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Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Address: 20 N. Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606
Phone Number: +1 312-827-5600
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Amazing shows

Amazing shows..one of chicago's top places to visit..try to get tickets on the discount or watch a show earlier in the day or try to get tickets thru your credit card company or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Amazing shows..one of chicago's top places to visit..try to get tickets on the discount or watch a show earlier in the day or try to get tickets thru your credit card company or bank..public transport is recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

At long last I had the opportunity to see the incredible Morrissey and at a perfect venue. The opera house is not a large venue. The sound was great and the sightlines were excellent. Could not ask for better concert.

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Garrison, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Outstanding place to see, hear and drink these things in-- always a good time. Chicago audiences are great too-- very respectful and appreciative, between drinks. Bottoms up! ps, Could use more local Craft beer, hint hint. Half Acre, Bell's, Revolution Brewing, com'on.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a wonderful, world class opera house, with top world singers. They present a combination of standard and new and rarely-produced operas, The stagings are innovative and interesting. There is a series of before performance dinners that are excellent and moderately priced.

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Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nine of us went to see Carousel. We thought the sound would be good in the Lyric Opera House but everyone commented on the inability to hear all of the lines. Some of our group was in their 20's so not an age issue at all. We were also seating about ten rows from the front so location was not... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Perfect evening. Its beautiful with great actors. Performances are superb. I saw Carousel. The props are perfect and the sound is amazing. Go see a production here...well worth it

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This month we saw the Lyric's presentation of "Carousel". It was quite an extravaganza, with charming scenery, engaging choreography, and magnificent vocal performances. The opera house is quite breathtaking. The minute you walk into the venue, you start to feel the beauty of the surroundings. We decided to pass up the opera dining and visited a very nice establishment across... More 

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Eau Claire WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Loved the performance. Entire production for staging, to music, acting and choreography was amazing. Building is beautiful, acoustics were excellent. I particularly liked the "slow motion" illusion. Excellent!

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

WOW!!! We took a chance on going back to the Lyric as it has been 20 years since attending a performance there and we were stuck up in the rafters, which did not provide us with an excellent experience. This time we managed some Mezzanine seats in Box 5. What great seats! And well worth the price, a real bargain!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went to Chicago specifically to see "Carousel" at the Lyric and as soon as we walked in I realized that the visit was worth just seeing the Lyric! In one word, I would call it "grand". It was a little more difficult to hear the dialogue versus the singing/music and if I could do it over I would have... More 

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