Eklund Opera performance at Macky Auditorium

Season tickets

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

  • 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 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!
  • If an event must be canceled by CU Presents, we will reach out to ticket holders to offer refunds and other options.

Apply any existing account credit to season tickets online by logging into your account or by calling us at 303-492-8008.

2022-23 Takács Quartet

Five performances by the Tákacs Quartet plus one guest ensemble performance. We are offering both in-person and digital tickets for the 2022-23 season.
Grusin Music Hall seat map (PDF)

Show ticket options (2)

Renew or purchase a new in-person season ticket

Please call the CU Presents Box Office at 303-492-8008 to renew your in-person Takács Quartet series seats. In-person season tickets also include free streaming access!

Call 303-492-8008 $205-$262

6 events available within this package

Takács Quartet

Sep 18-26, 2022

Takács Quartet

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).

In-person performances

Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Sept. 26, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Oct 30-Nov 7, 2022

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Nov. 7, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Ivalas Quartet

Nov 6-14, 2022

Ivalas Quartet

The Ivalas Quartet seeks to disrupt and enhance the classical music world with voices less known and sometimes as yet unheard. By performing works for string quartet written by underrepresented composers of color, the Ivalas Quartet strives to bring together diverse audiences in musical celebration, and inspire using musical sounds from cultures and communities that echo their own.

The Ivalas Quartet features violinists Reuben Kebede and Tiani Butts, violist Aimée McAnulty and cellist Pedro Sánchez.

In-person performances

Sunday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Nov. 14, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Jan 8-16, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Jan. 16, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Mar 12-20, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, March 12, 4 p.m.
Monday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, March 12, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, March 20, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Apr 16-24, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, April 16, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, April 16, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, April 24, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Renew or purchase a new digital season ticket

Renew or purchase new streaming access for six 2022-23 performances.

Individual or household options $120-$240

6 events available within this package

Takács Quartet

Sep 18-26, 2022

Takács Quartet

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).

In-person performances

Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Sept. 26, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Oct 30-Nov 7, 2022

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Nov. 7, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Ivalas Quartet

Nov 6-14, 2022

Ivalas Quartet

The Ivalas Quartet seeks to disrupt and enhance the classical music world with voices less known and sometimes as yet unheard. By performing works for string quartet written by underrepresented composers of color, the Ivalas Quartet strives to bring together diverse audiences in musical celebration, and inspire using musical sounds from cultures and communities that echo their own.

The Ivalas Quartet features violinists Reuben Kebede and Tiani Butts, violist Aimée McAnulty and cellist Pedro Sánchez.

In-person performances

Sunday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Nov. 14, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Jan 8-16, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, Jan. 16, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Mar 12-20, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, March 12, 4 p.m.
Monday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, March 12, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, March 20, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Takács Quartet

Apr 16-24, 2023

Takács Quartet

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 powerfully compelling dynamic has proven time and again that Takács members are "matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level." —The Guardian

In-person performances

Sunday, April 16, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Remind me

Streamed performance

Live, Sunday, April 16, 4 p.m. and available until Monday, April 24, 11 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Get the best seats today with season tickets. Available in the Takács Quartet and Takács Quartet Encore in-person or digital packages. Not available for Choice 4+, Choice 6+ or as an Add-On. Single ticket discounts are available for in-person performances for youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

2022-23 Artist Series

The Artist Series season ticket will include eight performances in Macky Auditorium for the 2022-23 season.  If you’d like a smaller selection of Artist Series performances, try the flexible Choice 4+ or 6+ packages listed below.
Macky Auditorium seat map (PDF)

Show ticket options (2)

Renew your Artist Series season ticket

Log into your CU Presents account to renew your existing Artist Series season tickets.

Save 25% $316-$535

8 events available within this package

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Oct 2, 2022

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Among the world's preeminent music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to launch the careers of its winners by sharing their excellence in classical music performance with  global audiences. The 16th Cliburn Competition will take place June 2-18, 2022. The gold medalist will perform at Macky Oct. 2.

