Arts & Entertainment

The Lyric Opera of Chicago (20 N. Upper Wacker Dr.) premiered a new production of Gounod’s “Faust” March 9. Originally written in 1859 as an epic poem by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the …

Arts & Entertainment

Sweeping movements and flourishing melodies graced the stage of the Lyric Opera House Oct. 6 as members of Chicago’s Lyric Opera and the Joffrey Ballet collaborated in the highly anticipated modern-day dramatization of Christoph Willibald …

Arts & Entertainment

The Lyric Opera and Joffrey Ballet are teaming up for the first time this season in a highly anticipated production of composer Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice.”

Theater

  You may have read or seen Romeo and Juliet before, but when adapted as an opera, the expressive music brings greater emotional intensity. Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Charles Gounod’s opera Romeo and …

Theater

At the premier of Chicago Lyric opera’s production of Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow, the general director asked the audience to appreciate the Parisian elegance of the production while remembering those affected by the terrorist …

Theater

All it takes is 100 minutes of stage time for a man’s life to unravel. Lyric Opera’s production of Wozzeck opened Nov. 1 and promises a story that will leave you stunned in your seat. The …