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99 Star Starred
Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
312-419-0033
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There is dining within the opera house, but only if you have a ticket for the performance. I wish i'd had known there was that possibility. Instead we ate in the suburbs and constantly watched the clock and traffic reports worrying about being late. Dining in would have been much more relaxing.
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The lot below chase was very accomodating, and reasonably priced, but there were multiple issues with the elevators on our way back to the car. For those with special needs, it might be wiser to valet.
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42 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

Seats were great. Performance was good, not stellar. The orchestra was sometimes louder than the vocals, particularly from the back of the stage. The female lead was a little too old for the part. This is a classic opera and its rendition was...continued

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attended Oct 18 2013

Absolutely amazing!
We had our own box at the opera and the show was fantastic!

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21 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

This was our first time at the opera. We have been meaning to try the opera for a long time, but sticker shock has kept us from getting tickets. So when we saw half-price tickets, we decided to take the plunge. It was an interesting experience!...continued

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Website

http://www.lyricopera.org/butterfly/

Description

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is a coproduction of Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and Grand Théâtre de Genève.

Approximate running time is 2 hours, 50 minutes.

About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago, founded in 1954, is one of the world's greatest opera companies. It is renowned internationally for its artistic excellence and financial strength.