Philip Glass Midwest Premiere!

The Perfect American by Philip Glass explores a fictionalized account of Walt Disney's final days. Disney is haunted by his own mortality, ambition and an uprecedented empire, creating a whirlwind opera of the American dream. April 22 & 30 only at The Harris Theater for Music and Dance.


17/18 Season Announcement

Join us for our 2017/2018 Season Announcement on April 4th! Learn the exciting details of next season's operas and receive the very first opportunity to subscribe. Desserts by Vanille Patisserie and champagne will be provided! Free to attend, simply RSVP.

Performance by Fourth Coast Ensemble will follow at 7pm.

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2017 Annual Gala - April 30th

Celebrate with Chicago Opera Theater on stage at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. This unique experience is a one night only event featuring a VIP cocktail reception, dinner on the set of The Perfect American, silent auction prizes, and entertainment!


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Upcoming Events

2017/2018 Season Announcement Event

Tue. April 4, 2017 • 6:00 PM
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Escape From Tomorrow

Sun. April 9, 2017 • 12:00 PM
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The Perfect American

Sat. April 22, 2017 • 7:30 PM
Sun. April 30, 2017 • 3:00 PM
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2017 Annual Gala

Sun. April 30, 2017 • 5:30 PM
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Andreas Mitisek,
Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson Artistic Director

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