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$15 Student Tickets

Don't want to wait in line? Now available - current students can purchase $15 tickets to our Grand Concourse and East of Eden shows. Students are limited to 2 tickets per order and MUST PRESENT A VALID STUDENT ID from an accredited institution for EACH ticket purchased. All reservations will be held at the box office. Available online anytime or over the phone. To use online, go to the Grand Concourse or East of Eden pages, click on the "Buy Tickets" button and enter the promo code that matches the show's title: CONCOURSE15 or EDEN15.

$15 rush tickets are available for all other performances at the box office, one hour before the show with a valid student ID. Limit one ticket per ID. Limited Availability.

Exclusive Student Email List

Want to stay connected? Sign up for our exclusive email list to hear first about dirt-cheap ticket offers and get invitations to special events.

Just email with your full name, university and graduation date.

1/2 Price Student Subscriptions

Want the VIP treatment? For only $24 per show, see all 5 plays of the season with a half-priced student subscription. Have seats reserved just for YOU with easy ticket exchanges and be guaranteed 5 great nights of theatre to put in your planner. Call Audience Services at 312-335-1650312-335-1650 for more information.


Look good in black and white? Student ushers see shows at Steppenwolf for FREE. Volunteering as an usher is a great way for theatre enthusiasts to go behind-the-scenes: come with a friend or come on your own, email for availability.

Professional Development

Want to build up your resume? Steppenwolf's nationally recognized professional leadership programs offer students or recent graduates hands-on experience on the inner workings of professional theatre from every angle. Visit the Internship & Fellowship page for more information.