Looking for a student, senior, or group discount? Any group of 6 or more is eligible for discounted group tickets. Listed below are the active promotions and discounts available.
- Cheap Seats Program: Cheap Seats are available for college and university students, faculty and staff, and offer deeply discounted tickets (50-75% off single ticket prices). Buyers may purchase up to 5 tickets for each performance, and while the buyer must be an active student/faculty/staff member, the additional tickets in the order can be used by anyone the buyer would like to bring. These tickets must be purchased in advance online and valid ID must be shown when picking up tickets. Find your college to save on tickets.
- Half-Price Student Rush Tickets: Starting 2 hours before every mainstage performance, students with valid high school, college, or university ID can go to the performance venue’s Box Office and purchase up to two half-price tickets for any available seats.
- Opera Opportunity: This program allows teachers from eligible schools to organize group tickets for their students. These tickets are offered at a generous discount, starting at just $4, and are available for the four mainstage Benedum productions. Attending a Workshop for Educators is a pre-requisite to participate in Opera Opportunity.
- Half-Price Child Ticket: Kids age 6-18 are eligible for half-price tickets to all four mainstage Benedum productions. These tickets are available online, at the Box Office, or by calling 412-456-6666.
- Pittsburgh Opera New Guard: Pittsburgh Opera New Guard is a community for young professionals, ages 21-40, who have a passion for Pittsburgh Opera. Membership includes two complimentary tickets along with discounts for additional ticket purchases.
- 20-Something Tuesday: For Tuesday evening performances in the Benedum center, opera fans in their twenties can purchase discounted seats for only $20 - a savings of up to $130 off the retail ticket price! Seats are unassigned until the day of the performance, when the party will be seated together in the best available seats. Tickets will be held for pick up at the Benedum Center Box Office starting 2 hours before the performance. Order 20-Something Tuesday tickets for Madama Butterfly's Tuesday October 9th performance.
- Half-Price Senior Rush Tickets: Starting 2 hours before every mainstage performance, seniors age 65+ can go to the performance venue’s Box Office and purchase up to two half-price tickets for any available seats.