The Butler Arts & Events Center (BAEC) is home to Butler University’s event facilities including performance venues, conference and meeting rooms, outdoor spaces, and housing. Its performance venues welcome more than 300,000 visitors annually, with 35,000 from the student matinee series. The BAEC is comprised of five venues including its flagship 2148 seat venue Clowes Memorial Hall; the Schrott Center for the Arts with 475 seats; Shelton Auditorium with nearly 400 seats; Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall with 135 seats and Lilly Hall Studio Theatre with up to 100 seats. Programming includes the Butler Arts Presents events, BAEC’s Education Matinee Series, Jordan College of the Arts performances, Broadway In Indianapolis shows, various Butler lecture series, performances from local performing arts organizations, and a variety of national touring shows.
Lilly Hall Studio Theatre
Lilly Hall Studio Theatre is home to the renowned Butler Theatre who produces a wide range of classics, world premieres, and devised works each year. Situated next door to Clowes Memorial Hall, Lilly Hall Studio Theatre (Lilly Hall 168) is a flexible space, which can seat more than 100 audience members in various arrangements. Lilly Hall Studio Theatre hosts 3-4 productions each year.