Springfield Regional Opera has changed their name to SRO Lyric Theatre. Under the new leadership of Managing Director Derek Munson and Artistic Director & Conductor Dr. Amy Muchnick, SRO has a new vision for its changing audiences. Programming will include musical theatre, light opera, free concerts, original works as well as fully produced opera. Their new performance home is the Gillioz Theatre with other locations for special events. Some Enchanted Evening, The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, a celebration of classic American musical theatre, will open SRO Lyric Theatre’s 2010 – 2011 season on Friday and Saturday Oct.1st and 2nd at 7:30pm at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. The concert will feature favorites from South Pacific, Oklahoma, Sound of Music, State Fair and Carousel, among others. Director Derek Munson has cast five performers, including SRO favorite Kim Crosby, Broadway star and Tony nominee. Kim was last seen in SRO’s production of A Little Night Music. Also in the cast are local favorites Sean Spyres and Seth Hunt, newcomer Laureen Niamesny and last year’s SRO Young Artist Scholarship recipient, Kelly Osborne. For ticket information call the Gillioz box office at 863-9491 or order at www.gillioz.ticketforce.com. The SRO season also includes a full production of Puccini's "La Boheme" at the Gillioz next March. For season tickets call SRO at 863-1960 or visit SRO Lyric Theatre's new website, www.srolyrictheatre.org.