Box Office - Detroit Opera

**PLEASE NOTE: The Detroit Opera Box Office and Administrative Offices will be CLOSED on Wednesday June 19, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth.**

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9am to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Starting on Monday June 17, 2024, the Box Office hours will be:
Monday - Thursday: 9am to 4pm
Friday: 10am to 2pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

The Box Office will be closed on Wednesday June 19, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth.

On show days, the Box Office will open 2 hours prior to show time.

For immediate assistance, please review our Frequently Asked Questions page.




1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-237-7464
Fax: 313.237.3412

Ticket Exchange

Ticket exchanges are for Opera and Dance performances only.

Subscribers may make an exchange request at any time throughout the season, provided a request is received no later than 48 hours prior to the date of the performance. If pre-paid parking was purchased with your tickets be sure to include the voided parking ticket. The first exchange is processed free of charge. Any exchange thereafter is subject to a handling fee.

Non-subscribers have the option of exchanging their tickets as long as the exchange is requested 48 hours prior to the performance date. The non-subscription exchange fee is $15 per order.


2024-25 Subscriptions


2024-25 Groups


Single tickets for our 2024-25 Opera Season and Dance @ Detroit Opera go on sale August 1, 2024!



All sales are final. We do not offer refunds or cancellations. Prior to the performance you may exchange your tickets or donate them to Detroit Opera and receive a donation tax-receipt.

Will Call

Will Call is located on the Broadway Street side and opens 90 minutes before the performance.

Seat Numbering

House-right seats are identified with even numbers: 102, 104, 106, etc. House-left seats are numbered odd: 101, 103, 105, etc. Main floor center section seats are numbered consecutively starting at 201: 201, 202, 203, etc. Mezzanine and balcony center sections seats run consecutively starting at 301: 301, 302, 303, etc.

Late Seating

Patrons arriving after the performance begins may need to be seated in an alternate location to avoid disrupting the performance. Please plan to arrive early. Late seating policies are at the discretion of the production.

Bag Policy

For the safety of our patrons, performers, staff and volunteers, Detroit Opera has implemented additional security measures. All persons and bags entering will be subject to inspection. Thank you for your cooperation.

In the interest of safety, the following items may not be brought into the Detroit Opera House:

  • Weapons of any kind (including guns, pocket knives, pepper spray, and mace)
  • Backpacks
  • Outside beverage or food
  • Alcohol or illegal substances
  • Bottles, cans, glass, metal, or liquid containers
  • Umbrellas with metal pointed tips
  • Video and/or sound recording devices including laptops, tablets, iPads and/or GoPros
  • Toy or fake weapons
  • Animals (except ADA service animals)
  • Laser pointers, poles, sticks, or selfie sticks
  • Any other item deemed unsafe by venue personnel
  • Additional items may be added on an event by event basis

Accessible Seating

Accessible seating is available in all price ranges on the orchestra level. When inquiring about tickets, please ask about these locations if you require special accommodations.


Children are welcome to opera and dance performances presented by Detroit Opera. Babies in arms are not permitted. All guests are required to hold a ticket, regardless of age.

Events such as those presented by Broadway in Detroit may establish their own age restrictions. Please refer to their respective website below for complete details.

      • Broadway in DetroitFAQ 


All ticket orders are subject to a $12 processing fee.

Rush Tickets

Student Rush

Check with Box Office one week prior to the performance date.

  • Detroit Opera productions/presentations of opera & dance
  • On sale beginning 90 minutes before curtain
  • 2 tickets per student ID
  • Best available seating
  • $25 tickets (Student ID required)

Senior Rush*

  • Detroit Opera productions/presentations of opera & dance
  • On sale beginning 90 minutes before curtain
  • One ticket per senior ID (62 +)
  • Best available seating
  • $55 main floor or Trustee Circle, $45 Mezzanine

*Restrictions apply, please call box office one week out to verify rush ticket availability.

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Ticket Donation Requests

As a favorite Metro Detroit destination, we receive a high volume of donation requests each month. We are happy to consider a donation (2 free tickets voucher) to other non-profit organizations. While we wish that we could grant all requests, as a non-profit organization we must limit the number of contributions we make annually. Donations are limited to one-per-year and must be submitted 6 weeks in advance of your event for approval and processing.  Please click below to fill out a form to submit your ticket donation request: