College Students - Lyric Opera of Chicago

College Students


NEXT Discount Student Tickets

NExT main photoNEXT Discount Student Tickets for the Next Generation cost just $20 for seats throughout the Civic Opera House. They're offered through the internet to fulltime, degree-seeking college students (who register online as NEXT members) for regular performances of selected Lyric productions. Students from nearly 200 universities and colleges have purchased NEXT tickets. NEXT members learn of ticket availability by email a few days before qualifying performances. Discounted tickets are available to NEXT members only; membership is free.

Visit the NEXT website to sign up or purchase student discount tickets.


NEXT is supported by Lead Sponsor The Grainger Foundation and cosponsors an Anonymous Donor, Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Anderson, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr., T. G. Bligh Foundation Fund, The Brinson Foundation, Mark E. Ferguson and Elizabeth B. Yntema Ferguson, Elaine Frank, J. Douglas Gray, Patricia A. Kenney and Gregory J. O’Leary, the Komarek-Hyde-McQueen Foundation/Patricia Hyde, NiSource, Satter Family Foundation, Mary Sue and Michael Shannon, and the Donna Van Eekeren Foundation.