June 6 - 30

The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess 

George Gershwin's final work for the musical stage is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of the American Theater.

The Space

Grand Theater

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George Gershwin’s final work for the musical stage is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of the American Theater. Known worldwide as an “American Folk Opera,” this Tony Award-winning adaptation premiered on Broadway in 2011 with additional scenes and updated musical arrangements. MTH’s production marks one of the first regional presentations of this Broadway adaptation.

Creative Team

music by
GEORGE GERSHWIN

lyrics by
DE BOSE HEYWARD, DOROTHY HEYWARD, IRA GERSHWIN

adapted by
SUZAN-LORI PARKS & DIEDRE MURRAY

directed by
RODNEY LLOYD SCOTT

choreography by
MARC WAYNE

 

 

music director
DESMOND MASON

scenic designer
JACK MAGAW

costume designer
LA TOYA ROZOF

lighting designer
SELENA GONZALEZ-LOPEZ

sound designer
JON ROBERTSON

stage manager
LACEY WILLIS

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