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December 13, 2012

Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi is a beautiful, lyric setting of O. Henry's moving story of self-sacrifice.  Contemporary composer David Conte has given the characters a broad, romantic musical palette evocative of Puccini.  The Gift of the Magi will become part of Opera Fort Collins' rotating schedule of holiday operas for families.  Seen previously on both coasts, OFC is pleased announce the Rocky Mountain premiere of this work.  Mr. Conte will be in residence with the company in December.

Pre-opera Talk: 45 mins. prior to each performance, Griffin Hall

Holiday Caroling: Follows each opera in the UCA lobby. Join us! Purchase your tickets.
Bas Bleu Presents: Almost, Maine

The Northern Lights conjure magic, transforming lament or loneliness into love and laughter in Bas Bleu's production of Almost, Maine.

John Cariani's depiction of small town Maine comes to the Bas Bleu stage for a holiday season run through December 30th in Fort Collins. It's a thoughtful treatment that allows theatre goers to embrace "ordinary characters who are experiencing the extraordinary," according to director Dulcie Willis. Purchase your tickets
 
The Larimer Chorale Presents: A Candlelight Christmas

Join the Chorale for their traditional candlelight "surround sound" presentation of holiday pageantry and wonder.  Glorious music for choir, brass and organ will be featured in this production of new and old yuletide favorites. Purchase your tickets. 
First Night Fort Collins 2013

The 17th annual First Night Fort Collins! A non-alcoholic New Year's Eve celebration, First Night Fort Collins 2013: "Enchanted Voyage" promises new performing acts, comedy, original theater, amazing magic shows, storytelling, history, old favorites, and world dancing.  AND see headliner, The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, all the way from Las Vegas.  First Night is 100+ shows in one night for only $12/person and kids 5 and under get in free! Purchase your tickets.