How to Purchase

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Online: Buy tickets online by visiting our buy tickets page. Please note that gift certificates or other discounts cannot be applied for online purchases.

By phone: Call the Box Office during regular business hours at 763-422-1838. In the event that your call is sent to voice mail, please leave a message so that we can return your call as soon as possible. Calls are returned in the order received and will always be answered within 24 hours. Please note that all tickets must be paid for at the time they are reserved. 

In person: We love visitors! Visit the Box Office in person during regular business hours. The Box Office is open from 12 pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday and 90 minutes before showtime. The Box Office is located in the lobby of the Main Street Stage at 420 E Main St, Anoka, MN 55303. 

Rush Tickets: As available, $18 public rush tickets (the remaining seats in the house) will go on sale in the box office 15-30 minutes before any performance. Rush tickets must be purchased in person. Rush tickets are not available for concerts or special events. 

Processing fees: Tickets purchased for all productions and events held at the Main Street Stage are subject to a non-refundable processing fee. These fees are necessary to offset ticket order processing service fees, ticketing vendor fees, internet provider services, ticket stock and other ticket expenses. These fees are always non-refundable regardless of cancellations or postponements. 

Single Ticket Prices: 2016-2017 Season

2016-2017 Seating chart

Musical & Holiday Productions:
Always...Patsy Cline, A Christmas Story,
Urinetown The Musical, Anything Goes

                    Adult Senior  Student    
Section A:    $32       $30        $27  
Section B:    $28       $26        $23    
Section C:    $18        $18         $18

Straight Shows: 
Wait Until Dark, Silent Sky, The Drawer Boy,
Moonlight & Magnolias

                    Adult Senior  Student    
Section A:    $30       $28        $25  
Section B:    $26       $24        $21    
Section C:    $16        $16         $16

Ticket Designations

Adult : Age 18–59 and not a full-time student.
Senior: Age 60 and over.
Student: Children K–12 and any full-time college student with a valid school ID.

Children and age limitations: Lyric Arts welcomes guests ages 4 and up to our mainstage productions and ages 2 and up to our “Mainly for Kids” productions. All guests require a ticket.

As available, $18 public rush tickets (the remaining seats in the house) will go on sale in the box office 15-30 minutes before any performance. Rush tickets must be purchased in person.

Mainly for Kids & Theater for Young Performers Productions

Lyric Arts’ Mainly for Kids productions are selected to appeal to our youngest audience members. These hour-long shows are a perfect way to introduce children to the magic of live theater.

In addition, Lyric Arts provides School Day Matinee performances of these productions for school groups (including home school cooperatives and daycare groups). School Day Matinees are easily worked into most budgets, with tickets priced at only $8 per student. Click here for more info!

                    Adult    Senior  Student    
Section A:    $22       $20        $17    
Section B:    $18        $16         $13    
Section C:    $12        $12         $12

Lap seating is also available for our Mainly for Kids performances. Please visit the
Lap Seating Section for more information.

Group Ticket Rates

Bringing your group to the Main Street Stage is easy and convenient!  We welcome groups of all kinds; co-workers, family gatherings, church groups, social clubs, the options are endless.  Just find 15 or more of your friends, neighbors, co-workers, Red Hatters, or 15 guests off the street and join us for an evening at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage. Just fill out the group interest form or contact our Box Office at 763-422-1838 or by email at

Please note that all group orders must be completed at least 2 weeks prior to Opening Night.
Rates: Any group of 15 or larger will receive a 15% discount on their tickets.  Ticket prices vary depending on seating preference, production, and day of the week.  Please contact the Main Street Stage Box Office for prices. In addition to the discounted tickets, group orders will have all processing fees waived for their orders. No other discounts apply.

Note: Group Rates are not available for the Music in the ‘Burbs series or our Mainly for Kids productions.

Reservations—Contact the box office with the date and time you would like to attend the performance, as well as the number of seats you would like to reserve. We will put your seats on hold and send a written contact via email confirming your order.

Final Payment Due Date—The final payment is due three weeks before your performance or two weeks before opening night, whichever comes soonest. Final count and payment must be made by 5:00 p.m. on the due date or seats will be released.

Payment Method—Payment can be made with a single check (made payable to Lyric Arts) or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) as well as cash.   Please note that to receive the group discount only one payment form may be accepted.

ASL Interpreted Performances

Sign Language Interpretation: Sign Language interpretation is provided at the first Sunday performance of each regular season production. These performances are indicated by a symbol on the production calendar. A limited number of seats near the interpreters are reserved for patrons using this service on these nights.

These seats are held in reserve until three weeks prior to the performance. At that time, any ASL seats left unreserved are released to the general public. In the event that no ASL seating has been reserved, all ASL seating will be released to the general public and the Sign Language interpretation will be canceled. When ordering tickets, please indicate your need for seating in this section.

Lyric Arts offers guests requiring ASL interpretation a discount of $5 off the price of their ticket and $5 off a ticket for a companion. This offer is only valid on the evening ASL interpretation is offered. To insure that an interpreted performance will be offered, guests must make their reservation at least three weeks in advance.

Post-Show Talkback Performances

Lyric Arts’ Post-Show Talkbacks are the best way to get the most out of a production and get a behind the scenes look at what goes into producing a show. Held after the second Sunday performance of each show, we invite the audience to participate in a Q and A session with the director and the cast of the production. Please visit our Post-Show Talkback page for performance dates.

Lap Seating 

Lap seating is available for any Mainly for Kids Production. These productions are selected to appeal to our youngest audience members.  These hour-long shows are the perfect way to introduce your children to the magic of live theater. Children aged 2 to 4 are welcome at these performances.

Lap seating is available for children aged 2 to 4 at the Box Office the day of the performance.  Pricing for lap seating is $5 per child under the age of 4 years old.

Please contact the Box Office directly at 763-422-1838 for questions regarding lap seating.

Please note that lap seating does not apply to School Day Matinees.

Please Note:

  • All ticket sales are final, we are unable to offer refunds. Ticket exchanges are available (an exchange fee will apply).
  • All seating changes are subject to a per ticket exchange fee.
  • When looking at our seating chart and tickets, L, C, and R refer to the left, center, and right sections of the theater. The rows A through I are designated by the second grouping. Lastly, the numbers refer to the seat number.
  • Please do not use the online ticketing system to see ticket availability if you do not plan on purchasing the tickets online. The online system holds those tickets for you for up to 60 minutes, until that hold is expired, the Box Office may not sell those tickets to you.
  • Performances that appear in gray on our performance calendar are sold out. If there are fewer than 25 tickets remaining for a performance, you will not be able to complete your ticket purchase online, please contact the Box Office.

For a complete list of our ticketing policies, please visit our FAQ page.