Performing Arts Box Office

Tickets to CCBC shows are available through the Box Office.

Buy your tickets in-person, over the phone or online.

Box office hours
  • Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • During performances, the box office will be open 2 hours prior to show time through intermission.
  • Please note that the hour before a performance, the box office will offer service for that day's performance only. We're happy to help you with other transactions during intermission.
Payment options
  • Credit card sales: we accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover for walk-up sales or phone reservations.
  • We can not hold reservations without payment in advance.
  • Tickets are generally available for purchase at the door.

Exchange policy
  • All sales are final. In order to maintain our low ticket prices, no refunds can be made. 
  • Exchanges may be made based on availability, with a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to the scheduled performance. 
  • Exchanges for subscribers are free of charge, individual exchanges are $1 per ticket. 
  • We will be happy to accept any tickets you may not be able to use as a tax-deductible donation.

​Pricing and subscriptions

Children's Playhouse of Maryland

Featuring youth performers and producing musicals for young audiences, the Children's Playhouse of Maryland is in residence at CCBC Essex.

Children's Playhouse produces five musicals a year. All seats are $10.

Performances take place at CCBC Essex in the Administration Building lecture hall. For more information call the Children's Playhouse office at 443.840.2426.

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Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre

Producing musicals, dramas, comedies and one children's musical every summer from June to August on the campus of CCBC Essex, Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre remains Maryland's premier summer theatre.


Season subscribers enjoy the advantages of first choice seating and renewing the same seats every year. We also offer free ticket exchanges and free lost ticket replacement.

Mainstage (2 shows)
Ticket Cost
Adult $40
Senior and Alumni* $36
Cabaret Theatre (2 shows)
Ticket Cost
Adult $30
Senior and Alumni* $26
Full season subscription (2 Mainstage and 2 Cabaret shows)
Ticket Cost
Adult $68
Senior and Alumni* $60
*Seniors are patrons over 60 years old; Alumni rates apply to current CCBC Alumni Association members.

Individual tickets

Ticket Cost
Adult $22
Senior and Alumni* $20
Cabaret Theatre
Ticket Cost
Adult $17
Senior and Alumni* $15
Court Jesters
Ticket Cost
All seats $10
Senior and Alumni* $36
*Seniors are patrons over 60 years old; Alumni rates apply to current CCBC Alumni Association members.
**Children 12 and under are only $14 to any Mainstage performance.

Group sales

Ticket Cost
18-50 in group $17
51+ in group $15
Cabaret Theatre
Ticket Cost
18+ in group $13
Court Jesters
Ticket Cost
18+ in group $8

Gift certificates available

Looking for that perfect gift for any occasion? For family, friends, co-workers or children, Cockpit in Court Theatre gift certificates are the answer! Purchase gift certificates for a specific event or let the recipient choose. Contact the Box Office for more information.

Theatre Patron's Association

Your gift to Cockpit in Court helps us keep quality theatre alive in our community. Ticket sales cover only a portion of the cost of the season, so even a small gift can make a big difference. Become a TPA member, and help keep the magic alive!

Category Benefits
Friends of the Court
Program recognition
Program recognition, beverage coupons, keepsake gift
Royal family
Program recognition, beverage coupons
Kings & Queens
PProgram recognition, beverage coupons, keepsake gift, name inscribed on Patrons plaquet

If you are interested in learning more about Cockpit in Court, you can add your name to our mailing list by e-mailing your name and address to, or by calling the Box Office at 443.840.2787.

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Dundalk Community Theatre

Musicals, dramas and comedies in the College Community Center Theatre at CCBC Dundalk have built loyal, committed audiences for Dundalk Community Theatre.

Season Subscription tickets are now on sale and are available in the following packages:

  • 1st Fridays (Oct 25, Feb 21, May 2) 
  • 1st Saturdays (Oct 26, Feb 22, May 3) 
  • 1st Sundays (Oct 27, Feb 23, May 4) 
  • 2nd Fridays (Nov 1, Feb 28, May 9) 
  • 2nd Saturdays (Nov 2, Mar 1, May 10) 
  • 2nd Sundays (Nov 3, Mar 2, May 11) 

Individual Show tickets will go on Sale beginning August 15:

  • Adult Individual Tickets: $23 
  • Senior Individual Tickets: $20 
  • Student/DCT Actor/Child: $15

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playwrights welcome here logo
To receive a ticket through Playwrights Welcome at our theater, please call the Box Office at 443.840.2787.

Playwrights must present their Dramatists Guild membership card when picking up a ticket.