Fine Arts

Box Office

Wm. Chris & Tina M. Mathers Box Office

Tickets on sale now!


The 2022/2023 Theatre Season

Calendar of Events

Please note the Box Office physical location is closed through Sunday, March 19 for Spring break. We reopen Monday, March 20 at 12:30. We are open 24/7 online.

COVID-19 Protocols: Current Southwestern protocols do not require masking indoors. We highly encourage those who would like to wear a mask to do so.
Purchasing Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, or in person.

Online: To buy tickets online please click on the “Buy Now” button, select the seats you would like, and follow the instructions to purchase. You must hit the green “Complete” button to complete your purchase. You will always receive a confirmation email. If you do not more than likely you did not complete your purchase and should call the Box Office at (512) 863-1378.

Business Hours

Hours are Monday–Friday from 12:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. We are closed on school holidays. Please call 512-863-1378 for additional information.

In addition, the Fine Arts Box Office location is not open on Saturdays for Football games. We open one and half hours before games at Birkelbach Stadium.

To buy tickets by phone please call
(512) 863-1378 during hours of operation.

To buy tickets in person please visit the Box Office between 12:30-5:00 p.m. M-F, or up to an hour before the performance. All tickets must be purchased with a credit card. We no longer accept cash.

No tickets are mailed. Please pick up tickets at the Mathers Box Office before the day of the event or at Will Call on the day of. You may bring your emailed receipt to pick up your ticket, but the emailed receipt is not an electronic ticket. Tickets are available for pick up any time the box office is open and beginning one hour before showtime.

You may wish to call ahead of time to make sure we are open, as we do close for public and university holidays.

Southwestern Community Tickets

All Southwestern students receive one complimentary ticket and faculty/staff receive two complimentary tickets per production.

Many productions sell out. Please pick up your tickets at the Box Office at your earliest convenience or follow the above instructions to purchase by phone.

Discounted Tickets

Seniors (over 62), youth (under 16), students (with a valid high school or college ID), educators, and the military have the option of discounted tickets.

When purchasing tickets for groups of 10 there is an automatic 15% discount.

Prices vary depending on performance, day, and ticket type.

ADA/Accommodated Seating

For accommodated seating (wheelchairs, walkers, no stairs) please call the box office for reservations at (512) 863-1378.


The Mathers Box Office is located in the Sarofim School of Fine Arts adjacent to the Alma Thomas Theater.

Take IH35 exit 261 and turn right immediately onto University Ave. Continue on University Ave for 1.6 miles and turn left into the parking lot on E. Rutersville Road. (This will be the second left after you cross over the intersection of Maple St. and University.) You can take either entrance to the Sarofim School of Fine Arts as the Box Office is in the middle of the building.

For the safety of yourself and others, utilize parking lots on the Southwestern University campus when visiting the Sarofim School of Fine Arts. You can find parking at the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, behind the Lois Perkins Chapel, and in other areas across campus. Download a campus map here — parking areas indicated by a gold star can be used for fine arts events. Feel free to contact the Mathers Box Office if you have any questions on directions and parking.

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