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Lyric Opera of Chicago

20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606-2806
+1 312-827-5600
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Grand spectacle. The finest singers of our time. And immortal music performed by Lyric's internationally celebrated orchestra and chorus.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“upper balcony” (13 reviews)
“world class” (29 reviews)
“magic flute” (10 reviews)
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20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606-2806
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-827-5600
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"upper balcony"
in 13 reviews
"world class"
in 29 reviews
"magic flute"
in 10 reviews
"my fair lady"
in 10 reviews
"jesus christ superstar"
in 10 reviews
"season tickets"
in 10 reviews
"backstage tour"
in 6 reviews
"main floor"
in 19 reviews
"english translation"
in 4 reviews
"orchestra pit"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful acoustics"
in 4 reviews
"outstanding performance"
in 4 reviews
"dress circle"
in 11 reviews
"box seats"
in 8 reviews
"during intermission"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 15 reviews
"box office"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We watched and amazing show... Its just like a dream to be there and see the design, feel the acoustics...

Thank Fabi A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to go see Jesus Christ Superstar- beautiful picture worthy venue with an inspiring show. Although not as old as many opera houses, it is a stately symbol of Chicago’s architecture.

Thank Mousumi B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Chicago we saw Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyric Opera. A beautiful theater, well maintained and conveniently located. Great experience!

Thank pattigurney
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t been to the Lyric Opera in a while and was thrilled a childhood favorite was there - Jesus Christ Superstar. I had forgotten just how beautiful it is - amazing architecture and sound. Our seats were good - main floor center about 35...More

Thank JSB915
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We saw Jesus Christ Superstar here. This is an opera theater not a broadway house. The music drowned out the singers. The staging was contemporary with back lighting which made it hard to see.

Thank RusPat_704
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Saw this play tonight at the Lyric Opera House. What a wonderful venue - lovely theater with good seating and good acoustics. Quite a remarkable theater.

Thank BonnieNew
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We saw Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyric Opera and what a wonderful experience. We sat in the dress circle, row C and our seats were perfectly centered with the stage. I wish I had gotten seats a bit closer to really see the actors...More

Thank JMO63
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went to see Jesus Christ Superstar and sat in 4th row. What an absolute delight! The seating was comfortable and the decor was nice. Loved that the venue was small enough to get to drinks and bathroom easily.

Thank reitj
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Not an opera fan, but yearly they feature a play..musical....just finished with seeing JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR....IT WAS MAGNIFICENT....the production..the caliber of actresses/actors is unmatched...have seen SOUND OF MUSIC...another outstanding performance and looking forward to WEST SIDE STORY next year....probably will purchaser tickets soon...so impressed with...More

Thank Sally K
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Very nice and helpful staff. Seats were narrow but leg room was sufficient. Mostly had souvenirs for the Lyric, just a magazine for the Lyric that had cast info for JCS. Mostly an advertisement for the Lyric. Coffee mugs, t-shirts was about it. No Poster...More

Thank nolamac62
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shallow_shoals
20 March 2017|
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Response from marjoriez366 | Reviewed this property |
I was the out of town guest for the person who purchased the ticket.
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Chris M
11 April 2015|
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Response from Leslie W | Reviewed this property |
Depends on personal preference. Sound is excellent everywhere.If you want to see faces, you have to be on the main floor near the front or use opera glasses. On the main floor, do not get too close. If you have long legs... More
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