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  • Jun 3 2013

    "The Second City Guide to the Opera" is Jeff Recommended!

    Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City opened the summer run of The Second City Guide to the Opera at the Civic Opera House this weekend and received a "Jeff Recommendation." "Jeff Recommended" indicates at least one element of a production was deemed excellent by opening night judges. The entire production is then eligible for nomination at the end of the season. See http://www.jeffawards.org/ for full list.

    For more information, to see the trailer for The Second City Guide to the Opera, or to purchase tickets, please visit Lyric Opera.

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  • May 29 2013

    The Second City Guide to the Opera opens this weekend!

    The Second City Guide to the Opera opens this weekend!

    Tickets are on sale now for this smart and hilarious collaboration between The Second City and Lyric Opera of Chicago. The Second City Guide to the Opera "had the crowd whooping with laughter...a smart script and the manic exuberance of the cast roasted the sacred cows of opera with a light yet loving touch." Chicago Tribune

    The show will run from May 31 through June 30. Tickets are selling fast, so don't miss your chance to sit on the legendary Civic Opera House stage and see The Second City Guide to the Opera starting on May 31. Learn more about the performances and reserve your tickets today at http://www.lyricopera.org/tickets/productiondetail.aspx?id=13922.

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  • Sep 10 2012

    Second City and The Lyric Opera Launch Dr. Opera Videos

    La Bohème's bickering lovers Mimì and Rodolfo have some serious stuff to work through. So do adult children Hansel and Gretel. Which brings them to the office of Dr. Opera.

    Eating disorders, dubious wardrobe choices, issues with authority, money problems, unrealistic relationship expectations – check out how "Dr. Opera" puts the fun in dysfunction!

    LEARN MORE ABOUT THE VIDEOS AND OUR COLLABORATION

    Aria ready to laugh?

    Back in July, two legendary organizations - Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City - announced their debut collaboration: The Second City Guide to the Opera, a comedy and musical revue onstage at the Civic Opera House Saturday, January 5. The show will feature the world-famous soprano Renée Fleming, Lyric’s creative consultant (who came up with the idea for the companies to work together in the first place), along with performers from the fabled comedy troupe and opera company.

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