Porgy And Bess Seattle WA Tickets


The classic Opera Porgy and Bess is based on DuBose Heyward's novel and play of the same name. The story is based in fictional area of Charleston, South Carolina follows the life of a disabled beggar Porgy as he tries to save Bess from the control of her evil, her cruel and jealous lover and a drug dealer. Porgy and Bess is a vivacious portrayal of the issues faced by African Americans in the 1920s in South where love and hate, violence and racism and poverty and faith run together as part of everyday life.
 
Porgy and Bess first performed in New York in 1935. Since then it has been continually in production in Broadway and elsewhere.