Make Lyric a part of your life

The excitement of attending world-class performances can be yours all season long, and Lyric is here to help you create the perfect package experience. 

There are so many ways to attend — whether it’s after a work day, on the weekend, or in the afternoon, we have seats that match every schedule and budget!

Create Your Own Series (CYO)

As the title says, you may choose any title, any date, and any seat in the house to put together your own dream package of three or more performances—and still save up to 25%!

And that savings increases as show prices rise with demand!

  • Choose 3 or more shows and dates

  • Choose the seating area you’d like for each performance. Mix and match as you wish!

  • Attend and enjoy!

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Fixed-Date Series

These packages offer the greatest savings! Choose frompackages featuring a curated selection of shows and attend on the same day or range of days for all of your performances. You’ll sit in the same seat for every performance, and your seats will be renewable each season.

These fixed-date series offer:

  • Our very best discounts

  • Fee-free exchanges completed up to five days before your performance date

  • The option to trade one opera in your series for an opera that is not. Available only for 4- to 7-opera series. Fees apply.

  • The same seating for each show (seats will vary for “You Choose” dates and Value series)

  • Seats that you may renew from year to year

  • Priority seating—our fixed-seat subscribers have access to the best seats in the house, and priority renewal

Worried about date conflicts?

No problem, subscribers have free exchanges as long as they are completed five days before your performance date. For those with fewer than 7 operas in your series, you may also trade one show that is in your series for one that is not through TRADEONE™.

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Your Subscriber Benefits

No Exchange Fees

Can't make one of your dates? Exchanges are free for subscribers up to five days before a performance.

Fees apply to date exchanges made 2-4 days prior to a performance. Day-of exchanges are not permitted. Upgrade fees apply.


Subscribers to fixed 4-, 5-, or 6-opera series may trade one opera in their lineup for one that is not. Just let us know which opera you want to trade at the time of your order or when you receive your tickets.

Fees apply.

Easy Payment Plans

Just 25% down secures your series with no additional processing or handling fees. You can even call us to create a custom payment plan that works for you!

Dine and Drink at Lyric

Nothing makes a trip to Lyric more special than adding an enjoyable meal to a beautiful performance. Take advantage of the convenience of dining at Lyric for an experience that is both elegant and delicious, from start to finish.

Discounted Parking

Lyric subscribers enjoy a special low rate starting at $12 at The Poetry Garage when purchased in advance.

Offer valid weeknights 3pm-3am and up to 12 hours on weekends. Not valid for weekday matinees. Discounted parking must be purchased online in advance. Lyric does not validate parking.

Free Pre-Opera Talks

Perfect for newcomers, opera aficionados, and anyone in between, our free pre-opera talks provide an engaging overview of the opera. Learn more about the fascinating background of each production, including the music, characters, composer, and historical context from a music expert. You and your guests may arrive one hour before curtain time and enjoy a free, 30-minute pre-opera talk right in the opera house.

Exclusive Events

You’ll be invited to exclusive events throughout the season, including the exclusive Season Preview event each year!

First in Line

All subscribers get the best seats before tickets go on sale to the general public and early access to special events. You get priority renewal for years to come, and a special, streamlined subscriber entrance for every performance.

Special Prices

Subscribers save 10% on any additional opera and musical tickets all season long, and receive periodic special offers throughout the season. Don't forget—we also offer opera prices for children at $20-$50, and will arrange your subscription seats so that you'll all sit together.

Photos: Todd Rosenberg, Kyle Flubacker, Cory Weaver, Dan Rest, Marie-Noëlle Robert/Théâtre du Châtelet, Karen Almond/Portland Opera, Michael Brosilow