CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S THE SCENE PROUDLY PRESENTS RIVERBOAT ROYALE

CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S THE SCENE PROUDLY PRESENTS RIVERBOAT ROYALE: A POST-SHOW BOAT MARDI GRAS BALL IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN DENVER AUGUST 10 WHO: Central City Opera’s young professionals group for the culturally curious, The Scene, presents Riverboat Royale, a fun post-show masquerade ball in the heart of downtown Denver. WHAT: Following the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance of Show Boat, attendees […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS AN ARRAY OF 2013 FESTIVAL OFFERINGS FROM CENTRAL CITY TO DENVER

Denver, Colo.- Central City Opera’s (CCO) 2013 Festival is officially underway, and there’s much to do between now and mid-August! Running June 29 – Aug. 12, this year’s Festival begins at the Central City Opera house with new productions of Rossini’s comedic opera, The Barber of Seville and Ned Rorem’s opera, Our Town, based on the classic Pulitzer Prize winning […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS ITS THIRD 2013 FESTIVAL PRODUCTION IN DENVER: KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT

Seven Performances August 6-11 at The Buell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex Riverboat Royale Mardi Gras Ball August 10 Denver, Colo.- As its final presentation  of the 2013 Festival, Central City Opera (CCO) will  feature  a new production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s glorious American musical, Show Boat, in Denver at the Buell Theatre in […]

Central City Opera Guild Presents Annual Girlfriends’ Day in Central City and the First Overture Night in Denver

Denver, CO (June 13, 2013) – The Central City Opera Guild (CCOG) presents its annualGirlfriends’ Day at the Opera event in Central City, along with a new event titled Overture Night before a performance of Show Boat at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The dates for these fun and festive events are: Tuesday, July 23, including a performance of Rossini’s […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE 3RD ANNUAL CENTRAL CITY DAYS: AN EXTRAORDINARY PROGRESSIVE PARTY BASED ON THE CLASSIC AMERICAN STORY, OUR TOWN

Denver, Colo. (June 11, 2013)– Central City Opera announces its third annual Central City Days taking place in Central City on July 6 and July 14 as part of its 2013 Festival. A celebration of the historic summer home of Central City Opera, the event is inspired by this year’s regional premiere of Ned Rorem’s […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE REGIONAL PREMIERE OF NED ROREM’S OUR TOWN

Denver, Colo. (June 10, 2013)- For its second 2013 Festival offering, Central City Opera (CCO) brings the regional premiere of Ned Rorem’s contemporary opera based on the classic play, Our Town, to the stage for nine performances, opening July 6, with performances continuing through July 28. Our Town will be a new production performed in English. […]

Central City Opera’s 2013 Festival Opens With A New Production of Rossini’s Beloved THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Denver, Colo.- Central City Opera (CCO) opens its 2013 Festival with a new production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.  Directed by CCO’s Administrator of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program Marc Astafan, the production opensJune 29, with performances continuing through July 27. One of the most beloved and performed operas throughout the world, The Barber of Seville had […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S MUSIC & MARTINIS ON JUNE 13 STIRS UP AN EVENING OF COCKTAILS, DINNER AND PERFORMANCES BY OPERA STARS OF TOMORROW

Denver, Colo.— Central City Opera will shake it up and stir a packed house at the annual Music & Martinis fundraising event. The “Colorado casual” evening benefits Central City Opera (CCO). The event begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the Cable Center on the University of Denver campus, located at 2000 Buchtel […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES DENVER AUDITIONS FOR KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT MARCH 21 and 22

Denver, Colo.- Central City Opera (CCO) will hold auditions in Denver on March 21 and 22 for the two principal roles of Parthy Ann Hawkes and Ellie Mae Shipley for Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s glorious American musical Show Boat. CCO’s 2013 Summer Festival production of Show Boat will be directed by Ray Roderick, […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA AWARDED $20,000 GRANT FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

Grant to Support Central City Opera’s 2013 Festival Production of Ned Rorem’s Our Town  Denver, CO (December 3, 2012) — Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), announced that Central City Opera is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to be awarded an NEA Art Works grant this year. The grant […]