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Event Ticketing Solution for Theatres

Theatres, venues and performers are using TryBooking event booking system to ticket their plays and performances

Event Ticketing Solution for Theatres

Trusted by theatres, venues and performers.

 Trusted by theatres, venues and performers.

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Regardless the size of your theatre we’ve got solutions for you

Community Theatre

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Use your own device with the box office app

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Easily manage entry with the scanning app

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Accept multiple methods of contactless payments

Community Theatre Box Office

Community Theatre +

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Everything in community theatre

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Rent terminals for box office

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Print tickets to theatre patrons

Community Theatre + Box Office Web

See why theatres choose TryBooking

Affordable pricing

TryBooking offers a low simple pricing, no tiers that reduce your features, no ticket limits, no hidden costs, no lock in contracts. Simply a low cost pricing to help you run your community events.

All free events are free, meaning you won’t have to pay a cent to use our platform for your free events. Just another way we support you and your community.

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A local support team you can reach

All our customers have access to ongoing support via email, phone, and live chat. Trybooking is designed to be easy to use on your own, but our success specialists are just a call away.

We’re here to help you sell more tickets and have a successful event.

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Powerful features perfect for theatre

Flexible seating plans

Flexible seating plans

TryBooking offers flexible seating plans to suit any venue. Your created seating plan or venue template can be further adjusted and customised to reflect the shape of the stage, venue doors, reserved group seating sections, hidden seats and even multiple venue levels.

Multiple sessions times

Multiple sessions times

Multiple Sessions Times allows you to indicate when your event will be taking place, when it will end, what's the time interval in-between events, and control when it is open for bookings. While creating an event, or editing existing events, additional sessions times can be added all from one screen saving you lots of time!

Handle memberships with password protect

Handle memberships with password protect

Easily handle annual theatre membership renewals. Implement a custom password to ensure that only those with access can proceed with bookings. Set ticket limits and establish a booking window for added flexibility.

Scan patrons at entry

Scan patrons at entry

Speed up entry to your theatre shows and events with our great mobile scanning app which scans QR codes on tickets as well as manual check-ins via your door lists - at no additional cost!

Giving back to the arts via ArtsPay

Giving back to the arts via ArtsPay

TryBooking has partnered with Artspay the payment gateway that provides 50% of their profits to helping the arts industry to grow and flourish.


Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Trybooking theatre ticketing different from other platforms?

TryBooking has 14+ years of experience and expertise, we offer a community orientated ticketing platform that does more than just ticketing. You can use our system to do multiple functions, from registrations, merchandise, take donations and bx office sales.

Whether you are looking to create a tabled seated dinners or normal seated venues we have you covered.

Additionally we offer great local customer support for free to take care of any issues you may have when creating and running your event.

TryBooking's focus on community and people is what makes us standout from other platforms. We care about you and your event, no matter how big or small. We are here for you!

Can I sell merchandise at my threatre event with TryBooking?

Yes, you can create a ticket group to sell your merchandise with TryBooking. You can sell this merchandise online or offline, while tracking your sales through your TryBooking accounts reports.

What ticketing service fees does TryBooking charge?

Should you be taking payment through your TryBooking event, the transaction will be subjected to a processing fee and a ticket fee. These fees vary per region associated with your TryBooking account. Below details these fees per region.


For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer) or a 15c ticket fee if the ticket price is $5.00 or less.
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default or passed on to the ticket buyer by selection)

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

What can a theatre ticketing system help with?

On TryBooking we allow theatre's to sell more tickets across a array of ways through online and offline for their performances and plays. We also allow you to host your event on your website and provide the tools to gather in-depth knowledge of your ticket buyers in your industry.

Utilise features that allow you to sell more tickets to your event by using our box office for in-person sales and collect data from your ticket buyer before the event

Measure your sales effectively with our reporting and referral tracking to measure your promotion through your event.

Does TryBooking support theatre's and performers?

Yes, we provide threatres and performers an array of options to sell and manage their event through TryBooking. Utilise our box office system for at match day sales.

Can I customise my own event page?

Yes, you can have full customisation of your own event page. We also provide a widget to allow you to place your event page onto your site.

We offer multiple customisable options for your buttons, tickets, event page, session display and everything during the booking process.

Can I add this event to my own website?

Yes, TryBooking provides you the ability to place your event page on to your website. Through the use of our widget you can embed your page. 

Is TryBooking secure?

TryBooking is very respectful of the privacy of all users on its site and PCI compliant. View our certificate of compliance. All pages are HTTPS secure, ensuring an encrypted website connection when navigating across the site. Any personal information that may be used by the TryBooking Site in order to carry out its necessary functions is stored on a secured server protected by firewalls and is hosted in Australia. The data itself is also encrypted to further reduce any risk that your information will be obtained and used by unauthorised access. We do not store your full credit card number, only the last four digits are kept and this is to show you which card you have used to make the booking. Given the increasing sophistication of computer hackers, there are no absolute guarantees that our systems will never be accessed without our consent, or that our systems are impenetrable. However, you can rest assured that we take all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information and the bookings you have made.

Can I use TryBooking to sell tickets to private events?

Absolutely! You can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.