Florida Grand Opera threatens to end Fort Lauderdale shows unless donors come through

January 8, 2015 5:47 PM

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Florida Grand Opera threatens to end Fort Lauderdale shows unless donors come through

Florida Grand Opera is considering exiting from the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season, a move that would leave Fort Lauderdale without professional opera performances for the first time in the quarter-century since the center opened.

Susan T. Danis, FGO general director and CEO, said this week that despite the company’s community outreach and intense fund-raising efforts, Broward County opera fans have not stepped up with enough financial support to continue to make the Miami company’s treks to the Broward Center viable.

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