Lyric Opera of Chicago

Upcoming Events

The Flying Dutchman
Drama, Music, Opera, Spooky Season
Runs Sep 23Oct 07, 2023

The first opera that revealed Wagner’s genius, The Flying Dutchman is the story of a young woman’s obsession. Senta dreams of the Dutchman, who’s cursed to wander the …

An Evening with Audra McDonald
Music, Musical, Performance Art
Oct 06, 2023

Experience the inimitable talent of Audra McDonald in concert with the Lyric Opera Orchestra conducted by Andy Einhorn in a spellbinding evening of songs, from theater classics to …

The Daughter of the Regiment
Music, Opera, Performance Art
Runs Nov 04Nov 25, 2023
Bel canto superstar Lawrence Brownlee and comedic veteran Alessandro Corbelli partner with the dazzling Lisette Oropesa in her eagerly awaited Lyric debut. The marvelously stylish Speranza Scappucci conducts Laurent Pelly’s quick-witted, uproarious production.
Drama, Music, Opera
Runs Nov 12Nov 26, 2023
Janáček’s Jenůfa is a dark and stunning masterpiece, both musically and dramatically. In this profoundly moving story, the Kostelnička secretly drowns her foster-daughter Jenůfa’s illegitimate child, hoping to save Jenůfa — and herself — from shame and humiliation.
20 N. Wacker Dr.
Chicago IL 60606
Experience the world-renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago. Each year features eight operatic productions and a spring musical, as well as a variety of concerts, recitals, family programming, and community performances. The 3,563 seat theatre is the second-largest opera auditorium in North American and has the largest stage in downtown Chicago. Excellent sightlines, premium acoustics and intricate architecture make the Opera House a fantastic venue for a performance or your own private or public event. Subscriptions, group, and single tickets are available, as well as private event space. Visit or call 312-827-5600.