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Verismo Opera Theater

Architecture as Protagonist: The Oak Park Traviata

Roxane Assaf | Posted 10.16.2013 | Chicago
Roxane Assaf

Among Lloyd Wright's earliest design and construction projects was his first family home built in Oak Park, Ill., a lush Chicago suburb with its own professional opera company, Verismo Opera Theater.

Opera vs. the Economy: Verismo 2.0 Pulls 'Wildcard'

Roxane Assaf | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

Verismo 2.0 cleaves to a motto of feasibility. Opera with full orchestra is exciting for a singer and alluring for a producer. But small companies have been brought to ruin by the insistence upon this luxury.