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Senior Tickets

Senior Rush Tickets are a discounted ticket option for senior citizens ages 65+. While availability and seating location are not guaranteed for every UMS performance, participation in this program can truly pay off, with tickets at just $12 each!

Limit two rush tickets per ID with proof of age. ID must be presented at the time of ticket pick-up to receive the Rush price. To learn about placing a larger order, call the ticket office at 734-764-2538.

Availability and Location

When you purchase Senior Rush tickets in-person or over the phone, seats are selected automatically by our ticketing software. If you’d like to view qualifying seats and choose your own location, you must place your order online. Not all unsold seats are available at rush prices.

Rush tickets are not guaranteed for every UMS performance. See below for a list of anticipated rush performances.

Timing is Key!

Rush tickets go on sale at 9 am on the day of the performance, or at 9 am on Friday for weekend performances. Senior Rush sales end when we run out of qualifying seats or three hours before the performance start time

Senior Rush tickets are not sold at the door prior to the performance.

We anticipate that rush senior tickets will be available for:

12/1 & 12/2: Handel’s Messiah

12/9: Live in HD: The Madness of George III

12/16: Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin

12/23: Live in HD: The Nutcracker

We anticipate that rush senior tickets may be limited for:

11/28: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Senior Rush tickets will not be available for:

12/8: Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Anticipated rush ticket availability is posted 2-4 weeks prior to the performance. Please check for updates closer to the performance date.

Buy Senior Tickets

Online sales will continue until 3 hours prior to the performance.

Picking up your Tickets:

Seniors can pick up their tickets in person with their ID, either at the Michigan League Ticket Office or at will call at the performance. Limit two tickets per performance per senior with ID. If senior is not present with ID, the tickets will be adjusted to the full adult price, and the price difference will be charged.

Skip the Line & Verify your ID:

Register your birthday in person at the League Ticket Office and get your future orders emailed to you for Print at Home: No need to stand in line for ticket pickup! Verified seniors may either place their order over the phone or call the ticket office after completing their online order to have their Print at Home e-tickets generated.

More Ways to Order
  • Over the Phone: Call the ticket office at 734-764-2538
  • In Person: The Michigan League Ticket Office is located at the North end of the first floor of the League building.
  • Rush Tickets are not available at performance venues.