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Performance Times

The majority of productions begin promptly at 8:00 pm. However, on Thursday of the second week of production, the performance will begin at 10:00 pm. Also, the second Saturday includes a 2:00 pm matinee as well as the 8:00 pm show. 


General admission: $15.00
Senior citizens: $12.00
Student admission is $5.00 (This is for all university, college, high school students)
On Tennessee Tech Employee Appreciation Night (Tuesday),Tennessee Tech employees pay $5.00 with ID.

STREAMING Hughie BY Eugene O'Neill

This is your opportunity to stream the TN Tech University’s Backdoor Playhouse production of Hughie by Eugene O'Neill. This production is produced by the English Department at TN Tech University. It is directed by Joseph Clark.

Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, February 11, 2021 beginning at 8:00 a.m. The cost is $5 plus a servicing fee. The show will be available to stream beginning February 22. 

Purchase tickets here to stream Hughie on February 22, 23, 2021:

The video capture of the production was filmed and edited by Tennessee Tech Office of Communications and Marketing.

DONATIONS: Customers can donate during or outside the purchase process.

Donations are only charged a fee of 3.5%.

This video recording was produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.  All rights reserved. The performance is authorized for non-commercial use only. By accepting this license, you agree not to authorize or permit the Video to be recorded, copied, distributed, broadcast, telecast or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, in any media now known or hereafter developed.

WARNING: Federal law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of copyrighted motion pictures, Audio and Videotapes or Audio and Videodiscs. Criminal copyright infringement is investigated by the FBI and may constitute a felony with a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a $250,000.00 fine.

The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler is offered every three years as a benefit performance; therefore, everybody pays $15.00.

Cash and checks will be accepted at the door. We accept charge/debit cards.

The Backdoor Playhouse is Handicapped Accessible.

Box Office Hours
24 hour voicemail at (931) 372-6595 or contact the Tennessee Tech Department of English at (931) 372-3343.


We are not currently taking reservations for any performances. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis at the box office on the night of the performance. Patrons are encouraged to line up at least 40 minutes before curtain.


We are unable to guarantee exact seat locations. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

Most special events are FREE & open to the public on a first come, first served basis.

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