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Donor shortage halts plan for free 'Aida'

Lyric Opera scraps Common showing

By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / December 20, 2005

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Three years after Boston Lyric Opera staged a free production of ''Carmen" that drew a stunning 140,000 people to the Common, the company has reluctantly shelved plans for a follow-up event, concluding that it couldn't find enough local corporate support to underwrite the show. (Full article: 976 words)

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