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Events and Box Office

The Performing Arts Box Office is a vital part of the College of the Arts. It is the ticket hub for most of the college's music, theatre, dance and special events.

The main lobby of the Roe Green Center
Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, Ohio
330-672-ARTS (2787)

For Porthouse Theatre tickets, please call 330-672-3884

Monday through Friday
Noon until 5 p.m.

May be purchased in any one of the following ways:
  ♦in person or by phone at the Box Office
  ♦online (adult and senior tickets only may be purchased online)
  ♦at the event.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, and Check.
All sales are final, there are no refunds, and no exchanges.

The Performing Arts Box Office located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Music and Speech Center

KSU undergraduate students get to enjoy shows for FREE!

"Fee for Free" Policy
  • Kent State University full-time undergraduate students who have paid the Arts Fee are entitled to one ticket for designated arts events.
  • The student must reserve their ticket in advance by visiting the Performing Arts Box Office or by calling 330-672-2497.
  • We recommend students reserve a ticket in advance to guarantee a seat; however, tickets can be obtained at the Box Office before the performance if seating is available.
  • Please be advised, if your ticket is under will call and not picked up by ten minutes before the performance, it can be released.

Please note for performance nights:
Performances in Wright-Curtis will use the box office in the B-Wing by Wright-Curtis Theatre.
Performances in E. Turner Stump and the Erdmann-Zucchero Blackbox will use the PABO in the main lobby.
Performances in Ludwig Recital Hall will use the box office in the Music Wing near the Ludwig Recital Hall.
Performances in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall will use the box office in Cartwright Hall.