Company:Lyric Opera of Chicago
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Director & Conductor
ChoreographerDenni Sayers
DirectorFrancesca Zambello
ConductorJohn DeMain
ConductorKelly Kuo


Cast
BessLisa Daltirus
BessMorenike Fadayomi
ClaraLaquita Mitchell
CrownLester Lynch
CrownTerry Cook
JakeEric Greene
MariaMarietta Simpson
PorgyGordon Hawkins
PorgyLester Lynch
SerenaJonita Lattimore
Sportin' LifeJermaine Smith


Design Team
Lighting DesignerMark McCullough
Costume DesignerPaul Tazewell
Scenic DesignerPeter J. Davison
performance datesmatinee
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Friday, November 28, 2008
Friday, December 5, 2008
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Friday, December 12, 2008
Sunday, December 14, 2008
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Porgy and Bess
Composer: George Gershwin

Librettist: DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
Synopsis

Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the cripple beggar Porgy and beautiful Bess, who longs to turn away from her former life as a prostitute and cocaine addict. After a murder, Bess’ abusive partner Crown flees, leaving her at the mercy of a disapproving community and tempted by the seductive drug dealer Sporting Life. Bess strikes up an unlikely relationship with Porgy and gradually finds acceptance on Catfish Row—until a hurricane and the return of Crown change everyone’s lives forever.

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