Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Administration & Cardinal Box Office

900 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812)336-9300 Box Office
(812)336-7110 Admin

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Plan Your Visit


Bloomington is located 50 miles south of Indianapolis in South-Central Indiana. Home to Indiana University, Bloomington is a culturally diverse community committed to the arts.

The downtown area is family-friendly, with most attractions within easy walking distance from available parking. Both venues for Cardinal Stage Company productions are located next to the main square and County Courthouse.

Bloomington has a wonderful array of lodging, food, and entertainment options. Visit Bloomington offers a comprehensive resource for visitors. This website guide will help you plan your visit.


TownePlace Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites are Cardinal Stage Company’s preferred lodging partners. When you book your stay at either of these locations, ask for the Cardinal Stage Special Corporate Rate to receive a 10% discount on your hotel stay. Book your room now at TownePlace Suites or Fairfield Inn & Suites.



Cardinal Stage is a professional regional theater company located in Bloomington, Indiana. Cardinal Stage produces popular and critically acclaimed shows throughout the year at two historic venues in downtown Bloomington:

Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
122 S Walnut St.

Buskirk-Chumley Theater
144 E Kirkwood Ave.

Both venues are located in the heart of the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, which offers great restaurants, shops, galleries, and museums all within walking distance of the two theatres.


Tickets for performances at both of these venues can be purchased through the Cardinal Stage Box Office at 900 S Walnut St., over the phone at 812.336.9300, or online. Shows at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater can also be purchased at the BCT Box Office.


At both venues, parking is available at nearby parking garages, parking lots, and street parking.

Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
Parking is available in the parking garage on the south side of 4th St., with free parking after 6pm on weekdays and weekends, and the first three hours of parking free before 6pm on weekdays.

Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Parking is available behind the theater (enter from 4th St.), with free parking after 5pm weekdays and weekends. There is also parking at the parking garage on the south side of 4th St., with free parking after 6pm on weekdays and weekends, and the first three hours of parking free before 6pm on weekdays.

Subscribers have access to two other convenient parking options and receive a reserved parking pass as a subscriber-only benefit.


Both theaters are accessible to persons with disabilities with accessible seating and assistive listening devices available. If you require more information on wheelchair-accessible seating or assistive listening devices, please call 812.336.9300.


Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
Cardinal Stage has a concession stand available at the Ivy Tech Waldron with water and snacks available for purchasing. Beer and wine will be available at Friday and Saturday mainstage performances.

Buskirk-Chumley Theater
The BCT has a variety of concessions available in the lobby that are allowed inside the theater. Patrons can purchase water, soft drinks, beer, wine, popcorn, and other snacks.

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