Chicago Opera Theater Presents 2021-2022 SEASON — Preview

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September 16, 2021 – May 1, 2022


Various Chicago Locations


Season Subscription: $135+

For individual ticket prices and more information, visit the Chicago Opera Theater website or call the box office at 312-704-8414.


Chicago Opera Theater presents a return to in-person performances for its 2021-22 Season.

According to a Chicago Opera Theater spokesperson, the 2021-22 Season features the following shows:


Harris Theater for Music & Dance
205 E Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

September 16, 2021
7:30 PM

September 18, 2021
3 PM

“This concert performance of a classic grand opera features a Chicago Opera Theater twist, starring Jamie Barton in her hotly anticipated title role debut opposite Stephanie Blythe in the tenor role of Don José.”

Becoming Santa Claus

Studebaker Theater
410 S Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

December 11, 2021
7:30 PM

December 17, 2021
7:30 PM

December 19, 2021
3 PM

“The Chicago premiere of Mark Adamo’s family-friendly holiday opera tells the story of a bratty elf prince who learns the true spirit of gift-giving.”

Quamino’s Map

Studebaker Theater
410 S Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

April 23, 2022
7:30 PM

April 29, 2022
7:30 PM

May 1, 2022
3 PM

“In its world premiere, Quamino’s Map follows a formerly enslaved man who finds himself in London society after fighting for the Crown in the American Revolution.”

The Beekeeper

Studebaker Theater
410 S Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

March 4, 2022

“This opera is a story of magical realism brought to life in the colorful sound world of Vanguard Composer Wang Lu in collaboration with librettist Kelley Rourke and dramaturge Kate Pitt.”

For more information, visit the Chicago Opera Theater website.

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