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Civic Opera House

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Ardis Krainik Theatre

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Civic Opera House

Florian Bistro

Pedersen Room

Overview: Lyric Opera's Civic Opera House is one of the world's most beautiful venues. Built in 1929 and fully restored, it’s a majestic setting for entertaining on a small to grand scale. The 3,600 seat theatre, largest stage in downtown Chicago, grand foyer and private dining rooms are available for shows, concerts, graduations, dinners, meetings and receptions. Wow guests with in-house décor, back stage tours, singers and exclusive caterers that provide world class service from just behind the curtain.


At A Glance

Overview

Lyric Opera's Civic Opera House is one of the world's most beautiful venues. Built in 1929 and fully restored, it’s a majestic setting for entertaining on a small to grand scale. The 3,600 seat theatre, largest stage in downtown Chicago, grand foyer and private dining rooms are available for shows, concerts, graduations, dinners, meetings and receptions. Wow guests with in-house décor, back stage tours, singers and exclusive caterers that provide world class service from just behind the curtain.

Categories

Entertainment Venues/Performance Spaces
Theaters/Performance Spaces

Buzz

Lyric Opera's Civic Opera House, offers many dynamic and elegant venues including the theatre, grand foyer and dining rooms for private events of any size.

Clients

American Ballet Theatre
American Cancer Society
DePaul University
Jenner & Block LLP
Korn Ferry International
Lincoln Park High School
Robert W. Baird & Co.
Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science
Sound of Hope Radio
The Chicago School

Memorable Moments

The Civic Opera House was built in1929. Purchased by Lyric Opera in 1993. $100M restoration in 1996. Designated a Chicago Historic Landmark in 1998.

Awards

Chicago Historic Landmark Building
A1 Moody’s Credit Rating

Affiliations

Chicago Convention Tourism Bureau
Chicago Venue Network

Neighborhood:

Chicago

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