Lyric Opera of Chicago announced that it will add two performances of its sparkling new coproduction of Puccini’s La bohème in late January.  The added performances are a 2pm matinee on Tues., Jan. 29 and a 7pm evening performance on Thurs., Jan. 31. Casting for these added performances will be announced at a later date.


Patrons who had previously purchased tickets to the performances that were cancelled are being given the opportunity this week to exchange into the added dates, as well as into other performances during the run. Anyone with questions about their existing tickets or needing help to exchange into these performances can call Lyric’s Audience Services department directly at 312-827-5600.

On Friday October 19 the added performance dates of La bohème will go on sale to the general public.

All performances take place at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Tickets start at $39 and are available at  lyricopera.org/Boheme or at 312-827-5600.

La bohème
 is the perennially popular opera about a charming group of young Bohemians who navigate the ups and downs of life and love while struggling to make ends meet in 19th-century Paris. Puccini’s sublimely melodic score is both heartwarming and heartbreaking.

WHY HAVE AUDIENCES BEEN FALLING IN LOVE WITH LA BOHÈME FOR MORE THAN 100 YEARS?

Because, in the most captivating music Puccini ever composed, he shows us exactly what love is about. Mimì and Rodolfo are young lovers we all understand, and when they suffer, our hearts break for them. Their romance ultimately leads to tragedy, but along the way are treasured moments of pure ecstasy. We get to know this endearing pair and their Bohemian friends, and we totally connect with their feelings. La bohème remains forever youthful, eternally fresh.


Up-to-date casting information may be found here.

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