This month, the award-winning London production of the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar — with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice — arrives in Chicago for its North American premiere. Keep reading to discover some of the incredible forces behind Jesus Christ Superstar at Lyric.
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Happy Spring! The 2017/18 Opera Season was a huge success and has come to a close — and we wanted to take a moment to say thank you for helping to make it unforgettable!
Our backstage area stays electric with rehearsals starting this week for Jesus Christ Superstar. In this edition of Lyric Notes, you can read all about the history of this iconic rock musical and the Olivier Award-winning production making its North American premiere on Lyric's stage starting April 27.
Looking for ways to interact with Lyric before the musical is in full swing? Online bidding is now active for Wine Auction and Family Day is right around the corner. Looking forward to the 2018/19 Season? Learn about some of the most anticipated artist debuts for La bohème, Idomeneo, and Siegfried.
We hope you enjoy this month's issue and look forward to welcoming you to Lyric!
Lyric is excited to announce that our inaugural Family Day at Lyric has reached capacity! With behind-the-scenes demonstrations, activities, and performances, this event will allow children of all ages to get an inside look into the exciting world of opera.
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