Rockefeller Arts Center

  • Peter and the Starcatcher
  • PHantom, music from
  • Music from Les Miserables
  • Cellist Zuill Bailey
  • Spring Awakening
  • Christmas with Rockapella
  • You've Got a Friend: the music of Carole King and James Taylor
  • Fredonia Dance Ensemble
  • The Second City Touring Company

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Walter Gloor Mainstage Series opens Friday, Oct. 20 with award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

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A Tony Award-winning Broadway hit will be the first offering in the 2017-18 Walter Gloor Mainstage Series. The Department of Theatre and Dance presents six performances of “Peter and the Starcatcher” from Oct. 20 to 28 in Marvel Theatre on the Fredonia campus. Performance dates and times Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., Oct. 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. Dr. James Ivey is the director.

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Hillman Opera celebrates 60th anniversary with special one-night-only concert event on Friday, Oct. 20

The Hillman Opera will celebrate 60 years of performances at the State University of New York at Fredonia with a very special, one-night-only event this Friday. “The Hillman Opera 60th Anniversary Celebration” concert takes place on Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. in King Concert Hall. The concert will feature guest alumni operatic artists who have graced the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, New York City Opera, Minnesota Opera, and other major halls around the world.

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Mix & Match season ticket packages are still available.

Both single tickets and "Mix & Match" season tickets for events in the  2017-18 are now on sale through the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office. Single tickets are available online, by phone, or in person. Please note that Mix & Match season tickets are not available online.  You may purchase them by phone, in person, or by printing and mailing in the PDF order form below. 

The Mix & Match season ticket program allows patrons to create their own season ticket packages from among the 18 major ticketed events of the entire season. There is the option of the “3 and Up Plan,” which saves up to 15 percent on tickets for any three, four or five events or the “6 and Up Plan,” which saves up to 25 percent on tickets to any six or more events.

See the links below for a listing of all events in the 2017-18 Mix & Match Plan and to print your order form (PDF format). Orders may be placed by mail, by phone at 716-673-3501, or in person at the Campus Ticket Office on the first floor of the Williams Center. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

2017-18 Mix & Match Events by Series

Pops Series

Kaleidoscope Family Series

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

School of Music Special Events

Family Weekend Special Events

WNYCO Classics Series


Some of the highlights of the coming season include Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing, the hit Broadway musical Spring Awakening and Commencement Eve on Broadway featuring the music of Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables. Another especially noteworthy event will be 60th Anniversary Concert of the annual Hillman Opera, which will feature Fredonia alumni who have sung with major opera companies all over the world.

New this season, is  improv comedy with The Second City Touring Company: Cure for the Common Comedy and a collaboration with the School of Music for the unique experience of SHUFFLE Concert. In addition, two School of Music speical events are included in the plan – the 8th Annual Intercollegiate Choral Festival and the Fredonia Symphony with Zuill Bailey, an internationally acclaimed cellist.

Don’t wait until single tickets go on sale in August to make your plans for 2017-18. Become a season ticket holder today! The sooner you order, the better seats you will have.

Please note that donors to the Friends of Rockefeller Arts Center Annual Fund and past Mix & Match subscribers enjoy seating priority through July 31. After this date, orders from new subscribers will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center

State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3217 phone
(716) 673-3617 fax