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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Special Pay What You CAN Performance

The Wednesday night before the first Thursday Preview. Rehearsal 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.

Excellent Theatre, Affordable Entry

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.

The following receive 50% off full-priced tickets:

  • Student/Child with Student ID
  • Actors’ Equity Members with Equity card (limit 2)
  • League of Cincinnati Theatre Members (limit 2)
  • City of Dayton Current Employees with Employee ID (limit 2)
  • U.S. Military members (active duty & retired) with Military ID

Additional discount opportunities:

  • Senior: $4.00 off regular full-priced tickets
  • Dramatist Guild Members: One free ticket when presenting Guild membership card
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.

Learn More About our Commitment to Accessibility

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.

Explore The Loft Theatre