University of Iowa


DONOR PRE-SALE, May 8–28, 2019
Starting Wednesday, May 8, Hancher donors may purchase tickets for the 2019/2020 season, using an order form mailed with Hancher's 2019/2020 season brochure. Patrons who have made a gift of $100 or more to Hancher since July 1, 2018, have the opportunity to participate in this year’s donor pre-sale. Beginning May 29, all donors will be seated in the following order: Donors who have given $1,000 or more since July 1, 2018, will be seated first in order of lifetime giving to Hancher. Next, all other donors who have given $100 or more since July 1, 2018, will be seated in order of lifetime giving to Hancher. Confirmations will be sent before July 1. Donor orders received after May 28 will be seated before the general public, after all other donor orders. For more information or to donate, please visit Support Hancher.

PUBLIC ON-SALE begins July 1, 2019, at 10 am
Tickets for Hancher’s 2019/2020 season go on sale to the general public at 10 am on Monday, July 1, 2019. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Hancher Box Office, by phone at 800-HANCHER or (319) 335-1160, or online at

In Person

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm

Parking: A limited number of complimentary short-term parking spaces are available to ticket-buyers in a small parking lot near the main entrance. There are also metered spaces between Hancher and the Levitt Center.

The entire surface lot next to Hancher is open for free public parking after 4:30 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.

More information


Always be sure you are on Hancher's site,, before making an online purchase. Sites with other addresses are operated by resellers who may charge you well above the actual face value of the tickets.

order tickets online

By Phone

(319) 335-1160 or 1-800-HANCHER

Accessibility services: (319) 335-1158

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm

At the Performance

The Hancher Box Office is open 90 minutes before the beginning of each performance presented by Hancher Auditorium and one hour before performances presented by the university's Division of Performing Arts. All prepaid will calls may be picked up and new tickets purchased, if available, at the location of the performance.

By Mail or Fax

Mail to:

Hancher Box Office
141 East Park Road
Iowa City  IA  52242-1132

Fax to: (319) 353-2284

Credit / Debit Cards

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express credit and debit cards may be used to purchase tickets from the Hancher Box Office.