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

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Cirque Mechanics

Oct 28, 2022

Cirque Mechanics

Emotive, exhilarating, inventive. Inspired by the power of wind and the tug-of-war between man and nature, "Zephyr—A Whirlwind of Circus" is the latest theatrical invention from Boulder favorite Cirque Mechanics. Don't miss this energetic acrobatic tale about the choices humans have made regarding our planet and its resources, all in the name of progress.

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

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Nov 18, 2022

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire, original. Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing early 20th-century romantic music with samba and other popular Afro-Brazilian rhythms, "Odeon" takes a hybrid approach to movement. This work from sister-and-brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie delves into what happens when you bring together street and club dances—breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue—and unpack, remix and challenge them to inhabit new spatial and choreographic contexts.

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

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Storm Large

Dec 11, 2022

Storm Large

Intoxicating, fierce, a rock siren. What better way to experience the season than with Pink Martini’s punk goddess performing holiday rock and roll? Showcasing wicked charm and stunning vocals that leave you begging for more, Storm Large's "Holiday Ordeal" delivers a night of music, laughs and gifts, with songs ranging from “2000 Miles,” “Hallelujah,” “Sock it to Me Santa” and the greatest holiday song never written for the holidays, “Somebody to Love.”

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

Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Feb 11, 2023

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Supercharged, daring, delightful. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in music. The NEA Jazz Master, Grammy winner and Tony nominee is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras and sitting in with the Grateful Dead, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet. With more than three decades of collaboration, this ensemble is celebrated for its kaleidoscopic range of both original compositions and jazz and popular classics. In the Grammy-nominated “The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul,” the quartet performs its most emotionally wide-ranging and melody-driven collection of music to date.

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

Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Mar 22, 2023

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Virtuosic, sumptuous, powerful. The Jupiter Ensemble, with mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, present "Amazone," a Baroque recital featuring French and Italian arias written about the Amazons, the mythical race of female warriors. This program, built in collaboration with musicologist Yannis François, gives pride of place to unjustly forgotten pieces, some of which have never been played since their creation.

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, March 22, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 4, 2023

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Vibrant, illustrious, phenomenal. Zakir Hussain, classical tabla virtuoso, has established himself as one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. "Masters of Percussion," an offshoot of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha, has enjoyed successful tours for decades. Featuring uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, the ensemble includes great percussionists from many world traditions, including jazz, as well as the occasional stringed instrument.

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, April 4, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Apr 18, 2023

The 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

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Purchase a new Artist Series season ticket

Purchase new Artist Series season tickets. Use this option if you did not have Artist Series season tickets in 2021-22.

Save 25% $316-$535

8 events available within this package

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Oct 2, 2022

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Among the world's preeminent music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to launch the careers of its winners by sharing their excellence in classical music performance with  global audiences. The 16th Cliburn Competition will take place June 2-18, 2022. The gold medalist will perform at Macky Oct. 2.

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

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Cirque Mechanics

Oct 28, 2022

Cirque Mechanics

Emotive, exhilarating, inventive. Inspired by the power of wind and the tug-of-war between man and nature, "Zephyr—A Whirlwind of Circus" is the latest theatrical invention from Boulder favorite Cirque Mechanics. Don't miss this energetic acrobatic tale about the choices humans have made regarding our planet and its resources, all in the name of progress.

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

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Nov 18, 2022

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire, original. Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing early 20th-century romantic music with samba and other popular Afro-Brazilian rhythms, "Odeon" takes a hybrid approach to movement. This work from sister-and-brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie delves into what happens when you bring together street and club dances—breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue—and unpack, remix and challenge them to inhabit new spatial and choreographic contexts.

