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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
Opera Colorado
Nixon in China
John Adams
Goodman, Alice
Sean Curran Choreographer
James Robinson Director
Marin Alsop Conductor
John Baril Chorus Master
Allen Moyer Scenic Designer
James Schuette Costume Designer
Jennifer Hagar Hair/Wigs
Jennifer Hagar Make-up
Ronell Oliveri Hair/Wigs
Ronell Oliveri Make-up
Sarah Opstad Hair/Wigs
Sarah Opstad Make-up
Comments: Director James Robinson originally created the staging for Opera Theater of St. Louis with Scenic Designer Allen Moyer. This is a co-production with the Opera Theater of St. Louis, Minnesota Opera, Portland Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Houston Grand Opera, and Opera Colorado.
Opening Date: Saturday, June 07, 2008
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
June 7,10,13,15m
Cast Information:
Chou En-lai Chen-Ye Yuan
Henry Kissinger Thomas Hammons
Madame Mao Tracy Dahl
Mao Tze-Tung Marc Heller
Nixon Robert Orth
Pat Nixon Maria Kanyova
Company Information
Opera Colorado
Address:  695 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite 20, Denver CO 80246 United States
Web site:
Phone:  303-778-1500
Fax:  303778-6533

Mission Statement/Description:
"Opera Colorado enriches the quality of life through the presentation of opera performances that inspire our audience and serves the community through education and cultural programs."
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330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
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From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

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