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Mainstage and Prime Time Shows:

Annually in early-mid August at all outlets and remain on sale through the last show of the season.

Late Night Series Shows:

One hour before curtain, in-person at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office only.

Kennedy Theatre Box Office

In-person ticket sales at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office window for Mainstage and Prime Time shows will be available only during show performance weeks from 11am-2pm & for one hour prior to each performance.

John F. Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

Box Office: (808) 956-7655

Kennedy Theatre cannot validate parking.


Online ticket sales for Mainstage and Prime Time performances will be available 24/7 at (opens in new tab).

For Mainstage and Prime Time shows only. Online/outlet ticket sales typically end two (2) hours prior to showtime and RESUME only at Kennedy Theatre Box Office Window for one hour prior to each performance. All Late Night Theatre productions are sold in-person at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office one hour prior to showtime.

Alternative Ticket Outlets

Visit the Stan Sheriff Ticket Windows to purchase Mainstage and Prime Time performance tickets Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

UH Mānoa Students:

Specially-priced tickets are available through funding from the Student Activity and Program Free Board. Validated UH Mānoa photo IDs are required.

Students (Preschool–College):

ID is required.

Children/Youth (Ages 2–12):

Valid for family theatre events only. Babes in arms – under the age of 2 and that will not be in a separate seat – do not require a ticket to family theatre events.

Seniors (Ages 62+)


ID required. Two (2) discount tickets per ID.

UH Mānoa Faculty/Staff:

ID required. Two (2) discount tickets per ID.

ID should also be present at time of admittance to theatre for any discounted price ticket.

Mānoa Student Discounts

Students with validated UHM Student ID may purchase a ticket to any regular Kennedy Theatre Mainstage or Prime Time Series event for just $8; Late Night Shows are only $5! Kennedy Theatre gives a big “mahalo” to the Student Activity and Program Fee Board for their generous support that makes these prices possible.

UHM student ticket holders must be prepared to show current UHM Student ID for admittance to theatre.

Throwback Saturdays!

UHM students are eligible to receive an even bigger discount at our special  “Throwback Saturday” performances (Saturday of show opening weekend for Mainstage productions only). $5.00 tickets are available for UHM students with current validated IDs. Subject to availability.

Group Discounts

Yes! Groups of 10 or more may receive an additional discount to Department of Theatre & Dance Mainstage productions. (Special productions may not be eligible for group discounts.) Call the Box Office to make arrangements at (808) 956-7655.

Season tickets are not currently offered.

Ticket Exchange Information

All ticket sales are final. That being said, box office staff will try to help find a solution in extreme circumstances. Requests for a ticket exchange must be to another performance of the same production with at least 24 hours advance notice and will also depend upon availability. Exchange fees may apply; no refunds for differences in ticket costs. Call the Box Office for more information at (808) 956-7655. Tickets are not refundable.

Policies Guiding Faculty/Staff, VIP and Graduate Assistant Complimentary Ticket Requests:
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