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Becoming a Lyric Opera subscriber is quick, easy and guarantees your seat for each performance. The 2016-2017 season magic, love, compassion and delight with Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Heggie’s Dead Man Walking and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. Subscriptions start at just $79.  Season subscribers can SAVE UP TO 63% over single ticket prices in select sections.

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Single Tickets

Single tickets for 2016-2017 season go on sale to the general public in August 2016, sign up to our email list to receive the latest information from the Lyric Opera.

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If you area a subscriber, login first to receive your subscriber discount of 25% off single ticket prices!


Purchase parking passes for the Arts District Garage, connected to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, in advance of attending performances to ensure you have a secure, covered place to park.

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Group Sales

The Lyric Opera offers up to a 25% group discount for parties of 10 or more people. Packages and rates vary dependent on group size and performance selection. The Lyric Opera strives to accommodate groups of all budget sizes.

*A 50% non-refundable deposit of the total group bill is due within two weeks of booking. The full payment including service fee is due two weeks prior to performance.

Student Tickets

Student Rush tickets are available for $15 (with valid ID, one ticket per ID, cash only) one hour prior to curtain at all performances.  These tickets are available at a first come first serve basis and based on available inventory. Students who would like to purchase a ticket prior to the performance night may buy one single ticket in advance at a 20% discount with a valid student ID.

Employer Share Program

Companies participating in the Employer Share program contribute to the cost of Lyric Opera of Kansas City tickets purchased by their employees. Their assistance benefits both the Lyric Opera and the many employees who are able to attend.  Participating companies may also be eligible for benefits such as special ticket promotions, backstage tours or “performance teasers,” where a Lyric Opera singer can come right to your workplace.

Participating Companies Include:

  • Zahner
  • DST Systems
  • Hallmark
  • Lee
  • State Street
  • UMB Bank

Joining the program is easy! It takes only minutes to enroll your company and we’ll do the rest. We provide all of the materials you’ll need to keep your employees up to date on every performance.

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We are grateful for the passion and dedication that our patrons show through participation in groups that support the Company and its goals.