Broadway at Lyric

Broadway musicals at Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Lyric's musicals have been thrilling Broadway lovers for six seasons with big productions, new-to-Chicago sets and costumes, original casts of talented stars from the stage and screen, and the powerful sound of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Join us in April/May 2018 for the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice, and in May/June 2019 for Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s musical masterpiece, West Side Story. We'll see you at the beautiful Lyric Opera House!


Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

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My Fair Lady at Lyric Opera of Chicago

West Side Story

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What Critics Are Saying About Lyric's Broadway Musicals:

"Ample vocal and musical resources... not to be missed."
- The New York Times on Carousel
"Lavish and beautiful spectacle [and] sweeping grandiosity... [that] captures every inch of the musical's opulence... Lyric does not disappoint." 
- Broadway World on The King and I
"The sound of perfection." 
- WGN-TV on The Sound of Music
"Huge, audaciously daring...immediately legendary."
- Broadway World on Carousel
"Exceptional, a theatrical experience as visually and musically resplendent as it is emotionally true... [with] show-stopping vocal glory." 
- Chicago On the Aisle on The King and I
"The costumes are rich, the sets are magnificent...a fun experience for the whole family." 
-  WGN's Behind the Curtain on My Fair Lady

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“The production is as beautifully sung—and beautifully played, by the Lyric orchestra under the conductor David Chase—as anything on Broadway right now.” – New York Times (of Lyric's 2015 Carousel)

Lyric is dedicated to producing Broadway musical theater hits in the same grand scale in which we present opera. We offer our audiences definitive productions of these masterpieces in the style in which they were conceived—with orchestral and choral power, and with musical theater artists at the highest international level that you have come to expect from Lyric. 

The Broadway Benefactors Circle offers exciting opportunities to meet star performers up close and personal, mingle with fellow musical theater fans, and enjoy access to exclusive events. Members can receive invitations to dress rehearsals, Master Classes, and much more.

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Previous Broadway Musicals at Lyric Opera of Chicago

My Fair Lady at Lyric Opera of Chicago
The King and I at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Carousel at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sound of Music at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Oklahoma at Lyric Opera of Chicago