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Porgy and Bess

Setting Charleston, South Carolina. The early 1930s. Catfish Row and Kittiwah Island.
Musical Opera
ABOUT THIS SHOW
Music by: George Gershwin;  Libretto by: DuBose Heyward;  Lyrics by: Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward  
Based on Porgy

Also known as: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.
Description
An American folk opera in three acts
1
Oct 10, 1935 - Jan 25, 1936
Alvin Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Original
2
Jan 22, 1942 - Sep 26, 1942
Majestic Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Revival
3
Sep 13, 1943 - Oct 02, 1943
44th Street Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Revival
4
Feb 7, 1944 - Apr 08, 1944
City Center, New York, NY
Musical Revival
5
Mar 10, 1953 - Nov 28, 1953
Ziegfeld Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Revival
6
Sep 25, 1976 - Jan 09, 1977
Uris Theatre, New York, NYMark Hellinger Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Revival
7
Apr 7, 1983 - May 15, 1983
Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
Musical Revival
8
Jan 12, 2012 - Sep 23, 2012
Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York, NY
Musical Revival