Upon arrival, it’s obvious that something is different. The usual bustling in the majestic Lyric foyer is missing. Hints of pop music are trickling through the Aisle 5 entryway. We follow the music into the vast, beautiful and unoccupied Ardis Krainik Theatre. The 3,500+ seats in the 5 storied auditorium are eerily empty. Still, there is a party up aheadon the stage. So, we walk towards it.
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