Performing Artists Series

Make it an evening out with the purchase of tickets to Dinner Before the Show, provided in partnership with the office of Conferencing and Dining Services, Executive Chef Chase Wilcox. The Performing Artists Series also offers valet parking for $5/car. Self-parking is free.

All Performing Artists Series (PAS) events are in the Hoke Theatre. Single tickets for the PAS events are $40 for Orchestra seats and $33 for Mezzanine seats.

Dinner Before the Show ($30 per person, per show) and Valet Parking ($5 per car, per show) are on sale now with the show tickets. Dinner Before the Show tickets must be purchased at least one week prior to the event. Valet parking tickets can either be purchased in advance or you can drive up and pay the valets in person on the night of the event.

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Dinner Before the Show

Stocker Arts Center, in partnership with the office of Conferencing and Dining Services, Executive Chef Chase Wilcox, is offering dinner prior to the Performing Artists Series Shows. The dinners are held in the Norton Culinary Arts Center right next to Stocker Arts Center. Once you come in to the Norton Culinary Arts Center, you don’t have to go back outside in the weather to get to Stocker – there is easy interior passage to Stocker! Dinner tickets are $30 per person and seatings are at either 5:45pm or 6:15pm. The dinner tickets for all of the shows are on sale now. Seating is limited, so get your tickets early!

Dinner Before the Show Menu

Here is the menu for the Dinner Before the Show for A Temptations Revue featuring Barrington “Bo” Henderson on March 30, 2017 and “The Phat Pack – Broadway At Its Best” on May 24, 2017.


Shoshito and Edamame salad. Shoshito peppers, edamame, baby Bok Choy, wild mushrooms, and cilantro with a soy vinaigrette

Ensalada prima vera, fresh Julianne of spring vegetables with lettuce and basil balsamic vinaigrette


New Zealand grilled rack of lamb with mashed potatoes, baby bok choy and roasted garlic demi-glace

Corn meal and cumin crusted salmon over chipotle mashed potatoes with southwest succotash and cilantro lime aioli

Grilled sirloin with twice baked potato, broccoli and sautéed wild mushrooms

Southern style ratatouille and grits with fresh mozzarella


A variety of chocolate truffles

Strawberry shortcake parfait

Valet Parking

At the same price since 2008 when we started offering the service!

We’re again offering MVP Valet parking on a prepaid basis for $5/per car (not including tip). You can pre-purchase Valet tickets up to 1 week prior to the performance – or when you buy your subscription! The prepaid Valet tickets indicate which show they are good for, so just bring the ticket with you when you come to that show. No worries about the weather, how crowded the lots will be or how far away you’ll have to park! You can pre-purchase Valet parking for 1 show for $5 – or for all 6 shows for only $30. Or, you can decide at the last moment to let the MVP Valets park your car – they will accept cash payment the day of the show. You can also still choose to park your car and take advantage of our free parking. It’s up to you!

Show Ticket Prices


Dinner Before the Show Tickets:


Valet Parking

$5.00/per car