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

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Storm Large

Dec 11, 2022

Storm Large

Intoxicating, fierce, a rock siren. What better way to experience the season than with Pink Martini’s punk goddess performing holiday rock and roll? Showcasing wicked charm and stunning vocals that leave you begging for more, Storm Large's "Holiday Ordeal" delivers a night of music, laughs and gifts, with songs ranging from “2000 Miles,” “Hallelujah,” “Sock it to Me Santa” and the greatest holiday song never written for the holidays, “Somebody to Love.”

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

Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Feb 11, 2023

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Supercharged, daring, delightful. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in music. The NEA Jazz Master, Grammy winner and Tony nominee is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras and sitting in with the Grateful Dead, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet. With more than three decades of collaboration, this ensemble is celebrated for its kaleidoscopic range of both original compositions and jazz and popular classics. In the Grammy-nominated “The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul,” the quartet performs its most emotionally wide-ranging and melody-driven collection of music to date.

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

Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Mar 22, 2023

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Virtuosic, sumptuous, powerful. The Jupiter Ensemble, with mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, present "Amazone," a Baroque recital featuring French and Italian arias written about the Amazons, the mythical race of female warriors. This program, built in collaboration with musicologist Yannis François, gives pride of place to unjustly forgotten pieces, some of which have never been played since their creation.

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, March 22, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 4, 2023

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Vibrant, illustrious, phenomenal. Zakir Hussain, classical tabla virtuoso, has established himself as one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. "Masters of Percussion," an offshoot of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha, has enjoyed successful tours for decades. Featuring uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, the ensemble includes great percussionists from many world traditions, including jazz, as well as the occasional stringed instrument.

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, April 4, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Apr 18, 2023

The 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

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

2022-23 Choice 4+ or Choice 6+

Pick and choose any four or more Artist Series or Colorado Shakespeare Festival events. Eklund Opera, Musical Theatre Program and Department of Theatre & Dance tickets will also be available here beginning July 5, 2022.

Show ticket options (2)

Choice 4+

Pick four or five different events

Save 15% Prices vary

12 events available within this package

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jun 5-Aug 7, 2022

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friend or foe? While traveling abroad in Northern Italy, best friends Valentine and Proteus find themselves at odds over the same girl, putting their fidelity to the test. In "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Shakespeare delivers a charming adventure complete with romantic intrigue, disorderly servants and a band of honorable outlaws.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, June 10, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.  $28-$86
Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 25, 8 p.m.  $35-$81
Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 16, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Friday, July 22, 8 p.m.  $22-$74
Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 6, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $18-$51
Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $23-$67
Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Friday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$59
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.  $25-$62
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$70
Friday, Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.  $23-$67
Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

The Book of Will

Jul 2-Aug 6, 2022

The Book of Will

"Not of an age, but for all time." So reads the posthumous tribute to Shakespeare in the First Folio, the first-ever published compilation of the playwright's work. An evocative love letter to one of theatre's greats, "The Book of Will" tells the heartfelt and hilarious true story of the artists and friends who undertook the herculean effort to publish the Bard's plays in the wake of his death.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Sunday, July 3, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, July 8, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.  $24-$69
Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, July 29, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 30, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 7, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $17-$48
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $22-$64
Friday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.  $22-$64
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.  $22-$69

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Oct 2, 2022

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Among the world's preeminent music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to launch the careers of its winners by sharing their excellence in classical music performance with  global audiences. The 16th Cliburn Competition will take place June 2-18, 2022. The gold medalist will perform at Macky Oct. 2.

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

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Cirque Mechanics

Oct 28, 2022

Cirque Mechanics

Emotive, exhilarating, inventive. Inspired by the power of wind and the tug-of-war between man and nature, "Zephyr—A Whirlwind of Circus" is the latest theatrical invention from Boulder favorite Cirque Mechanics. Don't miss this energetic acrobatic tale about the choices humans have made regarding our planet and its resources, all in the name of progress.

