Events | LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts



The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is proud to host or sponsor over 300 events each academic year, from a wide variety of disciplines within our institution. The College operates its own box office for most ticketed events, and collaborates with the LSU Student Union Theatre for events held in that venue. Many recitals and other events are free and open to the public. All information about our upcoming events and ticket sales (if applicable) can be found below.

Box Office Information

CMDA & Opera Tickets

The CMDA Box Office sells tickets to all events in the following venues:

LSU Opera and LSU Theatre performances are sold through this office.

Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone at: (225) 578-3527.

 Buy CMDA Tickets Online

Union Tickets

The Union Box Office sells tickets to all events in the Union Theater.

Some examples of events held in this venue are:

  • LSU Wind Ensemble
  • LSU Symphonic Winds
  • LSU Symphonic Band
  • LSU Symphony Orchestra
  • Candlelight Concert

Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone at: (225) 578-5128.

Buy Union Tickets Online


Parking for Events

We pay a fee to LSU Parking for our patrons to park free of charge. If you receive a parking ticket, please bring it to the CMDA Box Office, located inside the Music & Dramatic Arts Building, for assistance. You may park in any of the non-gated parking lots or on the street near our performance venues. Do not park by any red or yellow curbs.

For updates on construction, road closures, and zone changes, please visit the LSU Parking & Transportation Services website.

Contact Us

Need help? Email the box office at:


  Upcoming Productions & Full Calendar

LSU Opera

poster: opera

The Cunning Little Vixen

By Leoš Janáček, Sung in Czech
April 12th - 15th  |  Claude L. Shaver Theatre

An operatic delight – The Cunning Little Vixen revels in beautiful, poetic music set within a colorful fairy-tale world. Led by the Vixen herself, passionately in search of love, the worlds of man and nature are intertwined in a celebration of the cycle of life.

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LSU Music

image: jazz

LSU Jazz Showcase

Presented by the LSU School of Music
February 15th  |  7:30pm  | LSU Student Union Theater

The LSU School of Music presents the semesterly LSU Jazz Showcase, featuring the LSU Jazz Ensemble alongside numerous other groups the LSU Jazz Studies program. Repertoire is varied and spontaneous - the Jazz Showcase is always a new experience!

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LSU Theatre

poster: Arcadia


Written by Tom Stoppard, Directed by George Judy
February 15th - 25th  |  Claude L. Shaver Theatre

Arcadia moves back and forth between 1809 and present at the elegant estate owned by the Coverly family. This brilliant play moves smoothly between centuries, exploring the nature of truth, time and temperaments.

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Purchase Theatre Mini Subscription

(package discount for non-student tickets)


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