NYC Opera to leave Lincoln Center, cut staff

This undated photo provided by the City Opera shows the the David H. Koch Theater in New York's Lincoln Center, where the City Opera shares space with the New York City Ballet. City Opera - a pillar of American culture that has for decades built daring new productions along with the careers of stars like Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming and Beverly Sills - is now fighting for its life, with a critical board meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2011. (AP Photo/ City Opera)

May 20, 2011 6:58:06 PM PDT
The board of the financially troubled New York City Opera has voted to move out of its home at Lincoln Center, cut staff across the board and scale back its performance schedule as it fights for its survival.