Detroit Opera House Rental

Hold your next event, concert or wedding at the beautifully restored and historic Detroit Opera House!

For a personal site visit or to request a quote, please call:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre & Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Use our online form to request a catering or event quote:

An Ideal Location

The Detroit Opera House is one of the crown jewels of Downtown Detroit’s burgeoning Entertainment District, near to six restored theaters, Ford Field (professional football), Comerica Park (professional baseball) and three casinos.

Parking is Easy

We have an 80-space valet lot immediately next to the theater, and the new state-of-the-art Detroit Opera House Parking Center, directly across the street, which can accommodate 700 vehicles.

Restaurants & Hotels

The Detroit Opera House is within blocks of the Hilton Garden Inn, The Atheneum Suites, the Marriott Renaissance and the Courtyard by Marriott hotels. Several dozen restaurants, appealing to all tastes, are within blocks of the Detroit Opera House.

Ticketing

The Detroit Opera House is a Ticketmaster house. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00AM to 5:30PM and two hours prior to each performance.

Sound & Lighting Equipment

Information available upon request.


There are several spaces available at the Detroit Opera House that will fit a variety of event needs. From large, expansive spaces to intimate cocktail receptions, the Detroit Opera House’s beautifully restored, ornate setting makes for a perfect event venue. Click any of the links below to find out more information and dimensions of some available spaces:

Spaces include:

The Detroit Opera House Main Stage and Theater
The theater seats over 2,700 and the Detroit Opera House stage is the largest in Michigan.

The Detroit Opera House Grand Lobby
Elegant and ornate, the Grand Lobby is perfect for receptions.

Boll Rehearsal Hall
Located on the third floor of the Detroit Opera House, the space can easily be transformed to meet your event specifications.

Cadillac Café
Located on the first floor of the Detroit Opera House and facing Comerica Park, the cozy, pub-like bistro is perfect for smaller receptions, cocktails, intimate concerts, pre-Tigers game events and more.

Lomason Lounge
Overlooking Madison Avenue, the Lomason Lounge’s high ceilings and elegant chandeliers make it perfect for smaller receptions and corporate meetings.

Allesee Lounge
Also overlooking Madison Avenue, the Allesee Lounge’s intimate feel make it perfect for meetings and small gatherings.

Theatre

The Detroit Opera House’s 2,700-seat auditorium is considered one of Detroit’s historic theater gems. For more information on renting the Detroit Opera House’s beautifully restored theater space, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Theatre with Platform Extension

The Detroit Opera House’s massive stage with a platform extension over the theater seats makes for an over-the-top event experience, while expanding the space available for guests.

For more information on renting the Detroit Opera House theater with platform extension, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Grand Lobby

The Detroit Opera House’s opulent Grand Lobby is the perfect location for large receptions and networking events. With several bar locations and areas for food stations, the Grand Lobby is the perfect location to entertain your guests. For more information on Grand Lobby rental, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Boll Hall

For more information on Boll Hall rental, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Cadillac Café

Located on the first floor of the Detroit Opera House and facing Comerica Park, this cozy, pub-like bistro is perfect for smaller receptions, cocktails, intimate concerts, pre-Tigers game events and more. For more information on renting the Cadillac Cafe, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Lomason Lounge

Overlooking Madison Avenue, the Lomason Lounge’s high ceilings and elegant chandeliers make it perfect for smaller receptions and corporate meetings. For more information on renting the Lomason Lounge, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Allesee Lounge

Also overlooking Madison Avenue, the Allesee Lounge’s intimate feel make it perfect for meetings and small gatherings. For more information about renting the Allesee Lounge, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Ford Center for Arts & Learning

Established in 2006, the Ford Center for Arts & Learning at the Detroit Opera House holds several unique spaces for dance and live performances, corporate gatherings, workshops and more. Click any of the links below to learn more about some of the spaces available:

Chrysler Black Box Theater

The Chrysler “Black Box” Theater is a perfect space for small theater or dance performances. With accompanying dressing rooms, a lighting grid and space for meetings and more, the theater space is ideal for your performance! For more information on renting the Chrysler Black Box Theater, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Handleman Classroom

Holding a workshop or class? The Detroit Opera House’s Handleman Classroom is the perfect space for workshops, classes or smaller events up to 50 students. For more information on renting the Handleman Classroom, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance

Do you teach dance? Make the Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance the home for your dance class or workshop! With a Marley “sprung” floor and ballet bars available, the center is perfect for dance classes up or workshops up to 50 students. For more information on renting the Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance at the Detroit Opera House, contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org

Boll YMCA Rental Space

BOIL YMCA RENTAL SPACE

Theatre

                       $400 / hour

Gym

                       $600 / hour

Lobby

                       $750 / hour

Large Group Studio

                       $100 / hour

Small Group Studio

                       $150 / hour

Pool

                       $450 / hour

Climbing Wall

                       $200 / hour

Entire Building

                    $3,000 / hour

 

Other facility spaces also available.

          For any further questions, please contact:

          Dewan Mitchell
          Director of Booking and Events Management
          313-237-3418
          dmitchell@motopera.org

          Jason Warzecha
          Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
          313-965-4314
          jwarzecha@motopera.org