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Central City Opera Announces Casting for 2013 Festival

Central City Opera Announces Casting for 2013 Festival

Denver, Colo.- The show-stopping line up of nationally renowned artists has been selected for Central City Opera’s (CCO) 2013 Festival, which also marks the organization’s 81st year. Running June 29 to Aug. 11, the Festival offers the best of both worlds. It opens with two new productions in the Central City Opera House featuring Rossini’s comedic opera, The Barber of Seville and Ned Rorem’s opera,Our Townbased on the classic Pulitzer Prize winning play by Thornton Wilder.  The CCO Festival then comes to Denver with a new production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s glorious American musical, Show Boatwhich will only be performed at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex.

Single tickets, starting at $20 for main stage productions, are available for purchase beginning March 1 for CCO’s 2013 Festival. 

Central City Opera 2013 Production Cast Lists

Additional roles TBA    * = Central City Opera Debut

 

The Barber of Seville
Music Gioachino Rossini
Libretto Cesare Sterbini
Conductor John Baril
Director Marc Astafan
Assistant Director Stephanie Havey
Scenic Designer Arnulfo Maldonado
Costume Designer Sara Jean Tosetti
Lighting Designer David Martin Jacques
Wig/Makeup Designer Dave Bova
Associate Conductor Levi Hammer*
Chorus Master Levi Hammer*
Musical Preparation Michael Baitzer/Bonnie Koestner
Stage Manager Diane Lin Cole
Assistant Stage Manager Ginger Castleberry
Supertitles Thomas Getty
Cast
Fiorello Shea Owens
Count Almaviva David Portillo*/Javier Abreu*
Figaro Daniel Belcher
Rosina Jennifer Rivera*
Doctor Bartolo Patrick Carfizzi
Berta Alexandra Loutsion*
Ambrogio Ian O’Brien
Don Basilio Grigory Soloviov*
Un Ufficiale William Dwyer
Un Notaio Wesley Gentle
Our Town
Music Ned Rorem
Libretto J.D. McClatchy
Conductor Christopher Zemliauskas
Director Ken Cazan
Assistant Director Corrine Hayes
Scenic Designer Alan E. Muraoka
Costume Designer Marcy Froelich
Lighting Designer David Martin Jacques
Wig/Makeup Designer Dave Bova
Chorus Master Levi Hammer*
Musical Preparation Michael Baitzer
Stage Manager Rachel L. Ginzberg
Assistant Stage Manager Ginger Castleberry
Supertitles Thomas Getty
Cast
Stage Manager Vale Rideout
Dr. Gibbs Kevin Langan
Mrs. Soames Claire Shackleton
George Gibbs William Ferguson*
Emily Webb Anna Christy
Mrs. Webb Sally Wolf
Joe Crowell Robert Murphy
Frank Alexander Elliott
Sam
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