A minute or two before the house lights went down and the world premiere of The Letter got underway, Paul Moravec tapped me on the shoulder. “Turn around and look,” he said. I was sitting in an aisle seat toward the front of the left side of the theater. I turned around and saw that all two thousand of the seats in the Santa Fe Opera’s Crosby Theatre were full. Paul grinned. “Did you ever think you’d see anything like that?” he said. Mrs. T snapped a picture of the two uf us. Then we sat back down to watch the show.
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