My child is 3 - do they need a ticket?
For most shows children over the age of 2 yrs are required to purchase a ticket. However, this may vary by specific show. Only in instances where advertised, will an event offer child discounts. For specific show information please see each performance description. When In doubt give us a call.
***Please note that due to Fire/Safety Regulations child carriers are not allowed to be placed in the aisles or walkways.
Is Videotaping allowed?
As a rule of thumb, ALL main-stage performances prohibit video and audio taping. Private events may allow them depending on the renter.
Can I bring my camera?
Depending on the show still photography may be allowed. The best advice is to check the event page on the website or give us a call the week of the event to see what the guidelines are.
Where are the restrooms?
Restrooms are available on all levels of TPAC. On the East side of the building the upper level is the women's, main floor is the men's and lower level is the women's. On West side of the building the upper level is the men's, the main floor is the women's and the lower level is the men's.
Are there public phones available?
Local calls may be made in the phone booths located on the main floor next to the rest rooms. Just push a line number that isn't lit up and start dialing. We also try to post cab numbers in the booths for your convenience.
What do I do if there is an Emergency?
Medical – Find the nearest house manager or volunteer, tell them what and where the emergency is located. Provide the TPAC staff with as much information about the person as possible, including name, age, medical conditions and emergency contacts.
Fire – Calmly follow the instructions of the TPAC staff. Please exit the building as quickly and calmly as possible and meet up with your party across the street from the venue. This is the closet proximity that you should be in the case of a fire emergency.
Severe Weather - Calmly follow the instructions of the TPAC staff. Please utilize the stairs to proceed to Hill's Festival Hall on the lower level. If you or a member of your party are unable to do stairs please find the volunteers that will take you to the catacombs located between the main level restrooms.
Can I bring in my own food or drink? What about my child's formula?
TPAC does not allow outside food or beverage with the exception of baby formula. Concession stands are available at most events at the request of the event. Water Fountains are located on all levels as well. For catered events please check with the food and beverage manager and supervisor on options.
Are there Food/Snacks/Drinks/Alcohol available?
Depending on the event, concession stands are available. It's TPAC policy not to serve alcohol at children centered events. These mobile stations are located most frequently in the main hallways and lobby areas, but could vary depending on the event.
I heard that we couldn't take food and drink into the theater?
When TPAC first opened this was the case for all shows, in recent years food and drinks have been allowed into the theater. Please watch for signs at specific performances that prohibit certain items sold at TPAC Concession stands in the theater per the request of the renter.