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2019/20 Season Subscriptions

Choose-Your-Own Subscriptions
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Explore the 2019/20 Season
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Choose-Your-Own By Number

Select the number of performances you'd like to have in your package. The more you see, the more you save.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8+

Your Savings: 10%

Save 25%

Choose-Your-Own By Genre

Select your favorite genre. Choose four or more events in the same genre (or all three for New Music, Jazz, and Theater) and save 25%. Choose Children's tickets in a Family package and save 50%.

Subscription Benefits

Best SeatsGet access to tickets before everyone else and guarantee you get the best seats in the house.
Choice & FlexibilityPick your performances, dates, and times. Plus, enjoy the flexibility of easy—and free—advance ticket exchanges.
SavingsSave up to 25% on your tickets and an additional 10% on tickets for friends and family. Plus, save 50% on children's tickets.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Have a question about subscriptions? Look no further.

There are three ways to purchase a subscription:

  1. Order Online at
  2. Order by phone or in person at the Ticket Office.
    Call 510.642.9988 or visit the Ticket Office, Tue–Fri, 12–5:30pm; and Sat & Sun, 1–5pm. Holiday, summer, and university break hours may vary. The Ticket Office is located at the northeast corner of Zellerbach Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus.
  3. Order By Mail by returning the order form found in our season brochure (or print out a PDF version) and mail to:
    Cal Performances
    PO Box 40190
    Berkeley, CA 94704-4190

Order early and make a donation! That's the best way to secure the seats you prefer. Donors and renewing Subscribers are seated first. Place your order by the dates below to receive priority seating.

May 8 Producer's Circle Donors of $1,500+
May 29 Donors of $750–$1,499 and Renewing Subscribers
Jun 5 Donors of $100–$749 (New Subscribers)
Jun 28 Email Club (New Subscribers)
Jul 5 New Subscribers

For more information about support levels and benefits, and to make a donation, visit

Subscription seating is completed by our Ticket Office in mid-July on a first-come, first-served basis according to the priority ordering dates.

An order received after the priority window closes will receive processing priority on the day it is received, based on the level of giving. Subscription tickets for the 2019/20 Season will be mailed in mid-July.

See "How do I get priority seating?" for priority ordering dates.

Single tickets go on sale on August 6. But Donors and Subscribers can purchase single tickets in advance of the general public.

April 23 Subscribers can add single tickets to their order when purchasing a subscription, and at any time during the year—and receive a 10% discount!
April 23 Single tickets on sale to Donors of $1,500+
July 23 Single tickets on sale to Donors of $100+
July 30 Single tickets on sale to Email Club
August 6 Single tickets on sale to general public

Service fees are $19 per subscription order for all ordering methods and $14 per single ticket order. Single ticket service fee waived at the Zellerbach Hall Ticket Office window during regular business hours. Handling fees are not refundable.

Yes, all venues are wheelchair accessible. When ordering tickets online, please choose designated wheelchair locations for reserved seating performances. Persons who wish to request disability-related accommodations, including sign language interpreters, should contact the Ticket Office at least two weeks in advance of the performance to ensure the best possible arrangements. Patrons using a TTY, please contact us via California Relay Service by dialing 711 or 800.735.2929.

Yes, exchanges are available beginning July 23, 2019. Advance ticket exchanges are free of service fees for Producer's Circle Donors and Subscribers (subject to conditions, availability, and pricing changes).

Refunds are given only in the case of event cancellation. Service fees are not refundable. All ticket sales are final. Ticket prices published in the season brochure are valid through July 5, 2019, and after that, are subject to change.

Season Brochure—if you received a season brochure in the mail, we suggest you have it handy as you choose the shows you want to include in your subscription. The brochure contains full descriptions of all of the shows, organized by genre. It also includes a season calendar listing with ticket prices for every level. If you didn't receive a brochure, you can download a PDF of it, or request that one be sent to you.

The 2019/20 Season page allows you to browse the season lineup online. You can view the entire season, or filter by genre and date. For each event, you'll see a link where you can "learn more," which will take you to the event details page.

The event details page provides additional information about the show, including more photos and videos, the program (if available), and the available subscription packages.

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