Full Cast Announced for Scenario Two’s “Light in the Piazza” at Lyric Opera

Full Cast Announced for Scenario Two’s “Light in the Piazza” at Lyric Opera

Full Chicago cast for the limited holiday engagement of the Tony Award-winning musical “The Light in the Piazza.”

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Scenario Two’s “The Light in the Piazza” Comes to Lyric Opera

Scenario Two’s “The Light in the Piazza” Comes to Lyric Opera

Pictured: Renee Fleming and Alex Jennings in The Light in the Piazza. Photo by Dewynters London. Producers John Berry CBE and Anthony Lilley OBE for Scenario Two and Karl Sydow have announced Alex Jennings (Netflix’s The Crown) and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton) will join four-time Grammy Award winner and Tony...

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Review | “West Side Story” at Lyric Opera

Review | “West Side Story” at Lyric Opera

If you get the chance to see one musical live onstage this summer, “West Side Story” at the Lyric Opera is a fabulous choice.

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Lyric Opera Announces Complete Cast for WEST SIDE STORY

Lyric Opera Announces Complete Cast for WEST SIDE STORY

Lyric Opera has announced the rest of the cast for its new co-production of WEST SIDE STORY, which will feature nearly 100 artists from Chicago and across the country.

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Lyric Opera Announces Season & Casting

Lyric Opera Announces Season & Casting

Photo: Lyric’s “Das Rheingold” | Todd Rosenberg Lyric Opera has announced the operas that will make up its next season: The Barber of Seville, Luisa Miller, Dead Man Walking, Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, The Queen of Spades, Götterdämmerung, and Blue. As its annual musical, the opera will present a production of...

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Lyric Announces Design Team and Partial Cast for WEST SIDE STORY

Lyric Announces Design Team and Partial Cast for WEST SIDE STORY

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced the design team and partial cast for its spring production of WEST SIDE STORY.

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Lyric Opera and Musicians End Strike with Multi-Year Deal

Lyric Opera and Musicians End Strike with Multi-Year Deal

Lyric Opera and the Chicago Federation of Musicians Local #10-208 (CFM) today reached a multi-year labor agreement that will put an end to the strike that has canceled several performances this week. Details are currently unavailable, as the agreement is still subject to ratification from union members, but the new...

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Review LA BOHÈME at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Review LA BOHÈME at Lyric Opera of Chicago

This production, this version of LA BOHÈME is not likely to bring new audiences through the doors in droves unless the tickets are free.

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Musicians on Strike at Lyric Opera

Musicians on Strike at Lyric Opera

Photo: CFM Facebook By Jason Epperson After the announcement of new labor agreements with stagehands, singers, and ticket sellers yesterday, Lyric Opera’s orchestra, represented by the Chicago Federation of Musicians (CFM) Local #10-208, is on strike. “Management is seeking to cut the pay, services and number of musicians while CEO Anthony Freud’s pay...

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IATSE and Lyric Opera of Chicago Agree to Labor Cuts

IATSE and Lyric Opera of Chicago Agree to Labor Cuts

By Jason Epperson Lyric Opera of Chicago and representatives of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) announced today that Stagehands Local 2, Wardrobe Local 769, Hair and Make-Up Local 476 and Treasurers and Ticket Sellers Local 750 have entered into new multi-year labor agreements with the Opera. Agreement...

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