Purchasing your tickets online is the fastest service when booking tickets to the next Playhouse show. When purchasing tickets online, what you see is what our box office sees. All ticket sales and seat availability are in real-time and enjoy never standing in Will Call lines again. When purchasing tickets online or over the phone, request to have tickets sent to you via email (for printing at home) or directly to your mobile device via our Walletini app. Print tickets ahead of time, and skip the line every single time! All ticket sales are final.

For ease of purchase, please use web browser Google Chrome on all devices.

Season Tickets

Become a season ticket holder and enjoy shows all season long. Pro-rated passes available now.

Single Performances

Tickets become available to the general public for purchase once the previous show has closed.


Special Events

Short Shorts Film Festival 2017

The Underground Theatre is now accepting submissions for its 12th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival! It’s time to tell your story, and you have 5 minutes or less to tell it. All genres welcome, from anime to documentary to film noir to fiction.

Submission Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017


  • Film must be no longer than 5 minutes in length.
  • Film must not contain any nudity or any content that would give the film an R-rating.
  • Film MUST have original or royalty free music that you have obtained permission to use.
  • Film content must be original (no adaptations).
  • There is a $15 USD entry fee, per film submitted.
  • A panel of judges will review the films, and the top finalists (typically 12-15 total) will be shown LIVE at the film festival on March 18, 2017 at The Underground Theatre in Duluth, Minn.
  • The audience views the top finalists at the event on March 18 and will score the finalist films on a 1-10 scale.
  • The top three scoring films with the most audience votes will receive a cash prize. First place: $300, Second Place $200, and Third Place $100.
  • Winners will be announced live at the event on March 18. Filmmakers need not be present to win.

Find the full SSFF2017 application and guidelines here.

Tickets are now on sale for this special one-night event in The Underground Theatre on March 18, 2017 at 7:00pm. Buy here.


 Give Today

By making a donation to the Duluth Playhouse, Playhouse Children’s Theatre, or Underground Theatre, you help ensure we can continue what we do best: performing exceptional live entertainment.

Gift Certificates

Playhouse gift certificates are the perfect gift for every occasion and for absolutely everyone. There’s nothing better than an evening of theatre at the Duluth Playhouse! Gift certificates can be purchased online or by calling the Playhouse box office at 218.733.7555. Allow approximately one week for delivery of the gift certificate by mail. Print-at-home gift certificates are available for delivery via e-mail. Print-at-home gift certificates will be e-mailed within 24 hours.

About Your Duluth Playhouse Gift Certificate

  • You may redeem your Playhouse gift certificate online, over the phone or in person at the Box Office
  • Gift certificates may be used to purchase tickets to Main Stage, Underground, or Children’s Theatre performances.
  • Gift certificates are not redeemable for cash.
  • Gift certificates do expire at the end of the current 2016-2017 season (August 30, 2017).
  • If your gift certificate does not cover the entire amount of your purchase, a credit card number, check or cash is required to pay for the remainder of the order.
  • If your gift certificate covers more than the amount of your purchase, the balance will remain on the certificate.

Redeeming Your Gift Certificate

Enter your certificate number at the Order Details screen of your online order; if your gift certificate does not cover the entire amount of your purchase, enter your credit card information for the balance at the Billing Information screen.

By Phone:
Call the Box Office at 218.733.7555 and place your order. When it comes time to pay for your order, give your reservationist the certificate number printed on your gift certificate.

In Person:
Visit the Box Office during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm) and present your gift certificate.


Gift Certificate Options & Prices

Main Stage:

  • Two tickets to any 1 show of the 2016-17 Main Stage season: $64
  • One ticket to any 1 show of the 2016-17 Main Stage season: $32

Children’s Theatre & Education Program:

  • 2016-17 Children’s Theatre Family Pass (2 adult, 2 youth): $64
  • Two tickets to any 1 show of the 2016-17 Children’s Theatre season:  $34

The Underground

  • Two tickets to any 1 Underground show of the 2016-17 season: $40
  • One ticket to any 1 Underground show of the 2016-17 season: $20
  • One 2016-17 Wild Card pass to the Underground: $100

General Certificate to the Playhouse, Underground, or Education Classes

  • Any $ amount of your choice