The Box Office will be open one hour prior to curtain for all New Muses productions. For other performances at our host venues please check with the theater for box office information. Presale tickets are available online.
The house will open approximately 30 minutes prior to curtain for all New Muses performances.
Seating is festival style, first come, first serve. If the theater is full please make room to allow other audience members the opportunity to enjoy the production. For the safety of the performers and enjoyment of your fellow audience members there is no flash photography allowed during any New Muses performance.
Please TURN OFF all cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices prior to curtain. Please no texting during the performance.
There is absolutely no video or audio recording allowed of any New Muses Theatre Company production.
Latecomers will be admitted and seated at the rear of the audience during a suitable break in the performance. All late seating is to be determined at the discretion of the management. New Muses makes no guarantees that latecomers will be admitted prior to intermission. Please arrive on time to claim your seat.
Special note on the Dukesbay Theater: The front doors of the Merlino Art Center will be closed at the beginning of the performance. Latecomers will be required to call the New Muses box office, (253) 254-5530, to gain admission to the building. Please arrive on time to ensure admission.
Tickets will be sold on the day of performance at the following prices:
General Admission: $15
Students (w/ID): $10
Presale tickets are available online. No online tickets will be sold within 12 hours of each performance.
Directions & Parking*
*Please note that New Muses does not have a permanent home. Productions can and do take place in multiple venues and cities. Please check the listing for each individual production to ensure these directions are appropriate for your venue.
The Dukesbay Theater is located within the Merlino Arts Center at 508 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA. The theater entrance is located on the 6th Ave side of the building. The theater is up the stairs on the third floor.
Take the City Center Exit toward Downtown Tacoma. Follow the signs to the "A" Street Off-ramp. Continue along A Street and turn left at 9th Street. Follow 9th Street up the hill. Turn right at Fawcett Ave. Stay on Fawcett for three blocks. The Dukesbay Theater is on the 6th Ave side of the Merlino Art Center, a large brick building at the corner of 6th & Fawcett.
From West Tacoma/Gig Harbor:
Get on 6th Ave, going eastbound (toward downtown Tacoma). At the intersection of 6th & Sprague, 6th Ave will bend toward the right. Go past Wright Park (also on your left) and go through the next light. Turn right at the next street (Fawcett Ave). The Dukesbay Theater is on your right in the Merlino Art Center.
There is parking along streets in the area.