MSU's Tent Theatre Tickets Now on Sale

By KOLR10 News

Published 05/19 2014 05:21PM

Updated 05/19 2014 05:27PM

SPIRNGFIELD, Mo. – Tickets for this year’s Tent Theatre at Missouri State University went on sale Monday.

This is the 52nd year for Tent Theatre, which opens every year behind Craig Hall in the southeast corner of Missouri State University’s campus.  The venue offers a wide selection of entertainment through June and July.

Here's the lineup for Tent Theatre 2014:

June 11-14, June 16-21
Forever Plaid

Relive the popular, 1950s style music of close-harmony, male groups like The Four Aces and The Four Freshman with this off-Broadway musical revue. The music is shared through the story of The Plaids - a group of high school friends who dreamed of recording an album.

June 26-July 3
You Can't Take It With You

This 1937 Pulitzer Prize winning comedic show tells the story of the large, eccentric Vanderhof/Sycamore/Carmichael household where everyone does just what he or she pleases. Turmoil arises when the daughter of the Sycamores, Alice, falls for the aristocratic, business-focused Kirby’s son, Tony.

July 9-12, July 14-20
Fiddler on the Roof

Join us in commemorating the 50th year of this classic show.  The musical tells the story of Tevye, a father of five girls, and his attempts to keep his family aligned with Jewish traditions, despite outside influences. This proves to be difficult with his strong-willed older daughters.

Tickets for the three Tent Theatre productions are $14 and $22 for adults; $12 and $20 for seniors, students and children; and $10 and $19 for Missouri State faculty, staff and students. Season tickets are $34 and $60 for adults; and $29 and $55 for seniors, students and children. Group rates are also available.

Patrons may also purchase a show-themed picnic 48 hours in advance of the performance. Meals are served from 7-7:45 p.m., and the proceeds support the Tent Theatre scholarship fund.

To order tickets and picnic dinners, call the Missouri State box office at (417) 836-7678 or toll-free at 1-888-476-7849.

Tickets can also be purchased online at or at any Missouri State Tix location. Free parking is available in lot 24 on the south side of Grand Street.

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