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The Lyric Opera House

20 N Wacker Dr, 60606, Chicago, IL 60606-2806
312 419 033
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20 N Wacker Dr, 60606, Chicago, IL 60606-2806
Downtown / The Loop
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312 419 033
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing place to see a show. Great acoustics in a glorious room. But be prepared for some ridiculousness. I am surprised by the number of photos on this Yelp page, as I was kicked out of the building for taking a picture -- and...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We visited the Opera House to see The National and came away very impressed. The architecture is really detailed and unique. The only drawback was that the lobby area got quite crowded with all of the vending stations.

Thank James L
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I only visit opera houses when I'm going to Grand Opera, and I can't quite imagine how any other of the performing arts would fit. It seems to me that the opera and the opera house are inextricably linked. I've seen no better pairing than...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

My partner and I went there to see the Pet Shop Boys show in Nov 2016. Very elegant venue with chandeliers and nice wordwork. The only thing is the over-the-head security we had to face. Even after I went through the metal detector with my...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We first saw this magnificent building when we were on an architectural tour on the Chicago River. It was sitting there like a diamond in the rough. We then had to check it out. We didn’t have time to watch a show there but we...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Came here for the first time the other day. I have to say that I am surprised by the overwhelming number of positive reviews. Though the performance was excellent, I thought the venue had issues. First, we wanted to grab a drink prior to the...More

Thank Hpmicks
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

What another spectacular event at the Lyric Opera. We come every year for their one musical per season and this one was another outstanding success.

Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Even if you can't afford to see an opera here, do visit the Civic Opera House, and excellent architectural example of the grand houses once erected to feature grand opera. The structure sits along the Chicago River, and although this is not the side where...More

1  Thank markers
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the leading opera companies in the United States. Founded in Chicago in 1954, under the name 'Lyric Theatre of Chicago' & later was re-organized by Fox in 1956 under its present name and, after her departure, it has...More

Thank Arun K
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This beautiful art deco structure was built in the 20"s by a man who built it for his wife because she was "turned down" by the NY opera as a lead singer. The "legend" goes on to say that it took so long to build...More

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