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Downtown Box Office

The Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or online 24 hours a day. Please be aware that during the off-season, Box Office staff may at times be in and out of the office. If you miss us, please give us a call! We’re happy to help!

79 E. Third Street, Winona MN 55987 |507-474-7900 |


Performance Venue (During Performance Season Only)

450 Johnson Street, Winona, MN on the Winona State University Campus
Open: 90 minutes before every performance

Ticket Information

Please contact the Box Office with any questions or concerns before purchasing your tickets. We want to assist you in any way possible, and monetary refunds are not part of our ticket policy.  If you wish to exchange your tickets for a different performance or seat, please contact the Box Office 24 hours prior to your originally scheduled performance. If you need special accessibility with your seating, contact the Box Office directly to reserve your tickets, accessible seating is not available through online reservation. Click here to view the seating chart.

Season Passes: On Sale Now! Good for one ticket to each professional production

Premier Pass: $140

Prime Pass: $100

Individual Tickets: Beginning early Spring 2017

Premier Tickets: $49

Prime Tickets: $39

General Seating: $25 (reserves a ticket, but not a specific seat)

Blackbox Tickets (Professional Productions): $25

Student Tickets: $15

Season Passes

Season Passes are the best way to get great deals on all four shows!

The purchase of a Season Pass includes a total of FOUR tickets, one to each professional production.

Season Passes: On Sale Now! Good for one ticket to each professional production

Premier Pass: $140

Good for seating in the Premier Section, Rows B-H

Prime Pass: $100

Good for seating in the Prime Section, Rows A and J-L

There are no season passes for General Seating.


Click here to view the seating chart.

GRSF loves groups! Whether you’re bringing your class of young students or are joining us for pure enjoyment, we can help create a package for your group. We can cater to any age (suggested age 11 and up) and all groups of 10 or more people receive a discount on tickets.

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Thanks for joining us at GRSF! Please use the following information to acclimate yourself to the Winona State University PAC, and with GRSF performance policies.

Accessibility: If you need assistance getting into your seat or into the PAC, please contact the Box Office prior to the performance, or find an usher to assist you. Fully accessible seating is available by contacting the Box Office. GRSF Staff is happy to make your trip to the theater as enjoyable as possible.

Calendar: The GRSF has two calendars to help you plan your visit. An interactive calendar with complete event information, and a downloadable pdf.

Cameras and Recording: The use of cameras or any other recording device is strictly prohibited.

Cancellations and Exchanges: GRSF is happy to accommodate changes. If at all possible, contact the Box Office 24 hours prior to the scheduled performance. Exchanges are subject to availability.

Children: GRSF suggests their performances to theater-goers age 11 and up. Of course, there are often younger children who are able to attend performances, which is up to the discretion of their guardian. All children in attendance are required to have a ticket. Absolutely no children under the age of 5. Please contact the Box Office with questions.

Education: Education is important to GRSF. There are educational offerings for all ages, including programs during the school year. If you are interested in bringing GRSF education programs to your group any time of the year, contact Education Director Valerie Williams.

Electronic Devices: Sounds and light from electronic devices are extremely disruptive to other audience members and performers. Please refrain from using any devices during a performances, and make sure all devices are turned off or silenced.

Emergencies: GRSF House Management and Usher Staff are available to assist you in any emergency. A first aid kit is available in the Box Office.

Food and Beverage: A variety of food and beverages are available for purchase at the concession stand prior to the performance and during intermission in the lobby. No food or beverage is allowed inside the theater.

Front Porch Events: These are series of special events and symposiums to further explore the conversations that begin in the theatrer and continue into our daily lives. Regularly held Saturday mornings during the festival season. Advance ticket purchase recommended.

Gift Certificates: GRSF gift certificates are great presents, and we’re happy to help you give the gift of live theater. Gift certificates cannot be purchased online, it must be handled over the phone or in-person.

Groups: GRSF loves groups! Whether you are bringing students or taking a trip for entertainment, we’re happy to cater to your specific needs. Groups of 10 or more receive ticket discounts. Contact the Box Office for more information.

Late Seating: Guests arriving after the start of a performance will be seated at the discretion of House Management staff. This will vary with performance.

Lost and Found: Please turn any found items over the the Box Office. If you have lost something, stop by or call the Box Office at 507-474-7900.

Parking: Ample parking is available in the Gold Lot at the corner of Main Street and Mark Street. Handicap Accessible Parking is located on the campus street directly beside the PAC.

Performance Venue: The Winona State Performing Arts Center is an indoor performance space. This means we are happily climate controlled. Some audience members find themselves chilly in the theater, so please bring a wrap if you are sensitive to air-conditioned temperatures. The only outdoor events (unless specifically noted) are Concerts on the Green.

Pre-Show Conversations: Beginning 30 minutes prior to every single performance, pre-show conversations give audience members a chance to get acclimated to the world of the play, the characters and Shakespeare’s language. Great for people new to GRSF, and returning Shakespeare fans!

Refunds: Monetary refunds are not part of GRSF’s ticket policy. Every effort will be made to assist patrons in attending an alternate performance.

Restrooms: Restrooms are limited in the Performing Arts Center lobby. Additional restrooms are available in Minne Hall, just outside the PAC. An usher will be available at intermission to assist you in finding Minne. There is plenty of time to go back and forth between buildings.

Theater Hours: The lobby is open 90 minutes before a performance. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to showtime.

Ticket Purchasing and Pick Up: You can purchase tickets online, in person, or over the phone. GRSF takes all major credit cards, and accepts cash and checks. Tickets will be available at the Will Call window in the Performing Arts Center Lobby beginning 90 minutes before each performance. You may also pick up your tickets in advance ONLY at the downtown Box Office Location. The Box Office at the PAC Lobby will not print tickets for other individual performances other than the current date prior to a performance. You may stop at the Box Office during intermission for additional ticket assistance.

Season Passes: Season Passes allow holders one ticket to each professional show. The Season Pass holder is responsible for contacting the Box Office once individual tickets go on-sale to reserve their seats to the date of the performance that they wish to see. This must be done over the phone, in person, or via email.

Smoking: Winona State University is a smoke-free campus. Smoking on campus grounds is strictly prohibited.

Weather: In case of weather emergencies, House Management  and Ushers will assist all theater goers and direct them to the appropriate emergency locations.

Your Visit

Plan your visit to Winona, Minnesota

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The Great River League is made up of the businesses and organizations that support GRSF all year round in a variety of ways. Stop by, shop, dine and say thank you to these businesses for supporting GRSF!

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2017 Season: June 21st to July 30th

May 9, 2017
  • First day of Rehearsal

    May 9, 2017
    Performing Arts Center, Winona, MN

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June 21 to July 30, 2017 | Use the arrows to advance the calendar

June 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • Doug Scholz-Carlson season presentation in Northfield
  • Chocolate Shakespeare
  • An Iliad: Preview
  • Comedy of Errors Preview
  • Richard III: Preview
  • An Iliad: Preview
  • Concert on the Green
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • Will's Opening Weekend Party
  • Concert on the Green: Dixieland Jazz Fest
  • An Iliad: Opening
  • Richard III: Opening Night
  • Company Conversation
  • An Iliad: Opening
  • The Comedy of Errors: $12 Tuesday
  • Shipwrecked! Preview
  • An Iliad: Chill with Will
  • Concert on the Green
  • Shipwrecked! Opening Night

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