Clowes Memorial Hall is the largest of the four venues belonging to the Butler Arts Center at Indianapolis' Butler University. This performance space has been welcoming productions to its stage for more than five decades. The venue's full calendar often includes plays, concerts, educational presentations, children's programs and ballets. Famous names to have graced this stage include Sir Elton John, Maya Angelou and Itzhak Perlman. The venue is also a great place to catch touring Broadway productions of shows such as The Book of Mormon, Cats and School of Rock. Whether you want to see a concert or a play, buy your Clowes Memorial Hall tickets at StubHub.
What is the Clowes Memorial Hall seating capacity?
This theater can hold 2,123 patrons. Many seats are on the main floor, but there are three terraces as well. Boxes line the left and right sides of the room on all three terrace levels.
Where are the best Clowes Memorial Hall seats located?
For extra leg room, consider a seat in row E on the main level. If you're more interested in an adjustable seat, then sit in one of the boxes. For a great view and excellent sound, sit toward the front of the first terrace.
Is there on-site parking?
Patrons are encouraged to park in the nearby Sunset Avenue Parking Garage, which offers 24-hour access. Special pricing may apply during some events.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The venue often serves drinks and light snacks during performances held in the evenings. You can also visit the nearby Scotty's Dawghouse for a meal before the show; this restaurant is by the Sunset Avenue Parking Garage.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
The Butler Arts Center include three additional venues. The Schrott Center for the Arts holds 455 people; university ensemble groups often perform in this theater. Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall is a small performance space for recitals and presentations. Lilly Hall Studio Theatre, which can seat more than 100 people, hosts the productions of the Butler Theatre group. On Butler's campus, you can also attend a basketball or volleyball game at Hinkle Fieldhouse or watch football or soccer at the Bud and Jackie Sellick Bowl.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
You'll need to hire a babysitter for your newborn or infant. Older children may typically accompany you to Clowes Memorial Hall events, but some shows do have specific age restrictions. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Is the Clowes Memorial Hall a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Clowes Memorial Hall offers accessible seating, entrances and restrooms, and there are elevators to the upper levels. Accessible parking is available in the East Parking Lot. To make special arrangements for dropping off passengers or entering the building, contact the venue directly.Back to Top
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