2020-21 Season

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With offerings ranging from the traditional to the adventurous, our 2020-21 season promises to be one of our most unforgettable seasons yet!

Stay tuned for updates on additional programming.

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

February 27, March 3, 5 and 7, 2021

The story of the personal computer has never been more personal.

In a brand-new production as innovative as the man who inspired it, we explore the life of Steve Jobs, from hippie idealist to tech icon. How is it that a person whose devices have connected us in so many ways struggled to make meaningful connections with the people closest to him? Beneath the towering Silicon Valley legend is the story of a complicated human being whose personal demons had lasting consequences.

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April 24, 28, 30 and May 2, 2021

If you’re not wrapped around her finger, check under her heel.

Bizet’s feminist fatale is the kind of woman your mother warned you about—and secretly wanted to be. When Carmen is arrested by Don Jose, her passion is so potent that he lets her go, and follows her into a new life among smugglers and fortune tellers. After a tarot card reading foretells death, their romance becomes Fate’s first victim. Jealous and obsessed, Jose confronts Carmen. Will she make one more daring escape, or is her fate inevitable?

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To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines based on current information about the pandemic and its impact, Lyric Opera of Kansas City has concluded that it will not be possible to perform and has announced the cancellation of our fall programming at the Kauffman Center through the end of December 2020, Including La Traviata scheduled for Sept. 26-Oct. 4, 2020 and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess scheduled or Nov. 7-15, 2020. Stay tuned for updates on additional programming.

Subscribers for our 2020-2021 season will receive a credit to their accounts for the value of their tickets for cancelled performances. These credits can be applied to subscriptions to our 2021-2022 season and will be noted on renewal information when distributed. If you would prefer to discuss other options, please email patronservices@kcopera.org or call us at (816) 471-7344 by September 10, 2020. Our ticketing staff is available to help 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Thursday.


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