Pre-Season Box Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 11am – 4pm

Please Note: The Box Office Staff is only available via phone. During the Pre-Season, we do not have a physical Box Office location. For assistance, call the number below.

681-240-CATF (2283)

Rep Passes, or Repertory Passes, provide the opportunity to immerse yourself in new plays in rotating repertory across four venues. See multiple shows and save! For more info, see below.

You can order online or call the Box Office at 681-240-CATF (2283).

You can also download a ticket order form and mail it to:

c/o Box Office
PO Box 429
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

You can receive your tickets by email or at will-call of your first performance. You will receive your e-confirmation and e-tickets the same day your tickets are processed. E-tickets can be scanned on your phone and printed copies can be scanned for entry. Skip the line and go directly into the the theater with e-tickets!

Will-call tickets will be waiting for you at your first show, one hour before the performance.

Please check your e-confirmation as soon as you receive it to make sure your tickets have been processed correctly. If any edits or changes need to be made, you can email or call the Box Office at 681-240-CATF (2283)


Discover the magic of rotating repertory with plays that stimulate the mind and spark conversation:

One ticket to all FIVE plays.

Rep5 Passes allow you to create your performance schedule. Weekend Packages (Friday-Sunday and Saturday-Sunday) have a pre-determined schedule to help you make the most of your time in Shepherdstown.

  • Rep5 Pass – $300
  • Rep5 Pass (senior) – $290

Purchase your Rep5 today!

One ticket to any three shows!

Want to do a three-play marathon in one day? Or maybe you want to spread them out over a long weekend? However you combine your plays, be sure to give yourself enough time to explore downtown Shepherdstown!

  • Rep3 Pass – $201
  • Rep3 Pass (senior) – $174

Purchase your Rep3 Pass today!


CATF offers several discounts. Please note, to receive any discount with an asterisk, you must call the box office. These discounts are not available online.

If you are 65 years or older, you qualify for the senior discount. If you do not qualify, but someone in your party does, you are still able to redeem this discount for their tickets. You can receive the senior discount online or through the Box Office. 

  • Single Tickets – $60
  • Rep5 Pass – $290
  • Rep3 Pass – $177

Tickets to all performances at or after 6pm on Sundays are $40. This discount automatically applies online and through the Box Office. 

  • Sunday Evening Single Ticket – $40

If you are a West Virginia resident, you qualify for the West Virginia Weekday discount that unlocks $40 tickets for all performances on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. This discount is only available through the Box Office. Please be prepared to provide your West Virginia address for verification. 

  • WV Weekday Single Tickets – $40

Are you an active or retired member of the military? Then you qualify for the Blue Star Vets discount. As part of the Blue Star Families Program, your tickets are $40. Call the Box Office to redeem this discount.

  • Blue Star Single Tickets – $40

To learn more about Blue Star Veteran Theaters, visit Blue Star Families online.

As a special thank you to our partners at Shepherd University, there is a special price for all current, full or part-time Shepherd faculty staff members. To redeem this discount, call the Box Office and be prepared to give your Shepherd University email address for your e-confirmation.

  • Single Tickets – $25
  • Rep5 – $85

Are you a Shepherd University student? Call the Box Office to receive your $20 tickets and $60 Student Rep Pass.

All degree-seeking students qualify for the student discount. Call the Box Office to place your order and be prepared to give your school email address for your e-confirmation. 

  • Student Single Ticket – $20
  • Student Rep5 Pass – $60


Are you a member of the theater industry (including, but not limited to: playwrights, designers, actors, directors, technicians, and administration staff)? Then call the Box Office to receive your industry discount. 


  • Shepherd University extends free parking across the campus to all festival patrons. Be sure to adhere to all accessible, fire lane, and CATF staff parking regulations. 
  • When parking in downtown Shepherdstown to attend the performances at the Shepherdstown Opera House, allow yourself enough time for street parking.

260 University Drive
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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Parking for the Frank Center is available:

  • Below the Frank Center and Wellness Center on University Drive (Parking Lot G)
  • Between the Frank Center and CCA Buildings on West Campus Drive (Parking Lots F and E) 
  • For detailed information about accessible parking and drop-offs for the Frank Center, click here.

62 West Campus Drive
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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Parking for the Marinoff Theater is available:

  • Between the Frank Center and CCA Buildings on West Campus Drive (Parking Lots E and F)
  • Note: the section of Parking Lot E in front of Shaw and Thatcher Residence Halls are reserved for accessible parking and staff parking
  • For detailed information about accessible parking and drop-offs for the Marinoff Theater, click here.

131 W. German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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Information for parking downtown:

  • Parking in downtown Shepherdstown is in high demand. Please allow yourself enough time to find parking before your performance. For information about parking in downtown Shepherdstown, click here.
  • The Shepherdstown Opera House is located in downtown Shepherdstown. Nearby streets that have public parking include: German Street, King Street, High Street, and Church Street.
  • Parking meters only accept quarters. You can also use the Passport Parking App on your phone.
  • The Marinoff Theater and Opera House are about 0.5 mile away from one another. Walking takes about a 10-15 minutes if you walk through the tunnel that passes under Duke Street and next to the football field.

