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Tickets & Information: 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM.

Purchase several performances together and you are eligible for a discount; for details and an order form, view ticket and ordering information.

Many of the performances sell out, we recommend pre-purchasing your tickets to a performance. Seating at the Auburn Avenue Theater is on a first come, first served basis. The Theater is open one hour prior to the start of a show for box office ticket sales and 30 minutes prior to the start of a show for seating.

Rental Information: If you are interested in renting The Ave for your live performance or event, please contact Jim Kleinbeck, Theater Operations Specialist, at 253-833-5678 to schedule an appointment.

Location and Directions: Auburn Ave Theater | 10 Auburn Avenue, Auburn, WA | Map itExternal link

Upcoming Performances:

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ave kidsJuly 14 & 15, 2017, 7:00 PM
July 15 & 16, 2017, 2:00 PM


Lion King, Jr.

Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world.  The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Tickets: $10 regular. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, ; Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site

wedding singerJuly 28 & 29 2017, 7:00 PM
July 29 & 30 2017, 2:00 PM

Auburn Community Players present: Wedding Singer, the Musical
Auburn Ave. Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue 

The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer is likely the most romantic musical in the last twenty years. Set in 1985, rock star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and, unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.

Tickets: $15 regular; $13 student/senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, Friday, 7:00 AM-12:00 PM; or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

About the Auburn Avenue Theater:
For over 30 years, the Auburn Avenue Theater has presented a diversity of live performances, including Broadway musicals, mystery theater, children's theater, and concerts. The Douglas family, producers of the fine dinner theater featured at the Auburn Avenue Theater for over 20 years, leased the venue to the City of Auburn to continue operating as a performing arts space. In 2007, The City of Auburn reopened the venue, expanding this time-honored tradition of live, quality performing arts, variety entertainment, children's shows, dance and music, right in the heart of downtown Auburn.

History in the Making:
The theater building itself is over 80 years old, however, the first structure to occupy the property over 100 years ago was a carriage house for horses. When the automobile replaced horses as the major mode of transportation, the building was entirely reconstructed as the city's bus depot. New owners converted it to a movie house in the 1940s and continued operating it as such until the mid-70s, when it underwent yet another conversion, this time as a performing arts theater venue.

For more information about the Auburn Avenue Theater, please contact Jim Kleinbeck, Theater Operations Specialist, at 253-833-5678.