Ticket and Box Office information


For the best available seats, purchase a ticket package for the 2017-2018 Season. Pick a set series or Create Your Own season package and save up to 25% off the regular ticket price.
Subscriber benefits include:

  • Ticket discounts
  •  Best available seats
  •  Priority access to purchase shows added to the season

To learn more, please click here.

Single-event tickets: Three ways to purchase

By phone: 317.843.3800 or toll-free at 877.909.2787

Online: www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org/tickets
           Online purchases are limited to eight (8) tickets per performance per household.

At the Box Office:
           The main Box Office is at the west entrance of the Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel.
 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays
           Also open two hours prior to Saturday and Sunday performances
           The Box Office may be closed or may have reduced hours on or near major national holidays. Please call to check before visiting.
           The Tarkington and Studio Theater Box Office in the James Building is open one hour prior to performances on performance days only.


Fees: Telephone and online purchases for Center Presents and rental events include a per-ticket convenience fee. Telephone and online purchases for Resident Company and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra events include a per-order convenience fee.

Student and military discounts: For select performances, discounted tickets are available to military personnel and to K-12 and college students with appropriate ID. These discounts cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.

Children: Children age 4 and older are welcome to attend Center Presents performances if they can sit quietly without disturbing other patrons; every attendee must have a ticket. Please note that our Peanut Butter & Jam performances are presented specifically for children of all ages. Learn more about the PB&J series here.

Gift certificates: A smart choice for anyone on your gift-giving list, the Center’s gift certificates are available in any denomination and are redeemable for tickets to all Center Presents performances. Center Gift Certificates are not valid for special events and Resident Company performances. To purchase, click here or call the Box Office at 317.843.3800.

Group Sales

To book your next group outing to a Center Presents performance for 12 or more people, contact John Kroetz, Audience Development Coordinator, at 317.819.3503 or group@TheCenterPresents.org.

Benefits include:

  • Priority seating reservations before single tickets go on sale to the public
  • Up to 20% in savings off single-ticket prices for select performances
  • Flexible payment options
  • Educational opportunities such as tours and pre-performance discussions

Click here for more information on group sales.

To learn more about reserved gathering spaces, catering and other group amenities at the Center for the Performing Arts, click here.

Weather: The Center generally does not cancel performances due to inclement weather. In the event of unusually severe weather, please check www.TheCenterPresents.org or monitor social media for updates.

Consumer advisory: All sales are final, with no refunds. All programs, artists, dates, times and prices are subject to change. The Center for the Performing Arts, www.TheCenterPresents.org, is the official authorized ticket service provider. The Center is not responsible for tickets obtained through other sources and cannot refund or exchange tickets purchased from brokers or secondary ticket resellers.

Have tickets, but can't attend? Exchange or donate: If you are unable to use your tickets for a Center Presents performance, consider exchanging them for another performance or returning them as a tax-deductible donation. Exchange fees and upgrade charges may apply. Some performances are not eligible for exchange. Please contact the Box Office at least 48 hours prior to the performance for ticket exchanges or ticket donations, and please have the tickets in hand.

Tickets for nonprofit use: If your nonprofit organization would like to request tickets for a fundraising event, click here for the Center's policy on ticket donations.