Ticket and Box Office Information

Festival Box Office/Information and Policies

Reservations and questions concerning performances may be directed to the Box Office, (616) 331-2300 or (616) 331-2960, beginning August 30. Box Office hours are 10-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to all performances. Fax: (616) 331-2700. 

Free Admission Events
Admission to the Festival Scholar presentations, the preshow informances, the opening night reception, the stage reading of Defy the Stars, the Renaissance Faire, the Greenshow Performances, the Bard to Go performances for ArtPrize September 29 and October 7 at noon and 1 p.m.
at the L.V. Eberhard Center, near the Blue Bridge and November 3 at Loosemore Auditorium are free and open to the public. No reservations are required for attending any of these events or the receptions following them.

Ticketed Events
The Festival Mainstage production of King Lear Sept 28-Oct 7 at Louis Armstrong Theatre at the Allendale Campus requires purchased tickets. 

Obtaining Tickets

Tickets for The Tempest  may be purchased in person at our Box Office in the Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus, after August 30. Tickets for The Tempest may also be purchased with a service fee through Star Tickets Plus at any of their ticket agencies, online at www.startickets.com, or by calling (616) 222-4000 or (800) 585-3737.

Tickets may not be reserved without payment. In the event that the performance is not sold out, available tickets will be sold at the door. Our FLEXPASS system allows patrons to purchase show tickets at a discount.  

Mail Orders
Mail orders for tickets to Festival events and for high school reservations to the weekday matinees and Bard to Go will be accepted.

Sign Language Interpretation
The Tempest will have a sign language interpreters for the Thursday, October 4 performance. Call the Box Office at (616) 331-2300 for more information.

Wheelchair access is available at all events and appropriate parking is available. Please notify the Box Office if you would like a map showing special access.

Snacks, T-shirts, and special 25th Anniversary Memorabilia  will be available in the lobby during intermission, and before and following the performances.

Louis Armstrong Theatre Box Office
(616) 331-2300

King Lear ticket prices:


General Admission


Alumni, faculty, staff, and seniors


All students (GVSU and others) and groups of 10 or more


King Lear Poster

Theatre Alliance of Michigan

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Page last modified August 28, 2018