CTM shows will be held at either MYArts or the Overture Center for the Arts. Please check your order confirmation and tickets for the correct location!

MYArts Starlight Theater (1055 E Mifflin St.)
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me
The Lightning Thief

Overture Center’s The Playhouse (201 State St.)
The Wiz
The Diary of Anne Frank

Overture Center’s Capitol Theater (201 State St.)
A Christmas Carol

You can purchase tickets in the following ways:

  • ONLINE through our website
  • BY PHONE: call CTM (608) 255-2080 x2 or Overture Center (608) 258-4141.
  • IN PERSON: Visit CTM at MYArts or the Overture Center box office during their box office hours.

For box office hours of operations and directions to either location click HERE.

*Subscription orders may not be purchased through the Overture Center. They must be ordered through CTM’s MYArts box office.

CTM MYArts Box Office Hours

Mainstage Season (Aug 20, 2023-May 20, 2024)
Monday, 12-3pm, Wednesday, 3-6pm, and Saturday, 10-2pm.

Summer Stage Season (June 26-Aug 14, 2024)
Wednesday 1-5pm and one hour before any ticketed performance.

Overture Center Box Office Hours 

Monday-Friday 11am to 5pm
Saturday 11am-2pm
Sunday hours vary with event schedule
Overture box office is open additional hours on event days and remains open through curtain time on any night of a performance.

You have three delivery options when purchasing your tickets. Be sure to review those options when placing your order.

  • Mail: Your tickets will typically be sent to you within 3-5 days of your purchase.
  • Will Call: Tickets held at will call may be picked up ahead of time at MYArts or the Overture Center. On the day of show, your tickets will be held at the performance venue.
    • Orders placed within 10 days of a performance date will automatically be held at will call.
  • Digital/Mobile: Access tickets on your mobile device by logging into your Overture account. Your QR code will be available 2 hours before show start time.

Log into your Overture account to view your tickets. Access to the QR code will be available 2 hours before the show start time. Your emailed order confirmation is not your mobile ticket!

Yes, you may exchange tickets to another show in our season. Ticket exchanges may be done with either the Overture Center or CTM’s Box Office, up to 48 hours before your originally purchased show. Any upgrade in tickets will be the patron’s responsibility.

Unfortunately, no. Even as you are buying your online tickets, you are reminded that once purchased, there are no refunds, as per the policy of CTM and the Overture Center. Instead, you can do a free exchange of your tickets for another CTM show or date within our season.

Subscription tickets (2+ Show Subscription) have a one-time $18 order fee, with no limit on tickets.

Single-show tickets purchased online or over the phone incur a 15% service fee. Single Show tickets purchased in person at either box office have no fees.

All CTM shows are recommended for children ages 3 and up. Families should decide at what age their child is ready for a CTM show. All patrons must purchase a seat, regardless of age as we do not allow lap seats.

  • The Wiz: 75 minutes, ages 6+
  • Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: 60 minutes, no intermission, ages 5+
  • A Christmas Carol: 2 hours + intermission, ages 8+
  • The Lightning Thief: 2 hours + intermission, ages 9+
  • The Diary of Anne Frank: 75 minutes, ages 11+

We welcome all young people to the theater at CTM! You have two choices in terms of performances. Please attend whichever would work best for your family’s needs:

  • Public Performances – we have Sensory Kits available at all performances for those who need them.
  • Sensory Friendly | Relaxed performances – we provide many supports before attending a show, in the lobby, and in the theater. CLICK HERE to learn more.

We offer listen devices and sensory friendly kits at each of our shows. Large print playbills are available only by request and at least 10 days before a show. We also have wheelchairs onsite for those with limited mobility, and seats close to the stage for patrons with vision impairment or low vision. Contact Patron Services at 608-949-6618 for more information.

Our preseason sale happens every year from mid-August through the end of September. Purchase tickets to two or more shows in our season and get great seats at a great price.

Single show tickets will also be on sale for a lesser discount.

Your safety is of utmost importance! In this endemic phase of Covid-19, CTM no longer requires a face mask or testing. We continue to follow all CDC and Dane County protocols should an outbreak of any spreadable virus occur. We will follow all building guidelines that both Overture Center and MYArts have in place.

Ticket Policies 2023-24

All sales are final; no refunds are available. Purchased tickets are eligible for free exchanges and may be exchanged at MYArts or the Overture Center. Tickets must be exchanged at least 48 hours before the first performance involved in the exchange. Tickets may only be exchanged for a CTM 2023-24 season performance of comparable or greater value, provided the additional value is paid, if applicable.

Subscription tickets purchased during this limited pre-season offer are subject to a one-time $15 handling charge. Group tickets incur a $15 per order fee. Single play tickets purchased online or by phone, through either Overture Center Box Office or CTM Box Office, are subject to a 15% per ticket fee.

CTM charges a 3.5% service fee on all credit card purchases, both in person and by phone. Orders purchased in cash or by check incur no additional fees. Orders paid via check will not be processed until check has been received.

Cancellations are at the discretion of the Overture Center and MYArts. Cancelled performances are eligible for a refund or exchange to another CTM 2023-24 season performance (based on availability). No show is available for an exchange into the following season. Service charges are non-refundable.

Wheelchair seating, assisted listening devices, and Sensory Kits are available at all performances. Please make your accommodation requests when ordering your tickets. ASL interpretation is offered at select shows for each of our plays on Oct 14, Dec 16, Feb 10, Mar 9, and May 11.

Community Tickets are available at a discounted rate to those who request financial assistance. Please email [email protected] for more information or call 608-949-6618.

CTM will follow all current CDC guidelines, as well as Overture Center and MYArts building policies. Should adjustments need to be made to shows, audience members will be notified as soon as possible. For the most updated information, visit or