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Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
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24 events
15 reviews
8 stars
Llloyd's Restaurant is just across the street from the opera house, and they feature a nice menu with a variety of offerings at very reasonable prices, with good service and a pleasant atmosphere.
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4 events
1 review
7 stars
Use the SpotHero app to reserve a spot in the parking garage in the building next to the Lyric. Was inexpensive and we were in and out quickly.
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62 ratings
4.4 average rating
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17 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 09 2013

beautiful performances and great seats for a great price! Making opera affordable by offering seats on Goldstar - I love it!

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11 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

Opening night with food, champagne and a great production. Great seats, heard every nuance.

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16 events
2 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 09 2013

the seats were good for the price, but the production left much to be desired. The conductor seemed to lose the flow, the intense rhythm required. The Otello acting was extremely weak--singing much better. Iago also seemed rather weak and not...continued

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*Opening Night (Oct. 5): *The Opening Night Gala is a chance to mix and mingle with fellow music lovers in the glorious Civic Opera House. Thrill to the inspiring energy of a new season while sipping champagne and enjoying delectable sweets and savories. The reception takes place in the opulent Rice Grand Foyer and throughout all lobbies before the performance and during intermission. This is a black tie event and formal attire is requested.

* Running time for this show is approximately 3 hours.

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.