Moscow, Cheryomushki

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Apr 15 2012 00:00
Apr 25 2012 19:00

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the opening production of their 2012 Season, and General Director Brian Dickie’s last season with the company, with Shostakovich’s Moscow, Cheryomushki. Performances are April 14, 20, 22, and 25 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park.

Conductor: Alexander Platt
Director: Mike Donahue

Hear Shostakovich in a completely new way! This musical satire - and Chicago premiere - follows several young couples as they navigate the bureaucratic labyrinth of the Soviet housing system in their pursuit of domestic happiness. Hilarious history with a Chicago Opera Theater twist!

Sung in English with English supertitles. The performance will run approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one intermission.

Individual tickets to Moscow, Cheryomushki are on sale and range from $45-$125. COT offers half-off tickets to students in sections A, B, and C.

COT also introduced 100@25 – a new ticket program where COT offers 100 tickets to each performance for only $25. These will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and are available in all sections of the Harris Theater. (Subject to availability, and a limit of two tickets per household.)

Season Subscriptions for the 2012 Season range from $66-$345, and include a ticket to Moscow, Cheryomushki, as well as Handel’s Teseo (April 21-May 2) and a new production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute (September 15-23). NEW SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE 50% OFF IN SECTIONS A, B, AND C!

Tickets may be purchased at Chicago Opera Theater: or 312.704.8414. Tickets may also be purchased at the Harris Theater: or 312.334.7777.

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