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The only authorized sources for online ticket sales for the Opera House is Etix, which can be accessed through our website or www.etix.com. Any other website, secondary ticket agency, or ticket broker is not a verified ticketing agent. Tickets purchased from an unauthorized website may be counterfeit, stolen, or otherwise void and may not be valid for admission to the event.
There are two fees attached to the base price of all Opera House tickets; a Ticket Services fee and a Historic Preservation Fee. The Ticket Service Fee is charged for ticket processing and the Historic Preservation Fee is a fund to assist in the upkeep of the historic building. The fees are applied to all means of purchase (online, over the phone, and in-person box office sales).
Yes. In order to comply with fire safety codes and to have a complete list of all patrons who are in the building, all attendees must have a ticket.
All ticket sales are final. Tickets will only be refunded if an event is canceled.
No. Our main floor and side section balcony are arranged with odd numbered seats on the left side and even numbered seats on the right side. So, for example, seats one and three are together, as are seats two and four. The center balcony is the exception: these seats are numbered consecutively from 101-113. You can find our seating chart here.
The box office opens one hour before the performance, while doors for seating will open 30 minutes prior to start time. Concession will also be available for refreshments.
Yes! Select performances offer discounts for large groups. Group minimums vary by show. Contact the box office for more information.
The City of Woodstock provides free parking throughout the downtown square. This map shows locations for both 2-4 hour street parking and 24 hour parking lots. In addition, the Opera House has loading zones at both the front and rear of the building to aide in dropping off and picking up patrons who have mobility concerns.
Any VIP ticket holder that includes early entry will be sent information via email prior to the performance. Not all VIP tickets include early entry.
The Woodstock Opera House is located at 121 Van Buren Street, Woodstock, IL 60098.
If you decide to leave the premises, you cannot take alcohol with you upon exiting the building. However, re-entry is allowed.
Patrons should refrain from bringing extraneous personal items to the theater, including but not limited to: backpacks, satchels, briefcases, large purses, umbrellas, diaper bags etc.
The Woodstock Opera House is accessible for patrons with special needs. The front entry has ramp access and the lobby has an elevator that goes to the main-floor of the theater. Accessible restrooms are located on both the lobby and main floor auditorium levels. *Please note that the balcony of the Opera House is accessible by stairs only.
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We do not offer a physical mailing list or newsletter, but we do highly recommend joining our email list! Fill out the Woodstock Opera House Contact form here to request to be added.
The Box Office accepts various payment methods, including Cash, Checks, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, and Woodstock Opera House gift cards. Stage Left and the Community room bar accept Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Apple Pay, and Google Pay as forms of payment.
As soon as the public on sale date is announced the event page will be updated. Look for the Ticket Information section on the right hand side of the event page. If the page indicates TBD then the date has not yet been announced. Sign up for our E-Newsletter to stay up to date on the latest information.
Yes, Gift Cards are available to purchase at the Box Office for any denomination over $20 and they do not expire. They are not available to purchase online but they can be used to purchase a ticket online. Limitations on Gift Card Usage -
Please note that gift cards are only acceptable as payment for ticket purchases.
The Opera House offers a variety of merchandise. Please stop by our lobby to see display of what’s available for purchase. Mugs, Hats, Ornaments, Books and more are all available for purchase. We even carry Groundhogs Day merchandise. Stop in during our regular hours. Business hours are as follows: Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4 PM, Sunday 12-4pm, closed on Monday.
You can donate by visiting our website or box office.
Thank you for your interest in our Friends of the Opera House Membership program.Click HERE for more information.
Outside food is not allowed in the auditorium or Stage Left. However, concessions bought from our bar locations (Community Room and Stage Left) may be brought into the auditorium.
No Outside Food or Drink Permitted in the Theater.
Smoking and vaping are strictly prohibited within the venue. Any violations of this policy will result in immediate ejection from the premises without the possibility of a refund.
A coat check is not available. However, a coat rack can be found near the box office.
The Opera House is available for a wide range of functions and events including:
Meetings • Lectures • Reunions • Parties • Conferences • Weddings • Corporate Functions • Receptions • Exhibitions • Seminars • School Functions • Fundraising Events.
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No, our venue does not provide an ATM service.
No, Stage Left does not take reservations. Seating is first come first serve for all performances. Stage Left does not carry food other than snack items.
If you have lost an item at the Opera House or Stage Left, please get in touch with our box office during their business hours or send an email. They will be able to check if it has been turned in. Lost items are held in the venue for a period of two weeks after the event, after which they are donated to a local charity.