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Enjoy the Best of All the Arts at Lyric

For groups of all kinds, a show at Lyric Opera of Chicago is an essential Chicago experience. Founded in 1954, Lyric has become one of the world's great opera companies, producing mainstage operas, grand scale musicals and a variety of special events every season.

The Lyric Opera House is the second largest in North America with over 3,200 seats, not to mention Chicago's largest stage. This breathtaking landmark, complete with a majestic Art Deco lobby, is located in downtown Chicago mere minutes from popular attractions and transportation. Lyric welcomes audiences who have attended performances for years, in addition to those are new to the artform. There is no formal dress required and all foreign language operas have projected English subtitles.

No matter your group, there's something for every taste this season at Lyric, including group favorites Hansel & Gretel (January 25 – February 5), Carmen (March 11 – April 7), West Side Story (June 3 – 25) and more. Explore what the rest of the season has in store and order early for the best availability!

There are plenty of reasons to bring your groups to Lyric. In addition to unparalleled customer service, groups of 10 or more could also enjoy exclusive perks such as: discounts on any opera or the Broadway musical, plus complimentary group leader tickets when you purchase 20 or more; special pricing for student groups starting at just $20; priority seating to ensure your group gets the best seats available together; and flexible payment options with minimum deposit required to secure your tickets (final headcount and payment are due 30 days prior to the performance).


Contact the Group Sales team at 312.827.5720 or [email protected] to learn more about bringing a group to Lyric. More information could be found by visiting

Courtesy of Lyric Opera of Chicago.

 Photo credit to Andrew Cioffi, courtesy of Lyric Opera of Chicago.


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