Gershwin's American Folk Opera Porgy and Bess at the Kennedy Center Opera House
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The last date listed for Porgy and Bess was Saturday April 3, 2010 / 7:00pm.
Currently at The Kennedy Center - Opera House
- Full Price:
- $74.00 - $129.00
- Our Price:
- $54.00 - $99.00
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I've seen this opera before and you could actually understand what the singers were saying. If I wanted to constantly be reading the super-script I would go to foreign language operas.
Also wondering what caused a poriton of the set to fall on...continued
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Visit the Washington National Opera web site for more information, including articles about various aspects of the production, as well as audio and video previews.
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin
Sung in English with English supertitles
WNO’s critically acclaimed production, which received rave reviews in Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco, is back! George Gershwin miraculously melds classical music, popular song, jazz, blues, and spirituals into iconic American songs like “Summertime,” “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’” and “Bess, You Is My Woman Now.” This quintessential American masterpiece follows the story of a crippled beggar and the headstrong woman he loves. Porgy and Bess is directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by American music specialist John Mauceri.