Season tickets

Great artists and performances are just some of the reasons why season tickets are the best way to enjoy CU Presents.

Season ticket benefits

  • Save up to 30% on the price of single tickets
  • Exchange your ticket for any performance of the same value with no extra fees up to one business day in advance
  • Get first priority to get the best seats in the house before single tickets go on sale
  • Add on extra tickets to any CU Presents event, including Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis and the Holiday Festival, before they go on sale to the public
  • For many series, keep those great seats from year to year, or be the first in line to change them
  • We’ll replace your lost season tickets at no charge, even at the door!
  • During the COVID-19 crisis, we’d like to reassure ticket buyers that if an event is canceled by CU Presents, we will reach out to ticket holders to offer refunds and other options.

CU Presents 2020-21 season tickets are no longer available.
Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2021 season tickets will go on sale Monday, Oct. 26, 2020

2021 Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
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Show ticket options (3)

Full season ticket

See all four main plays (not including Pericles)

25% off single ticket prices

4 events available within this package

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jun 4-Aug 8, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Kick off the season with a summer-long party! In this glam run of Shakespeare’s electric comedy, the paths of four young lovers, some feuding fairies, a mischievous sprite and a troupe of bumbling actors collide. Join them in the forest as enchanting and peculiar schemes unfold across one unforgettable midsummer night.

Performance dates and times

June 4-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
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Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
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All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 7, 2021

All's Well That Ends Well

A smart and sexy coming-of-age romp set in elegant 1950s France, "All’s Well That Ends Well" introduces audiences to Helen and Bertram—one, a brilliant but poor physician’s daughter, the other, a wealthy, roguish soldier—as they grow up and grow into themselves in order to find love.

Performance dates and times

June 18-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
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The Odyssey

Jul 2-Aug 7, 2021

The Odyssey

In Mary Zimmerman’s sweeping adaptation of Homer’s classic adventure, our hero Odysseus undergoes an epic journey to return to his own kingdom after the fall of Troy. He’ll have to overcome witches, mythological beasts and the gods themselves if he ever hopes to see his wife and son again.

Performance dates and times

July 2-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
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Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 8, 2021

Coriolanus

Follow the tumultuous career of one of ancient Rome’s super soldiers in Shakespeare’s white-hot war play. An enduring, resonant tale, "Coriolanus" raises questions about the power of common people, the efficacy of leaders who always speak their mind and the strength of a democracy run by polarizing political schemes.

Performance dates and times

July 16-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Weekday Will

New this year! See all four main plays (not including Pericles) on Wednesday or Thursday

30% off single ticket prices

4 events available within this package

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jun 4-Aug 8, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Kick off the season with a summer-long party! In this glam run of Shakespeare’s electric comedy, the paths of four young lovers, some feuding fairies, a mischievous sprite and a troupe of bumbling actors collide. Join them in the forest as enchanting and peculiar schemes unfold across one unforgettable midsummer night.

Performance dates and times

June 4-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 7, 2021

All's Well That Ends Well

A smart and sexy coming-of-age romp set in elegant 1950s France, "All’s Well That Ends Well" introduces audiences to Helen and Bertram—one, a brilliant but poor physician’s daughter, the other, a wealthy, roguish soldier—as they grow up and grow into themselves in order to find love.

Performance dates and times

June 18-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

The Odyssey

Jul 2-Aug 7, 2021

The Odyssey

In Mary Zimmerman’s sweeping adaptation of Homer’s classic adventure, our hero Odysseus undergoes an epic journey to return to his own kingdom after the fall of Troy. He’ll have to overcome witches, mythological beasts and the gods themselves if he ever hopes to see his wife and son again.

Performance dates and times

July 2-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 8, 2021

Coriolanus

Follow the tumultuous career of one of ancient Rome’s super soldiers in Shakespeare’s white-hot war play. An enduring, resonant tale, "Coriolanus" raises questions about the power of common people, the efficacy of leaders who always speak their mind and the strength of a democracy run by polarizing political schemes.

Performance dates and times

July 16-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Pick 2 (or 3)

Select any two or three different plays (not including Pericles)

15% off single ticket prices

4 events available within this package

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jun 4-Aug 8, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Kick off the season with a summer-long party! In this glam run of Shakespeare’s electric comedy, the paths of four young lovers, some feuding fairies, a mischievous sprite and a troupe of bumbling actors collide. Join them in the forest as enchanting and peculiar schemes unfold across one unforgettable midsummer night.

