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Join Central City Opera as it celebrates its 91st anniversary, and honors Nancy S. Parker at the annual Theatre of Dreams Gala on April 21, 2023 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Tickets are available HERE. 
Emily Brockway (Soprano), Jennifer DeDominici (Mezzo-Soprano), Alex DeSocio (Baritone)

Taking the stage with a medley of songs from the Tony Award-winning musical, Kiss Me, Kate, upcoming Summer Festival star Emily Brockway (Soprano) is joined by Alex DeSocio (Baritone) and Jennifer DeDominici (Mezzo-Soprano) for a sophisticated, romantic and delightfully hilarious performance based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

The evening starts at 6:30PM with cocktails in the museum’s Leprino Family Atrium overlooking the Denver’s skyline and the Rocky Mountains. At 7:30PM, guests will move downstairs for dinner and a program honoring Nancy S. Parker and her 40-plus years of devotion to Central City Opera’s artistic excellence. The night concludes with musical performances, dessert and a live auction.

Nancy Parker Gala

Nancy S. Parker

Ms. Parker has served on the Board of Directors since 1980 and has been a philanthropic force in the performing arts world throughout Colorado. Thank you, Nancy!

Founded in 1932, Central City Opera is the fifth oldest professional opera company in the country and is renowned for its exquisite world-class productions, competitive and robust young artist training program and creative educational and community engagement activities. Learn more at