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Central City Opera House (Central City, Colo.)

 Organization

Sources

__ __ __Work cat.: The glory that was gold, 1992: t.p. (Central City Opera House) p. vii (built in 1878 in Central City, Colo.)
Central City Opera House is given to the University of Denver by the McFarlane family in 1932 (Ida Kruse McFarlane, Professor of English at DU, good friends with Anne Evans). The CCOHA was administered as a non-profit corporation during this time.
Sources Breck, From the Rockies to the World, 1997, 126.

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred de Liagre, Jr., 1951

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0052.0003.00001
Abstract Portrait of Alfred de Liagre Jr., a producer and stage director who worked with the Central City Opera during the 1951 opera season.
Dates: 1951

Ballad of Baby Doe Cast and Crew Take a Bow, between 1956-1959

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Identifier: M123.03.0069.0001.00006
Abstract ''The Ballad of Baby Doe'' cast, dramatists, musicians, and directors take a bow after a performance at the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. Front row, left to right: Douglas Moore (composer), Emerson Buckley (music director), Walter Cassel (baritone, portrayed Horace Tabor), Martha Lipton (mezzo-soprano, portrayed Augusta Tabor), Dolores Wilson (soprano, portrayed Elizabeth ''Baby Doe'' Tabor), John Latouche (librettist), Hanya Holm (co-director and choreographer),...
Dates: between 1956-1959

Ballad of Baby Doe Dramatists and Directors, between 1956-1959

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Identifier: M123.03.0069.0001.00001
Abstract ''The Ballad of Baby Doe'' dramatists and directors (left to right) Edward Levy (co-director), Hanya Holm (co-director and choreographer), Douglas Moore (composer), and John Latouche (librettist) pose for a publicity photograph at the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. The Central City Opera House was the site of the 1956 world premiere of the opera ''The Ballad of Baby Doe.''
Dates: between 1956-1959

Burgess Meredith

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Identifier: M123.03.0056.0008.00001
Abstract Portrait of Burgess Meredith, a director and producer who worked with the Central City Opera, directing the opera ''A Thurber Carnival.''
Dates: 1930-1969

Christopher West, 1966

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Identifier: M123.03.0065.0011.00001
Abstract Portrait of Christopher West, a stage director who worked with the Central City Opera during the 1964 season on "The Lady from Colorado" and " Madame Butterfly."
Dates: 1966

Christopher West, 1966

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Identifier: M123.03.0065.0011.00004
Abstract Christopher West, a stage director who worked with the Central City Opera during the 1964 season on the productions "The Lady from Colorado" and "Madame Butterfly."
Dates: 1966

Christopher West at his Desk, 1966

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Identifier: M123.03.0065.0011.00002
Abstract Christopher West, a stage director who worked with the Central City Opera during the 1964 season on the productions "The Lady from Colorado" and "Madame Butterfly", works at his desk.
Dates: 1966

Christopher West at Work, 1966

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Identifier: M123.03.0065.0011.00003
Abstract Christopher West, a stage director who worked with the Central City Opera during the 1964 season on the productions "The Lady from Colorado" and "Madame Butterfly" , sits on stage with a pile of stage directions.
Dates: 1966

Costume Sketches

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Identifier: M123.03.0057.0014.00007
Abstract Sketches of costumes, drawn by Elemer Nagy, a stage director and set designer who worked with the Central City Opera from 1949-1957.
Dates: 1930-1969

Dino Yannopoulos

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Identifier: M123.03.0066.0012.00005
Abstract Portrait of Dino Yannopoulos, a stage director from the Metropolitan Opera who worked with the Central City Opera who came to central city to direct the production 'Ariadne auf Naxos.'
Dates: 1930-1969