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<i>Porgy and Bess</i> (illustration by Richard Waldrep)

Washington National Opera: Porgy and Bess

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Tickets went on sale July 6, 2005 to the public
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Washington National Opera presents a new production of Gershwin's great work Porgy and Bess, staged by renowned American director Francesca Zambello.  The amazing musical score, filled with favorites like "Summertime" and "It Ain't Necessarily So," is conducted by Gershwin specialist Wayne Marshall.  The impressive double cast is led by Gordon Hawkins and Kevin Short as Porgy; Indira Mahajan and Morenike Fadayomi as Bess; and Jermaine Smith as Sportin' Life.

In English with English supertitles.
  NOTE:  Supertitles are not visible from Rear Orchestra.

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