When voters went to the polls to approve or reject casino gambling four years ago, they did so with the expectation of a rich new source of revenue for the state. Projections said casinos would earn nearly $2 billion a year. Now that the four casinos are operating tax revenues have not lived up to expectations.
Live from Lincoln Center: Carousel-Fri., April 26 at 9p on WOSU TV
The second collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, “Carousel” remains an enduring theatre landmark. Together with “Oklahoma” it changed the American musical forever. The New York Philharmonic leads an all-star semi-staged performance of this classic featuring Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe and more. Conducted by Rob Fisher.