Single Tickets

  • Call the CAPA Ticket Center at 614.469.0939 or Ticketmaster at 1.800.745.3000.
  • Visit the CAPA Ticket Center in person at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State Street).
  • Visit or any Ticketmaster outlet.

Group Tickets

Group tickets are available by calling JoLane Campbell at 614.719.6900.

Student Tickets

Student tickets will be available at the door 2 hours prior to the performance. Students must show ID.

Performance Information

  • Performance seating begins one hour before curtain.
  • Performances begin at 8 pm Friday and Saturdays (changing to 7:30 pm in 2016) and 2 pm on Sunday.
  • Latecomers will be seated at the rear of the main floor and will be ushered to their seats at an appropriate point in the production.
  • Please turn off all non-emergency-related mobile phones.
  • Unauthorized use of cameras or recording equipment of any kind during Opera Columbus productions is strictly prohibited.

For your convenience, restrooms are located on the second levels. A handicap accessible restroom is located on the first level of the theatre.

Arrive to the show 45 minutes early for a pre-show talk. Learn more about the operas and the fascinating stories behind them with informative and lively discussions hosted by the conductors and directors. All pre-show talks are free to ticket holders and are held in the theatre prior to each show.


What should I wear?

There is no "dress code" for the opera. Some patrons choose to dress for a special occasion and other prefer to keep it casual.

Where are the operas performed?

All Opera Columbus performances will take place at the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main Street)

Where should I park?

Parking is available at the Columbus Commons Parking Garage off Rich or Main Streets.

When should I arrive?

Plan on arriving about 30-40 minutes early. This gives you plenty of time to park, get your tickets from will call if you need to and find your seats without feeling rushed. Latecomers are seated (or stand) in the rear of the theatre until ushers take them to their seats at an appropriate point in the production.

What is the pre-performance talk?

The director and/or conductor of that night’s performance host a Q&A session about the show with audience members. This takes place 45 minutes prior to curtain and lasts 20 minutes. This is on the main floor of the theatre and is free to ticket holders.