I go to live theater , because it makes me more alive .
— Anne



You can buy single tickets to any of our shows at Illusion Theater by clicking the Buy Tickets link button on each show's page or by calling the Illusion Box Office at 612-339-4944.  (Find a show here.)

You may also send us a reservation request* via our Ticket Reservation Request Form below, or email the below information to our box office to start a reservation and someone will give you a call back to confirm your reservation and take payment.
*Reservations are only finalized once payment has been received.

- First & Last Name
- Show Name
- Performance Date
- # of Tickets
- Ticket types (senior, student, etc.)
- Billing Address
- Contact phone #
- Email Address for the confirmation
- Seating Requests/Special Requests

If you prefer to pay with cash or check, you can stop by the Illusion Theater office  (located on the 7th floor of the Cowles Center) during Box Office Hours or mail a check with your ticket order and contact information to: Illusion Theater Box Office, 528 Hennepin Ave, Suite 704, Minneapolis, MN 55403. (Note: Our box hours vary and are limited during the summer. We recommend calling in advance to set up a time to come in.) 

On Performance Nights the Box Office opens one hour before the performance. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Illusion Theater Box Office beginning one hour prior to performance time on the date of the reservation. Senior (55+) tickets, student tickets, and Military discount tickets (ID required) are available for most shows (ID required).

PHONE RESERVATIONS                                                                   

To make a reservation by phone, please call the Box Office at 612-339-4944. You can make a reservation by phone at any time by leaving a message on the Box Office Reservation Line. We will call back to take payment and confirm your reservation, so please remember to leave a number where you can be reached.  

The following information is needed to make a reservation.:

- Name of the production                                                       
- Performance date
- Number of tickets
- Spelling of first and last name
- Billing address (including zip code)
- Contact phone number
- Seating Requests/Special Requests
- Credit card number with expiration date (or we can call you back for this information)
- Optional: Email address for confirmation or print-at-home tickets (if desired)

-Never send your credit card information in an email. 
-Pre-payment is required for all reservations.
-We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes prior to curtain time to pick up your tickets.
-Reservations by phone or online can be made using Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.


Bring your friends, family, or co-workers to see a production at Illusion and receive a discount on your tickets for groups of 10 or more! The beautiful Illusion Theater lobby may also be available for pre-show or post-show receptions for your group. For more information call 612-339-4944.

Ticket Reservation Form

Name *
Date of Performance *
Date of Performance
Phone *


Illusion Theater is a wonderfully intimate space with a great view of Minneapolis. All of the seats have  great views of the stage.

Rows A-D are Orchestra Seating
Rows E-K are Main Seating
Rows L-M are Balcony Seating.

There is accessible seating available upon request.

The rows are tiered, so there are stairs leading up and down from Row E, with an accessibility elevator that brings patrons directly to Row E if needed.