2023 Festival

June 24 - August 6, 2023

Romeo and Juliet

Kiss Me, Kate


“Brush Up Your Shakespeare” and join Central City Opera for the 2023 Summer Festival! Three musical adaptations of timeless Shakespearian stories are brought to life on the historic opera house stage. This season features the classic opera Romeo & Juliet by Charles Gounod, the delightful Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, and the exquisite masterpiece Othello by Gioachino Rossini.

2023 subscriptions are now on sale!

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2023 Festival single tickets will be available on April 3, 2023.

Contact the Box Office for more information at 303-292-6700 or boxoffice@centralcityopera.org.

Enhance your festival experience

Don’t miss these great additional festival performances, events and extras!


A variety of parking options are available in Central City

Opera Bus

Leave the driving to us!

Opening Dinners

Join us for dinner to celebrate opening night

Short Works

Short opera scenes featuring members of the Bonfils-Stanton Artists Training Program

Lunch & A Song

30-minute solo performances over lunch at the Teller House before the opera

Opera Notes

Free pre-performance talks before each main stage Festival performance

Nina Odescalchi Kelly Young Artists Matinee

Performed by members of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program


Free post-performance talks with the cast & creative team after select shows


Impromptu performances by Festival artists with a case bar after select performances
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