About NU Theatre

Elizabeth Ann Clune Center For Theatre

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In 2010, Niagara University Theatre celebrated the opening of the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre and the newly renovated Leary Theatre. With a 3-story lobby boasting breathtaking views of the Niagara River, Theatre Lounge with a fireplace and concessions bar, black-box acting studio, and numerous rehearsal spaces, it truly is the epicenter for performing arts.

Leary Theatre Seating

The Leary Theatre seats 134.
OnTheVerge 1600
The Acting Studio seats approximately 50.

Box Office

Our Box Office, located in the lobby of the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, is open Mon. Tues. Thur. & Fri., 2pm - 5pm and one hour before showtime.
Email | 716.286.8685

All tickets are now digital, and can be purchased by visiting each production's page, or by going directly to our ticketing website.

Ticket Prices
Musicals - $20
Plays - $15
NUTS Pass - $100 for the 2023-2024 Season

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The Understudy Lounge

In the spring of 2022, we held the grand re-opening of the theatre lounge, refurbished and renamed as The Understudy.

Located beneath the theatre and adjacent to the lobby & box office, The Understudy now offers lounge chairs, whiskey barrel tables, and an abundance of ambiance.

The bar area will be open for purchase - Covid restrictions permitting - offering beer, wine and a variety of snacks. Concessions will likewise be sold one hour prior to performance.


The Leary Theatre offers full accessibility in compliance with the ADA. The front row is held for wheelchair patrons and their companions until the rest of the seats are sold. Please be sure to make your reservations sooner rather than later.

Directions to Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre

From Buffalo, follow the New York State Thruway across Grand Island. Continue on I-190 to Exit 24, Witmer Road. Turn left (onto Route 31). At first traffic light, turn right onto the Niagara University campus.

At first stop sign (Hyde Park), turn right. Go through the first traffic light (Niagara gorge will be on your left; campus will be on your right). Turn right just before the NY Power Authority. Park on the right in the Butler parking lot. Clet Hall is the first building on the right on Vincentian Drive.

If needed, please use the circular drop-off driveway that leads directly to the lobby.

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