Give students in grades 6–12 an unparalleled arts experience: world-class opera and musical theater at Chicago’s historic Lyric Opera House.
For additional Performances for Students ticket information, call 312-827-5613.
Make the most of your Lyric experience!
Opera Prep Class
Request a Lyric teaching artist to visit your classroom and engage your students with the important themes, musical highlights, and production elements of the opera. This program is for classes attending La bohème, Cendrillon, Elektra, and/or La traviata.
Cost: $175 per 45-minute presentation
You can also sign up for this program on the ticket order form.
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Two teenagers from opposing New York City gangs fall in love. Watch this star-crossed romance unfold with unforgettable dance and music.
Student performances on May 8 & 9 for West Side Story have reached capacity. Student ticket pricing is available in select sections for all performances. Please call Group Sales at 312.827.5720 to inquire about additional date options.
Free online classroom resources
Free online student and teacher resources created by Lyric Unlimited will be available to all participants.
2018/19 Bus Scholarship applications will be available soon, open to qualifying CPS schools. Check back soon for more details.
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For information on group sales tickets for other Lyric performances, call 312-827-5927 or 312-827-5613.
Lyric Unlimited is Lyric Opera of Chicago’s department dedicated to education, community engagement, and new artistic initiatives.
Major Lyric Unlimited support provided by the Nancy W. Knowles Student and Family Performances Fund. Performances for Students are supported by Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, an Anonymous Donor, the John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation, Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman, and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation, Shirley and Benjamin Gould Endowment Fund, John Hart and Carol Prins, the Dr. Scholl Foundation, and the Segal Family Foundation.
Lyric Unlimited Chicago Public Schools Bus Scholarships are supported by the U.S. Bank Foundation.