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We are excited to bring you our 2023-2024 season filled with diverse classics!

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Single Tickets

Single tickets for the 2023-2024 season go on sale July 18, 2023! Click here to join our E-Club and receive the latest information and offers from Lyric Opera.

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We are happy to accommodate group ticket sales and work with you to ensure a meaningful experience.

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To ensure that you have a secure, covered parking place, be sure to purchase parking passes for the Kauffman Center garage, in advance of your performance.

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Student Tickets

Student and Educator Tickets ($25) can be reserved by students and educators in advance, starting 2 weeks before the performance. Each student or educator may reserve up to two (2) Student Rush tickets per performance at the $25 price.

**valid on Sondheim on Sondheim Sunday May 7,2023 performance only.  **

Student Rush tickets will be held at Will Call.

  • Payment is due at the time of reservation.
  • Student or educator ID is required at time of pickup.
  • $25 price includes fees. * Price subject to change.
  • Specific seating is not guaranteed.
    • ** Zone B or C for Sondheim on Sondheim
  • Rush tickets are subject to availability, not valid in combination with any other discounts, and not valid on previously purchased tickets.
  • Rush tickets are available only for mainstage performances at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
  • We reserve the right to revoke or discontinue the Student Rush advance offer at any time.
  • Please pick up your tickets at least 30 minutes before performance time.
  • Student groups should inquire about our Student Dress Rehearsals program or contact Director of Education and Community Engagement Neal Long at (816) 802-6054 for other options.

Rush Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the show at the Kauffman Center box office, starting 90 minutes prior to curtain. * Subject to availability.

Employer Share Program

The process is easy for employees who wish to participate. Employees may call Lyric Opera’s Box Office at (816) 471-7344 to place their order and mention they work for an Employer Share partner. Employees pay a reduced rate, based on each company’s level of commitment. The company is then billed for the remaining portion of the cost.

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:

  • Hallmark
  • A Zahner Company

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.

Community Ticket Donation Request

All available tickets for donation have been issued for the 2022-2023 season. We will reopen requests for the 2023-2024 season in summer 2023.


Ticketing Policy

Please check all tickets to ensure you have received the correct performance, date and time. Events, programs, artists, dates, times and seating are subject to change at any time. All tickets, paper equivalent, or electronic equivalent is a revocable license, subject to termination by refund of ticket price at the discretion of the producing company. All seating is at the discretion of venue management. Latecomers may be given alternate seating. Ticketholder assumes all risk and danger incidental to the event. Regardless of age, all attendees must have tickets. Some events are not appropriate for all children due to content or duration. Phones, cameras and other electronic devices should be turned off prior to entering the venue. Use of recording devices (video, audio or other medium) is prohibited without written consent. Acceptance and use of a ticket give the patron’s consent to any recording or photographs made by talent, producing company, venue, or their contractors. All ticket sales are final; there are no refunds. In the case of cancellation or rescheduling of event, please keep your tickets until the events are publicly announced. Tickets purchased through third-party vendors cannot be guaranteed.

Please don’t leave your seats empty.

*Donate your tickets for re-sale if you cannot attend the performance.
*Return tickets to the point-of-purchase organization at least 24 hours before event. If resold, you may receive a tax-deductible donation receipt.

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