Get ready to be moved to tears when this uniquely American folk opera comes to the Ahmanson Theatre next Spring. The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess is a blast from the past that will take LA by storm in April 2014.
During a dark time in Americas recent history, Ira Gershwin and DuBose Howard created a daring new kind of opera that challenged a racially divided nation. Porgy and Bess was the first all-black American opera that shows the emotions of the human heart are universal. The tragic story of Porgy and Bess on Catfish Row is a heartbreaking tale of new beginnings, friendship, hope, and a love worth fighting for.
The American musical, The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, is a not-to-be-missed piece of history at LA’s Ahmanson Theatre. Grab your tickets to this heart-wrenching opera playing from April 22 through June 1, 2014. Showtimes are scheduled at 8:00pm on Tuesdays through Saturdays with matinees at 2:00pm on Thrusdays and Saturdays. Sunday performances will be at 1:00pm and 6:30pm.