Lyric Opera's Production "Empower" Fights Negative South Side StereotypesRehearsals are underway on the Lyric Opera House stage for the production “Empower.” The actors in the musical are high school students from Chicago’s South side.
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Opens At The Lyric Opera This Month“Jesus Christ Superstar” is the Lyric Opera’s latest spring production premiering on April 27.
King’s Achievements Center Stage In Lyric Production Of “The King And I”Rogers and Hammerstein's “The King and I” will be center stage later this month. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole has a look at how history has been woven into an American theatre classic.
New Opera About Impact Of Terrorism Making Timely Premiere At Lyric OperaWith a new production at the Lyric Opera putting terrorism on stage, producers have taken extra steps to warn audiences about its content.
Lyric Plays "La Marseillaise" Before Opening Of The Merry WidowLast night's opening at the Lyric Opera brought some in the audience to tears, but it was more about current events than the performance.
Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In ChicagoChicago has something for everyone regardless of age or activity level. Here are a few activities seniors and their entire families might enjoy during a weekend around town.
James Beard Awards Ceremony Moving To ChicagoStrengthening its status as a "culinary capital of the world," Chicago has been chosen to play host to the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards ceremony, known as the Oscars of the restaurant world.
Lyric Violist Plays Anthem At Her Own Citizenship CeremonyThe principal violist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago was one of 142 people who became an American citizen today and she was part of the naturalization program, playing the Star Spangled Banner.
Former Lyric Opera Director Bruno Bartoletti DiesBruno Bartoletti, an orchestra conductor who was associated with the Lyric Opera of Chicago for a half-century, and who championed modern opera as well as classic works, died on Sunday in his native Tuscany, a day before his 87th birthday.
Burned Lyric Opera Performer Goes Home From Hospital, Should Heal QuicklySix months from now, the Lyric Opera accident that left fire-breathing stilt-walker Wesley Daniel with second-degree burns on his neck will likely be only a “bad memory,” Daniel’s doctor said Thursday.
Fire-Spitting Actor Burned During Lyric Opera RehearsalOnstage in the Civic Opera House, a 24-year-old performer was critically burned, says the fire department.
A New Twist For Lyric Opera Of ChicagoThe Lyric stage has seen Aida, Lohengrin and Faust. And now comes a Mariachi Opera, premiering April 7.