News in Cortland NY

CRT Box Office and On-Line Sales Open on May 12

Cortland Repertory Theatre announces that their Box Office and on-line ticket sales will be open for business starting on Monday, May 12. Preparing for brisk ticket sales, CRT has planned three weeks of business before the first show opens on June 4.

A walk-up window is available at the CRT office at 37 Franklin Street in Cortland. Hours at this location will be Monday - Saturday from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM until August 30. Starting on June 4 the box office will also be open at the Little York Pavilion from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM on performance evenings only and 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Sundays when matinees are held. Phone orders are accepted at these times for customers choosing to use a credit card. The Box Office phone numbers are 607-756-2627 and 800-427-6160.

Ticket sales are also available 24 hours a day through the CRT website at Customers using this new online service will be able to choose the performance and ticket price, and will be given the best available seats. A minimal additional charge will apply for on-line sales.

The CRT Box Office staff reminds customers that all single ticket sales are final. No refunds will be given at any time. With 24 hours notice, only subscribers may exchange tickets for a different performance within the run of the same production.

This summer’s productions include a perfect mix of regional premieres and old favorites including: “8 Track, The Sounds of the ‘70s”: a musical tribute to the great music of “the Forgotten Decade” from June 4 - 14; a hysterical new family-friendly farce “Leading Ladies” by Ken Ludwig from June 18 - 28; CRT’s production of the longest running play of all time, Agatha Christie’s thrilling mystery “The Mousetrap” from July 2 - 12; a three week run of the foot-stompin’, yee-hawin’ musical “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” from July 16 - August 2, the military courtroom drama “A Few Good Men” by Aaron Sorkin running from August 6 - 16, and the regional premiere of the country musical spoof “Johnny Guitar” from August 20 - 30.

Also on sale are tickets for the CRT Kids show “Wiley and the Hairy Man” which will be held for four performances only, on July 17, 22, 24 and 26 at 2:00 PM. This magical, musical play which is fun for the whole family will also be held at the Little York Pavilion.

CRT also invites customers planning to see “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” to consider attending their benefit performance of “Broadway on the Lake” to be held on July 26. In addition to a full performance of the show included in this evening will be an elegant buffet offering hearty appetizers, assorted seafood and carving stations with complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, an extensive silent auction with items donated by Central New York businesses and a brief live auction of special “big ticket” items. Tickets for the entire evening will be just $35.00 until July 1, $40.00 after.

For more information, visit CRT’s website at or call 607-756-2627.