Civic Opera House - Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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N 41° 52.950 W 087° 38.230
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Quick Description: The Chicago 'Civic Opera House' opened in 1929 with a 3,500 seat auditorium. The multi use theatre is the current home of the Chicago Lyric Opera Company.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2014 5:21:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMKXYY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Civic Opera House has 3,563 seats, making it the second-largest opera auditorium in North America. Built for the Chicago Civic Opera, today it is the permanent home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

"Lyric Opera's Civic Opera House is one of Chicago's historic landmarks and among the world's most beautiful buildings. Built in 1929 and fully restored in 1996, the Civic Opera House is a hybrid of Art Nouveau and Art Deco designs and a majestic setting for entertaining on any scale. The 3,563-seat theater is the second-largest opera auditorium in North America and holds the largest stage in downtown Chicago. Excellent sightlines, premium acoustics, and intricate architectural detailing make for a fantastic and unique venue. The theater, spacious back of house, lobby and grand foyer, and four private dining rooms are available to rent for public ticketed and private events." Text Source: (visit link)
Theater Name: The Civic Opera House

Country: USA

The Civic Opera House, 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606.

Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
Opera, Repertory, Dance, Multi-use Facility,

Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: 1929

Architect/Designer: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White

Stage Type: Proscenium

Seating Capacity: 3563

Special Productions/Events/Festivals:
Lyric Opera present a number of operas during the year

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