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“The Barber of Seville” Kicks Off Lyric’s New Season

Starting September 28, Gioachino Rossini’s classic rom-com “The Barber of Seville” opens at The Lyric Opera of Chicago. For 8 special performances, this production promises to delight audiences with fantastic music, stage design and multi-talented actors. According to a recent … Continue reading

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“La Bohème” and “Cendrillon” Kick Off the New Year at Lyric Opera

After successful openings this fall, Puccini’s romantic tearjerker and an Italian production inspired by the Cinderella tale are ready to return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago.”La Bohème” is scheduled  for a string of performances January 10 – 31, while “Cendrillon” has … Continue reading

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“Il Trovatore” Opens at Lyric Opera This Month

The classic 19th-century Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi comes to the Lyric Opera of Chicago November 17th and plans to stay for 7 exciting performances! “Hot-blooded tale of love, jealousy, and retribution” is how the official press release describes this popular … Continue reading

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Lyric Opera Releases BTS “The King and I” Photos

A week before opening day, the Lyric Opera of Chicago shared a series of delightful images of the “The King and I” cast hard at work. In the photos, the actors are seen perfecting their dance moves, acting and singing … Continue reading

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Steven Pasquale is Billy Bigelow in Lyric Opera’s “Carousel”

He has crossed ‘The Bridges of Madison County” to ride the Carousel! Broadway star Steven Pasquale joins the Spring production of Lyric Opera’s Carousel. The coveted role from the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic has been taken, and Steven now has a … Continue reading

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