Parking downtown is in demand! Allow yourself enough time to find parking when you explore the wonderful downtown shops and restaurants.

For detailed information about parking in downtown Shepherdstown, click here.


  • CATF is committed to providing a memorable, enjoyable new-play experience for everyone. When ordering your tickets, please let the Box Office team member know how we can best facilitate your experience. You can also email the Box Office.
  • If you have any questions, would like additional information, or to make a request, contact the Box Office by email at or by phone at 681-240-2283.

Upon request, CATF is happy to provide advanced copies of the current draft of the script, with the understanding that these copies are solely for the use of the individual who has requested the scripts. Scripts are only to be used to help you have a wonderful time at the show and are not to be shared or distributed for any purpose. If you know someone else who would like an advanced copy of the script, please have them contact the box office via email at or by phone at 681-240-2283.

Three venues are equipped with Assisted Listening Devices (ALDs). ALDs are available at each theater’s Box Office. The theaters with ALDs are the Frank Center, Marinoff Theater, and Studio 112.

Audience members have the option of using standard headphones or loops. If you have a telecoil (t-coil) hearing aid, you can put the loop around your neck, and the loop will amplify the sound using your hearing aids. 

Closed captioning is available by request. To ensure that we can provide you the best captioning experience, please let the Box Office know you would like to use closed captioning at least 72 hours before your first performance. 

Closed captions will be on a tablet. The tablet is locked in such a way that captioning is locked on the screen; there is no way to accidentally exit out of the captioning or turn the device off. 

All three venues have no-step entries. 

In the Frank Center, cars are able to pull up on the sidewalk between the Frank Center Loading Dock and the Wellness Center. There are two yellow barriers, but standard size vehicles are able to drive around to the right of the barriers. Drive up to a set of double doors on the left hand side. These doors go directly into the Frank Center Lobby. After assisting the patron inside, the driver must turn their car around park in the Frank Center parking lot. While there is room to turn a vehicle around, there is only room for one car to drop a patron off at a time. 

The McCoy Lobby doors (the entrance on the side of the Wellness Center) has a ramp to the left of the steps. The lobby has a wheelchair elevator behind a small brick wall on the left side of the lobby to bypass the steps to the upper level. 

Both the Marinoff Theater and Studio 112 have accessible parking in the lot off of Shephard Grade Road and in front of Thatcher and Shaw Residence Halls. Entrances to both of the venues do not require steps. 

The Marinoff Theater also has an accessible drop off on West Campus Drive. There is a drop-off zone to the left of the steps. After you enter two sets of double doors, there is an elevator at the end of the hall, to the left.  

Each venue’s Box Office will have large print copies of the play pages. There is also a .pdf copy of the full digital program online. The text in the .pdf file can be increased or decreased. 

There are accessible seats held, subject to availability, for every performance that can be reserved online or through the Box Office. 

The entrance to the Frank Center is at the back of the auditorium. Seats in the front row (row C) require steps. Seats in rows M and N only require one step.

Each venue also has chairs that do not have arms. If you would prefer an armless chair, please inform the Box Office when you order your tickets or when you arrive for your show. 

Service animals are welcome to attend all CATF events. When ordering your tickets, please let the Box Office representative know so that we can make sure you and your service animal have the most appropriate seats. 

There are three different ways to order your tickets.

  • By phone: 681-240-2283
  • By email:
  • By mail: CATF, PO Box 429, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Special thanks to the FirstEnergy Foundation; the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History; and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts for supporting the purchase of a brand new Assisted Listening System.


  • Previews are your opportunity to see the shows before anyone else – and because previews are still rehearsals, you might even see a different version of the script! 
  • Tickets to previews are FREE. Donations are appreciated and can be made when making your reservation or at the Box Office during the preview.
  • Preview schedules are subject to change. Keep an eye on this page for the most up-to-date information.
  • Stay tuned for more information about Pay-What-You-Will Rush Tickets for performances throughout the season!

Each patron may reserve up to four tickets per performance.

Preview reservations can be made by by calling the Box Office at 681-240-CATF (2283). Preview tickets are available on June 17. Tickets are available until the preview performance reaches capacity.

Preview tickets can be picked up at will-call one hour before the show.

Sunday, July 2
7pm – Spiritus

Tuesday, July 4
7pm – Spiritus

Wednesday, July 5
6pm – Fever Dreams
7pm – Spiritus

Thursday, July 6
6pm – Fever Dreams
7pm – Spiritus
8pm – Redeemed


  • There are no refunds, with the exception of canceled performances. We are happy to exchange your tickets for another performance.
  • There are no exchange fees.
  • If you are unable to attend a performance, you can also convert your tickets into a donation.
  • If you need to exchange your tickets, please notify the Box Office 24 hours in advance. We are unable to exchange tickets for past performances.

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