FAQs

Northwest Children’s Theater is proud to participate in the Arts for All Program. Oregon Trail/SNAP Card holders can purchase up to 4 tickets in our side sections at $5 each. Additional tickets are full price. Arts for All tickets can be reserved beginning two weeks in advance of each production, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please bring your Oregon Trail/SNAP Card on the day of the show to claim your tickets. Arts for All tickets are not available for closing weekend performances.

Please feel free to email us info@nwcts.org, or call 503-222-2190 to speak with a member of NWCT’s friendly staff.

Our House Manager will do her best to seat you if you arrive after the show has begun. Depending how far the show has progressed and other factors, like actors in the aisles and where your seat is located, you may be asked to take a seat in the back of the house until intermission. We recommend all patrons plan to arrive at NWCT a half-hour before show time. Click here for help planning your visit to NWCT.

Yes. All NWCT seats for Mainstage productions are assigned and must be reserved in advance. Second Stage and student performances are usually general admission.

Yes. NWCT offers ticket exchanges, subject to availability. A $5 exchange fee will be applied per order. For assistance, call the Box Office at 503-222-2190.

All special offers and certificates must be handled through the Box Office directly by calling 503-222-2190.

We do! You can buy tickets online 24 hours a day, or in person at our Box Office NWCT during business hours. $15 RUSH tickets are made available an hour before each performance. RUSH tickets are cash-only. Not all performances will have RUSH tickets available to sell. All ticket sales are based on availability.

Certainly not! Just call the Box Office at 503-222-2190 and someone will be happy to help you.

Pricing ranges from $6-10 for each student, teacher and chaperone, depending on size of group. Special rates are available for qualifying schools.

We do not encourage attendance of children younger than three for our Mainstage performances. Every member of your party must have a ticket. Our Mainstage show pages offers age recommendations for each show.

Adults: $20-25
Children (Ages 14 & under*): $16-20
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Show times vary from production to production. Visit our show pages for run dates and other information, or click here to go directly to our ticketing page for show dates and times.

The NWCT Box Office is typically open Tuesday-Friday Noon-6 and all day on Show Days, with extended hours during holiday show times.
The Education department can be reached Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-6pm during class terms and Monday-Friday 9am-5pm all other times of year.
The NWCT finance and management team can be reached Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.
NWCT is closed in observance of New Year’s Day, Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

We are located at 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon between NW 18th and 19th Streets in the historic Nob Hill Neighborhood.

There is no audition required to sign up for NWCT classes and camps. Auditions are only required at NWCT for Mainstage and Second Stage casting. For assistance on which class or camp to select, call our office at 503-222-2190 and our staff will be happy to help you find the right fit for your child.

You can buy tickets online 24 hours a day by clicking here or during regular business hours (see FAQ: “What are your hours of operation?”) by calling the Box Office at 503-222-2190.

503-222-2190