Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric presents first-ever Student Night

For Immediate Release:
March 26, 2013

 Regular performances of A Streetcar Named Desire are SOLD OUT
 
Lyric Opera of Chicago presents its first-ever Student Night Friday, April 5 – 
a special performance of A Streetcar Named Desire with alternate cast 
at the Civic Opera House for high-school and college students – tickets $20 

Limited non-student tickets available for general public, $29 and $49    

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents its first-ever Student Night – a special performance of André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire for high-school and college students on Friday, April 5, at 7:30pm. Student tickets are $20. Thesemi-staged presentation with the Lyric Opera Orchestra onstage features singers Beverly O’Regan Thiele (Blanche), Kiera Duffy (Stella), David Adam Moore (Stanley), Scott Ramsay (Mitch), and Victoria Livengood (Eunice). Evan Rogister conducts this presentation, which is directed by Brad Dalton. The opera is based on the legendary play by Tennessee Williams.

While regular performances of A Streetcar Named Desireare sold out other than limited turnback/donations, a limited number of non-student tickets are also available for the general public to attend the April 5 performance: $29/balcony seats and $49/main floor and box seats. This one-night-only event takes place at the Civic Opera House (20 N. Wacker Drive). For further information – 312.332.2244 or www.lyricopera.org. Regular performances of A Streetcar Named Desire (Mar. 26, 29, April 3, 6) are sold out.

This presentation is part of Lyric Unlimited, a multifaceted program of expanded community engagement and artistic initiatives aimed at exploring ways in which opera can resonate with individuals and communities.

Special Lyric Opera presentation of A Streetcar Named Desiregenerously made possible by The Hurvis Charitable Foundation and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, with additional funding fromthe National Endowment for the Arts.Performance for students made possible by Lead Sponsor Dr. Scholl Foundation. Cosponsors: An Anonymous Donor, John and Rosemary Brown, General Mills Foundation, The Gerda Lissner Foundation, Linda K. and Dennis M. Myers, Carol Prins and John Hart, the Segal Family Foundation, and the Bill and Orli Staley Foundation.

http://www.beverlyoreganthiele.com , http://kieraduffy.com , http://www.davidadammoore.com , http://www.scottramsay.net , http://www.victorialivengood.com  for more information about the cast.