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. 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. Also save up to $6 on facility fee by purchasing the three show season subscription.
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. 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. Also save up to $6 on facility fee by purchasing the three show season subscription.
*A $2.00 facility fee is added to each season pass.
Buying tickets individually gets you the seat you want, when you want it.
Students must show ID/Seniors are considered 60+ years
*A $2.00 facility fee is added to each ticket.
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.
The $12 Tuesday Ticket price includes the $2.00 facility fee.
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.
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The 45 minutes of family-friendly entertainment is FREE. Performances are 10:00 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday on the shady, green lawn at Ewing Cultural Center starting July 1. Call (309) 438-2535 for more information.
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 viewed 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.
Tickets are available for purchase through the evening Ticket Office at 6:00 p.m. on performance dates, and at 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays, located at Ewing Manor, 48 Sunset Rd Bloomington, IL 61701 (corner of Towanda & Emerson).
Ewing Manor (click for map)
Hours (on performance days only): 6:00-8:15 p.m. (Fridays), 5:00 - 8:15 p.m. (Saturdays), and 6:00 - 7:45 p.m. (Sundays, Tuesdays - Thursdays).
Evening Phone: (309) 828-9814
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.
Due to the unpredictability of Central Illinois weather, we will not make an early cancellation decision prior to 5pm on the day of a performance. At 5pm, we will post on our website whether we will be canceling the show or moving forward with the performance as planned.
In the case of rain during the performance, every effort will be made to complete the show, even playing through light showers. Should any performance be rained out before the first intermission, patrons have 2 business days to exchange their ticket(s) for another performance. If a performance is stopped after the first intermission, the evening will be considered complete and NO ticket exchanges will be made.
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 6:00 p.m., call the evening ticket office at (309) 828-9814.