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Tuesday, May 6, 2008

New director takes charge

An important new voice has been added to the Skylight with the recent appointment of Eric Dillner as the new managing director. Dillner arrives from a successful tenure with the Shreveport Opera, where he served as both general and artistic director. Dillner replaces Christopher Libby, who has accepted a similar position with the Vancouver Opera Association in British Columbia. Founded in 1959, the Skylight produces opera, musical theater and cabaret at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Third Ward. With a $3.2 million budget, the company presents over 100 shows a season, placing them in the top five of American opera companies in terms
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Classical Review

The ludicrous production of La Traviata that opened at Skylight Opera last weekend proved that a great Verdi melody is indestructible. This unbelievably misguided venture only works in the final scene, when all its incompetence, bad direction and quarter-baked ideas mercifully recede enough for focus on the bare . . .
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007

The Broadway Theatre Center

The Skylight Opera unveils its latest production, Everything From Ray to Z, tonight at the Broadway Theatre Center at 7:30 p.m. Its a musical variety show starring three of the companys most seasoned singers, who tackle everything from Kool and the Gang to Three Dog Night.

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