Weekday Rush Tickets

For the seventh season in a row, 200 Orchestra seats are made available for $20 for each regular Monday through Thursday performance, excluding galas and the opening nights of new productions. Fifty of these tickets are set aside for senior citizens.

General public: Rush Tickets can be purchased at the Met box office beginning two hours before curtain, subject to availability.

Senior citizens (65 and over) can reserve their tickets beginning at 10 am on the day of performance by visiting here, or by calling 212-362-6000. Weekday Rush tickets are available only via the Met website or by phone. This offer is restricted to two per order, and proof of age is required when tickets are picked up at the box office.

The Rush Tickets program, initiated in 2006 by Dr. Agnes Varis and her husband, Karl Leichtman, is supported by generous grants from The Agnes Varis Trust; Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Braddock; Betsy and Ed Cohen; Judith-Ann Corrente and Wim Kooyker; Jane and Jerry del Missier; Marina Kellen French; Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa; Hermione Foundation, Laura Sloate, Trustee; Marlene Hess and James Zirin; Karen and Kevin Kennedy; Ambassador and Mrs. Nicholas F. Taubman; Richard S. Tedlow; Mrs. Bert S. Turner; Robert L. Turner; and Ann Ziff.

Additional support has been provided by The Russell Berrie Foundation, Betsy and Alan D. Cohn, and an Anonymous Donor.