Opera Running Times - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Performance Running Times

Chimes ring ten, five, and one minute warnings before curtain (pre-performance and intermissions).

Timings are subject to change without notice.

     
Il Trovatore Act I & Act II 71 minutes
  Intermission 27 minutes
  Act III & Act IV 67 minutes
  Total Running Time 2 hours 45 minutes
     
Porgy and Bess Act I & Act II 91 minutes
  Intermission 32 minutes
  Part 2 64 minutes
  Total Running Time 3 hours 7 minutes
     
Anna Bolena Act I 81 minutes
  Intermission 32 minutes
  Act II 92 minutes
  Total Running Time 3 hours 25 minutes
     
Tosca Act I 46 minutes
  Intermission  22 minutes
  Act II 42 minutes
  Intermission 22 minutes
  Act III 28 minutes
  Total Running Time 2 hours 40 minutes
     
Tannhäuser Act I 76 minutes
  Intermission 32 minutes
  Act II      76 minutes
  Intermission 32 minutes
  Act III 59 minutes
  Total Running Time 4 hours 35 minutes
     
The Passenger Act I 72 minutes
  Intermission 27 minutes
  Act II 51 minutes
  Total Running Time 2 hours 30 minutes