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||Lyric's 60th-anniv. concert has Jane Lynch as emcee
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Lyric Opera general director Anthony Freud announced that Jane Lynchthe Emmy-winning actress acclaimed for portraying coach Sue Sylvester on the hit television series Gleewill serve as master of ceremonies for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th Anniversary Concert, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Civic Opera House.
The Dolton, Illinois, native "cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre, and in many church basements all over the greater Chicagoland area, helping her become the comedic talent she is today," as her official bio notes.
Sir Andrew Davis will lead the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus; members of the Ryan Opera Center; and a roster including Renee Fleming and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis, among others.
Tickets are available to subscribers from $49 at lyricopera.org . Patrons wishing to attend the Diamond Ball that follows the concert should contact the Lyric Women's Board Office at 312-827-5681. For more information about the 60th Anniversary Concert, visit lyricopera.org/anniversaryconcert .
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