This Nov. 2009 photo provided by the City Opera shows the interior of the David H. Koch Theater in New York's Lincoln Center after its renovation. The City Opera, which shares space with the New York ... more 
This Nov. 2009 photo provided by the City Opera shows the interior of the David H. Koch Theater in New York's Lincoln Center after its renovation. The City Opera, which shares space with the New York City Ballet, is 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. The City Opera is now fighting for its life, with a critical board meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By City Opera, Jeff McCrum
Thu, May 19, 2011 5:12 PM EDT