Venue Details

Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 61 members
Review from older theater fan
Red Velvet 173 events 55 reviews

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

reviewed Oct 30 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Deb O.
Red Velvet 43 events 22 reviews

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

reviewed Oct 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Pambriz
39 events 31 reviews

As much as I love Madama Butterfly, it seems like they tweaked it just a bit compared to the last time I seen it. Still a great event for first time fans.

reviewed Oct 15 2013 report as inappropriate
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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.

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