Venues - Loeb Playhouse
Gracious and intimate
Located in at the heart of the Purdue campus in Stewart Center, Loeb Playhouse is an intimate setting for Purdue Convocations and Lectures events. Chamber orchestras, string quartets and jazz ensembles play here. Loeb is home to University Bands concerts, Black Cultural Center sponsored events and Purdue Musical Organizations performances.
Its multimedia capabilities and close proximity to conference facilities in Stewart Center make Loeb Playhouse an excellent venue for lectures, seminars and other conference activities.
- In Stewart Center, a conference hub
- Seats 1,011 on two levels
- Stage: 34’ wide x 38’ deep
- Dressing room with private bath and two large chorus dressing rooms
- Opened in 1958
- Memorial Mall and State Street
Bert and June E. Loeb contributed more than $1 million towards the construction of Loeb Playhouse, built in 1958. At the time of construction, the theater was known as Purdue Memorial Union-Hall of Music Annex. This self-financed structure was designed by Walter Scholer.