I’ll start by saying The Dallas Opera‘s next production, the premiere of Everest — about the fateful expedition in 1996 — sounds captivating to me. I can’t wait to see. So I was excited last week when I got an email whose subject line sounded prime for a human-interest story:
“Wow!” I thought. “What are the chances?” I opened the email and this was what the inside said:
If you haven’t figured it out, January 14 is this Wednesday. “Wed,” for short, it seems (not, as I might do, “Wed.”). So no nuptials involved. I replied to the mass email thusly:
A few hours later, I got the same email, only with the following subject line:
They called me Friday to thank me for the correction, and had a good sense of humor about it. Oh, and you should go to the chat if you can. I bet it’s a great discussion … even if not romantic.
And later today, the Dallas Opera will make its season announcement for the 2015-16 season. Look back here to see what’s up this season. Hint: There’s a world premiere from a gay team and a genuine historic first in Dallas Opera’s long history.