Lyric Bus

Need a ride to the Lyric Opera House?

Lyric Opera is pleased to offer luxury motor coach service from Northbrook Court Shopping Mall for weekday matinee performances. Join us on our Lyric Bus and avoid the hassles of traffic and public transportation — plus, ride to your performance with fellow music lovers!

Meet us at Northbrook Court and let us do the driving for just $20 round-trip. Arrive at the Lyric Opera House in time to enjoy one of Lyric's onsite restaurants (reservations required) or attend a free pre-opera talk (operas only) one hour before the performance!

2020/21 Season Lyric Bus reservations are currently available in subscription packages only. Choose from nearly 20 curated series or a "Create Your Own" package where you choose the titles, dates, and seats.

Upcoming Dates
Full Calendar

October 2020

Thursday

10/01

11:15 AM

SUBSCRIBE

Tuesday

10/06

11:15 AM

SUBSCRIBE

November 2020

Wednesday

11/18

11:15 AM

SUBSCRIBE

Thursday

11/19

11:15 AM

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Wednesday

11/25

11:15 AM

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February 2021

Thursday

02/04

11:15 AM

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March 2021

Wednesday

03/17

11:15 AM

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Wednesday

03/31

11:15 AM

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April 2021

Thursday

04/01

11:15 AM

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June 2021

Wednesday

06/09

11:15 AM

SUBSCRIBE

Pick Up Location

Parking and pick up is at Northbrook Court on the south side of Neiman Marcus (lower level). Northbrook Court is located on Lake Cook Road, West of Hwy. 41 just east of I-294, west of the Edens.

Address:
5000 Northbrook Ct
Northbrook Court, Northbrook, IL 60062

Where to Park: Northbrook Court has provided Lyric Bus patrons with their own parking area for pick-up and drop-off. It is the small overflow lot across the road from the main Neiman Marcus parking lot. If you are coming from Lake Cook Rd, follow signs for Neiman Marcus and the Lyric Bus parking lot will be on your left. A Lyric Opera staff member will be there to meet you. 

Cost per person $20

Pick up location is in Northbrook Court at the overflow lot opposite Neiman Marcus. The map shows the location, which is on the outskirts of the mall. The company we are using is Aries Charter and their name is on the bus.

Pick up times are based on arriving 60 mins prior to the pre-opera talks (Excludes Siegfried arrival time). Attend the pre-opera talks (operas only) or dine at one of our restaurants.

Lyric has engaged full-sized motor coaches equipped with amenities including a restroom, climate control, wireless access, and full storage bays. Each bus has the capacity to accommodate up to two wheelchairs and features the "kneeler feature" that lowers and raises the bus for easier entrance and exit.

Lyric Bus Schedule

Lyric bus timings are as follows, except where noted:

Pick up at Northbrook Court: 11:00am

Departure: 11:15am

Arrival at the Lyric Opera House: 12:00pm

Pre-Opera Talks: 1:00pm

Matinee Curtain Time: 2:00pm

2020|21 Season

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Lessons in Love and Violence

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Tosca

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Attila

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Samson and Delilah

Thursday, February 4, 2021

The Marriage of Figaro

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Thursday, April 1. 2021 

The Rake's Progress

Wedneday, March 31, 2021