Twilight: Gods

April 28. 2021 - May 02. 2021

Upcoming Dates

April 28. 2021 - May 02. 2021

Twilight: Gods

Experience an original film that captures Lyric's sold-out Chicago premiere of Twilight: Gods, a reimagining of the final chapter of Wagner's epic Ring cycle.

Watch the film


Experience a reimagining of the final chapter of Wagner's epic Ring cycle in the Chicago premiere of Twilight: Gods. From the safety of your own vehicle, you'll be immersed in a series of live performances, videos, and installations brought to life by singers, small instrumental groups, and actors as you drive through the parking garage. With new English texts written by Yuval Sharon and poetic transitions written and performed by Chicago interdisciplinary artist avery r. young, each of the discrete scenes is linked together and recontextualized, making this story unique to its time and place.

  • Running Time: Approximately 70 minutes
  • Location: Millennium Lakeside Parking Garage, 5 S. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Program book

Program book

Program book

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Meet the artists

Featuring members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra
Featuring students of the Joffrey Academy of Dance

New Narrative Poetry: avery r. young
Live Musical Arrangements and Orchestrations: Ed Windels
Siegfried's Funeral March Arrangement and Sound Artist: Lewis Pesacov
Production Design: PXT Studio - Jason Thompson and Kaitlyn Pietras
Sound Designer: Mark Grey
Costume Coordination: Scott Marr
Music Supervisors: William C. Billingham and Eric Weimer


* Lyric debut
*** Ryan Opera Center Ensemble


Twilight: Gods is a project of Lyric Unlimited and is generously sponsored by

Julie & Roger Baskes

Ethel & William Gofen

Donald & Anne Edwards

Twilight: Gods is a collaboration between Lyric Opera of Chicago and Michigan Opera Theatre.

Production space generously provided by Millennium Garages - Millennium Lakeside Parking Garage