Two students embrace onstage during an opera performance.
Start: November 19, 2022 7:30 p.m.
End: November 19, 2022 10 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall
Contact Details
Jon Truitt


Ball State Opera Theatre presents its Fall production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance in Sursa Hall. The performances will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra.

Learn more about the Ball State Opera Theatre program, director Jon Truitt, and vocal coach Cara Chowning.

Other Performances

This is the first of two performances. The second performance is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 20.


Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office located at Sursa Hall starting August 1.


  • General Public: $18 in advance / $20 at the door
  • Seniors: $15 in advance / $17 at the door
  • BSU Faculty/Staff: $15 in advance / $17 at the door
  • Students: $5 in advance / $8 at the door

Purchase options

  • Phone: 765-285-8749
  • In person at Sursa Hall: Monday through Friday from Noon to 5 p.m., or starting 1 hour before the performance
**Please note: As part of our commitment to sustainability, all College of Fine Arts tickets are paperless and are accessible via email confirmation. Your confirmation email contains your digital tickets which can be scanned at the door from your mobile device, or you can print your digital tickets at home to be scanned. There is no need to visit Will Call prior to the performance.  


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. This garage is free on weekends.


This performance will also be offered as a livestream - visit the Concert Livestream Page to watch live. Streaming begins approximately 15 minutes prior to scheduled concert start time.