Frequently Asked Questions

Can I avoid convenience and facilities fees if I buy tickets at the box office?

Why are there service fees?

Can I get a refund for a show I can't attend?

I can’t print my tickets, what should I do?

Is your venue ADA accessible?

What age do I need to be to qualify for a senior discount?

Do I have to buy a ticket for my young child?

Are your live shows for all ages?

Do you serve drinks or food?

State Theatre Membership Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I contact the box office?

How long does my membership last?

Why do I need a membership card?

Can I get more than one membership card?

Can I change the e-mail address associated with my membership?

What if I loose or damage my membership card?

Can my partner/child/niece redeem my membership perks?

What is up with the “Name(s) to be listed for recognition” dialogue box?

How do I access the members only pre-sale ticketing periods?

How do I redeem my complimentary ticket?

What are pop-up perks?

When is the exclusive poster sale?

What if I can’t make the poster sale?

When are the programming focus groups?

I was denied my soundcheck request, why?

What's the difference between a general donation and a membership?

  • The State Theatre is a community-owned theatre dedicated to serving the Centre County region. We’re a mainstay of the State College, PA community, a proud hub of local culture, featuring artists both homegrown and nationally renowned.

    There’s something for everyone at The State. Rock 'n' roll, country, indie, and blues. Drama, musical theatre, comedy, and opera. Movies, dance, stand-up and children's programming. There's rarely a day at The State without a show to be seen, a concert to be heard, or a laugh to be had.

    The State Theatre is your theatre. Welcome home.

  • The State Theatre, Inc. receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
  • The State Theatre, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

    Audited financial statements are available to the public upon request. Contributions are deductible, as provided by law.

    NTEE Code:

    A61-Performing Arts Centers

    EIN: 68-0490220

    Year Founded: 2001

    Fiscal Year: November 1 - October 31


    130 West College Avenue

    State College, PA 16801

    Telephone: (814) 272-0606

    Fax: (814) 272-0607


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