May 2017 Lyric Notes

My Fair Lady at Lyric Opera

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Lyric has welcomed May flowers with the successful opening of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. "Lyric Opera of Chicago has another hit on its hands," raves Musical America — see what audiences and critics are saying about this Broadway hit, only through May 21. Read about Lyric Unlimited’s Chicago Voices project, learn more about Lyric's Create Your Own subscriptions for 2017/18, think about hosting your next party in a Lyric space, and more this month!


My Fair Lady: As Loverly As It Gets

My Fair Lady: As Loverly As It Gets


On Friday, April 28, audiences found out just how “loverly” a night at the opera house could be. Lyric’s production of Lerner and Lowe’s My Fair Lady premiered to a packed house that experienced one of the most loved musicals of all time. From its dazzling costumes to its show-stopping musical numbers, My Fair Lady is the show to see this spring.

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Three Chicago Groups Set to Take Their Story to the Stage!

Three Chicago Groups Set to Take Their Stories to the Stage!


For the second year in a row, Lyric Unlimited’s groundbreaking Chicago Voices initiative invited groups of Chicagoans to transform their diverse stories into original music theater works. The three finalist groups for Chicago Voices Community Created Performances program have been announced!

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Lyric Opera Subscriptions

Create Your Own Series and Customize Your 2017/18 Experience


The upcoming season has so many reasons to subscribe – from timeless favorites like Turandot and Rigoletto, to exciting firsts like Lyric’s Orphée et Eurydice featuring The Joffrey Ballet and new productions of Die Walküre and Faust, the season has something for music lovers of every kind.

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Hey, Did You Know You Can Rent Our Facilities?

Hey, Did You Know You Can Rent Our Facilities?


Picture your next private event in the grandeur of the Lyric Opera House! Lyric Opera of Chicago offers six separate, unique spaces that are just waiting to be the location of your next event, no matter the size!

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Lyric Scores Big in Awards & Competitions Locally & Internationally

Lyric Scores Big in Awards & Competitions Locally & Internationally


Lyric is internationally renowned for mounting world-class productions with outstanding artists, training up-and-coming singers, and engaging with the community in innovative ways. Recognition for such achievements takes many forms, and Lyric is justifiably proud of the several recent and upcoming honors.

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Give a Gift That Will Last a Lifetime

Give a Gift That Will Last a Lifetime


Name a seat in the Ardis Krainik Theatre with a personalized gold plaque on the seat of your choosing. It's the perfect way to celebrate an event, remember a loved one, or commemorate your history with Lyric.

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Lyric OperaBus

Lyric News, Events & Offers


The latest news, upcoming dates to add to your calendar, and special offers for Lyric patrons!

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