Indianapolis Opera Stages a Comeback

By Marc D. Allan
State of the Arts: Indianapolis Opera Goes on with the Show
INDIANA---The story of the Indianapolis Opera might make a good opera itself. Our tale opens with a local group growing to become one of the most important cultural institutions in the city. Then, suddenly, it faces its potential demise. The Opera finishes its 39th season with no executive or artistic leadership and cancels its final performance because of budget troubles. And now, the final act. Will the Indianapolis Opera revive like the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, or perish like Indiana Ballet? Will it end happily, like Turandot, or tragically, like Aida? [link]