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

If you are looking to host a concert, play, convention, corporate event, wedding, graduation, Sky Deck event, or private group of any size, please contact:

Holly Clement
Events Manager

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, Comerica Park and three casinos.

Parking Is Easy

We have an 80-space valet lot immediately next to the theater, and the state-of-the-art Herman Frankel | 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.

Sound & Lighting Equipment

Information available upon request.

Available Spaces

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.


The Detroit Opera House’s 2,700-seat auditorium is considered one of Detroit’s historic theater gems.

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.

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.

Ford Center for Arts and 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.

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!

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.

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.