The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

In Theaters Feb 1, Feb 5, Feb 8, Feb 15

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.

Music: George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Language: English with English subtitles

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Run Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

STARRING

DAVID ROBERTSON

CONDUCTOR

DAVID ROBERTSON

CONDUCTOR

DAVID ROBERTSON

ANGEL BLUE

BESS

ANGEL BLUE

BESS

ANGEL BLUE

GOLDA SCHULTZ

CLARA

GOLDA SCHULTZ

CLARA

GOLDA SCHULTZ

FREDERICK BALLENTINE

SPORTIN' LIFE

FREDERICK BALLENTINE

SPORTIN' LIFE

FREDERICK BALLENTINE

ERIC OWENS

PORGY

ERIC OWENS

PORGY

ERIC OWENS

A Porgy of its time that speaks to ours The Washington Post
Authoritative and gripping ... The magnificent bass-baritone Eric Owens gives one of the finest performances of his distinguished career … The sumptuously voiced soprano Angel Blue is radiant … Every singer in the cast was outstanding … A splendid Porgy and Bess The New York Times
Sheer sonic grandeur ... The Met’s uniformly well-cast new production of the famed American opera paints a vivid portrait. The Wall Street Journal
Musical superpowers on the Met’s stage ... Eric Owens lends hard-earned Wagnerian majesty to the title role ... Angel Blue sings with polished radiance ... The Met does the score proud ... A gorgeous Porgy and Bess New York magazine
The Met’s new production of Porgy and Bess is a wonder ... a triumph ... Angel Blue is an extraordinary Bess The Economist

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