Get your tickets

Choose the play and the day on which you would like to see it.

Welcome to

The FAMU Essential Theatre

Ticket Sales & Services

By Mail: Complete the order form, include your check or money order and mail to:

Essential Theatre

Attention Subscription Manager

515 Orr Drive, Room 208

Tallahassee, Florida 32307

In Person: Visit, Tucker Hall, Room 111, on FAMU’s campus.

Single Ticket Purchases: Most tickets go on sale to the general public the day of the first performance.

Group Sales: Discounted tickets for groups of 15 or more are available throughout the season. For more information on group discounts, contact the ticket office, which is located on the first floor of Tucker Hall, or call (850) 561-2425.

Box Office Location & Hours

The Essential Theatre box office is located in the lobby of Tucker Hall.

Week Days: Noon to 5:30 p.m. on the day of an event and again one hour prior to curtain.
Saturday and Sunday: One hour prior to curtain.
The box office may open a few days before an event if popularity dictates special provisions.


Limited parking is available behind Tucker Hall. Patrons may use the Old FAMU DRS Parking lot located off of Gamble Street or the parking garage located on Wahnish Way.


The Charles Winter Wood Theatre and Ronald O. Davis Acting Studio are handicap accessible. Charles Winter Wood Theatre is equipped with assistive listening devices.