Box Office and Tickets

Box Office

At the Fine and Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of McKinley Hall, you can get information about upcoming fine arts events and purchase tickets to our theatre productions. You can also purchase tickets online. 

Theatre Tickets

You can purchase tickets online, by phone at 206-281-2959, or in person from the Box Office in McKinley Hall.

Read about accessibility, late seating, and all Theatre Policies.

McKinley Mainstage Theatre Productions

  • $15 Adults
  • $12 Students (age 25 and under, with valid Student I.D.)
  • $12 Seniors (age 60 and over)

McKinley Studio Theatre and McKinley Backstage Productions

  • $10 General Admission (no group or student/senior discounts for Studio or Backstage Theatre productions)

Group Sales

Groups of 10 or more adults, students, and/or seniors receive a discount of $2 off each ticket.

  • Group tickets are reserved in a block and must be for the same performance.
  • All tickets must be paid for by the Monday before the performance.
  • The Box Office is not responsible for distributing individual tickets purchased in a group.

Season Subscriptions

Subscribers save over 20 percent on general admission prices!

Full Season: $44
Three McKinley Mainstage and one Studio show

Mainstage Season: $36
Three McKinley Mainstage shows

  • Season ticket subscribers have total flexibility in selecting their performance dates. Subscribers may redeem their tickets for any performance that fits their schedule at any time throughout the season (subject to availability).
  • Season ticket subscribers may exchange performance night and seat until 7:15 on night of performance (subject to availability).
  • Studio shows are general admission.
  • There are no refunds on subscriber tickets.

Box Office Hours

Regular Hours

The McKinley Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 3–5 p.m. (when University classes are in session).

Extended Hours

The week prior to opening night and during the run of a production, the ticket office is open Monday through Friday, 3–5:30 p.m.

Show Nights

The Box Office is open 5:30–7:30 p.m. the evenings of productions, 12–12:30 and 5–7:30 p.m. on matinee Saturdays, and 5–7:30 p.m. on evening show Saturdays.

“I’d put our Theatre students up against those from much larger universities with bigger budgets. Professionals in Seattle theatre who have come to SPU to work on our productions have left impressed by the quality of our Theatre students.”
Don Yanik
Professor Emeritus of Theatre
Leona Spurling Nelson and George Scranton

“Revisiting Miracle Worker 50 Years Later”

Leona Spurling Nelson (pictured above with Theatre Professor George Scranton), a 1964 alumna of Seattle Pacific College, starred in the SPC production of The Miracle Worker in November 1963. The play’s run was threatened by the assassination of President Kennedy. The play was performed again in 2014, with Scranton directing.