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How to Buy Tickets

So that Krannert Center can respond appropriately to pandemic conditions as they change and in response to reduced staffing, tickets for 2021-22 events will go on sale approximately one month at a time throughout the season. Tickets will be sold online only as mobile or print-at-home tickets and are not available for purchase by phone or at the Ticket Office counter. Before you are ready to buy tickets, please visit Krannert Center’s online ticket office to ensure you have or can create an active account. If you encounter issues, please contact the Ticket Office at 217.333.6280 or kran-tix [at]; a staff member will be happy to assist you!

To learn about early ticket-buying opportunities, please contact Krannert Center’s Advancement team: 217.333.6700 or advancement [at] (subject: Early%20ticket-buying%20opportunities) . Donor on-sale dates can be found on our FAQ page.

2021-2022 Public Ticket On-Sale Dates

  • September events
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021, tickets go on sale to the public 
  • October events
    Tuesday, September 14, 2021, tickets go on sale to the public
  • November and December events
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021, tickets go on sale to the public
  • January events
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021, tickets go on sale to the public
  • February events
    Wednesday, January 12, 2022, tickets go on sale to the public
  • March events
    Tuesday, February 8, 2022, tickets go on sale to the public
  • April and May events
    Tuesday, March 8, 2022, tickets go on sale to the public

As part of the University of Illinois, Krannert Center follows U of I guidelines regarding face coverings and other COVID-19 safety protocols. These guidelines change as conditions change, so we will continue to adjust our practices and keep you informed throughout the season. At this time, face coverings are required in indoor university spaces such as Krannert Center. Face coverings must be worn throughout any event or performance. In addition, people who are NOT fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering outdoors when they cannot practice social distancing.

Any ticket holder who does not comply with any COVID-19-related health protocol will be required to leave the theatre. Guests with accessibility questions or who require additional assistance related to Krannert Center's COVID-19 policies may email kran-tix [at] or call 217.333.6280.

Events are being planned at full capacity. If you have concerns or questions, please contact the Ticket Office.

If you can't attend a performance, simply phone us to return your tickets by 6pm the day before the performance for a full credit, issued on a Krannert Center gift card, which never expires and can be used for tickets or any of our services. If you discover that you are unable to attend the day of the performance, please contact the Ticket Office at 217.333.6280 and we will be happy to discuss available return, donation, and exchange options. Thank you!