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Theatre and Dance Box Office (Tickets)

Our 2018 - 2019 Season : PASSION and POWER

This season features 2 Tony Award nominated musicals, a Pulitzer Prize winning play, one of the funniest new farce-plays written in the last decade, and a rock n' roll dance concert on site at Powell Gardens! 

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 of Passion and Power!

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--September 6 - 8, 2018

  • A Human Write by Amy Sutton
  • Mr. and Mrs. by Julie Marie Myatt
  • Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher

Fall Studio II--November 1 - 3, 2019

  • Crazy Eights by David Lindsay-Abaire
  • Sonny DeRee's Life Flashes Before His Eyes by Bill Bozzone
  • Hello Out There by William Saroyan

Spring Studio I--February 7 - 9, 2019

  • Linda Hir by Harry Kondoleon
  • 507 by Natasha Sowka
  • American Tropical by Richard Ford

Spring Studio II--March 13 - 15, 2019

  • The Stonewater Rapture by Doug Wright
  • Mars Needs Women, But Not as Much as Arnold Schecter by Rich Orloff
  • At Liberty by Tennessee Williams
  • Boy Meets Girl by Sam Wolfson

Season Tickets

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

All shows in the James L. Highlander Theatre start at 7:30pm, except for the 2:00pm Sunday matinees

All Season Ticket Prices Reflect Getting The 5th Show For Free!

  • General Admission $15 (Individual)  $60 (Season)
  • UCM Faculty/Staff  $12 (Individual)   $48 (Season)
  • Sr. Citizen/Military $12 (Individual)   $48 (Season)
  • UCM Students        $7   (Individual)   $28 (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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