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Porgy & Bess – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writers: George Gershwin, Dubose &Dorothy Heyward &Ira Gershwin Director: Christine Crouse Reviewer: Sarah Louise Forrester [rating: 4]   The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton is transported to the relocated shanty towns of South Africa in a moving production of ‘Porgy &Bess’. The set design is very authentic and gives a real insight into the poverty and futility of the community during the ...

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Porgy and Bess, Cape Town Opera, Festival Theatre – Edinburgh

Libretto: Dubose and Dorothy Heward Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Music: George Gershwin Director: Christine Crouse Conductor: Albert Horne Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating:4.5] Most of us know Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess from the iconic songs alone, such asSummertime, I got plenty of nuttin’, It ain’t necessarily so, Bess, you is my woman now, I loves you Porgy but don’t know the context. ...

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