Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Appears in Chicago's Famed St. Patrick's Day Parade

For immediate release:
Thursday, March 13, 2014


Lyric Opera of Chicago Makes Its First-Ever Appearance in Chicago's Famed St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, March 15

 SOM Float

Lyric Opera of Chicago's SOUND OF MUSIC float in progress at Chicago Scenic.
(Photos by Andrew Cioffi / Lyric Opera of Chicago)


Watch for Lyric's Sound of Music float in Chicago's world-famous St. Patrick's Day Parade! The parade beings on Saturday, March 15 at 12 p.m. at the corner of Balbo and Columbus in Grant Park and is expected to be attended by 250,000 people. Join the fun in-person or watch the parade broadcast on ABC 7 Chicago Sunday, March 16 at 12 p.m.

The Sound of Music, starring Billy Zane as Captain von Trapp and Jenn Gambatese as Maria, runs from April 25 to May 18 at Chicago's Civic Opera House (20 N. Wacker Dr.). Tickets start at just $29.

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Lyric Opera!

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