Previews & Dowling Studio
We strive to keep ticket prices accessible to as many people as possible. Tickets for previews (generally the first five performances) for all mainstage productions start at $15 and sell out first.
As part of our Level Nine Series, tickets in the Dowling Studio have been reduced to $9 for every performance.
Rush line tickets, if available, go on sale 15–30 minutes before mainstage performances and vary in price per show. Cash or check only.
Rush pricing for A Christmas Carol:
- $15 for previews
- $25 for weekday matinees and Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evenings
- $30 for weekend matinees and Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings
Rush pricing for all other mainstage shows:
- $15 for previews
- $20 for weekday matinees and Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evenings
- $25 for weekend matinees and Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings
Rush Club members may purchase tickets at rush line prices ahead of the rush line. Up to four tickets may be purchased in person during an exclusive hour-long window, day of show. Cash, check or credit cards are accepted. Members also enjoy discounts throughout the year. To join, call or visit the Box Office and provide your contact information. Rush Club excludes 10:30 a.m. matinees.
Rush Club hours:
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. for Tuesday – Saturday evening performances
11 a.m. – noon for matinee performances
5 – 6 p.m. for Sunday evening performances
The rush line is made possible by Target Foundation.
30 years old or younger? 30 Below members may purchase up to four tickets at rush line prices without having to wait in line, by phone or in-person, anytime day of show. Members also receive special offers throughout the season. To join, present proof of age (16+) and contact information to the Box Office. Tickets subject to availability.
Senior & student tickets
Seniors (age 65+) and full-time college students (age 18+) save $3 per ticket in Areas 1 and 1A and $6 in Areas 2-4.
Children (ages 12-17) save $10 in Areas 1 and 1A and 50% in Areas 2-4. (Excludes tickets $25 or less and select performances of A Christmas Carol)
Discounts on season ticket packages are available for seniors and full-time students ages 12+. Students must present proof of full-time college status or the name of your middle/high school to the Box Office.
Gateway tickets are available for patrons with limited income for $5. To qualify, patrons must be at least 18 years old and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, SNAP, Section 8 or free/reduced school meals.
Present your photo ID and one of these documents as proof of enrollment to the Box Office: EBT card, medical assistance card, Section 8 document, WIC folder, Supplemental Security Income verification, Social Security Disability Benefits verification, free/reduced school meal approval, RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance), General Assistance verification.
Up to four tickets may be purchased for select performances by phone or at the Box Office. Valid performance dates are posted here on the Tuesday prior to the first performance of each production.
Enrollment is valid for one year. Offer excludes A Christmas Carol, concerts and presentations and is subject to availability.
Ticket Opportunity Program (T.O.P.)
We partner with social service agencies to provide $2 tickets to patrons with limited income. To qualify, partners must be government agencies or current 501c3 organizations. Contact Group Sales at 612.225.6244 or e-mail TOP@guthrietheater.org for more information.
Blue Star Theatres
We offer 15% off full-price tickets to military personnel, veterans, and their immediate families. Up to four tickets may be purchased by phone or at the Box Office. Offer excludes select performances of A Christmas Carol, studio shows, concerts and presentations and is subject to availability.
Blue Star Theatres is a program of Blue Star Families and Theatre Communications Group.
Playwrights Welcome provides free access to theater for Dramatists Guild of America members. Members may present their membership card at the Box Office starting two hours prior to any Guthrie mainstage production and receive one complimentary ticket.
Learn more at samuelfrench.com/playwrightswelcome