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Theatre and Dance Box Office (Tickets)



UCM Theatre and Dance is pleased to report that our production of The Gift of the Magi will be held in the James L. Highlander Theatre as previously scheduled. We will continue to update our patrons on our continued use of the Highlander as it relates to the rest of our season. THANK YOU!

Our 2019 - 2020 Season : Love Out Loud

UCM Theatre and Dance presents a "must see season" that includes a Pulitzer Finalist playwright,  a musical winner of 8 Tony Awards, a world premiere original children's show, a re-imagining of a holiday classic, Shakespeare, and our Spring Dance Concert!

The UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Box Office will open a week before each Main Stage Presentation. It will open daily from 9 :30am – 4pm. Please call 660-543-8811 to make your reservations, or use our online ticketing system.


Studio Theatre One Acts, Season Tickets, The Richard Herman Black Box Theatre Program, CMR

Join us for a season that allows you to Love Out Loud!

Studio Theatre One-Acts

The Studio Theatre One-Acts series are four sets of one-acts produced in the fall and spring in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre. All show times are at 7:30pm and all tickets are $1

Fall Studio I--November 14-16, 2019

  • The Other Room, by Ariadre Blayde
  • Wash and Dry, by Shel Silverstein
  • Touch, by Briana Morgan

Spring Studio I--February 20 - 22, 2020

  • My California, by Lisa D’Amour
  • There Shall Be No Bottom, Written Mark O’Donnell
  • Bolero, by David Ives

Spring Studio II--April 2-4, 2020

  • The Case of the Crushed Petunias, by Tennessee Williams
  • The Door, by Paul Elliott
  • The Moon Please, by Diana Son

Season Tickets

To make a reservation, call 660-543-8811 or purchase online at

This year, all MainStage shows open on a Thursday, and we've incorporated 2:00pm matinees on Saturday for Hairspray, The Gift of the Magi and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

All Season Ticket Prices Reflect Getting The 6th Show For Free!

  • General Admission $20 (Individual)  $80 (Season)
  • UCM Faculty/Staff  $15 (Individual)   $60 (Season)
  • Sr. Citizen/Military $15 (Individual)   $60 (Season)
  • UCM Students        $10   (Individual)  $40 (Season)
  • No Children under the age of 5 years old admitted to the Mainstage or Studio Theatre Productions.

Richard Herman Black Box Theatre Program

Throughout the academic season, several Black Box productions will be presented in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre by UCM Theatre and Dance. Most of these productions are student written, directed and performed. All tickets are FREE

Central Missouri Repertory

Central Missouri Repertory (CMR) is a professional touring children's theatre company which employs faculty and students of UCM Theatre and Dance. In 2017, CMR recieved the Support of the Cultural Arts Award by Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation. Each summer, CMR travels to these select central missouri venues:

  • Lee's Summit
  • Clinton
  • Wonderland Camp
  • Richmond
  • Lexington
  • Carrollton
  • Warrensburg 

If you are interested in having CMR come to your community, please call John Wilson at 660-543-8781


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