In the event of a cancelled event all tickets ordered with a credit card will be cancelled and a payment will be credited back to the card used on the order within three to seven business days. For orders placed at the box office paid via cash, you will be issued a check in the mail within seven to fourteen business days.

If an event has been postponed, an event-specific policy for affected ticket holders will be communicated to patrons. Please follow our social media and check your email inbox for more information.

In the event of a lost tickets you should immediately call the Opera House box office and they can issue you a reprinted ticket. There is a $2 fee per ticket on reprinted tickets.

Please note: Any reprinted tickets will void the original ticket. Any original ticket provided after a reprinted ticket has been issued will be not be valid.

All accessible seating through the McPherson Opera House must be purchased either by calling the box office or stopping by in person. The McPherson Opera House has 3-wheel chair accessible areas and 1 companion seats per area available per performance. These seats will be sold on a first come first serve basis. It is the McPherson Opera House policy that no companion seat will be sold without an accompanying wheel chair seat. Patrons who purchase accessible seating must be in a wheel chair at the time of the performance.

There is parking available on the west, south and east sides of the building. There is a public parking lot located on the east side of the building for patrons. All ADA parking is in the East lot. Entrances are located on both the East and West sides of the building.

Please Note: The McPherson Opera House is near a residential area so we ask our patrons to please be respectful of where they park. The Opera House is not held responsible for illegally parked vehicles and all unauthorized or illegally parked vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.

At the McPherson Opera House all patrons, regardless of age, are required to have a ticket. For children birth to 3 years of age, Lap Passes are available for shows programmed specifically for children. Lap Passes are $5 and can be purchased in person at the box office on the day of the show. All Lap passes are a final sale. To find out if a show is recommended for all ages view the show page or call the box office.

All student tickets must be purchased either through an in-person Box Office sale or order made via phone. Student tickets will not be offered through online purchase and no discount will be applied at a later date. Student ticket prices will vary depending on which show you are attending. Please visit the show page or call the box office to find out more information.

The following is a partial list of items that are prohibited at the McPherson Opera House:

  • Laptops.
  • Outside foods and drinks of any kind.
  • Outside alcohol of any kind.
  • Weapons or anything that can be used as a projectile or is deemed dangerous by Opera House management.
  • Open carry firearms.
  • Single purpose video cameras or still- photography cameras with a lens longer than 2”.
  • Any animals with the exception of a service animal. (Documented proof of the service animal will need to be provided at the time of the event.)
  • Any other items deemed unacceptable or inappropriate by security or Opera House management.

On every ticket the McPherson Opera House sells there is a preservation fee added. Venues presenting live entertainment commonly add various fees to the basic price of a ticket. Most often those additional fees go to the ticketing companies, not the venue. In our case, the non-taxable preservation fee goes to the upkeep and historical preservation of our beautiful venue so that generations of patrons can come enjoy it for years to come!

There are several ways to receive your tickets. You can print your tickets at home by selecting the “Print @ Home” option when you purchase tickets online. You can also choose to have them mailed to you, for an additional fee, if the tickets are purchased within 7 days of the event. If you chose not to “print @ home” or have your tickets mailed, tickets will be placed in Will Call. Will Call tickets can be picked up at the will call  table located in the lobby one hour before show. You can also stop by the box office anytime during business hours and we would be happy to print your tickets for you.

The McPherson Opera House proudly offers concessions to our patrons. Our concessions stand is located on the east side of the lobby and offers a wide variety of goodies for you to enjoy during your visit. We also offer a full bar.

Opera House doors will open one hour prior to the event time. Typically, doors to the theatre will open 30 min before show time. The Opera House recommends all guests arrive at least 15 minutes prior to show time in order to be inside the venue by the time the show begins.

Note: Late seating is not guaranteed and will be at the sole discretion of the House Manager.

McPherson has many options for dinning. Click here for a list of featured restaurants.

– Knackies Meats & Sweets

   111 S Maple St, McPherson, KS 67460

– Mainstreet Deli

   108 S Main St, McPherson, KS 67460

– Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia

   204 N Main St, McPherson, KS 67460

– Noffys Sandwich Shop & Pub

   210 N Main St, McPherson, KS 67460

– Tres Amigos Mexican Restaurant

   121 W Marlin St #100, McPherson, KS 67460

– La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

   2090 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460

– Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

   202 Champlain St, McPherson, KS 67460

– The Field House Sports Grill & Taps

   2220 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460

– Applebees Grill + Bar

   2280 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, KS 67460

All of us at The McPherson Opera House want to make sure our patrons have the best experience possible in our beautiful space. Here is some suggested etiquette to help enhance both your experience and your fellow audience members.

  1. Turn off your technology (mobile phones included). Unplug and enjoy the experience of live entertainment!
  2. Don’t send text messages during the performance.
  3. Unwrap any cough drops and candies in advance.
  4. Don’t talk during the show. Laughter and applause, however, is always welcome!
  5. Respect the experience of fellow audience members.
  6. If you decide to bring a child along, please remove yourself from the theater if that child begins to fuss or make excessive noise.
  7. Please do not attempt to approach the artist on stage or enter the backstage area during or after the performance. The majority of Opera House performers are happy to greet you in the lobby on your way out.
  8. Feel free to wear clothing that will make you feel comfortable, yet is presentable. Shoes and shirt are a requirement.

The McPherson Opera House staff has the right to remove any patron who may be disturbing a performance at any time. If you have any complaint during the show about another patron’s actions, please let make the House Manager aware of the situation and let them address it.