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Carousel at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

From 10 Apr 2015

Lyric Opera presents a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. Steven Pasquale, best known for his role in FX's series Rescue Me, plays the fairground worker Billy Bigelow who falls for local factory girl Julie Jordan.

Lyric Opera of Chicago: The Marriage Of Figaro at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

From 26 Sep 2015

Known as Mozart's wittiest opera, The Marriage of Figaro reunites us with Count and Countess Almivira, who's respective servants are soon to be married. Only Count Almivra is already bored with his new wife, after wooing her in the Barber of Seville, and decides it's time to try his luck with Figaro's betrothed. A mad-cap adventure with more plot twists and turns than Downton Abbey soon follows as the the servants must find some way to outwit their masters!

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Cinderella at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

From 4 Oct 2015

The Lyric Opera have laid on a visual feast, with delightfully colorful sets and costumes, bubbling over with enchantment for this production of the classic fairytale. Zany and bright, it sparkles with wit and cleverness, creating an exciting, family friendly take on the beloved fairytale

Lyric Opera of Chicago: The King and I at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

From 29 Apr 2016

The King and I comes to Chicago in a union of blazing Broadway theatricality and Lyric Opera grand opulence! Set in 19th Century Thailand, it's the story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between Siam's King, and an English widowed governess, Anna Leonownes.

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Wozzeck at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Wozzeck

From 1 Nov 2015

Poverty, pain and passion lead the poor Wozzeck down a perilous path of destruction in Alban Berg's uncompromising opera. Often regarded as a masterpiece of the 20th Century, Wozzeck shows us the sharp, transformative power of exploitation and brutality, told with virtuosity by a monumentally emotional score.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago: The Merry Widow at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago: The Merry Widow

From 14 Nov 2015

Recently widowed Hanna has tongues wagging, just what will she do with her newly inherited fortune? Will she marry one of her fellow countrymen, keeping the fortune in Pontevedro (thus saving the country from near bankruptcy), or will her attentions be focused on someone else? Undoubtedly one of the world's favourite operas, The Merry Widow will always delight with its hilarious plot and memorable score!

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Lyric Opera of Chicago: Bel Canto at the Civic Opera House, Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Bel Canto

From 7 Dec 2015

Based on Ann Pachett's best-selling novel, which in turn was inspired by the real events of the Lima Crisis of 1996, Bel Canto is a truly compelling and contemporary story, examining the universal language of music and how it can create rare bonds under unimaginable circumstances.

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