Theatre

Lee Theatre performances are open to Lee students, the Lee family, and the greater Cleveland, TN community. Tickets go on sale for each show one week before opening night, and the Lee Theatre Box Office resides in the Communication Arts Building.

You can call (423) 614-8360 or email theatre@leeuniversity.edu for more information. Purchase tickets for each production at https://leeu-theatre.eventbrite.com/ within two weeks of opening night.

  • Adults - $10*
  • Children - $7*
  • Seniors - $7*
  • Non-Lee Students - $7*
  • Tickets are available from the Box Office for the week of the show and one hour before curtain time.
  • Group ticket sales are available through the Box Office.
  • *The price for musicals is $10-15.

Buy tickets online here!

Facilities

Dixon Center Auditorium

The Dixon Center Auditorium is a 450 seat proscenium arch theater located in the Dixon Center. The theater includes ample wing space, a full fly system, and a large apron with an adjustable platform for use as an orchestra pit.

The Buzz Oates Theatre

The Buzz Oates theatre is a state-of-the-art blackbox theatre space holding up to 175 audience members.  This space allows for flexible seating and each show is uniquely arranged to best suit the particular show.

The Scene Shop

The scene shop is located on campus and is a fully equipped shop where all sets, prop, special effects, and general construction for the theatre program are created and maintained. The stagecraft class works in the scene shop each semester to help build and paint sets along with student workers. The Scene Shop is supervised by the Technical Director

The Costume Shop

The Costume Shop is located on campus along with the Scene Shop. The Costume Shop organizes, maintains, rents, alters and builds costumes for all of our regular season offerings. The Costume Shop is staffed with student workers and supervised by the Costume Shop Manager.

Theatre Box Office

Communications Building
345 Church Street NE 8360
Cleveland, TN 37320-3450
(423) 614-8360
theatre@leeuniversity.edu
The box office operates for one week
prior and during each show, 3-6 PM
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