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

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Nov 18, 2022

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire, original. Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing early 20th-century romantic music with samba and other popular Afro-Brazilian rhythms, "Odeon" takes a hybrid approach to movement. This work from sister-and-brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie delves into what happens when you bring together street and club dances—breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue—and unpack, remix and challenge them to inhabit new spatial and choreographic contexts.

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

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Storm Large

Dec 11, 2022

Storm Large

Intoxicating, fierce, a rock siren. What better way to experience the season than with Pink Martini’s punk goddess performing holiday rock and roll? Showcasing wicked charm and stunning vocals that leave you begging for more, Storm Large's "Holiday Ordeal" delivers a night of music, laughs and gifts, with songs ranging from “2000 Miles,” “Hallelujah,” “Sock it to Me Santa” and the greatest holiday song never written for the holidays, “Somebody to Love.”

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

Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Feb 11, 2023

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Supercharged, daring, delightful. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in music. The NEA Jazz Master, Grammy winner and Tony nominee is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras and sitting in with the Grateful Dead, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet. With more than three decades of collaboration, this ensemble is celebrated for its kaleidoscopic range of both original compositions and jazz and popular classics. In the Grammy-nominated “The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul,” the quartet performs its most emotionally wide-ranging and melody-driven collection of music to date.

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

Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Mar 22, 2023

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Virtuosic, sumptuous, powerful. The Jupiter Ensemble, with mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, present "Amazone," a Baroque recital featuring French and Italian arias written about the Amazons, the mythical race of female warriors. This program, built in collaboration with musicologist Yannis François, gives pride of place to unjustly forgotten pieces, some of which have never been played since their creation.

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, March 22, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 4, 2023

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Vibrant, illustrious, phenomenal. Zakir Hussain, classical tabla virtuoso, has established himself as one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. "Masters of Percussion," an offshoot of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha, has enjoyed successful tours for decades. Featuring uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, the ensemble includes great percussionists from many world traditions, including jazz, as well as the occasional stringed instrument.

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, April 4, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Apr 18, 2023

The 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

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Choice 6+

Pick six or more different events

Save 20% Prices vary

12 events available within this package

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jun 5-Aug 7, 2022

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friend or foe? While traveling abroad in Northern Italy, best friends Valentine and Proteus find themselves at odds over the same girl, putting their fidelity to the test. In "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Shakespeare delivers a charming adventure complete with romantic intrigue, disorderly servants and a band of honorable outlaws.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, June 10, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.  $28-$86
Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 25, 8 p.m.  $35-$81
Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 16, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Friday, July 22, 8 p.m.  $22-$74
Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 6, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $18-$51
Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $23-$67
Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Friday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$59
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.  $25-$62
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$70
Friday, Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.  $23-$67
Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

The Book of Will

Jul 2-Aug 6, 2022

The Book of Will

"Not of an age, but for all time." So reads the posthumous tribute to Shakespeare in the First Folio, the first-ever published compilation of the playwright's work. An evocative love letter to one of theatre's greats, "The Book of Will" tells the heartfelt and hilarious true story of the artists and friends who undertook the herculean effort to publish the Bard's plays in the wake of his death.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Sunday, July 3, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, July 8, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.  $24-$69
Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, July 29, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 30, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 7, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $17-$48
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $22-$64
Friday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.  $22-$64
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.  $22-$69

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Oct 2, 2022

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist

Among the world's preeminent music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to launch the careers of its winners by sharing their excellence in classical music performance with  global audiences. The 16th Cliburn Competition will take place June 2-18, 2022. The gold medalist will perform at Macky Oct. 2.

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

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Cirque Mechanics

Oct 28, 2022

Cirque Mechanics

Emotive, exhilarating, inventive. Inspired by the power of wind and the tug-of-war between man and nature, "Zephyr—A Whirlwind of Circus" is the latest theatrical invention from Boulder favorite Cirque Mechanics. Don't miss this energetic acrobatic tale about the choices humans have made regarding our planet and its resources, all in the name of progress.