Performance dates and times

June 4-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 7, 2021

All's Well That Ends Well

A smart and sexy coming-of-age romp set in elegant 1950s France, "All’s Well That Ends Well" introduces audiences to Helen and Bertram—one, a brilliant but poor physician’s daughter, the other, a wealthy, roguish soldier—as they grow up and grow into themselves in order to find love.

Performance dates and times

June 18-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

The Odyssey

Jul 2-Aug 7, 2021

The Odyssey

In Mary Zimmerman’s sweeping adaptation of Homer’s classic adventure, our hero Odysseus undergoes an epic journey to return to his own kingdom after the fall of Troy. He’ll have to overcome witches, mythological beasts and the gods themselves if he ever hopes to see his wife and son again.

Performance dates and times

July 2-Aug. 7, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 8, 2021

Coriolanus

Follow the tumultuous career of one of ancient Rome’s super soldiers in Shakespeare’s white-hot war play. An enduring, resonant tale, "Coriolanus" raises questions about the power of common people, the efficacy of leaders who always speak their mind and the strength of a democracy run by polarizing political schemes.

Performance dates and times

July 16-Aug. 8, 2021
Check back soon for the complete schedule!

How to buy

Season tickets for the 2021 summer season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2020.
Remind me: Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

2020-21 Artist Series

All events in the Artist Series take place in Macky Auditorium.

Show ticket options (3)

Full Artist Series

All nine Artist Series performances

No longer available $136-$543

4 events available within this package

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Mar 1, 2021

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire and exhilarating. In "Odeon," Ephrat Asherie Dance—known for its embodiment of street and club dance styles—delivers a high-energy, hybrid work that layers breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue over the buoyant score of 20th-century Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, played live.

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Monday, March 1, 7:30 p.m. 
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Danú and Goitse

Mar 16, 2021

Danú and Goitse

Pictured: Goitse

Authentic, fiery and wholehearted. Danú and Goitse, two of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, join forces to present a vibrant performance in a celebration of traditional and contemporary Irish music. It’s the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Tuesday, March 16, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Ray Chen, violin

Apr 1, 2021

Ray Chen, violin

Lush, intimate and masterful. Known for his poignant renditions of the classics, critics and audiences agree that Ray Chen’s remarkable musicianship and liquid tone on the violin are “to die for” (Huffington Post).

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Thursday, April 1, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

Apr 21, 2021

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

Joyous, heartfelt and wonderfully clever. Beloved Macky favorites who are as hilarious as they are fiercely talented, George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN is a group of all-singing, all-strumming ukulele players who have become world-famous for their unexpected interpretations of film scores and rock ‘n’ roll. Bring your own uke and play along!

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Wednesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

In Motion

Six dance, jazz and world music events

No longer availabe $104-$414

3 events available within this package

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Mar 1, 2021

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire and exhilarating. In "Odeon," Ephrat Asherie Dance—known for its embodiment of street and club dance styles—delivers a high-energy, hybrid work that layers breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue over the buoyant score of 20th-century Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, played live.

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Monday, March 1, 7:30 p.m. 
Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Danú and Goitse

Mar 16, 2021

Danú and Goitse

Pictured: Goitse

Authentic, fiery and wholehearted. Danú and Goitse, two of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, join forces to present a vibrant performance in a celebration of traditional and contemporary Irish music. It’s the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Tuesday, March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Email · Facebook · Google Calendar

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

Apr 21, 2021

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

Joyous, heartfelt and wonderfully clever. Beloved Macky favorites who are as hilarious as they are fiercely talented, George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN is a group of all-singing, all-strumming ukulele players who have become world-famous for their unexpected interpretations of film scores and rock ‘n’ roll. Bring your own uke and play along!

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Wednesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Classics Series

Three classical music events

No longer available $44-$180

1 events available within this package

Ray Chen, violin

Apr 1, 2021

Ray Chen, violin

Lush, intimate and masterful. Known for his poignant renditions of the classics, critics and audiences agree that Ray Chen’s remarkable musicianship and liquid tone on the violin are “to die for” (Huffington Post).

