STAFF & INFORMATION

BOX OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, currently closed Saturdays & Sundays due to COVID-19. The Box Office will open one hour before any performance scheduled during the summer of 2021.  See calendar page for more information.
Phone: 409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894
Email: tickets@thegrand.com
Online ticketing: Click HERE to Purchase Tickets

BUSINESS OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Phone: 409.763.7173 or 800.821.1894
Fax: 409.763.1068

DIGITAL TICKETS
The Grand has transitioned to digital tickets for now.  The bar code on the print-at-home ticket or mobile device must be scanned at the entry to the theatre. For your safety, each patron will be responsible for scanning his or her own ticket. There will be no will call option.  A member of the box office staff will be available at each performance for assistance with ticketing.

GROUP TICKETS
Groups of 20 or more may receive discounted rates. Call The Grand’s Box Office to discuss opportunities to save! Groups may receive one complimentary ticket per each 20 paid guests in the group. Email tickets@thegrand.com or call 409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894 to make group reservations. Group discounts and complimentary tickets are not available for some performances.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
The Grand 1894 Opera House is accessible to patrons using wheelchairs. Assisted listening devices are available at every performance for patrons who may wish to use them.  For special accommodation requests (e.g. wheelchair seating, medical needs) please specify your need when purchasing tickets or call the box office at 409.765.1894 for instructions/assistance before placing your order.

ADMISSION POLICY
The Grand’s COVID protocols include the following, The Grand 1894 Opera House will open both the front doors of the lobby doors 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each performance. Seating in the theatre will begin at that time. There will be no concessions available and all performances will be one act of up to 90 minutes. Exiting the theatre will be managed by the usher staff at the end of the performance.

LATE SEATING
Traffic and parking near the theater can become congested prior to a show. We suggest that you allow extra time to arrive relaxed and ready to enjoy the performance.  Those arriving after a performance has begun will be seated at the discretion of theatre staff.

PERFORMANCE NOTES
All performances, artists, prices, dates and times are subject to change. Please check your ticket for curtain time and date. Cameras, audio/video equipment and pagers are prohibited. The use of cellular phones during a performance is prohibited without the express approval of the artist and management. The Grand is a tobacco-free environment.

TICKET EXCHANGES
The barcode on the ticket allows only one entry per scan. Unauthorized duplication or sale of the ticket may prevent admittance to the event. The ticket constitutes a revocable license which permits the sole holder to gain admission to the premises for the limited purpose of attending the event described hereon. The ticket is valid ONLY for the date, time and performance as printed. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the management. Cameras and recording equipment are not permitted inside the theatre. The Grand is a smoke-free, vape-free facility. Purchasing a ticket serves as permission to be photographed or videotaped for publicity use by The Grand. Management is not responsible for articles left unattended. Event time and date are subject to change.

TICKETS FOR TODDLERS AND INFANTS
Regardless of age, everyone must have a ticket and be able to sit quietly throughout the performance. We ask parents to use their discretion in bringing very young children.

GIFT CERTIFICATES
Searching for a unique gift for that special someone? A gift certificate to The Grand 1894 Opera House is the perfect choice! Gift Certificates can be ordered in any amount and are valid for five years from date of purchase. Order your gift certificate online or by calling 409.765.1894.

GENERAL INFORMATION
THE GRAND 1894 OPERA HOUSE
2020 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 800.821.1894, 409.763.7173
Fax: 409.763.1068
Email: tickets@thegrand.com

STAFF LISTING:
Director of Ticketing Services
JUDY WEBB 409.770.5053

Ticketing Services Supervisor
RICH DERSHEIMER

Ticketing Services Representatives
409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894
KIMBERLY BACON
MENG KING

Executive Director
MAUREEN M. PATTON 409.770.5051

Development Director
VIRGINIA WEBER 409.770.5055

Director of Education and Resource Development
SARAH PIEL 409.770.5066

House Manager, Director of Volunteer Services
CARRIE DAVIS 409.770.5054

The Grand Kids Festival & ARToberFEST Coordinator
SARAH PIEL 409.770.5066

Business Manager
RICHARD GARZA 409.770.5052

Publicist
ROBYN BUSHONG 409.744.7848

Theatre Rental Coordinator
MARIE ARMSTRONG 409.771.3582

Stage Manager
JEFF PYE 409.770.5071

Sound Engineer
JIM HALLENE 409.770.5061

Lighting Engineer
RUSTY WHEELER 409.770.5062

Head Carpenter
MIKE GAGE 409.770.5063

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2019-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Shelley Kessler, PRESIDENT-ELECT Mary Hutton, SECRETARY Saralyn Richard, TREASURER James Woolsey, ASSISTANT TREASURER Charles Worthen, PAST-PRESIDENT Margo Markowitz

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Steven Baines, Jay Carnes, Susan Falgout, Pamela Gabriel, Randy Garcia, Sandy Gartman, Catherine Garrison, Jason Hardcastle, Shae Jobe, Kelly Johns, Robert L. K. Lynch, Jeri Lyons, Lauren Millo, Peter M. Moore,  Alice O’Quin, Jim Patterson, Victor Pierson, Doug Rogers, Olivia Selman, Judith Helmle Shaw, Gina Spagnola, Andrea P. Sunseri, Carolyn Sunseri, Francisco “Paco” Vargas, Bettie Wheeler