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

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Nov 18, 2022

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Breathtaking, rapid-fire, original. Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing early 20th-century romantic music with samba and other popular Afro-Brazilian rhythms, "Odeon" takes a hybrid approach to movement. This work from sister-and-brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie delves into what happens when you bring together street and club dances—breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue—and unpack, remix and challenge them to inhabit new spatial and choreographic contexts.

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

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Storm Large

Dec 11, 2022

Storm Large

Intoxicating, fierce, a rock siren. What better way to experience the season than with Pink Martini’s punk goddess performing holiday rock and roll? Showcasing wicked charm and stunning vocals that leave you begging for more, Storm Large's "Holiday Ordeal" delivers a night of music, laughs and gifts, with songs ranging from “2000 Miles,” “Hallelujah,” “Sock it to Me Santa” and the greatest holiday song never written for the holidays, “Somebody to Love.”

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

Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Feb 11, 2023

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Supercharged, daring, delightful. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in music. The NEA Jazz Master, Grammy winner and Tony nominee is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras and sitting in with the Grateful Dead, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet. With more than three decades of collaboration, this ensemble is celebrated for its kaleidoscopic range of both original compositions and jazz and popular classics. In the Grammy-nominated “The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul,” the quartet performs its most emotionally wide-ranging and melody-driven collection of music to date.

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

Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Mar 22, 2023

Jupiter Ensemble with Lea Desandre

Virtuosic, sumptuous, powerful. The Jupiter Ensemble, with mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, present "Amazone," a Baroque recital featuring French and Italian arias written about the Amazons, the mythical race of female warriors. This program, built in collaboration with musicologist Yannis François, gives pride of place to unjustly forgotten pieces, some of which have never been played since their creation.

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, March 22, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Apr 4, 2023

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Vibrant, illustrious, phenomenal. Zakir Hussain, classical tabla virtuoso, has established himself as one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. "Masters of Percussion," an offshoot of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha, has enjoyed successful tours for decades. Featuring uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, the ensemble includes great percussionists from many world traditions, including jazz, as well as the occasional stringed instrument.

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, April 4, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Apr 18, 2023

The 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

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Remind me

Buying options

Save 20-25% with season tickets. Available in the Full Artist Series, Choice 4, Choice 6 and as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Remind me

2022 Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Download our season ticket guide PDF to help plan your season. Season ticket prices vary depending on your date and seating selections. You’ll see pricing as you build your package using the links below. To add on tickets to “The Alchemist” (Original Practices performance), please call us at 303-492-8008 after ordering your season ticket here.

Looking for even more flexibility? CSF 2022 tickets are also available as part of the popular Choice Option listed above.

Show ticket options (3)

Full season ticket

See the four main plays (not including Original Practices) on any date

Save 20% Prices vary

4 events available within this package

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jun 5-Aug 7, 2022

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friend or foe? While traveling abroad in Northern Italy, best friends Valentine and Proteus find themselves at odds over the same girl, putting their fidelity to the test. In "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Shakespeare delivers a charming adventure complete with romantic intrigue, disorderly servants and a band of honorable outlaws.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, June 10, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.  $28-$86
Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 25, 8 p.m.  $35-$81
Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 16, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Friday, July 22, 8 p.m.  $22-$74
Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 6, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $18-$51
Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $23-$67
Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Friday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$59
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.  $25-$62
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$70
Friday, Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.  $23-$67
Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

The Book of Will

Jul 2-Aug 6, 2022

The Book of Will

"Not of an age, but for all time." So reads the posthumous tribute to Shakespeare in the First Folio, the first-ever published compilation of the playwright's work. An evocative love letter to one of theatre's greats, "The Book of Will" tells the heartfelt and hilarious true story of the artists and friends who undertook the herculean effort to publish the Bard's plays in the wake of his death.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Sunday, July 3, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, July 8, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.  $24-$69
Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, July 29, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 30, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 7, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $17-$48
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $22-$64
Friday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.  $22-$64
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.  $22-$69

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Weekday Will

See the four main plays (not including Original Practices) on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday

