Opera Columbus 2023-2024 Subscriptions

Thank YOU for being a season subscriber with Opera Columbus! Your continued support is what has allowed us to bring high-quality and impactful operas to Columbus, to the central Ohio region, and to the wider world for the past 42 years. Opera Columbus expands the boundaries of opera by transforming the ways in which work is developed, programmed, produced, and contextualized, always including the audience as a partner. Thank you for being our champions!

With gratitude, Your Opera Columbus Family

Opera Columbus subscribers receive the best seats at the best prices. Season benefits include a 10% discount over single ticket pricing, limited fees, a dedicated subscription service team at CBUSArts, free and unlimited ticket exchanges, and discounts on additional tickets. Patrons buying either the PREMIERE or DIVA subscriptions retain access to the same seats year-over-year in the reserved-seat venues (Ohio, Southern). You may exchange shows or purchase additional tickets starting on June 1, 2023. More details regarding performances and Opera Columbus can be found at their website: https://www.operacolumbus.org/

PARKING: Opera Columbus will include complimentary parking for the first two shows of the season for those that renew or purchase subscriptions by May 31, 2023. Parking passes are for the Columbus Commons Parking Garage (55 E Rich St) and will be provided for both Carmen and Eugene Onegin.

For ease of ordering, subscription prices include the 5% Columbus Arts & Culture Fee and any applicable facility fees. The Columbus Arts & Culture Fee helps make the arts available to all by funding exemplary artists, arts organizations and programs that educate and engage audiences throughout Greater Columbus.


RENEWING SUBSCRIBERS: At this time, the renewal period for subscriptions has completed. New subscriptions can still be purchased. See below for more information.

NEW SUBSCRIBERS: New subscribers still can join the 2023-2024 Opera Columbus season by purchasing a 3-Show Package. You can purchase a subscription package by using the below links to secure your desired package online, by printing off the subscription form, or by calling the CBUSArts Ticket Center at (614) 469-0939.


Recommended for those that like: Flexibility; Best Available Seating; DIY Packages; Free Exchanges; Ticket Discounts; Shows that fit your schedule

  • Join Opera Columbus for the 2023-2024 season with a 3-show subscription package that you build yourself, selecting your show nights and price levels. Included in each OPERACURIOUS subscription are reserved tickets to Eugene Onegin (March 1-2, 2024); table or single chair tickets for A Magic Flute Experience: The Temple (April 19-28, 2024); and general admission tickets to The Cooper-Bing Competition (May 19, 2024). Patrons buying the OPERACURIOUS package will NOT retain access to specific seats when renewing their subscription in the future.

Complete the renewal form and return it to the CBUSArts Ticket Center. Use this form to denote seat requests for the Ohio Theatre or any other accessibility needs.

Subscription Form


Please note that the pricing and pricing areas may have changed from the last time you purchased tickets.



Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have to decide about purchasing subscriptions for the 2023-2024 season?

Patrons have until March 2, 2024 to buy a 3-show package and become a subscriber with Opera Columbus.

Can I buy one show instead of the entire season?

If you do not want to purchase from the subscription packages currently available, you are able to purchase single tickets when they go on sale to the general public. Single tickets for the season are on sale now.

How do I select my seats within my 3-show package?

When using the subscription form, you can denote any seating requests for your package on the back of your form. When purchasing online, you can add seating requests to your package prior to adding it to your cart, utilizing the “Enter Seating Request Notes” box on the selection page. You can also email the CBUSArts Ticket Center at tickets@cbusarts.com with "Opera Columbus Seating Request" in your subject line. We are also reachable by phone at the CBUSArts Ticket Center to review your options with us – call (614) 469-0939 and asked to be transferred to Subscription Services. Please let us know if you have mobility or accessibility needs, especially for the general admission performances.

Can I call someone to order or renew my package over the phone?

Yes! Have your account number handy if possible and call the CBUSArts Ticket Center at (614) 469-0939 -- Ask to be transferred to Subscription Services. We are available Monday through Friday from 9a—5p.

Will I need to make a new CBUSArts account?

If you are a renewing subscriber, use the email address on your renewal form to login to your existing CBUSArts account. If you are using CBUSArts for the first time, we created you a temporary login—please use the FORGOT PASSWORD process with the email address on your form to get your account set-up.

If you are a new subscriber but have an existing CBUSArts account, you can use your same login and password to purchase your subscription.

If you are a new subscriber and are new to CBUSArts.com, you will need to create a new account with your primary email address.

Will I lose access to my current subscription seats if I choose not to purchase any shows this season?

Moving forward, we will continue with a regular renewal process, meaning that to ensure same seating across shows and season, we recommend renewing your full season subscription each year.

When will I receive my tickets by mail or be able to print from my CBUSArts account?

Subscription tickets will be mailed and/or made digitally available starting June 1, 2023. Single ticket purchases will be mailed and/or made digitally available upon purchase.

When will the general public be able to buy their tickets?

Single tickets will go on sale starting June 1, 2023.

When can I exchange my season subscription tickets?

Season subscribers may exchange tickets for new dates/times starting June 1, 2023.

How do I get my discount when I am buying additional tickets for Opera Columbus shows?

You can purchase additional tickets with your Subscriber discount by visiting the CBUSArts Ticket Center in -person or by phone at (614) 469-0939. We can offer the discount once your account’s subscription is confirmed.

What are the CBUSArts Ticket Policies?

Current CBUSArts Ticket Policies can be found here: CBUSArts Ticket Policy

What if I have a question not answered above?

You can find many answers to Frequently Asked Questions, like “How do I get my tickets?” and “Do you offer group discounts?”, by heading here: https://cbusarts.production.carbonhouse.com/about-us/frequently-asked-questions

You can also contact the CBUSArts Ticket Center by email, phone, or in-person:

  • Email: tickets@cbusarts.com
  • Phone: 614-469-0939 (M-F, 9a-5p)
  • In person: 39 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215 (M-F, 10a-3p)