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Monday, September 23, 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Porgy and Bess
Composer: George Gershwin

Librettist: DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
Synopsis

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, who longs to turn away from her former life as a prostitute and cocaine addict. After a murder, Bess’ abusive partner Crown flees, leaving her at the mercy of a disapproving community and tempted by the seductive drug dealer Sporting Life. Bess strikes up an unlikely relationship with Porgy and gradually finds acceptance on Catfish Row—until a hurricane and the return of Crown change everyone’s lives forever.

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