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  • The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess opens Wednesday in L. A.

    Apr 20, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


     *The Tony Award-winning musical “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” makes its triumphant debut at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, opening Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre.  Performances continue through June 1, 2014. (Preview April 22.) “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”  by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira […]

  • Spike Lee Working Hard to Revive ‘Porgy and Bess’

    Sep 22, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments


    *Could a “Porgy and Bess” remake be on the horizon? For over a decade now, Spike Lee has been attempting to revive George Gershwin’s 1935 folk opera story, but he’s been met with some tough opposition from the Gershwin estate. The filmmaker was close at one point, but the whole deal fell apart after a […]