Opened at the Alvin Theatre in New York on October 10, 1935. 124 performances. An opera by George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the cripple beggar Porgy and beautiful Bess.
ESTIMATED RUN TIME
3 HRS 15 MINS
David Robertson PERFORMING ALL DATES
PERFORMING SEP 23,27,30. OCT 5,10,16. JAN 8,11,15,18,24,28
Elizabeth Llewellyn PERFORMING OCT 13
Eric Owens PERFORMING SEP 23,27,30. OCT 5,10,13,16.
JAN 15,18,24,28. FEB 1
Kevin Short PERFORMING JAN 8,11
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