Short North Stage 2021-2022 Subscriptions

June 15th marks the roll out of our much anticipated 2021-2022 Season at the Garden Theater. In this coming season we are fully prepared to bring back the lavish, thoughtful and innovative theater that you have grown to love at Short North Stage and mark a return to LIVE theater! Detailed information regarding shows can be found at


Renewing subscriptions start on June 15, 2021. New subscriptions start July 1, 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have to decide about purchasing tickets for the 2021-2020 season?

Renewing Subscribers have until 11:59pm on June 30th to request best available seating. New subscribers have the opportunity to start buying subscriptions on July 1, 2021.

What is in my 2021-2022 Short North Stage subscription?

Each subscription package includes one ticket to each of the 6 Main Stage Shows on your designated week and day, including Noises Off, Young Frankenstein, Sister Act, Altar Boyz, Little Shop of Horrors, and Spring Awakening. The Add-On shows (The Rocky Horror Show and Surviving the Moonlight) can be purchased for a discounted price at the time of your subscription purchase, although we cannot guarantee your exact subscription seats.

Will I need to make a new CBUSArts account?

Yes! This is Short North Stage’s first year utilizing the CBUSArts Ticket Center and our online portal, If this is your first time purchasing at, you will need to make a new account with your preferred email address. This account can be used in the future to review and print your subscription tickets if you would like.

When will I receive my tickets by mail or be able to print from my CBUSArts account?

Tickets will be mailed after July 1, 2021 and/or be made digitally available at that time in your account.

When will Flex Subscriptions be available for purchase?

Flex Subscriptions will be available for purchase starting July 1, 2021. Physical Flex Tickets will be mailed once purchased to help patrons track their remaining tickets and easily share them with friends and family. Flex Tickets may be redeemed in-person, by email, or over the phone; information regarding exchanges will be included in with your mailed tickets. We recommend redeeming your Flex Tickets in advance as redemption is subject to availability. Please note that a maximum of 2 Flex Tickets may be redeemed per show title.

When can I start exchanging my Flex Subscription tickets for individual performances?

Flex Subscriptions will be available starting July 1, 2021.

When will the general public be able to buy their tickets?

Individual tickets will be available starting July 1, 2021.

What if there are changes to social distancing guidelines for the theatre prior to my performance?

Patrons may be reseated in comparable seats pending social distancing guidelines that are in place at the time of performance.