing list is currently under construction. To subscribe to the Mailing List, please contact the Box Office directly at 412-268-2407.


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