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College of Southern Maryland
Fine Arts Center Box Office
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
240-725-5499, ext. 7828
443-550-6199, ext. 7828
301-870-2309, ext. 7828 

Box Office Hours:
Open one (1) hour prior to each performance.
Monday - Friday: hours vary.

Checks payable to CSM


accessibility icon CSM's campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities.  Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two week advanced notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support or ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.

Opportunities During the School Year

A number of productions will be offered as weekday matinee performances during the 2015-2016 school year to provide cultural field trip opportunities to local schools, home schools, camps, and senior centers.

Please click here for a downloadable flier of these opportunities.

school year field trip page photo

General Guidelines

  • Reservations are REQUIRED for matinee performances.
  • All weekday matinee performances take place at the La Plata Campus in the Fine Arts Center.
  • Seating capacity of the theatre is 405. Fifty additional chairs may be added if needed.
  • Matinee performances will begin at 10:30 a.m.
  • Ticket price is $5 per person, including chaperones, bus drivers, etc.
  • Tickets to all performances will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Requests for reservations can be made (beginning July 2, 2015) by email ( or phone (301-934-7828), both of which will be responded to in the order received.
  • To make a reservation, please include an approximate number of students and an approximate number of total chaperones that will be in attendance.
    • At least TWO WEEKS prior to the performance date, the exact number attending needs to be communicated to the Box Office.
    • At least ONE WEEK prior to the performance date, the ticket money (check made payable to "CSM") must be received by the Box Office. Your payment will not be negotiated until the performance occurs and will be returned to you in the event of a weather cancellation. Payment must be received by the date specified to hold your reservation.
  • Seating for matinee performances is handled as groups arrive. There is no reserved seating for matinee performances.
  • Lack of advance reservations may result in the cancellation of a scheduled performance. Popular shows may sell out months in advance and we are unable to add additional performances due to royalty restrictions. Please do not delay in making your reservation requests.
  • Please direct all questions to the Box Office
    • 301-934-7828

Thank you for your interest in Field Trip Opportunities in the ARTS at CSM!

Field Trip Opportunities for the 2015-2016 School Year

Season Field Trip Flier 

Download flier of events by clicking on the photo.

  For information on Elementary and Middle School appropriate shows, click here.

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

by Stephen Adly Guirgis

April 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Set in a time-bending, darkly comic world between heaven and hell, THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT reexamines the plight and fate of the New Testament's most infamous and unexplained sinner.

This production contains strong language and content and may not be suitable for younger audiences.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.



The Cause Theatre program produces challenging and timely theatre pieces that address social and health issues. This program provides a unique forum in which audience members are encouraged to consider how subtle and not-so-subtle attitudes and behaviors affect experiences and actions.


For more information about this season's Cause Theatre offerings, visit our Cause Theatre/Social Issues page.

Click here for a downloadable flier regarding this season's offerings.