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time

Thursday, April 1, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

2020-21 Takács Quartet

Five performances by the Tákacs Quartet plus one guest ensemble performance

Show ticket options (2)

Chamber Series

Sunday afternoons

No longer on sale $262

3 events available within this package

Takács Quartet

Jan 10-11, 2021

Takács Quartet

Joined by violist Richard O’Neill in his first season with the ensemble, the Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades and counting. The group’s irresistible dynamic has proven time and again that the members of the Takács are “matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level" The Guardian (London).

Performance date and time

Sunday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Jupiter String Quartet

Mar 7-8, 2021

Jupiter String Quartet

Known for its "technical finesse and rare expressive maturity" (The New Yorker), the Jupiter String Quartet brings a special program to Grusin Music Hall in October. First, a quartet from master Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn, followed by a new commission by composer and violinist Michi Wiancko, whose work has been lauded by The Strad as “intriguing and exquisitely beautiful.” Schubert's treasured “Death and the Maiden” quartet, considered a pillar of chamber music repertoire, completes the event.

The Jupiter String Quartet features Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello.

Performance date and time

Sunday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Takács Quartet

Apr 11-12, 2021

Takács Quartet

Joined by violist Richard O’Neill in his first season with the ensemble, the Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades and counting. The group’s irresistible dynamic has proven time and again that the members of the Takács are “matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level" The Guardian (London).

Performance date and time

Sunday, April 11, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Encore Series

Monday evenings

No longer on sale $205

3 events available within this package

Takács Quartet

Jan 10-11, 2021

Takács Quartet

Joined by violist Richard O’Neill in his first season with the ensemble, the Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades and counting. The group’s irresistible dynamic has proven time and again that the members of the Takács are “matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level" The Guardian (London).

Performance date and time

Sunday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Jupiter String Quartet

Mar 7-8, 2021

Jupiter String Quartet

Known for its "technical finesse and rare expressive maturity" (The New Yorker), the Jupiter String Quartet brings a special program to Grusin Music Hall in October. First, a quartet from master Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn, followed by a new commission by composer and violinist Michi Wiancko, whose work has been lauded by The Strad as “intriguing and exquisitely beautiful.” Schubert's treasured “Death and the Maiden” quartet, considered a pillar of chamber music repertoire, completes the event.

The Jupiter String Quartet features Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello.

Performance date and time

Sunday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
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Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

Takács Quartet

Apr 11-12, 2021

Takács Quartet

Joined by violist Richard O’Neill in his first season with the ensemble, the Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades and counting. The group’s irresistible dynamic has proven time and again that the members of the Takács are “matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level" The Guardian (London).

Performance date and time

Sunday, April 11, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.

Buying options

We're closely monitoring the latest public health and safety developments due to COVID-19. Single tickets for this event will be made available for purchase later this fall as we receive updated information. Remind me when this performance goes on sale.

2020-21 Eklund Opera

All three Eklund Opera productions

Show ticket options (3)

Friday evenings

No longer on sale $40-$99

Saturday evenings

No longer on sale $40-$99

Sunday afternoons

No longer on sale $40-$99

2020-21 Choice option

Pick and choose any four or more Artist Series, Eklund Opera, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and/or CU Theatre & Dance events.

Show ticket options (2)

Choice 4

Pick four or five different events

No longer on sale On sale soon

Choice 6+

Pick six or more different events

No longer on sale On sale soon

Ordering information

Have questions or need advice? Please call us at 303-492-8008 or email cupresents@colorado.edu.

By phone

303-492-8008
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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By mail

Send your season ticket renewal form with payment to:
CU Presents Box Office
302 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0302

In person

Due to COVID-19, the CU Presents Box Office is currently closed for in-person sales. Please call 303-492-8008 instead.

Questions? Contact us. Ordering information

CU Presents charges a $10 season ticket service fee for each order purchased online or by phone. No fee is charged for purchases made in person at the CU Presents Box Office.

Revenue from these fees funds essential operating needs (such as ticketing software, staffing and infrastructure) which allow us to provide patrons with outstanding service.

All season ticket orders will be charged at the time of the order.
Events and prices are subject to change.