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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Charlie H. Johnson, historian and author, describes the history of the Central City Opera House. Built in 1878, the Central City Opera House was funded by the community and provided a place for entertainment for miners, pioneers, homesteading families, businessmen, and citizens of Central City. Johnson relays the history of the building and the key people involved with the origination, restoration, and preservation of the opera house.
Overview Dr. Edwin Levy was a long time Professor of Theater at the University of Denver but retired in 1975 after a stroke after directing 89 plays and 11 operas. Levy discusses the changes in the Theater department in his 30 years at DU and speaks about the future of theater in Denver since the opening of the Denver Center for Performing Arts.
Overview Molly Newman discusses her experience in the theater world in Colorado. Newman served as "Playwright in Residence" at the Denver Center Theater Company after training as an actress at the University of Denver. Newman was the author of "Quilters" based on oral histories depicting the life stories of women in Colorado. Newman discusses her work transforming these oral histories into the written play.