Houston Grand Opera’s Box Office is located in the Wortham Theater Center, (550 Prairie Street, Houston TX 77002), and is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the opera season.
Box Office Contact Hours
|Regular Hours||Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Weekday Performances||10:00 AM until curtain call|
|Saturday Performances||12:00 PM until curtain call|
|Sunday Performances||12:00 PM until curtain call|
Groups of 10 or more can enjoy up to 20% off tickets, priority seating, a personal group coordinator, complimentary event spaces, in-house catering team, flexible payment options, and more.
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Gift certificates are the perfect present for any opera lover. They are available for any amount ($25 and up) and offer the recipient ultimate flexibility. They may be redeemed for tickets to any Houston Grand Opera performance and are valid for 18 months from the date of purchase.
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Redeem a Gift Certificate
You may redeem your gift certificate for tickets anytime during the season. However, we encourage you to redeem your gift certificate as soon as possible, as many performances sell out. Please include a first choice and an alternate date in case your first choice is not available.
If we receive your certificate 10 days or more before the desired performance, your tickets will be mailed to you. Tickets will be held at Will Call if the request is received later than 10 days before the performance.
Please have your gift certificate number available, along with your Houston Grand Opera account number.
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Houston Grand Opera
Houston, TX 77002
When your plans change, it's easy to exchange your performance tickets for free at Houston Grand Opera. Please have your Houston Grand Opera account number available, along with your credit card number and expiration date. Tickets cannot be exchanged after the scheduled performance begins.
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What costs are associated with exchanges?
For subscribers, there is no fee to exchange a ticket. However, you will pay the difference in ticket price when exchanging from a lower-priced seat or performance to a higher-priced seat or performance.
Single tickets may be exchanged with a $10 per ticket fee. Additionally, you will pay the difference in ticket price when exchanging from a lower-priced seat or performance to a higher-priced seat or performance.
When will my exchanged tickets be mailed to me?
Exchanged tickets are mailed within 24 hours of processing, unless your new performance is within seven business days of the exchange. In that case, tickets will be held at the Will Call window at the Box Office. They can be picked up beginning 1 hour and 30 minutes before the performance.
What if I can't find a convenient exchange date?
In the event that your schedule will not permit you to attend a performance, you may choose to donate your ticket back to Houston Grand Opera. We will send you a receipt for the face value of your ticket for tax purposes. Please note, ticket donations are not accepted after the ticketed performance has begun.
$15 NEXUS Tickets
The NEXUS initiative provides low-cost tickets for new audiences at all HGO performances as well as student matinees.
We have a passion for the art we produce, and believe we have a responsibility to share it and make it accessible. We reject the myth that the arts are the exclusive province of an elite few. A limited number of $15 NEXUS tickets are available for each main stage performance during the 2018–19 Season for first-time opera goers and school groups.
Through the NEXUS initiative, Houston Grand Opera offers free performances every year at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Houston Grand Opera is devoted to our community and we are delighted to support many of Houston's philanthropic initiatives.
A credit to Houston Grand Opera in all printed materials pertaining to your event is required as follows: “Compliments of Houston Grand Opera – Patrick Summers, Artistic and Music Director, and Perryn Leech, Managing Director."
Please note: donated tickets cannot be exchanged. Auction certificates can only be redeemed for single ticket performances.
You must submit your request no later than one month prior to your deadline. Please provide us with all information regarding your event by filling out the following form, and we will review your request and contact you via your provided e-mail address.
Due to the extremely high volume of requests for donations the Houston Grand Opera receives, we are unfortunately unable to fulfill every request and respond individually to each organization. If requests are received 6 weeks before your event deadline and your request is approved, you will receive an email at the email address provided. Thank you for your understanding.