Stiefel Box Office

The Stiefel Box Office, located at 151 S. Santa Fe, is open Monday through Friday, from noon to 5pm. We sell downstairs from noon-1:30pm, and upstairs from our offices from 1:30pm. until 5pm. Tickets for events at the Stiefel may be purchased: in person at the Stiefel Theatre Box Office, by calling the Stiefel at (785) 827-1998, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, or online through our website at www.stiefeltheatre.org or Ticketmaster.com.  Online orders are subject to additional fees.

Ticket Refunds & Exchanges

All tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable unless an artist cancels.

Ticket Delivery

Tickets will be mailed until 10 days prior to the event. After that time, tickets will be held at will-call only.

Delivery/Processing Fees

There is a $5 fee for tickets ordered over the telephone through the box office. Tickets can then be mailed or put in will call. There are no fees for tickets ordered in person at the Stiefel box office. Tickets can also be ordered online through our website at www.stiefeltheatre.org or Ticketmaster.com. Online orders are subject to additional fees.

Arrival Time

For most events, the lobby doors open 1 hour prior to curtain.


The Stiefel provides complimentary wheelchair escorts to guests with special needs when requested during shows. Escorts are available at any entry point.  Your escort will not remain with you throughout the show, but they will provide assistance getting to your ticketed seat.


We have an ATM available in the lower lobby.  Please ask an usher or security for assistance.

The Watson Bar

Beverage service and snacks are available at all performances, including beer, wine, mixed-drinks, soda, and water.

Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the theater. The bar is cash only.

Finding Us / Parking

The Stiefel Theatre is located at 151 S. Santa Fe in downtown Salina at the corner of Walnut and Santa Fe. There is plenty of parking on the streets surrounding the Stiefel.

Dining & Hotel Accommodations

Downtown Salina has many unique restaurants within walking distance of the Stiefel.  Blue Skye and Martinelli’s Little Italy are wonderful, locally-owned restaurants within walking distance and are official Stiefel partner restaurants who help feed our artists and crews.  The Country Inn and Suites and La Quinta Inn are official Stiefel partner hotels. Homewood Suites by Hilton, another partner hotel, is being built just a block from the Stiefel and will open in December of 2019.

The Watson Gallery

The Watson Gallery features the work of artists from Salina and surrounding communities.

Accessible Seating / Hearing Assistance

Wheelchair seating is available on the main levels of the theater. Please contact us in advance if you have these or other special needs.  Wheelchair seating is limited and must be purchased in advance.


If you need assistance during the show, please go to your nearest usher. If additional assistance is needed the usher will get the appropriate person to further help you.


Silence all cell phones, pagers, watches and other devices. Don’t text, tweet, blog, or surf. The glow from your device can be distracting. Take note of the show announcement. Many shows do not allow photography or recording. Flash photography is never allowed. If we ask you to stop, please do so. If the crowd gets up and starts dancing, join them. Don’t try to do a one person show for your own entertainment. We will ask you to sit down.


Policy is for shows at the Stiefel are always set by the event promoter or performer. If photography is allowed, you may use a cell phone, digital, disposable or 35mm camera.  Professional cameras with detachable or telephoto lenses are always prohibited

Code of Conduct

We ask all guests to be respectful of those around them.  Any guest who interferes with the enjoyment of another individual during an event is subject to immediate ejection from the building.  If you are asked to leave the building and do not comply, we reserve the right to involve Metro Police. Patrons are never allowed on stage. Not before the show, during the show, or after the show.


Email jgates@stiefeltheatre.org to receive our email newsletter.

Lost & Found

If you realize you’ve lost an item while still in the building, please inquire with Security for assistance locating the item. If you discover you’ve lost an item after you’ve left the building, please call 785-827-1998.  The Stiefel Theatre assumes no responsibility for lost items.


The Stiefel presents many of the top tours and big acts traveling through Kansas. But it is also our goal to innovate with challenging programming and expose the region to diverse performances thereby creating opportunities to learn, and experience more diversity in the arts. The wonderful Salina Symphony, www.salinasymphony.com, also makes its home at the Stiefel.


Jane Gates – Executive Director  jgates@stiefeltheatre.org
Bill Tuzicka – Technical Director  wtuzicka@stiefeltheatre.org
April Decker – Administrative/Friends, etc. adecker@stiefeltheatre.org
Valerie Johnson – Theatre Support/Tickets  vjohnson@stiefeltheatre.org
Carly Redding – Theatre Support/Tickets
Sandy Wilcox – Bookkeeper
Lori Forrester – Financials
Sean Furbeck – Security Director
Brent Rupert – Security PD Director
Matt Stewart  – Bar Manager
Shelley Crawley – Show Support
Julia D’Albini – Bartender
Justin & Megan Baird – Bartenders
Jennifer Peterson – Bartender
Perry Lemons – Security
Melissa Duerr – Security
John Duerr – Security
Harrison McWhorter – Security
Carolyn Wedel – Watson Gallery Director
Travis Scanlin – Facebook
Leanne McNeil – Social Media
Andrew Manley – Website
Dean & Sandra Lafferty – Lead Ushers
William Counter – Show Day Support
Ada & Jaimie Navarro – Facility Support

Board of Directors

Kenny Hancock  – Chairperson
Jon Richards – Vice Chair
Bonnie Sanderson – Treasurer
Blake Blackim
Todd Davidson
Matt Gerry
Harley Hamilton
Suzanne Hokett
Richard Morrison
Joel Phelps
Dan Stutterheim
Norm Yenkey

Finance and Executive Committee

Mike Beatty, Jeff Leach, Kenny Hancock, Richard Morrison,
Jon Richards, Bonnie Sanderson, Jeff Thompson, Norm Yenkey

Endowment Committee

Mike Beatty, Richard Morrison, Norm Yenkey

Endowment Trustees

Mike Beatty, Jim Maes, Morrie Soderberg

Visit and Tours

Salina is home to many wonderful restaurants and shops. We hope you will spend some time enjoying all that our downtown has to offer before or after visiting the Stiefel.

Free tours

Free tours of the historic theater are available for groups or individuals. Please call  in advance to set up a time and we will be happy to show you around. Call 785-827-1998.