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College Students


NExT Discount Student Tickets

NExT main photoNExT Discount Student Tickets for the Next Generation cost just $20 for seats throughout the Civic Opera House. They're offered through the internet to fulltime, degree-seeking college students (who register online as NExT members) for regular performances of selected Lyric productions. Students from nearly 200 universities and colleges have purchased NExT tickets. NExT members learn of ticket availability by email a few days before qualifying performances. Discounted tickets are available to NExT members only; membership is free.

Visit the NExT website to sign up or purchase student discount tickets.


Lyric Opera gratefully recognizes and deeply appreciates the generosity of the following contributors: 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Anderson
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr.
T. G. Bligh Foundation Fund
The Brinson Foundation
Paul and Amy Carbone
Elaine Frank
Komarek-Hyde-McQueen Foundation
Nuveen Investments

Marian Phelps Pawlick
Timothy R. Schwertfeger and Gail Waller
Donna Van Eekeren Foundation