Events at the College


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. Some events are free and open to the public, while others have ticketed entry.


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Upcoming Performances & Shows

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Love / Sick
Theatre Lab Series

February 20 - 25  |  Studio Theater

A darker cousin to Almost, Maine, John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute romp explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love.

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Peter Steiner, Trombone
Guest Artist Recital

February 25  |  6:00pm  |  Recital Hall

Internationally-acclaimed soloist Peter Steiner, recently returned from a season with the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera, will share a variety of works for trombone in recital.

Free Admission

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Matthew Vangjel, Trumpet
with Dianne Frazer, Piano

February 27  |  5:30pm  |  Recital Hall

Matthew Vangjel & Dianne Frazer present “Speechless”, music exploring the lyrical side of trumpet and flugelhorn, with works by Gustav Mahler, Manuel de Falla, Carson Colman, Harold Arlen, and Joseph Turrin.

Free Admission

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Willis Delony, Piano
Faculty Recital

February 28  |  7:30pm  |  Recital Hall

Willis Delony, Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies, presents a unique program of pieces for solo piano, featuring works from his upcoming album, "Crossovers - Classical and Jazz".

Free Admission

Box Office Information

CMDA & Opera Tickets

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

  • Claude L. Shaver Theatre
  • Reilly Theatre
  • Studio Theatre
  • School of Music Recital Hall

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, such as:

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

Some special events, such as Concert Spectacular or Tigerama may be sold through this office.

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

Buy Union Tickets Online


Parking for Events

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.

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.

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:


CMDA Events Calendar

(Please note that these feeds may occasionally disappear for short periods, as the calendar resyncs several times each day.)