Buy Tickets to a Human Race Show

Dayton Live provides all ticketing services for Human Race shows. Visit the Dayton Live website to see ticket options for upcoming shows. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets in person or over the phone, you can call the Box Office at (937) 228-3630 or visit the Schuster Performing Arts Center during operating hours. Unsold tickets can also be purchased 90 minutes prior to the performance in the lobby of The Loft Theatre.

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Keeping Ticket Prices Within Reach

We believe access to the theatre leads to the cultural enrichment of our community. To expand our reach, we offer a number of discounts and special performances that offer access to Human Race shows at a reduced cost.

  • Student/Child: 50% off full-priced tickets with Student ID
  • Senior: $4.00 off regular full-priced tickets
  • Actors’ Equity Members: 50% off full-priced tickets with Equity card (limit 2)
  • League of Cincinnati Theatre Members: 50% off full-priced tickets (limit 2)
  • City of Dayton Current Employees: 50% off full-priced tickets with Employee ID (limit 2)
  • U.S. Military members (active duty & retired): 50% off full-priced tickets with Military ID
  • Dramatist Guild Members: One free ticket when presenting Guild membership card

Special Discounted Performances

Pay What You CAN Performance

The Wednesday night before the first Thursday Preview. Performances are first come, first served general seating. Tickets are distributed starting at 6:30 pm. Admission is either non-perishable food items donated to The FoodBank or cash donations that will be donated to a local nonprofit organization.

Sawbuck Sunday Performance

The first Sunday, 7 pm performance of each Loft season show, 90 minutes before the performance, any remaining seats can be purchased in person at the Loft box office for $10. One ticket per person.

Torie Wiggins & Maggie Lou Rader in The Revolutionists, 2021

Performance Accessibility

We’re committed to creating an accessible theater-going experience for our audience. Learn about ADA, sign language and other accommodations, as well as how to make special requests.

Get Access to Multiple Human Race Shows

Alex Sunderhaus in Who's Holiday!, 2021

Season subscribers reserve their selected seats for every show. Season tickets go on sale before the start of a new season.

Scott Stoney & Cherri Varnadoe in Count Dracula, 1986

“Flexible Options” include 3 and 4 show packages for the 2022-23 season.

Rasell Holt in Airness, 2021

Become a member and get access to up to four $10 tickets per production in your membership year.


Tickets for Performances at The Loft Theatre

We perform most of our productions in the intimate 212-seat Loft Theatre, located on the third floor of the Metropolitan Arts Center building. With only six rows, you’re never more than 20 feet from the stage.

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