Arts & Entertainment at Marshall University Since 1936

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get tickets to an individual show?
Show tickets may be purchased by phone at (304) 696-6656 with all major credit cards, or in person weekdays from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. in our box office in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. You may also order tickets through Ticketmaster at 304-523-5757 in Huntington or 304-342-5757 in Charleston. You can order tickets online at or pick-up your tickets at any Ticketmaster outlet including select Kroger Stores and FYE in Huntington and Ashland, KY. When available, tickets are sold at the door on event nights beginning one hour prior to the performance. We cannot hold tickets without payment.
May I take photographs or video record the event?
No. The artists request that no photographs or video equipment be permitted.
Is there a group discount?
Yes, a 10% discount is given to groups of 20 or more.
What style of dress is appropriate?
Everyone is welcome regardless of attire. Most patrons wear a casual business style.
May I receive a refund if I can't go?
No, like any ticket office, we cannot make refunds. If you return your tickets to us before show time, we'll give you a tax receipt for the full ticket value.
Do Marshall faculty and staff receive discounts on tickets?
Yes, for select events. Two tickets may be purchased two weeks before each event at half-price. Please show your MUID at the time of purchase and again at the door.
How do Marshall students obtain tickets?
Three weeks before each show each full-time student may obtain ONE FREE TICKET. Part-time students may purchase ONE HALF-PRICE TICKET. Guest tickets may be purchased at full price. Valid MUID is required for all box office transactions and for show admission. Due to the increased popularity of Artists Series productions, we request that any ticketed student who cannot attend a performance return his or her ticket so that it may be used by others.

Valid MUID is required for all box office transactions and for show admission.

May my children attend?
Yes, We encourage parents to expose their children to the arts. However, we do advise parental discretion. Some shows are not always recommended for younger audience members. The International Films are not recommended for children.