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"How do I purchase tickets for a Forum show?"

There are 3 easy ways to get your seat:

Advance Sales - Pay What You Want - Membership


Guaranteed Advance Sale Tickets

$30-35 - General Admission. Purchase an advance sale ticket and ensure that you will have a seat at the show. Limited number available per performance.


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To purchase tickets by phone, call Brown Paper Tickets: 1-800-838-3006

For general inquiries, please call the Forum Theatre box office: 301-588-8279

* Please note: there are no returns or exchanges for any ticket type; only Forum Members can make changes to reservations. If you purchase advance tickets and are more than 15 minutes late we will release your seats if there are patrons waiting in our Pay What You Want line (see below).

Pay What You Want Tickets

It's as simple as it sounds. An hour before every show, a majority of our tickets will be available at whatever price you want to pay, first-come, first-serve as part of Forum for All.

YOU set the price. YOU decide what a fair price is in exchange for good theatre. YOU determine what you can pay. If that's a dollar, you are more than welcome. If you are willing to pay more to help defray the costs of making theatre, that's great too! Remember: 
Pay What You Want tickets at the door. First-come, first-serve!

All we ask is that you give us your contact information so that we can invite you back to the next show, learn more about our audience, and invite you to further support Forum for All.  

Note: We set aside 51% of tickets to be sold for every show, at the door, as pay-what-you-want. So even if the advanced tickets are sold out, there will be tickets at the door. Once those tickets are sold out, we start a wait list so you certainly want to get there early! 

Group Sales

Forum offers large groups discounted tickets prices and reserved seating together. There are no fees when booking group sales through our Box Office staff. Take advantage of our fantastic downtown Silver Spring location-- plenty of great restaurants and shopping all within walking distance of both the theatre and the Silver Spring metro. There are two municipal parking garages within a block of the theatre that offer inexpensive rates. See our Plan Your Visit page for more information.  

Benefits of purchasing as a group:

  • Discounted prices per ticket
  • No fees when booking through the box office
  • Reserved seating together
  • Pay in instalments or in full at the time of booking

Group Rates:


Wedneday Evening, Thursday Evening: regular price tickets are $30

Friday Evening, Saturday Evening, Sunday Matinee:

regular price tickets are $35

Groups of


$25 per ticket

$30 per ticket

Groups of


$20 per ticket

$25 per ticket

Groups of


$15 per ticket

$20 per ticket

Student Groups

of 10+

$15 per ticket

$20 per ticket

Please Note:  

A deposit of $100 is required to reserve tickets. This can be paid with a credit card or check.

The balance is due the day of the performance before any of your party may be seated in the theatre.

In the event you need to cancel your reservation, please allow at least 24-hours notice, so tickets my be released for re-sale. Deposits are non-refundable.

You may add or subtract the number of tickets in your reservation. The appropriate group rate will be honored when calculating your final balance due. If you would like to add tickets to your reservation, please let us know as soon as possible. Tickets may only be added if they are available.

There are no refunds or exchanges once payment has been received.

Seating will be reserved for your group. Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the production begins. If your group has not arrived at 30 minutes before the production begins, we cannot guarantee your group will be seated together.

For more information about Group Sales, and Forum Policies, please contact our Audience Services Manager, Erica Brown, at