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Box Office

The intimate 125-seat Mainstage Theatre in the Center for Communications Studies & Theatre is located at the south end of campus on the corner of Franklin & Race Streets.


Ticket Information

The Box Office operates from the first floor of the Center for Communication Studies and Theatre during the hours of noon to 3 p.m. on Monday and noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and one hour prior to show times.


Regular Ticket Prices

  • $6 Longwood Students
    (Longwood ID required)
  • $8 Senior Citizens, other students, & Longwood Faculty & Staff
  • $10 General Admission

General Information

Tickets must be purchased at the time of a reservation. No tickets will be held without payment. Payment by cash, Lancer Cash or checks. Please be advised there is a convenience fee for credit cards. No tickets held without payment. On sold-out nights, a waiting list will be available in the lobby at 6p.m. on a first-come, first served basis (no names taken by phone). Exchanges must be made 24 hours in advance of the show date on your ticket with a $1 exchange fee per ticket. At the time of exchange, the ticket must be presented at the box office. There will be no refunds.

New Policy: All tickets not presented by 5 minutes to curtain (the start of the show) will be re-sold.

Seats in the Mainstage Theatre and Lab Theatre are General Admission. Arrive early to choose the best seats in the house.

Shows start promptly. No late admission, and no refunds.

For questions concerning disability access, call 434.395.2392 (v) or 711 (trs).


Complimentary Tickets

One (1) complimentary ticket per production will be available for each theatre major and those with their name in the program - cast members and production crew members. One comp ticket per person per production.

Comp tickets must be arranged in advance during regular Box office Hours, which are: 12 noon until 3 p.m. on Monday, and 12 noon until 5p.m. Tuesday thru Friday; at least by Wednesday prior to the desired show. If the public demand for tickets is great, there will be a limit on how many comp tickets are issued.

The actual person who is eligible for a comp ticket must physically request the ticket, in addition to showing Longwood ID.

No exchanges on comp tickets. 



Online Ticketing

Click a link below to see what is playing in each of the venues.


For more information contact the Box Office:

Phone: 434-395-2474
email: Box Office

Box Office Hours

Monday 12 noon - 3 p.m.

Tuesday - Friday 12 noon to 5 p.m.


We are always open one hour prior to show time.

Summer Hours

The Box Office observes limited summer hours. If you have an immediate need, please contact the department secretary at 434.395.2285.