Visit Chicago and Experience Lyric

Visit Chicago and experience Lyric

Lyric Opera invites you to make glorious live music part of your travel plans to the magnificent city of Chicago. With a season that includes rare treasures, classic favorites, and star-studded special events, Lyric will make your trip unforgettable. There are even several opportunities to see multiple shows in one weekend!

Lyric Weekend Getaways

Lyric's 2017/18 Season offers multiple opportunities to see two or three shows in just one weekend.


Ways to Buy (and Save!)


Browse the season calendar and buy tickets to any of our magnificent 2017/18 productions. As a special guest from out of town, we’d like to offer you 15% off single tickets with promo code VISIT!

Offer is subject to availability and not valid on previously purchased tickets or in combination with any other offer. Please see for full offer details. Expires at discretion of management.


Are you interested in more than one show? Create your own series (you pick the dates!) and save up to 20% off single ticket prices. You’ll also get free exchanges (up to 5 days before the performance) if there’s a kink in your travel plans.

Plan Your Visit

Lyric is pleased to partner with several downtown hotels to get you the best rates possible during your stay. There are also endless restaurants and attractions that will help you enjoy Chicago to the fullest. Explore the following links to plan your visit:

Group Services

Groups of 10 or more receive exclusive savings and benefits!
  • Discounts starting at 20% 
  • 1 complimentary ticket with every 20 purchased*
  • Flexible payment options
  • Priority seating
  • Personalized customer service

Contact our Group Sales team to place your order at or 312-827-5613

Learn more about Group Services.

* Restrictions apply 

Backstage Tours

Complement your visit to Lyric with a Backstage Tour! Wonder at the art-deco beauty of the Ardis Krainik Theatre, enjoy an up-close-and-personal view of the orchestra pit, and see where the magic happens backstage. Learn more about Lyric Opera backstage tours and book yours today.

2017/18 Season

Orphée et Eurydice at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Rigoletto at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Die Walkure at Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Pearl Fishers at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Turandot at Lyric Opera of Chicago
I Puritani at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Cosi fan Tutte at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Faust at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Fellow Travelers at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Jesus Christ Superstar at Lyric Opera
PIOTR BECZAŁA IN RECITAL at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Celebrating Bernstein at Lyric Opera of Chicago