| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:06 PM
If you've been staring at the huge banner of the beautiful Renee Fleming on the back of the Civic Opera House — or noting how well the Lyric Opera of Chicago finds the sex and glamour in its promotion of its season of operas — you're...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Even after all these years, Wilco is still finding new ways to surprise its hometown fans. The group's latest tip of the cap to Chicago arrives in the form of a five-show residency that sees the long-running crew performing in venues it's never properly...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:35 AM
The black-tie crowd packed the red carpet for Lyric Opera's 57th season opening-night gala to see Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoffman."
A capacity crowd of 3,500 attended the performance at the Civic Opera House, where the grand foyer was transformed to...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:48 AM
To many, it seemed nothing more than a hugely impractical scheme, like something cooked up by Mickey Rooney and friends in one of those old Andy Hardy movies: "You bring the costumes," "I'll get the barn." Cassandras predicted the curtain would never go...