Subscriber Benefits - Guarantee Your Seats & Save! - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Subscriber Benefits for the 2014/2015 Season

Subscriber Benefits

Subscribe Now and Save Up to 40% in ALL Lyric Series

Hansel & GretelChoose series and save up to 40% over individual ticket prices. Check out your series savings here.


Your Own Personal Seats*

Subscribers may renew their seats for all the seasons to come — that's why lifelong friendships often develop with subscriber-neighbors.
*Flex 4 and O Series seats vary for every opera

Just 25% Down Secures Your Series

You can reserve your series for just 25% down—with no processing or handling fees.


Easy Exchanges

We make it simple for you. If your schedule changes, it’s easy to exchange your seats online or via phone for another date of the same opera.
5-day notice required and fees may apply.

Need Flexibility? Flex-4 is for you!

Can't find a series that fits your needs? Pick the 4 operas you want on dates that you can attend.
Please note that your exact seat location will differ from date to date. 



When you subscribe for a 4-, 5-, or 6-opera series, you may customize your series with TRADEONE. This allows you to trade one opera in your series for one that is not. Just let us know which opera you want to trade when you subscribe or after you receive your tickets.
Fees apply.


New! Children’s Prices for Every Opera

Introduce the children in your life to the wonder of grand opera at special, low prices of $20-$50 depending on your seat location. If you purchase children's tickets, we’ll arrange your subscription seating so that you will sit together for the show.


New! Private Sale — 10% Off Individual Operas and Musicals

Subscribers - brochure

Only 2014/15 subscribers get an exclusive, non-expiring 10% discount on individual ticket purchases for every opera and musical! You can buy individual tickets at reduced prices as soon as you subscribe. Order today for the best private sale prices. Take your friends and family to your season-favorite, or get operas that aren't in your series. Subscribers can order additional individual tickets online or via phone.


Subscriber Priority Seating for Special Events

Seats are limited—and our subscribers get them first! View our special 60th Season Special Events here.


Yours to Enjoy—Subscribers Get it all!

  • First choice of seats and special pricing for The Sound of Music and Carousel.
  • Priority dining reservations.
  • Free replacement of lost tickets.
  • Free lectures before performances.
  • Advance ordering privileges for all special events.
  • A subscription to Lyric Opera News



Ticket Office Policies

The deposit of checks or processing of credit cards, which are processed immediately upon receipt, does not always guarantee tickets. Refunds for ticket orders we are unable to fill will be promptly sent to patrons.

Child Tickets: Children must be school-age up to age 17; no babes-in-arms or lapsitting. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds on previously purchased tickets.

Offers are subject to availability, are non-transferable, are not valid on previously purchased tickets or in combination with another offer; only specially-allocated seat locations can be assigned. Offer may expire at discretion of management. Percent discount solely applied to initial full price; prices are subject to change. Exchanges may be possible but are not guaranteed/discount does not carryover to exchanged date. Fees may apply.

The management reserves the right to refuse admission to any person who may cause a disturbance. Lyric performances begin on time. Casts subject to change.