Lyric Opera of Chicago

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La Boheme
Runs Oct 06, 2018Jan 31, 2019

WHY HAVE AUDIENCES BEEN FALLING IN LOVE WITH LA BOHÈME FOR MORE THAN 100 YEARS? Because, in the most captivating music Puccini ever composed, he shows us exactly …

Runs Dec 01, 2018Jan 20, 2019

Massenet adapted Cinderella with an irresistible blend of wit, sensitivity, and elegance. The love duets are the very essence of romance, but there’s hilarity too, thanks to the …

Runs Feb 02Feb 22, 2019

It’s a stunning vocal marathon, with riveting intensity. You owe it to yourself to experience the vocal grandeur and blazing drama of this passionate heroine. She’s the Mycenaean …

La Traviata
Runs Feb 16Mar 22, 2019

VERDI’S MUSIC IS INCOMPARABLE, WITH ONE BEAUTIFUL MELODY AFTER ANOTHER, in this exquisitely romantic story. Within the social whirl of sophisticated Paris, the courtesan Violetta lives purely for …

Runs Mar 02Mar 17, 2019

VILLAINOUS POLINESSO LUSTS AFTER GINEVRA, BUT SHE LOVES NOBLE ARIODANTE, WHO LOVES HER IN RETURN. Polinesso will stop at nothing to get his way. Will Ariodante win out …

West Side Story
Runs May 03Jun 02, 2019

Tony and Maria are two wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs who fall in love. As their friends and family battle with one another, Tony and Maria long for …

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.
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