Hailed as a masterpiece of American Opera and set in Charleston’s fabled Catfish Row, beautiful Bess struggles to break from her scandalous past while Porgy, the crippled beggar, is the only one who can truly rescue her. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sportin’ Life, Porgy and Bess’ relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theatre’s most exhilarating love stories.
Shows on Sun. May 19th, Wed. May 22nd, Sun. May 26th, Sun. Jun 2nd, and Sun. Jun 9th are matinees and will be presented at 2 p.m.