The playwright's translation of the surrealist opera was first performed at Glyndebourne in 1983, and was heard at Opera Australia earlier this year.
The Chicago production is directed by local theater director Sean Graney; Francesco Milioto, music director of Highland Park's Opera Theatre North, will conduct. The cast includes Buffy Baggott, Jonathan Carle, Sarah Gartshore, David Govertsen, Bill McMurray, Kenneth Nichols, Jessica Usherwood, Brian von Rueden, Tracy Wise, and Vincent Wolfsteiner
Performances are July 18, 19, 21, and 24. Tickets are required, and will be available at the Hot Tix booth at the Chicago Tourism Center starting July 1.