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    Hours of Operation

    The UW-La Crosse Theatre Box Office opens the Monday prior to opening night of a production. Box office hours are typically Monday through Friday, 1:00-4:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance, unless otherwise indicated. Tickets may be purchased in person with cash, check, MasterCard or Visa or via phone by calling 608-785-8522 with a MasterCard or Visa.  Box office dates for each production are listed below.  All performances take place in the Center for the Arts (corner of 16th & Vine Streets) unless otherwise noted.

    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (SummerStage 2014)
    Performance Dates:  June 27-28 & July 3 & 5 at 7:30 p.m.; June 29 & July 6 at 2:00 p.m.
    Box office opens Monday, June 23 at 1:00 p.m.  Box office is closed 4th of July.  There are no daytime Saturday hours on June 28 & July 5.

    8 (the play)
    Performance Dates:  October 17-18 & 23-25 at 7:30 p.m.; October 19 & 26 at 2:00 p.m.
    Box office opens Monday, October 13 at 1:00 p.m.

    The Man Who
    Performance Dates:  November 6-8 at 7:30 p.m.; November 9 at 2:00 p.m.
    Box office opens Monday, November 3 at 1:00 p.m.  General admission.  Performance is held in Frederick Theatre, lower level of Morris Hall (corner of 16th & State Streets).

    Rumors
    Performance Dates:  December 5-6 & 11-13 at 7:30 p.m.; December 6 & 7 at 2:00 p.m.  
    Box office opens Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.  Please note that there are two performances on Saturday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    Catch Me If You Can (musical)
    Performance Dates:  Feb. 27-28 & March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m.; March 1 & 8 at 2:00 p.m.
    Box Office opens Monday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m.

    In One Basket (children's show)
    Performance Dates:  Saturday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
    Box office opens Monday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m.  General admission.  Performance is held in Frederick Theatre, lower level of Morris Hall (corner of 16th & State Streets).  Tickets are $5 for children; $8 for adults.

    The Tempest
    Performance Dates:  April 24-25 & April 30-May 2 at 7:30 p.m.; April 26 & May 3 at 2:00 p.m.
    Box office opens Monday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m.

    Ticket Prices

      Non Musicals Musicals SummerStage
    General Public $16 $18 $20
    UW-L Students $5 $5 $10
    Senior Citizens (60+) $14 $16 $18
    Non UW-L Students $14 $16 $18
    Groups (10 or more) $14 $16 $18
    Emeriti Faculty $10 $10 $10
       

    Location 

    Toland Theatre is located on the first floor of the Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th and Vine Streets. Handicap accessibility to the Center for the Arts is located on the corner of 15th & Pine Streets. It is a flat entrance into the building; take the elevator to the first floor where the theatre is down the hall to the right.

    Frederick Theatre is located in the lower level of Morris Hall on the corner of 16th & State Streets. Handicap accessibility to Morris Hall is located at northern entrance of the building on the corner of 16th & Vines Streets. Take the elevator to the lower level and head straight to the southern end of the building.

    Click here to view a campus map indicating the location of Center for the Arts and Morris Hall.

    Parking

    Parking for both Frederick and Toland Theatre is located between 15th & 16th Streets on Vine Street. Cars will not be ticketed during a theatre performance.

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    Driving Directions

    From the West:

    • Exit Interstate I-90 at Onalaska Highway 157 (Exit 4). Turn right on Highway 157 and then right again onto Highway 16. Drive 4 miles and turn right on Main Street. Drive approx. 8 blocks, turn right onto 15th Street. Drive approx. 2 blocks. The Center for the Arts Building is on the corner of 15th & Vine.

    From the North:

    • Highways 61 on the Minnesota side of the Mississippi and 53 on the Wisconsin side join Interstate I-90. Go east on I-90 to Highway 157 (Exit 4). Turn right onto Highway 157 and then right again onto Highway 16. Drive 4 miles and turn right on Main Street. Drive approx. 8 blocks, turn right onto 15th Street. Drive approx. 2 blocks. The Center for the Arts Building is on the corner of 15th & Vine.

    From the East:

    • Travelers heading west to La Crosse on Interstate I-90 exit at Onalaska-La Crosse Highway 16 (Exit 5). Turn left onto Highway 16. Drive 4 miles and turn right on Main Street. Drive approx. 8 blocks, turn right onto 15th Street. Drive approx. 2 blocks. The Center for the Arts Building is on the corner of 15th & Vine.

    From the South: 

    • Highway 14, 61, and 35 enter the city on the South. Follow the green "UW-La Crosse" signs north on Losey Boulevard towards Highway 16. Turn left on Main Street. Drive approx. 8 blocks, turn right onto 15th Street. Drive approx. 2 blocks. The Center for the Arts Building is on the corner of 15th & Vine. 

    Policies

    • Ticket reservations will only be taken during regular box office hours.
    • The UW-L Theatre box office accepts cash, check, MasterCard and Visa only. We do not accept UW-L's Tower Tender/Campus Cash.
    • All tickets are the responsibility of the purchaser. All cancellations or ticket changes must be made at least 24 hours prior to the performance. The box office does not buy-back unused tickets or refund tickets.
    • A valid UWL student ID is required to purchase tickets at the student rate. Only one student priced ticket may be purchased per ID.
    • Seating is assigned unless otherwise indicated. In order to be seated with your friends/family, tickets must be purchased together.
    • All tickets must either be charged to a MasterCard/Visa OR picked up 24 hours prior to showtime. Any unpaid reserved tickets will be released for resale.
    • When ordering tickets by phone (785-8522), a MasterCard/Visa number is required to hold tickets at the box office. These tickets will be held for you until the performance. If you fail to pick up your tickets, your credit card will still be charged. 
    • For sold out performances, a waiting list will begin one hour before each performance. Waiting list requests can only be made in-person (no phone calls, please).