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.

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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

LSU Opera Presents: Dog Days

Music by David T. Little, Libretto by Royce Vavrek
January 26th - 28th  |  Reilly Theatre

Hailed in The New York Times as ”a groundbreaking American classic,” David T. Little and Royce Vavrek’s Dog Days depicts a world of chaos during a raging, undefined war on US soil. Don’t miss LSU Opera’s collegiate premiere of this highly original and arresting work!

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(package discount for non-student tickets)

LSU Music

poster: spectacular

LSU Concert Spectacular

Presented by the LSU School of Music
January 27th  |  7:30pm  |  LSU Student Union Theater

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts and the LSU School of Music are pleased to present the annual Concert Spectacular showcase, featuring LSU faculty, students, LSU Opera and more. This year's theme is DreamMakers, reflective of the very core of what makes us musicians and artists.

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LSU Theatre

poster: Arcadia

LSU Theatre Presents: Arcadia

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

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

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(package discount for non-student tickets)