Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Audience Services (Tickets Sales and Customer Service)
Monday - Friday (non-performance dates) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday (evening performance dates) 9:00 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday (non-performance dates) 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday (evening performance dates) 10:00 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Box Office (Walk-Up Ticket Purchases)
During the opera season, the Civic Opera House Box Office (at the corner of Wacker and Madison) is open from noon to 6:00pm Monday through Friday (noon through the first intermission for evening performances), and noon through the first intermission on Saturdays and Sundays if there is a performance.
The theatre entrance is on Wacker Drive at the northwest corner of Madison Street and Wacker Drive. See our Getting to Lyric page for more information.
Lyric strives to make the opera experience accessible for all patrons by providing services for those who may need assistance. Visit our Accessibility page for services offered. If you have specific questions about disability accommodation requests please contact:
Nora O'Malley, Facility Operations Manager
If you would like information about group tickets or have any further questions, please contact:
Joel Friend, Group Sales Manager
General Questions and Comments
Answers to many frequently asked questions are available on our FAQ page.
Patron questions or concerns may be sent using the form below.
For more information on donor benefits and ways to support, contact Donor Records at:
Education and Community Engagement
For more information on community engagement, artistic initiatives, and education programs, contact Lyric Unlimited at:
For general inquiries, including interview requests, please contact:
Magda Krance, Manager of Media Relations
For production photos, please contact:
Stefany Phillips, Marketing & PR Coordinator
For information on advertising in the Lyric Opera of Chicago program book and/or Lyric Opera News, visit www.performancemedia.us.
Each year we receive many requests from organizations wanting ticket donations as fundraising items for auctions and raffles. We’re happy to help, when inventory allows. Please follow these guidelines when submitting your request:
Who can apply:
Registered charitable organizations in Illinois
What you can request: You may request two tickets each season to a performance of our choice. Sorry, we do not donate cash or merchandise.
Please submit a written request on your organization’s letterhead, and include:
Your organization’s mission
Your charitable registration number
Description of the event, including the date, expected attendance and how Lyric Opera of Chicago will be featured at your event
Full contact information including name, full mailing address and telephone number, and e-mail address.
Please send your requests by email to Stefany Phillips, Marketing and PR Coordinator.
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606