Peter Gelb to Met staff: Prepare to be locked outmain
The manager has sent a letter his his employees, warning that he may shut the opera house down at the end of next week.
Salient sentence: ‘If we are not able to reach agreements by July 31 that would enable the Met to operate on an economically sound basis, please plan for the likelihood of a work stoppage beginning Aug. 1.’
The lockout would be the first in 34 years. This is a ma n who has learned nothing from Minnesota.