Porgy & Bess Region

South Central Location: Shubert Performing Arts Center
247 College St.
New Haven, CT 06510

Date: October 16-17

Time: Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.

Description: An American masterpiece, a story that entwines pride, prejudice, pathos and passion through a jazz and blues-influenced score. Originally billed as a “folk opera,” this boundary-breaking musical drama introduced classic Gershwin songs like “Summertime” and “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin,” as well as magnificent choruses that stunned critics at its 1935 premiere.

Admission: $15-$60.

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