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Mobile Couch: Halloween Costumes At Screaming Mimi’s

This Halloween you can own a piece of history all while rocking an original look. A vintage store is selling one-of-a-kind costumes from the New York City Opera.

10/22/2013

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New York City Opera To File For Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York City Opera said the company will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations after failing to raise enough money to stage the rest of its season. “It’s very […]

10/01/2013

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This Weekend Could Be The Last For New York City Opera

The New York City Opera could be going silent after this weekend if it does not collect a total of $7 million.

09/28/2013

Kara Shay Thomson performs in Schoenberg's "Erwartung" during the final dress rehearsal of the New York City Opera production of "Monodramas." (file/credit: New York City Opera)

Without ‘Miracle,’ City Opera Could Be Days Away From Bankruptcy Filing

The 70-year-old company says it plans to file for bankruptcy and scrap the bulk of its 2013-14 season unless it somehow manages to reach its $7 million fundraising goal by Monday.

09/27/2013

Lauren Worsham and Daniel Reichard (credit: Carol Rosegg/New York City Opera)

New York City Opera Warns Season Could Be Halted Without Funding

The New York City Opera company said this weekend that it will have to suspend its season unless it raises $7 million by the end of the month.

09/08/2013

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Glorious Props And Costumes Put Up For Auction By New York City Opera

Nothing says “over the top” quite like opera, and now some of the most glorious and sometimes strange sets, props and costumes from the New York City Opera can be yours for the right price.

01/23/2013

Metropolitan Opera House (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

New York City Opera Announces Lockout Of Musicians After Negotiations Break Down Sunday

On Sunday, hours after talks broke down, the cash-strapped company canceled Monday rehearsals for a Feb. 12 opening production of Verdi’s “La Traviata” in Brooklyn.

01/08/2012

New York City Opera musicians stage a protest outside the Guggenheim Museum on July 12, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Musicians Protest New York City Opera’s New Season At Guggenheim

The union members say they’re being offered a contract that would gut the chorus and orchestra, strip them of health and other benefits and turn them into freelancers. And they say they’re not even guaranteed a minimum number of work weeks.

07/12/2011

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NYC Opera Union Seeks Unfair Labor Practice Charge

A union representing workers at the financially troubled New York City Opera says it will file unfair labor practice charges after the board voted to move out of the Lincoln Center and cut staff.

05/22/2011

March 18, 2011, file photo provided by the City Opera, David Lomelí performs as Nemorino during the final dress rehearsal of "The Elixir of Love." (credit: AP Photo/New York City Opera, Carol Rosegg, File)

New York City Opera To Leave Lincoln Center, Cut Staff

Friday’s move comes as the 68-year-old organization deals with a dwindling endowment, a multimillion-dollar deficit, and contentious negotiations with its union staff.

05/20/2011

The interior of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center - New York, NY - May 18, 2009 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Another Lincoln Center Venue Infested By Bedbugs

It’s nothing to sing about. Lincoln Center says it has detected bedbugs at the complex’s opera house.

10/15/2010

The entrance to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center - New York, NY - May 13, 2009 - Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Lincoln Center Infested With Bedbugs

The discovery was made in a dressing room of its David H. Koch Theater. It’s the home of the New York City Ballet and the New York City Opera.

10/14/2010