Save 30% Prices vary

4 events available within this package

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jun 5-Aug 7, 2022

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friend or foe? While traveling abroad in Northern Italy, best friends Valentine and Proteus find themselves at odds over the same girl, putting their fidelity to the test. In "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Shakespeare delivers a charming adventure complete with romantic intrigue, disorderly servants and a band of honorable outlaws.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, June 10, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.  $28-$86
Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 25, 8 p.m.  $35-$81
Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 16, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Friday, July 22, 8 p.m.  $22-$74
Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 6, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $18-$51
Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $23-$67
Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Friday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$59
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.  $25-$62
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$70
Friday, Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.  $23-$67
Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

The Book of Will

Jul 2-Aug 6, 2022

The Book of Will

"Not of an age, but for all time." So reads the posthumous tribute to Shakespeare in the First Folio, the first-ever published compilation of the playwright's work. An evocative love letter to one of theatre's greats, "The Book of Will" tells the heartfelt and hilarious true story of the artists and friends who undertook the herculean effort to publish the Bard's plays in the wake of his death.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Sunday, July 3, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, July 8, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.  $24-$69
Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, July 29, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 30, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 7, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $17-$48
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $22-$64
Friday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.  $22-$64
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.  $22-$69

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Pick 2 or 3

Pick any two or three main plays (not including Original Practices) with no date restrictions

Save 15% Prices vary

4 events available within this package

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Jun 5-Aug 7, 2022

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friend or foe? While traveling abroad in Northern Italy, best friends Valentine and Proteus find themselves at odds over the same girl, putting their fidelity to the test. In "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Shakespeare delivers a charming adventure complete with romantic intrigue, disorderly servants and a band of honorable outlaws.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, June 10, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.  $28-$86
Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, June 25, 8 p.m.  $35-$81
Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 16, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Friday, July 22, 8 p.m.  $22-$74
Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Sunday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

All's Well That Ends Well

Jun 18-Aug 6, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $18-$51
Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $23-$67
Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Friday, July 8, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$67
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$59
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.  $25-$62
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.  $23-$72
Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$57
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$70
Friday, Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.  $20-$62
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.  $23-$67
Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.  $23-$72

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

The Book of Will

Jul 2-Aug 6, 2022

The Book of Will

"Not of an age, but for all time." So reads the posthumous tribute to Shakespeare in the First Folio, the first-ever published compilation of the playwright's work. An evocative love letter to one of theatre's greats, "The Book of Will" tells the heartfelt and hilarious true story of the artists and friends who undertook the herculean effort to publish the Bard's plays in the wake of his death.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare under the stars in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre—complimentary seatbacks included.

Please note

Attending an outdoor show in the Boulder foothills can be unpredictable. Come prepared to enjoy the adventure by reviewing our weather policy and attire suggestions. Learn more

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. (Preview)  $20-$61
Sunday, July 3, 7 p.m. (Opening)  $26-$81
Friday, July 8, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.  $24-$69
Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, July 29, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 30, 8 p.m.  $26-$81
Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m.  $26-$81

View full CSF 2022 calendar

Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for preview night, groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

Coriolanus

Jul 16-Aug 7, 2022

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.

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. Complete your Colorado summer with Shakespeare in the elegant University Theatre.

Performance dates and times

Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m. (Preview)  $17-$48
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (Opening)  $22-$64
Friday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.  $22-$64
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.  $22-$69
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$54
Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m.  $19-$59
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m.  $22-$69

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Buying options

Save big with season tickets! This show is available in the Full, Pick 2 or 3, Weekday Will, and Choice Option packages or as an add-on to other season ticket orders. Learn more

Single ticket discounts are available for groups (10+), youth (K-12), seniors (65+), students, active military and CU employees. Learn more

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.
Have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express number ready

By mail

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

In person

972 Broadway
Boulder, CO, 80302
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact us. Ordering information

CU Presents charges a $10 + 2% season ticket service fee for each order. 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.