The University Theatre is located on the second floor of the east wing of the University Theatre Building.
The University Theatre is our proscenium theatre located on the east side of the building. Performances in the University Theatre are reserved seat ticketing.
Access to the Euclid Avenue Autopark has changed. The path from Colorado Avenue is permanently closed to vehicles. Please access the Euclid Avenue Autopark from Euclid Avenue and Broadway. Or, from South Broadway, turn right on 18th Street.Facilities open 1 hour before performances. Performance doors open approximately 20 minutes before start time for Theatre & Dance productions, 30 minutes before Colorado Shakespeare Festival productions.
Boulder residents can catch a number of local buses to campus, including the Skip, Dash, 204, 225, Hop and Stampede. Single rides are $2.60.
Denver metro residents can catch the Flatiron Flyer, serving the Highway 36 corridor between Denver Union Station and the CU Boulder Campus. Single rides are $4.50.
Longmont residents can catch the Bolt into Downtown Boulder and transfer to any of the local bus routes mentioned above to reach the CU Boulder campus. Single rides are $4.50.
You can ride right up to the show, as all CU Presents venues have banks of outdoor bike racks nearby. Using Google Maps for directions is easy: just type in your starting point and destination and select the bicycle symbol.
Don't have your own wheels? Boulder B-cycle's easy, affordable bike-sharing system boasts 41 bike stations located around town and on the CU Boulder campus. Single rides start at $2, and monthly passes start at $11.
Skateboards are not allowed inside our venues, but it's free and easy to store your board nearby. A skateboard storage rack is available in front of the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry lecture hall, just east of the Theatre & Dance building. Don't forget to bring your own lock.
Whether you're coming from down the street or from out of town, CU Boulder Parking and Transportation has various parking options for you. Pay for parking at the pay stations, or download the Parkmobile smartphone app for quick, easy parking reservation and payment.
Wheelchair-accessible elevators to venue available
Elevator access to the Box Office and accessible restrooms in the lower lobby are located at the east entrance to the University Theatre Building. University Theatre wheelchair seating is located in Row J. Please call the box office in advance to request accommodation with your ticket purchase.
Assisted Listening Devices available upon request
Assistive listening devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the University Theatre Box Office beginning one hour before every performance. Quantities are limited. We'll ask for a credit card or driver's license as a deposit, which will be returned to you after the performance. The University Theatre Box Office is located on the lower level of the CU Theatre and Dance building, directly below the indoor performance venue. To access it, use the main building entrance and take the stairs on the left down one flight, or enter on the building's east side and ride the elevator down to the bottom floor. Please be sure to ask for an assistive listening device before the show begins since the Box Office is closed for the duration of each performance.
Service dogs welcome
Service dogs are welcome at all performances. Please request an aisle seat when purchasing tickets.
American Sign Language interpretation available upon request
CSF offers American Sign Language interpretation for our productions. Please email the Box Office at email@example.com at least two (2) weeks in advance of the performance date, location, and number of people needing the service to make arrangements. Typically, ASL interpretation is scheduled for the duration of the show only. If you would like continued services through any scheduled talkbacks, please communicate this clearly to the Box Office.
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival does not permit children under 5 at any performance.
Latecomers will be seated during a suitable break or during intermission. No exceptions. Please arrive well before the event start time.
Any light or sound (including vibration) emitting from cell phones or other electronic devices is disruptive and disrespectful to performers and other audience members. All personal devices—cell phones, pagers, tablets, watch alarms, etc.—should be turned off or silenced and put away before the performance begins.
By contractual agreement with the artists, photographs and audio or video recordings are strictly prohibited.
To ensure your safety in case of fire or any other emergency, please note the exit route nearest to your seat when you arrive. Do not walk on top of the stone benches in the theatre.
Smoking or vaping
Smoking or vaping is not permitted anywhere on the CU Boulder campus.
Performances will proceed in the rain, unless weather conditions become threatening to performers or the audience. Decisions on whether to cancel for inclement weather usually are not made until curtain time. In the event that the CU Boulder campus is closed due to weather, CSF will notify patrons via the website and Box Office telephone and will provide instructions for ticket exchanges.
Outside food and drink
Outside food and drink is prohibited inside the the theatre. No glass containers are permitted in the theatre. The University of Colorado prohibits outside alocholic beverages from being brought onto campus, so please leave all alcohol at home. Alcoholic beverages may be purchased from CSF concessions up to one hour before curtain and during intermission for consumption within the designated licensed area. Alcohol from any other source is not permitted in CSF venues, as per Colorado State law.
Large baskets and bags are not permitted inside of any CSF venue, so please leave those items at home or in your car. Open umbrellas are not permitted during outdoor performances in any part of the seating area, including the back row; in case of rain, consider bringing a poncho or other wearable raingear.
Night of show box office for ticketed events
If you already have your physical or electronic ticket
Please proceed directly to one of the Hellems building entrances where an usher will assist you.
If you need to pick up your ticket at Will Call
Please visit the box office window located in the basement of the University Theatre building. Window opens one hour before performances.
If you have lost or misplaced your ticket
Please visit the box office window located in the basement of the University Theatre Building or contact us in advance.