Enjoy pics of our Not In My Town Opera Gala

Not In My Town Opera Gala Preview & Concert

Sunshine Cathedral, Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy these photos taken during the gala previews of our Not In My Town Opera Gala on June 17th, 2016.

Bully Not In My Town Opera Preview
Not In My Town Opera Preview | Matthew Shepard gets bullied and then defended by new friends at school. | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Matthew Shepard, Romaine Patterson meet, shake hands.
Matthew Shepard meets Romaine Patterson for the first time. | Not In My Town Opera Preview | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Matt Shepard portrayed by Ryan Townsend | Not In My Town Opera
Not in My Town Opera | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle | Ryan Townsend portraying Matthew Shepard

 

Best Friends: Olivia, Romaine Patterson, Matthew Shepard relax at Romaine's place.
Olivia, Romaine Patterson and Matthew Shepard hanging out at Romaine’s place. | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle | Opera Fusion Inc | Not In My Town Opera

 

Romaine Patterson smiling with violin section in the background | Not In My Town Opera
Romaine Patterson with Violins | Not In My Town Opera Gala preview at Sunshine Cathedral | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Matt singing main character aria | Michael Ross opera Not In My Town
Ryan Townsend as Matthew Shepard | Michael Ross Opera “Not In My Town” gala preview | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Romaine Patterson and Olivia engaged | Not In My Town Opera Gala | OperaFusion.org
a great lesbian love story: Romaine Patterson and Olivia get engaged | Not In My Town Opera Gala | OperaFusion.org

 

Best Friends 3
Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Romaine Patterson wife Olivia Couch | Lesbian love story | Opera Fusion
Romaine and her girlfriend, Olivia “Life is oh so precious, yet fragile.” | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Best Friends
Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Judy Dennis talking2
Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

I can't breathe
Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

In Court low
Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Judy and Dennis Shepard address the Entire Courtroom at Matthew' trial.
Matthew’s parents Judy Shepard and Dennis Shepard address the courtroom at the trial of Matthew’s killers. | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Romaine Patterson & Matt Angel 2 low | OPERAFUSION.ORG
Romaine Patterson addresses the Anti-Defamation League in Washington D.C. as the the spirit of Matthew gives her strength. | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle

 

Curtain Call low | Opera Fusion Gala
“Not In My Town,” written by Michael Ross, of Fort Lauderdale, spotlights the events surrounding the murder of Shepard, a gay Wyoming college student. | Photo Credit: Frances Suzanne Hindle | Michael Ross takes his bow with the company of Not In My Town