FORT WAYNE, IN (July 13, 2021)– Arts United announced that Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Northeast Indiana’s largest professional orchestra, and First Presbyterian Theater, a community theater extension of First Presbyterian , have joined the ArtsTix Community Box Office. From today forward, the ArtsTix Community Box Office will provide Philharmonic and First Presbyterian Theater patrons one-stop shopping for tickets to concerts and events.
“The Philharmonic is enthusiastic about merging its box office operations with the community box office,” said James W. Palermo, Managing Director. “Our long-term goal is to create a powerhouse collaboration that raises the level of service for all arts and cultural patrons in Northeast Indiana.”
The community box office also supports the patrons of all for One productions, Arena Dinner Theatre, Arts United, Fort Wayne Ballet, Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, Fort Wayne Dance Collective, Fort Wayne Youtheatre, and the University of Saint Francis theatre productions.
The ArtsTix Community Box Office operates under the direction of experienced box office professional Reuben Albaugh, an employee of Arts United who in his spare time makes regular appearances in local theatre productions.
“We strive to be a valuable resource for our community members and local arts organizations,” says Albaugh. “As performing arts organizations begin to present more in-person events, our staff looks forward to continuing to provide their patrons with the best service possible.”
The ArtsTix Community Box Office is located at 303 E. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Standard hours are Monday through Friday, 12pm to 6pm; additional hours are available on Saturdays from 12pm to 4pm when a performance is scheduled. The Box Office opens one hour prior to performances at event sites.
About Arts United
Arts United is a private, nonprofit local arts agency that serves Northeast Indiana through arts advocacy and promotion, fundraising and grantmaking, back-office business support, community and economic development, and Arts Campus Fort Wayne coordination. Arts United’s mission is to mobilize resources to develop, coordinate, and support arts and culture, enhancing the quality of life and the economic vitality of Northeast Indiana.
Fort Wayne Philharmonic
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s mission is to inspire and foster a lifelong love of symphonic music through performance and education. Music Director Andrew Constantine leads the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. All programming is made possible by the support of community individuals, businesses, corporations and foundations. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is graciously supported by the following partners: Purdue University. Fort Wayne, The National Endowment for the Arts, Indiana Arts Commission, Arts Campus Fort Wayne and Arts United. For additional information, visit fwphil.org.
About First Presbyterian Theater
First Presbyterian Theater is a community theater, an extension of First Presbyterian , whose mission is to present an entertaining season, which will both examine and celebrate our lives. In presenting this season, we give both audiences and volunteers in the theater opportunities to explore and enrich their lives. Learn more at firstpresfortwayne.org/theater.