Frequently Asked Questions
Information for your visit to Popejoy Hall
Welcome to Popejoy Hall
Parking is available in the UNM Parking Structure for $7. There is also free parking with a shuttle from the UNM Special Event Lot. For more information, visit our transportation and parking page.
Parking is available for free in the UNM Parking Structure for those with a handicapped sticker.
Yes, two types of assisted listening devices are available, one of which is compatible for those who wear T-coil Hearing Aids. These assisted listening devices are available for check out at the information kiosk in the main lobby with the exchange of a valid photo ID.
Binoculars are available for purchase for $5 at the merchandise booth or you can bring your own.
Yes, booster seats are available for check out at the information kiosk in main lobby with the exchange of a valid photo ID.
Tickets may be purchased by calling (877) 664-8661 or 925-5858. Tickets are sold at UNM Ticket Offices at the UNM Bookstore, located at Central and Cornell and the Lobo Ticket Office, at the northwest corner of University and Avenida César Chávez. Bookstore location hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 6pm and Saturday from Noon until 4:00pm. Lobo Ticket Office location hours are 8:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Tickets may also be purchased at select Albertson’s locations or online at www.unmtickets.com.
Gift certificates are available in any denomination in person at UNM Ticket Offices. Online, gift certificates are available in denominations between $10 and $100.
UNM Ticketing will exchange tickets for most shows purchased through UNM Ticketing facilities. Broadway show exchanges must be for the same show and must be completed at least 24 hours prior to the earlier performance involved in the exchange. Additional fees may apply.
In most cases, we can replace lost or stolen tickets. We issue duplicate tickets and invalidate any previously issued to you. Please pick up replacement tickets at the UNM Bookstore Ticket Office or at the Event Ticket Office (Will Call). You will be asked to provide a valid photo ID when you claim your new tickets.
We have no official "dress code." Our patrons usually dress somewhere between business casual and formal business attire. However, we'd rather have patrons come in jeans and sweatshirts than not come at all out of concern for how they are dressed.
Yes, but we require you to purchase a ticket for every member of your party, regardless of age; we do not issue lap passes for our events. In consideration of others, please be sure the event is suitable for and of interest to your child. Strollers are not allowed in the theater. Fire code prohibits standing in the aisles or entryways.
If you are unsure about the status of a show during inclement weather, check our website, watch the news, or listen to the radio for updates on the status of the performance. Just because UNM is closed due to weather does not mean that your performance has been canceled, so be sure to listen for information on the performance.
Each show has its own seating policy and we abide by it. If you arrive late you might be held out of the hall until intermission, or if allowed in, you might be seated at the back of the hall. If you have questions about the late seating policy, ask an usher or house manager.
If you have tickets at will call, and the ticket office is closed when you arrive, locate a house manager to help you retrieve your tickets.
We do not allow food, chewing gum or drink in Popejoy Hall, including closed or sealed containers or bottles of water.
Yes, refreshments are sold for cash only in the main lobby before the show and during intermission.
You may bring a coat and other personal items such as handbags or umbrellas. Please note that food and beverages are not permitted in the auditorium.
If you find something at a show, turn it in to a house manager. If you notice you have lost something during the show, contact the house manager. If you notice you have lost something after the show, contact the main office.
Patrons with cellular telephones, alarm watches and/or electronic paging systems must turn them off prior to entering the auditorium.
We do not allow any cameras or recording devices in the hall during the performance. Recording any performance without the express permission of the performers, the production company and/or the management of Popejoy Hall is a violation of the law.
Yes, Popejoy Presents souvenirs are available at the merchandise booth, which accepts cash only. Some of our performances bring in show souvenirs available for purchase on the day of the show.
You can access restrooms in both our upper or lower lobby from the main staircase.
Most of the major banks have ATMs available in the lower level of the UNM Student Union Building. There is also a universal ATM available in the lobby of the UNM Bookstore.
In case of a medical emergency, notify the nearest usher. Our house managers are CPR and AED certified. In case of an emergency evacuation, please follow instructions provided by ushers. For any other emergency, contact the nearest usher.
There is always a house manager on duty during the shows. To contact the house manager on duty, ask any of the ushers for assistance.
Unfortunately, we are unable to scan mobile barcodes at this time. Patrons must bring in a printed confirmation page for an Internet ticket order. If you are unable to print Internet ticket orders, you can purchase tickets by calling (877) 664-8661 or 925-5858. Tickets are also sold at the UNM Ticket Office or select Albertsons locations. Click here for more information.
If you purchased tickets online and did not receive your confirmation page, please contact the UNM Ticket Office by calling (877) 664-8661 or 925-5858 from 10am-4pm on Mondays through Fridays. We will be happy to assist you.
We require a printed confirmation page for tickets that are purchased online. We are unable to process your order or give you tickets without the printed confirmation page. If you cannot print the confirmation page, please write down the booking confirmation and bring it with a picture ID to Will Call, and we will reprint your tickets.
Where can I find information about volunteering at Popejoy?
We have a dedicated team of volunteers who help us ensure that patrons have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Employment and internship opportunities at Popejoy are listed at unmjobs.unm.edu. Prospective applicants can search for opportunities under the UNM Public Events department.
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