// Gershwin //
PORGY AND BESS
Friday, April 14, 2023 at 7:30PM
-HBCU Night at the Opera
-Audio Description provided by Arts Access
Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 2:00PM
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts
PORGY AND BESS runs approximately 3 hours, including intermission. Performed in English with English supertitles.
This production of PORGY AND BESS is generously underwritten by InServ
The Gershwins®’ PORGY AND BESS®
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin
Welcome to Catfish Row, a neighborhood deep in the heart and the heat of Charleston. After a roll of the dice leaves the beautiful Bess abandoned and alone, she finds acceptance and love in an unlikely source. Hope and happiness are high under the summer sun, but out on the horizon, a storm is brewing…
Victor Ryan Robertson
PORGY AND BESS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC.
Co-production with Opera Carolina.