See Season Schedule with links to tickets.
Designed for the premium Shakespeare experience, this ticket comes with extras:
The Three Show Season Subscription provides tickets to the three main stage shows at the Ewing Theatre at a 10% discounted rate. In addition, you may purchase one New Friend ticket at a 50% discount to be used to introduce a new person to the Festival. Subscribers can either choose all seats at the time of purchase, or choose at a later time. With a Season Subscription, exchanges are free up to 48 hours before the show. A Season Subscription is not available for the performances on Alumni Night or GLT Night.
The Four Show Season Subscription provides tickets to the three main stage shows at the Ewing Theatre at a 10% discounted rate, and a 50% discount ticket to Love's Labour's Won at the Westhoff Theatre on the Illinois State University Campus. In addition, you may also purchase one New Friend ticket at a 50% discount to be used to introduce a new person to the Festival. Subscribers can either choose all seats at the time of purchase, or choose at a later time. With a Season Subscription, exchanges are free up to 48 hours before the show. Season Subscriptions do not include performances on Alumni Night or WGLT Night.
Buying tickets individually gets you the seat you want, when you want it.
(Students must show ID/Seniors are considered 60+ years)
Adult & student tickets for Love's Labour's Won are $20.00. Student and senior citizen tickets are $18. Seating is general admission.
$12 Tuesday tickets are available every Tuesday for the Gold Section.
Groups of 10 or more save 20 percent. Call (309) 438-2535. Discount only available by calling ticket office.
All tickets $16.00, general admission seating only.
|Backstage Tour||$10.00||Take a peek behind the scenes of the Festival with our actor guides.|
|Manor and Costume Tour||$10.00||Discover the secrets of our costume design experts. The talk also features a tour of Ewing Manor.|
The 45 minutes of family-friendly entertainment is FREE. Please call (309) 438-2535.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival daytime ticket office is located on the Illinois State University campus:
Center for the Performing Arts (click for map)
Hours: Monday–Friday, 12 – 4 p.m.
Day Phone: (309) 438-2535
Toll-free (out of state only): (866) 457-4253
TTY: (309) 438-8620
Online seats may also be views within our Daily Schedule.
Metered parking is available on School Street in front of the Centennial East building. Park and walk next door to the CPA building.
After 5:30 p.m. on performance dates, tickets are available for purchase through the evening Ticket Office located at Ewing Manor, 48 Sunset Rd Bloomington, IL 61701 (corner of Towanda & Emerson).
Ewing Manor (click for map)
Hours: 5:30-8 p.m. (on performance dates only)
Evening Phone: (309) 828-9814
GLT Night Tickets (Sunday, August 2)
Gift certificates available by calling our Ticket office.
The Festival's theater was designed with numerous seats accessible by those persons requiring special assistance. Please notify the ticket office of special needs at the time of purchase. For those in need of wheelchair assistance or assisted listening devices at the performance, please alert an usher at any time.
The Festival is committed to outdoor theatre, even through the occasional sprinkle, and will not cancel a performance prior to 15 minutes before curtain. Please wear comfortable clothes and pack an umbrella when there are clouds. If you have questions before 5 p.m., please call the daytime ticket office at (309) 438-2535. If you have questions after 5:30 p.m., call the evening ticket office at (309) 828-9814