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Most of our theatre performances take place in Butler Theater, which can be accessed on the first floor of the G.L. Butler Building at the heart of campus.

Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Butler Building and the Chestnutt Library at the junction of W.T. Brown Drive and Administration Drive.

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Purchase Tickets Online

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You can purchase individual show tickets ONLINE at Etix.

Individual show ticket prices:


$10 for adults
$8 Staff, faculty and senior citizens
$3 for children (0-12)
$2 for FSU students with a valid ID ONLY until curtain time.  After curtain full adult price will apply.

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Ticket & Patron Info

FSU Theatre Company Ticket & Patron Information

Showtimes are indicated on the season listing. The student ticket price is in effect ONLY until curtain time. After curtain time, the full adult ticket price applies. Also, please note that you may not be seated after curtain time until an appropriate break in the play.

Reservations are strongly recommended as seating is limited and FSU shows tend to sell out fast!

Contact Information
  • The FSU Ticket Office and Manager, Ms. Antoinette Fairley, can be reached at 910-672-1724.
  • For information, call (910) 672-2574 or email
FSU Theatre Company Ticket Policy
  • If you have a complimentary ticket, it must be picked up by 7:15 p.m. If it is not picked up by curtain time, it is forfeited and you will be charged the full adult price.
  • Student prices apply ONLY to the student with the ID. Student tickets will be sold one per ID card. Students may pick up only their own tickets. Extra tickets will be charged at the full adult price.
  • If you arrive after the show has started you may not be seated until an appropriate break in the play (for example at a scene change or intermission.)
  • If you use a cell phone, flash camera or video camera during the show an usher will ask you to leave.
  • Contact 672-2574 or email Jeremy Fiebig at for information and reservations.
  • Reduced Ticket Prices apply ONLY up to curtain time. Tickets sold after curtain will be sold at the full adult price. 
  • Theatre Etiquette and Guidelines for Audiences. No cell phones, pagers, flash photos, or videotaping please!
  • Children are welcome at FSU Theatre productions; however, disruptive children may be escorted from the performance.
Be a Good Audience Member!

Credit given to EbzB Productions for the following Guidelines. Special thanks to them for compiling these!

Unlike television and movies, theatre is an art that thrives on the participation of the audience. Audience reactions and responses can be heard by the performers and have a direct effect on the quality of the entire performance. The following are guidelines to help new theatergoers understand the importance and responsibilities of being a good audience member. Appropriate audience behavior ensures a good experience for everyone.

  • Be Orderly and Prompt - Safety is the primary concern. Please respect other audience members and the theatre building by entering and exiting in an orderly fashion. Please, no running, pushing, or horseplay. It is best to arrive fifteen minutes early, as latecomers can disrupt the performers and the audience. Please visit rest rooms before or after the performance.
  • Read - A playbill is often provided to inform you about the play, production, and actors that you are about to see. Reading it before the lights dim will provide you with a deeper understanding of what you see and hear on stage.
  • Listen and Observe - There is so much to hear (dialogue, music, sound effects and voice inflection) and so much to see (costumes, props, set design, lighting effects and architecture of the theatre). Unlike videos, you cannot rewind if you miss something. When the lights dim before the show begins, it is the audience's cue to stop talking and begin listening.
  • Unplug - Please turn off or silence all electronics and anything that beeps: cell phones, cameras, watches, pagers, etc. If you are with a person who has a hearing aid that emits a high pitch, please politely alert him/her to silence it.  Inappropriate noises are forbidden as they distract both the actors and the audience. Even whispering to your neighbor is considered an inappropriate distraction.
  • Please, Don’t Feed The Audience - Food and gum are not allowed inside the theatre. Katherine Hepburn, a great stage and screen actress, once stopped a Broadway performance when she heard an audience member crinkling a candy wrapper!  Eating and drinking, while permitted in movie theatres, is extremely distracting to live performers.
  • Laugh Out Loud - Positive audience sounds are encouraged.  You may freely and honestly respond to the performance with by laughing, applauding, crying, and expressing any other forms of appreciation and emotion. And, by all means, please do participate if asked by the actors to contribute a verbal response.
  • Think - Think about your theatre experience during and after the performance.  How does the material apply to your life?  Are there lessons to be learned?  Would you make the same decisions as the characters in the circumstances given? Did the performance inspire you?  Are you happy, angry, bored or encouraged by what you saw?  Think it through and talk about it with others after the show.

Thank you and enjoy the performance!

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