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Opera Columbus Premieres Vibrant New ‘La Bohème’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Opera Columbus Premieres Vibrant New ‘La Bohème’

Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème has fired audiences’ imaginations since its premiere 125 years ago. This story of struggling bohemians continues to inspire updated versions and adaptations, most famously Jonathan Larson’s Rent premiering 25 years ago. Opera Columbus continues their 2021 season with a new production of La Bohème directed by Dennis Whitehead Darling and I […]

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Opera Columbus Names New Director & CEO

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Opera Columbus Names New Director & CEO

Opera Columbus has announced its new general director and CEO. Julia Noulin-Mérat replaces Peggy Kriha Dye, who left the position in October. Noulin-Mérat’s career spans that of producer, designer, and arts administrator for the Boston Lyric Opera and Guerilla Opera, also in Boston. Internationally, she also served as production designer and producer for More Than Musical, Broadway Asia, […]

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The Barber of Seville

  The Barber of Seville

Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! These three words are recognizable to even those who have never heard of this classic production. This brilliant comedy will be moved from 1880s Seville, Spain to the 1990s in Seville, Florida. There will be a glitter beard contest, a live haircut, and drinks will be served by members of the cast. […]

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Drag Meets Opera for Nina West Debut at Southern Theatre

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Drag Meets Opera for Nina West Debut at Southern Theatre

A brand-new show featuring both drag and opera will host drag queen, actor, and RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 alum Nina West. While there are still very little details on the performance, it’s to be assumed West will demonstrate her singing chops. Her third studio album, “The West Christmas Ever” was released on Nov. 8. […]

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Soap Opera Festival featuring the stars of General Hospital

  Soap Opera Festival featuring the stars of General Hospital

Join some of the stars of “General Hospital” at Hollywood Casino for an exclusive and in person fun filled Q & A on October 5, 2019 from 5-6:30 p.m. William Devry, Maura West, James Patrick Stuart and Tamara Braun will answer all of your most intimate and very personal questions about their lives, loves and […]

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Opera Swings Jazz

  Opera Swings Jazz

Building on its vision of innovation and creativity, Opera Columbus has created a unique and exciting mash-up of opera and jazz. Not to be missed, this production is a concert in collaboration with the Jazz Arts Group, combining the incredible sounds of these two art forms. Opera Columbus hired an arranger to create one-of-a-kind music […]

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Opera Swings Jazz

  Opera Swings Jazz

Building on its vision of innovation and creativity, Opera Columbus has created a unique and exciting mash-up of opera and jazz. Not to be missed, this production is a concert in collaboration with the Jazz Arts Group, combining the incredible sounds of these two art forms. Opera Columbus hired an arranger to create one-of-a-kind music […]

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